Foscari, or, The Venetian exile a tragedy in five acts, as performed at the Charleston Theatre by John Blake White

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  • Foscari, Francesco, -- 1373-1457. -- In literature,
  • Foscari, Jacopo, -- d. 1457. -- In literature

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Statementby John B. White.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 11867.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p.
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL17713242M

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