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History of the American stage

Thomas Allston Brown

History of the American stage

containing biographical sketches of nearly every member of the profession that has appeared on the American stage, from 1733 to 1870.

by Thomas Allston Brown

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Published by Blom in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1870 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2285 .B75 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6, 6-421 p.
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300171M
      LC Control Number72081206

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