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"Twould puzzle a conjurer

John Poole

"Twould puzzle a conjurer

A comic drama, in two acts

by John Poole

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Published by J. Dicks in (London .
Written in English


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StatementBy John Poole.
SeriesDicks" Standard plays -- no. 648
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19331561M

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