Satire, burlesque, protest, and ridicule II.
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Satire, burlesque, protest, and ridicule II. by Walter H. Rubsamen

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


  • Ballad operas -- Librettos.

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SeriesThe Ballad opera,, v. 6
LC ClassificationsML48 .B18 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination64, 51, 58, 32, 71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5043448M
ISBN 100824009053
LC Control Number74003173

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