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history of Shakespearean production [Exhibition] arranged by the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Society for Cultural Relations with the U. S. S. R., 1948-9 by Arts Council of Great Britain.

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Published by Arts Council in London .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Stage history

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Microfiche. Bishops Stortford, Eng. : Chadwyck-Healey, 1975. -- 1 sheet ; 10.5 x 15 cm.

StatementIntroduction by Muriel St. Clare Byrne.
ContributionsByrne, M. St. Clare 1895-, Society for Cultural Relations Between the Peoples of the British Commonwealth and the U.S.S.R., London.
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21924961M

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