6 edition of History of the American stage found in the catalog.
History of the American stage
Thomas Allston Brown
Reprint of the 1870 ed.
|LC Classifications||PN2285 .B75 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||6, 6-421 p.|
|Number of Pages||421|
|LC Control Number||72081206|
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