Messene freed; or, The cruel virtue a tragedy. by Preston, William

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Published by Printed for the author, by Graisberry and Campbell, and sold by J. Archer, Dame-street in [Dublin .

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Micro-opaque of original in New York Public Library. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 2 cards. 22.6 x 14.8 cm. (Three centuries of drama: English 1751-1800) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800)

Book details

Other titlesCruel virtue.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
Pagination[183]-291 p.
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16898969M

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