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A picture history of the British theatre

Raymond Mander

A picture history of the British theatre

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Published by Hulton Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson.
      SeriesHulton"s picture histories
      ContributionsMitchenson, Joe, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2581 .M3 1957
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL214167M
      LC Control Numbera 58002650
      OCLC/WorldCa1035093

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