guide to selecting plays; part 8; musical plays by Samuel French.

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Published by Samuel French in London .

Written in English

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementSamuel French Ltd.
SeriesPlays for performance
The Physical Object
Pagination(48p.)
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21699566M

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