The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra
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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1926.

Statementedited by R.H. Case.
SeriesThe Arden Shakespeare, The works of Shakespeare
ContributionsCase, R. H.
The Physical Object
Paginationlx,214p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13713961M

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