story of Seattle"s early theatres by Howard Franklin Grant

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Published by University Book Store in Seattle, Wash .

Written in English

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  • Washington (State),
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  • Theater -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History.

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Statementcompiled by Howard F. Grant ; assisted in research by Ethel Austin Grant ; with a forward by Glenn Hughes.
ContributionsGrant, Ethel Austin.
LC ClassificationsPN2277.S45 G7
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6306397M
LC Control Number34016845

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