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beggar"s opera and companion pieces

John Gay

beggar"s opera and companion pieces

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Published by AHM Pub. Co. in Northbrook, Ill .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 111-112.

StatementJohn Gay ; edited by C. F. Burgess.
SeriesCrofts classics
ContributionsBurgess, Chester Francis
LC ClassificationsPR3473 .B4 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15324371M

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