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Written in English


  • Webster, John, -- 1580?-1625? -- Manuscripts.,
  • Melbourne Manuscript.,
  • Manuscripts, English -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMelbourne Manuscript.
ContributionsWebster, John, 1580?-1625?., Florence, Alessandro de Medici, duc de, 1510-1537., Felix Pryor Ltd.
The Physical Object
Pagination(40) p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20854026M

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