The story of the Scots stage by Robb Lawson

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Published by A. Gardner in Paisley .

Written in English

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  • Theater -- Scotland -- History.

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Mounted on t.-p.: Published by E. P Dutton & co., New York.

Book details

Statementby Robb Lawson.
LC ClassificationsPN2604 .L3
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p.
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL177594M
LC Control Numbera 17001389

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The Story of the Scots Stage Chapter VI - The Arbroath and Dundee Stage ARBROATH has always proved so tender-hearted a nurse to the Drama that, although the busiest part of its theatrical history took place after the founding of touring companies, it is worth recording a few of the incidents in its early career.

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