Fairburn"s complete edition of Tom Thumb, a burlesque tragedy as performed at the theatres royal Hay-Market by Henry Fielding

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Published by J. Fairburn in London .

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Edition Notes

No. 6 in a volume lettered: tracts and chap-books.

Book details

Other titlesTom Thumb the Great.
Statementand Covent-Garden. Originally written by Henry Fielding, esq., with the alterations to the present time [by Kane O"Hara] Also a critique on the performance and performers.
ContributionsO"Hara, Kane, 1714?-1782.
LC ClassificationsPR974 .T7 no.6
The Physical Object
Pagination38, [2] p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6601571M
LC Control Number17024459

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