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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cibber, Colley, -- 1671-1757,
  • Theater -- England -- London

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby F. Dorothy Senior.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3347 S5
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 285 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14978459M

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