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Published by Printed for J. Watts in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ballad operas -- Librettos

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Highland fair, Union of the clans
Statementwritten by Mr. Mitchell ; with the musick, which wholly consists of select Sccots tunes, prefix"d to each song
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[9], 78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15140946M

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