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Restoration comedies

Restoration comedies

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction & notes by Montague Summers.
ContributionsSummers, Montague, 1880-1948., Killigrew, Thomas, 1612-1683., Ravenscroft, Edward, 1654?-1707., Crown, Mr. 1640?-1712.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1266 S85
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi, 400 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17577503M

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