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The Black crook

The Black crook

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Published by Barclay in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBarras, Charles M., 1826-1873.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination148 p., [6] leaves of plates
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17795463M
OCLC/WorldCa10514375


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Charles M. Barras’s melodramatic folktale, set in a rural Germany, is a fusty, Faust-y mishmash. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Szanto, George H., New black crook. Toronto: Playwrights Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type.

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