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Alexander and the king of Egypt

Alexander and the king of Egypt

a mock play, as it is acted by the mummers every Christmas.

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Published by [s.n.] in Newcastle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mumming plays.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJolley, Thomas, former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16313213M


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