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William Shakespeare: The chronicles

Clifford Leech

William Shakespeare: The chronicles

Henry VI, Henry IV, The merry wives of Windsor, Henry VIII.

by Clifford Leech

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Published by Published for the British Council by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Histories

  • Edition Notes

    74706

    SeriesBibliographical series of supplements to British book news on writers and their work, no. 146
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264782M
    LC Control Number63002010


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