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Five Plays of Shakespeare

Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Merchant of Venice, As you like it, Hamlet

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company in New York, USA .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementEdited by H. C. Schweikert
ContributionsSchweikert, Harry Christian, 1877- ed
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 482 p.
Number of Pages482
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14814874M
LC Control Number26003903

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