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A selection of images from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's Rare Books Collection

Choose from 27 pictures in our Books and Print collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622 Featured Books and Print Print

The Compleat Gentleman by Henry Peacham, 1622

The Compleat Gentleman fashioning him absolute in the most necessary & commendable qualities concerning minde or bodie that may be required in a noble gentlema[n]. By Henry Peacham. Mr. of Arts sometime of Trinity Coll: in Cambridge. [London] : Anno 1622 Imprinted at London [by John Legat] for Francis Constable, and are to bee sold at his shop at the white lio[n] in Paules churchyard, [1622].
Title page is engraved and signed "Fr [Francis] Delaram. sculp. Anno 1622". Entered on Stationer's Register 3 July [1622].
Title Page.
Dimensions: Binding, 180mm (H) x 128mm (W) x 20mm (Spine). Leaves, 172mm (H) x 125mm (W)

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A nevv orchard and garden, 1618 Featured Books and Print Print

A nevv orchard and garden, 1618

A nevv orchard and garden. Or The best way for planting, grafting, and to make any ground good, for a rich orchard: particularly in the north parts of England: generally for the whole kingdome, as in nature, reason, scituation, and all probability, may and doth appeare. With the country housewifes garden for hearbes of common vse, their vertues, seasons, profites, ornaments, variety of knots, models for trees, and plots for the best ordering of grounds and walkes. As also, the husbandry of bees, with their seuerall vses and annoyances, all grounded on the principles of art, and precepts of experience, being the labours of forty eight yeares of William Lawson. Printed at London : By Bar: Alsop for Roger Iackson, and are to be sold at his shop neere Fleet-street Conduit, 1648.
Lawson, William, fl. 1648.
With woodcut title vignette.
Includes, with separate title page dated 1648, "The countrie housewifes garden. Containing rules for hearbes of common vse. Together with the husbandry of bees, published with secrets, very necessary for euery housewife. Together with diuers new knots for gardens."
Dimensions: 190mm x 145mm, Spine 15mm. Pages 184mm x 138mm
Images needed: p.13 and Title pages

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