The duke"s coat, or, The night after Waterloo
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Published by Printed for J. Miller by B. M"Millan in London .
Written in English

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Other titlesThe duke"s coat, The night after Waterloo
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 35 p
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15147762M

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