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Tragic dramas from history

Tragic dramas from history

with legendary and other poems

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Published by Edmonston and Douglas in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Buchanan.
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17808413M
OCLC/WorldCa8810723

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