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Sixteen famous British plays

Bennett Cerf

Sixteen famous British plays

by Bennett Cerf

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Published by The Modern library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- 20th century,
  • English drama -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Bennett A. Cerf and Van H. Cartmell, with an introduction by John Mason Brown.
    SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books [Modern library giants]
    ContributionsCartmell, Van Henry, 1896-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 1000 p.
    Number of Pages1000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23248214M

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