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The fortune-hunter

W. S. Gilbert

The fortune-hunter

an original play in three acts

by W. S. Gilbert

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe fortune hunter
Statement[by W.S. Gilbert]
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 388-442
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15149294M


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