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Title: The Landscape of William Shakespeare
Description: Exeter / London, Webb and Bower / Michael Joseph. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 0863501036). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy which has a small place and date written on front endpaper and a very small indentation to spine with dustjacket which has a small hole to spine which has been tape repaired. A large format volume of 209 pages lavishly illustrated with photographs by Simon McBride and contemporary illustrations. The England of William Shakespeare was not only his birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, nor the place where he spent most of his life writing and performing plays - London, but also the many towns where the distinguished theatrical touring company of the day performed his works, presumably often accompanied by Shakespeare himself; Marlborough, Faversham in Kent, Rye, Dover, Bath, Bristol, Oxford, Coventry, Shrewsbury, Ipswich, Wilton, Barnstaple, to name but a few. All these places are described in relevant detail in the book. In London and Stratford there are buildings and landscapes that enable us to reconstruct, with the use of specially commissioned photographs and an illuminating text, the Elizabethan world in which Shakespeare lived. A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.95 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST NOT EX LIB. Near Fine/Very Good.

Keywords: Elizabethan Landscape, William Shakespeare, Lord Chamberlain's Men, Globe Theatre, Stratford 0863501036

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 008008

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