Sixteen string jack! or, The knaves of knaves" acre!

a romantic original drama, in two acts
  • 40 Pages
  • 4.23 MB
  • English
published by Duncombe and Moon, 27, Holborn Bars , London
Other titlesThe knaves of knaves acre.
Statementby Thomas Egerton Wilks, author of The railroad station ... ; the only edition correctly marked, by permission, from the prompter"s book ; to which is added, a description of the costume-cast of the characters-the whole of the stage business, situations-entrances-exits-properties, and directions ; as performed at the London theatres ; embellished with a fine engraving by Mr. T. Jones, from a drawing, taken expressly in the theatre.
SeriesDuncombe"s acting edition of the British theatre -- 505
ContributionsDuncombe and Moon
The Physical Object
Pagination40p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17201201M

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