Shakespeare"s play of The winter"s tale
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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe winter"s tale
Statementarranged for representation at the Princess"s Theatre, with historical and explanatory notes, by Charles Kean, as first performed on Monday, April 28th, 1856
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsKean, Charles John, 1811?-1868
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 100, [100] p
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15149559M

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