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The treasure of Timbuktu

by Catherine Palmer

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Tyndale House Publishers in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tombouctou (Mali),
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Park, Mungo, 1771-1806 -- Fiction.,
    • Missionaries -- Africa -- Fiction.,
    • Tuaregs -- Fiction.,
    • Tombouctou (Mali) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 271).

      StatementCatherine Palmer.
      SeriesHeartQuest ;, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3566.A495 T74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993622M
      ISBN 100842357750
      LC Control Number96032139
      OCLC/WorldCa35223025

        THE ongoing destruction in Timbuktu compelled me to write these few lines to draw attention of the interested and the concerned to another looming destruction in . The Treasures of the Heart series are fast-paced contemporary romance adventure novels. The stories follow three grown siblings who grow in their understanding of God and overcome obstacles to find lasting love and romance. (Books #1 and #2 were formerly titled The .

      But its scholarship traditions are still being rediscovered. As this remarkable book reveals, the manuscripts of Timbuktu are an extraordinary treasure: invaluable historical documents; objects of tremendous beauty; and a testament to a great centre of learning and civilization at the heart of Africa.   Timbuktu Foundation (USA) part 1 part 2Author: Francesca Thomas.

      Donald Duck Treasure of timbuktu. By Walt Disney Books Written by Various Art by Various Release Date 1/1/ Please Select A Grade. Grade Price List Price Discount; Near Mint: $ $ This is Book #1 from set 2 Does not come with 3-D glasses. Item #: More from Various.   "Monuments can be rebuilt, but the library, on the other hand, preserves a wealth of Islamic manuscripts that is really the greatest and most irreplaceable treasure," he .


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Improperly Author: Joshua Hammer. The book is divided into three chapters. The first chapter deals with the history and culture of Timbuktu and takes up about half of the book. The second chapter is the meat of the book - photographs and descriptions of the historic manuscripts that they have found and Cited by: 7.

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