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The gamester A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. by Edward Moore

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Published by Printed for R. Francklin, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden; and Sold by R. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall in London .
Written in English


  • Theater -- Great Britain -- History.

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Edition Notes

SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsGarrick, David, 1717-1779.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, [2] p., 1 l., 84 p.
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16898335M

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