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Harlequin Britain

pantomime and entertainment, 1690-1760

by O"Brien, John

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Pantomime -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Pantomime -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-263) and index.

      StatementJohn O"Brien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1987.G7 O27 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3679360M
      ISBN 100801879108
      LC Control Number2003021417

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