A H M A D
Linda C Wood
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Futura Publications Macdonald & Co (Publishers) Ltd David Butler & Keith Miles RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana
COPYRIGHT TSAELA PRESS, NOVEMBER 1991
Grateful thanks for assistance in researching this story go to:-
Professor J P Larner, Department of Medieval History, Glasgow University.
Professor J N Mattock, Department of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Glasgow University.
Staff of The Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
Miss Kate Lach.
Miss Jane Sayle.
Mr Aftab Mobarik.
Frontispiece artwork by Miss Sue Toher. Typesetting by Miss Fran Ball.
To LEONARD NIMOY, the nicest 'nasty' in the business, who played Lord Achmet in the TV mini-series "Marco Polo".
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