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1 edition of [Music hall bills of various theaters in Great Britain.] found in the catalog.

[Music hall bills of various theaters in Great Britain.]

Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)

[Music hall bills of various theaters in Great Britain.]

by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Playbills,
  • Music-halls

  • About the Edition

    Each bill is in a mylar folder and are accompanied by the envelope (not counted) in which it was originally sent, if available. These playbills were sent to Harry Houdini by unknown persons.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1968.G7 M875 1904
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 items ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25039338M
    LC Control Number2011659034

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[Music hall bills of various theaters in Great Britain.] by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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