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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


  • Executions and executioners -- Drama,
  • Ship captains -- Drama,
  • Impressment -- Drama,
  • Sailors -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Louis O. Coxe and Robert Chapman: based on the novel by Herman Melville; with authors" introduction, glossary and notes.
SeriesHereford plays
ContributionsChapman, Robert Harris, joint author., Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
LC ClassificationsPS3505.O9637 B5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 76 p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5567183M
LC Control Number67072964

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