3 edition of The history of the Scottish stage found in the catalog.
The history of the Scottish stage
by printed for Peter Hill, and G. G. J and J. Robinson, London in Edinburgh
Written in English
|Series||Eighteenth century -- reel 2884, no. 4.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||42441|
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