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The Resource The elephant from Baghdad, by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris ; illustrated by Jon Cannell

The elephant from Baghdad, by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris ; illustrated by Jon Cannell

Label
The elephant from Baghdad
Title
The elephant from Baghdad
Statement of responsibility
by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris ; illustrated by Jon Cannell
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holmes, Mary Tavener
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H7373
LC item number
El 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950 July 7-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harris, John
  • Cannell, Jon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Charlemagne
  • Hārūn al-Rashīd
  • Elephants
  • Islamic Empire
Target audience
primary
Label
The elephant from Baghdad, by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris ; illustrated by Jon Cannell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780761461111
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn733934645
  • (OCoLC)733934645
Label
The elephant from Baghdad, by Mary Tavener Holmes and John Harris ; illustrated by Jon Cannell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 volumes (unpaged)
Isbn
9780761461111
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn733934645
  • (OCoLC)733934645

Library Locations

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