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Formosa, the most beautiful, or, The railroad to ruin

Formosa, the most beautiful, or, The railroad to ruin

a drama of modern life in four acts

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Published by s.n. in [London? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe railroad to ruin
Statementby Dion Boucicault
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15145716M

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Based upon a Boucicault melodrama, Formosa ("The most beautiful"), or, The railroad to ruin, which was produced in Cf. Sadleir, M. 19th cent. fiction Date of publication from Topp Topp, C.W. Victorian yellowbacks & paperbacks, Electronic reproduction digitized.

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