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humours of Oxford.

James Miller

humours of Oxford.

A comedy.

by James Miller

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Published by J. Watts in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Oxford -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAs it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty"s servants. By a gentleman of Wadham-College.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1241 .L6 vol. 29, PR3549.M6 .L6 vol. 29
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8], 80, [4] p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6679208M
    LC Control Number25013576
    OCLC/WorldCa2933669

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