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Published in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601 -- In literature.,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Ray Heffner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR429.E7 H4 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 7-36 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6306471M
LC Control Number34017050
OCLC/WorldCa10346175

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