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Published by Printed for C. Smith and S. Stephens in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesSelf immolation., Sacrifice of love., Family distress.
Statementtranslated from the German of Kotzebue.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsNeuman, Henry, fl. 1798-1799., Smith, Charles, 1768-1808.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS632 .T5 no. K15
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17796194M
LC Control Number87591573
OCLC/WorldCa9517905

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