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The nut-shell

August Gottlieb Meissner

The nut-shell

a tale.

by August Gottlieb Meissner

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Published by Printed by R. Morison Junior, for R. Morison & Son, Perth; H. Mitchel, Edinburgh; and Vernor and Hood, Birchen-Lane, London in [Perth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrom Meissner"s sketches, Vol. III.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsThomson, Alexander, 1763-1803.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[133]-178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16893366M

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