Comedies by Molière
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Published by Ward, Lock in London, New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Mathew ; the translation revised by the editor.
SeriesThe Minerva library of famous books, Minerva library of famous books, English and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsMathew, Charles., Bettany, G. T. 1850-1891.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 528 p.
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17464101M

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