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Edward II [a play] by Christopher Marlowe

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Published by Gordian Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Edward -- II, -- King of England, -- 1284-1327 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.B. Charlton and R.D. Waller.
SeriesWorks and life -- [v. 6]
ContributionsCharlton, Henry Buckley, 1890-, Waller, Ross Douglas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2665 A1 1966
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 226 p. --
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14664092M

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