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A perfumed scorpion

Idries Shah

A perfumed scorpion

the way to the way

by Idries Shah

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sufism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Idries Shah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP189.2 .S52 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3785805M
    ISBN 100060672544
    LC Control Number81048214

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