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Stage favourites of the eighteenth century

Lewis Melville

Stage favourites of the eighteenth century

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Published by Doubleday, Doran in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actresses, English

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2597 B4 1929
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18552793M


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