Nineteenth-century theatrical memoirs by Claudia Durst Johnson

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  • United States


  • Performing arts -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Bibliography,
  • Performing arts -- United States -- Biography -- Bibliography,
  • Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Bibliography,
  • Theater -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources -- Bibliography

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Statementcompiled by Claudia D. Johnson and Vernon E. Johnson.
ContributionsJohnson, Vernon E. 1921-
LC ClassificationsZ6935 .J63 1982, PN2597 .J63 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3495571M
ISBN 100313236445
LC Control Number82015576

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