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The beau stratagem A comedy. Adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatres-Royal, Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-books by permission of the managers. by George Farquhar

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Published by John Bell in London .
Written in English


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SeriesIn Bell, John. Bell"s British theatre. London, 1797 -- v.10 [no.1], Bell"s British theatre -- v. 10, no. 1., Three centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationv, [2], [9]-110 p.
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16890274M

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