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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Relations with women.,
    • Dramatists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargot Peters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5366 .P45 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 461 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404720M
      ISBN 100385120516
      LC Control Number79007205


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