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The city-madam

Philip Massinger

The city-madam

a comedie

by Philip Massinger

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Published by Printed for Andrew Pennycuicke, one of the actors in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe city madam
Statementwritten by Philip Massinger, gent
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 80 p
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18058752M

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As it was acted at the private house in Black Friers with great applause. London: Printed for Andrew Pennywicke [etc.], [4], 80 p.

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