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|2. ||A re-examination of the Lachish Letters, ibid., 1939.|
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Book title: A Treasury of Jewish Letters:Letters from the Famous and the Humble.
Contributors: Franz Kobler - Editor.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Young.
Place of publication: Philadelphia.
Publication year: 1953.
Page number: xxvii.
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