London"s triumphs express"d in sundry representations, pageants and shows : containing a true description of the several scenes and habits of the representers with the speeches spoken on each pageant

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Statementdevised and composed by Tho. Jordan
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 19 p
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL15142068M
LC Control Number87834774

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