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Esslemont, John Ebenezer, 1874–1925.
Bahá’u’lláh and the new era.
1. Bahaism. 2. Bahá Ullah, 1817–1892.
BP365.E8 1980 297’.89 80–24305
First edition, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1923
Printed in the United States of America