A history of the American theatre
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Published by J. & J. Harper in New York .
Written in English


  • Theater -- United States -- History,
  • American drama -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12181.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 420 p.
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13556453M

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