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Published by Reissued by Singing Tree Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Markham Lee. London, W. Scott Pub. Co.; New York, C. Scribner"s Sons, 1909;
    SeriesThe Music story series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700 .L33 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5684980M
    LC Control Number69016803


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