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Islamic Sodnl Framework. By Professor M. Raihan Sharif. Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, Kashmiri Bazar, Lahore, Pakistan, 1963; pp. xvi, 247. Rs. 8.00.

Stndies in Muslim Philosophy. By M. Saeed Sheikh. Philosophical Congress, Club Road, Lahore, 1962; pp. xi, 235. Rs. 7.80.

A Short History of Islam. By Sayyid Fayyaz Mahmud Oxford University Press (Pakistan Branch), Karachi, London, Dacca; 417 Fifth Avenue, New York; PP. x, 724; 24 maps; 1963. $5.30.

Tazyin al-waraqt. By ‘Abdullh ibn Muhammad. Edited, with translation and introduction, by Mervyn Hiskett Ibadan University Press, Nigeria, 1964; pp. ix, 144, five plates, map attached. Price in Nigeria 3/—.

A History of Sharvn and Darband. By V. Minorsky. W. Heffner and Sons, Cambridge, 1958; pp. vii, 187; pp. 32 Arabic text; 2 maps, 3 plates. 3s. net.

Rusaian CentraI Asia, 1867–1917. By Richard A. Pierce. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1960, pp. viii, 359, three maps. $ 7.00.

Strait Passage. By Nancy Dughi. Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, 1961, PP. 256. $3.95.

Méanges de 1'Institut Domiuicain d’ Etudes Orientales. No. 7. Dar al-Maaref, I rue Masna al-Tarabich, Abbassiah, Cairo, Egypt; 1962–1963; pp- 433.

Un Faubourg de Tunis, Saida Manoubia. By Paul Sebag, M. Ben Salem, J. Claudian, H. Taieb. Publications de la Faculté des Lettres de Tunis; Mhi-res du Centre d'Etudes de Sciences Sociales, Vol. VI; Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1960; pp. 9, 7 pp. of plates. I dinar.

L'EvoIution d'un Netto Nord-Africain: La Hara! de Tunis. By Paul Sebag, avec la collaboration de Robert Attal; publication of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Tunis, Mémoires du Centre d'Etudes de Sciences Humaines, Vol. V; Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1959; pp. 92; pp. 4 Statistiques Annexes; pp. 12 planches.

Annali, New Series, Vol. XII. Instituto Universitario Orientale di Napoli, Naples, 1963; pp. 325; 34 pp. of plates; paper.

Three publications of the ThE Gakkai (The Institute of Eastern Culture), 2–2 Chme Nishi-kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokya, Japan:

Acta Asiatica (Bulletin of the Institute of Eastern Culture), No. 6, March, 1964, pp. 102, 2 plates, paper.

Books and Articles on Oriental Subjects.Vol. 9, 1962, pp. 138, paper, in English.

Togogaku (Eastern Studies) No. 27, Feb., 1964; pp. 160 in Japanese and pp. 10 in English, I plate, paper.

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