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The London merchant or, the history of George Barnwell. As it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane, by His Majesty"s servants. By Mr. Lillo.

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Published by printed for Henry Lintot in London .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 8231, no.04).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 8231, no. 04.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18357945M

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