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Edward the Black Prince or, the battle of Poictiers: an historical tragedy, by William Shirley, Esq. by William Shirley

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Published by printed and sold by R. & W. Dean & Co. Sold also by Sael & Co.: Crosby and Letterman; and Champante and Whitrow, London; and all other booksellers in Manchester .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1991. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4647, no. 19).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4647, no. 19.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16871957M

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