Fortune"s fool a comedy, in five acts. As performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. by Frederick Reynolds

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Published by T. N. Longman in London .

Written in English

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  • Theater -- Great Britain -- History.

Edition Notes

Micro-opaque of original in Yale University Library. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 1 card. 22.6 x 14.8 cm. (Three centuries of drama: English 1751-1800) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800)

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StatementBy Frederick Reynolds ...
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 74, [2] p.
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16899071M

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