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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Classical literature,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Folklore

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Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Kilburn Root ...
SeriesYale studies in English -- 19, Library of English literature -- LEL 10476.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13562989M
LC Control Number87699604

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