Hercules, King of Clubs, a classic, sculpturesque, and rather pantomimical farce
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Hercules, King of Clubs, a classic, sculpturesque, and rather pantomimical farce first performed at the Strand Theatre. by Frederick Fox Cooper

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Published by Dicks in (London .
Written in English


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SeriesDicks" standard plays -- 387
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
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Open LibraryOL19333573M

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