The old batchelour

a comedy
  • 55 Pages
  • 4.57 MB
  • English
Printed for Peter Buck , London
Statementas it is acted at the Theatre Royal, by Their Majesties servants ; written by Mr. Congreve.
SeriesLibrary of English literature -- LEL 40103.
ContributionsSoutherne, Thomas, 1660-1746., Dryden, John, 1631-1700., Higgons, Bevil, 1670-1735.
The Physical Object
Pagination[14], 55, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13560016M

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