Madame Fickle, or, The witty false one
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Madame Fickle, or, The witty false one a comedy by Thomas D"Urfey

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Published by Printed by T.N. for James Magnus and Rich. Bentley in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesMadame Fickle, The witty false one
Statementwritten by Tho. Durfey gent
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8], 66, [1] p
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15141733M

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