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The true tragicomedy formerly acted at court

a play

by Francis Osborne

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 -- Drama.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Francis Osborne ; transcribed from the manuscript in the British Library by John Pitcher and Lois Potter ; edited, with an introduction, by Lois Potter.
      SeriesThe Renaissance imagination ;, v. 3
      ContributionsPitcher, John., Potter, Lois.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR3607.O82 T7 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxviii, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4095874M
      ISBN 100824094034
      LC Control Number80009005


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