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history of the Scottish stage

John Jackson

history of the Scottish stage

from its first establishment to the present time; with a distinct narrative of some recent theatrical transactions.

by John Jackson

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Published by P. Hill, and G.G.J. and J. Robinson, London in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Scotland -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Half title wanting?

    StatementThe whole necessarily interspersed with memoirs of his own life, by John Jackson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, [1], 424, 41 p.
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18938162M

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