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Catching an heiress, a farce in one act

Charles Selby

Catching an heiress, a farce in one act

first performed at the Queen"s Theatre ... 1835.

by Charles Selby

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Published by Dicks in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDicks" standard plays -- 402
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19333766M

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