Fall of Phaeton
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Fall of Phaeton by Thomas Augustine Arne

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Published by Printed for R. Turbut in London .
Written in English


  • Pantomimes with music -- Librettos

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Edition Notes

Statementinvented by Mr. Pritchard ; the music composed by Mr. Arne ; and the scenes painted by Mr. Hayman
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsPritchard, Mr., fl. 1736
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15141325M

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