gamester as it was presented by Her Maiesties servants at the private house in Drury-Lane by James Shirley

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Published by Printed by Iohn Norton for Andrew Crooke and William Cooke in London .

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Statementwritten by Iames Shirly.
ContributionsNorton, John, d. ca. 1640, printer., Crooke, Andrew, d. 1674, bookseller., Cooke, William, fl. 1632-1642, bookseller., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPR3144 .G3 1637
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Pagination[76] p. ;
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL6715974M
LC Control Number28014864

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