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The history of the Scottish stage

Jackson, John

The history of the Scottish stage

from its first establishment to the present time; ... The whole necessarily interspersed with memoirs of his own life, by John Jackson, ...

by Jackson, John

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Published by printed for Peter Hill, and G. G. J and J. Robinson, London in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2884, no. 4.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination16,[2],424,41,[1]p.
Number of Pages42441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16968632M

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