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tragedy of Medaea

Johnson, Charles

tragedy of Medaea

as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane : with a preface, containing, some reflections on the new way of criticism

by Johnson, Charles

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Published by Printed for R. Francklin ... in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Running title: Medaea.

Other titlesMedaea
Statementby Mr. Charles Johnson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1241
The Physical Object
Pagination[12], 67, [1] p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18908079M

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