Stories of popular operas by H. A. Guerber

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Published by Dodd, Mead and company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Operas -- Stories, plots, etc

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Statementby H. A. Guerber ...
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LC ClassificationsMT95 .G93
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.l., 323 p.
Number of Pages323
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Open LibraryOL6948487M
LC Control Number04033128

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