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The Best plays of 1920-21 and the year book of the drama in America

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Published by Dodd, Mead & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Bibliography,
  • Periodicals,
  • Theater

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Burns Mantle
    SeriesBest plays -- v. [2]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2266.A2 B4 1920/21
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 474 p. ;
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751335M
    OCLC/WorldCa9695158

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