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Mapping Shakespeare's World (PB, 2015)
£25.00

The locations of Shakespeare's plays range from Greece, Turkey and Syria to England.

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The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio (HB)
£20.00

Telling the human, artistic, economic and technical stories of the birth of the First Folio

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1606: Shakespeare and the year of Lear (pb)
1606: Shakespeare and the year of Lear (pb)
£9.99

1606 proved to be an especially grim year for England, which witnessed the bloody aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot, divisions over the Union of England and Scotland, and an outbreak of plague.

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A Shakespearean Botanical (HB, 2015)
A Shakespearean Botanical (HB, 2015)
£12.99

Exquisitely illustrated with unique hand-painted engravings from the Bodleian Library's copy of John Gerard's herbal.

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Medieval Intrigue: Decoding Royal Conspiracies (PB)
Medieval Intrigue: Decoding Royal Conspiracies (PB)
£10.99

Ian Mortimer considers some of the key questions in Medieval history and rethinks the nature of historical evidence.

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Horrible Histories: Stratford-upon-Avon (PB)
Horrible Histories: Stratford-upon-Avon (PB)
£5.99

Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of the brilliant Bard.

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Mapping Shakespeare's World (PB, 2015)
Mapping Shakespeare's World (PB, 2015)
£25.00

The locations of Shakespeare's plays range from Greece, Turkey and Syria to England.

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Portraits of Shakespeare (2015, PB)
Portraits of Shakespeare (2015, PB)
£14.99

Within Shakespeare's lifetime there was already some curiosity about what the writer looked like. Yet like so much else about him, Shakespeare's appearance is mysterious.

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Shakespeare's Britain (PB)
Shakespeare's Britain (PB)
£9.99

A perfect gift for all those interested not only in Shakespeare, but also in history, art, literature and drama.

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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (PB, 2015)
Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (PB, 2015)
£9.99

In this book, Charles Nicholl explains that Shakespeare belonged to a talented group of writers, poets and dramatists.

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The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio (HB)
The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio (HB)
£20.00

Telling the human, artistic, economic and technical stories of the birth of the First Folio

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The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England (PB)
The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England (PB)
£9.99

We think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) as a golden age. But what was it actually like to live in Elizabethan England?

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White Hart, Red Lion: Shakespeare's Histories (PB)
White Hart, Red Lion: Shakespeare's Histories (PB)
£14.99

From Alnwick to Eastcheap, Windsor Castle to a Leicester car park, this is Nick Asbury's snapshot of England and its people, then and now.

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