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Early English plays by Schweikert, Harry Christian

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York .
Written in English


  • English drama -- To 1500.,
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English.,
  • English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600.,
  • English drama.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.C. Schweikert ...
LC ClassificationsPR1262 .S3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, [2], 845 p.
Number of Pages845
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6711203M
LC Control Number28003837

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