Jacob"s town, Jacobabad
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Published by District Historical Society in Jacobabad .
Written in English



  • Sindh (Pakistan)


  • Jacob, John, 1812-1858.,
  • Sindh (Pakistan) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesJacobabad.
Statementcompiler, Ghulam Nabi Sadhayo.
ContributionsSadhāyo, G̲h̲ulāmu Nabī Ṣābiru.
LC ClassificationsDS392.S58 J33 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationa-d, 157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL333189M
LC Control Number97930487

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