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Guide Book on the History of All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa

A guidebook on the history of All Saints Parish Church, Leamington Spa, 1923.

Guide Book to Stoneleigh Abbey

This guide book to Stoneleigh Abbey in Henley, Staffordshire, was printed by Wood, Mitchell and Co Ltd. The guide book contains information on the house and black and white photographs.

Guide Book to 'Warwick Castle and Town'

This is a copy of the twenty-second edition of the illustrated guide. The title is Warwick Castle and Town together with Guy's Cliffe, by C. J. Ribton-Turner. The guide book was published by The Leamington ...

Hard Backed Novel, 'The Basket of Flowers'

Hard backed novel entitled 'The Basket of Flowers' by J.H.St.A. It is subtitled 'A Tale for the Young, translated from the French' and was published by T. Nelson and Sons, London in 1864.

Henri Estienne, A mervaylous discourse upon... Katherine de Medici…, 1575 - title page

Shakespeare may have owned this book. Shakespeare purchased New Place, the largest house in the town of Stratford in 1597. On his death the property and most of its contents were inherited by his ...

Henri Estienne, A mervaylous discourse upon... Katherine de Medici, 1575 - inside frontboard

Thomas Phillipps' ownership of a book Shakespeare may have owned. The great nineteenth century collector of manuscripts and books, Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), marked his books MHC for his ‘Middle ...

Histoire Generale des Insectes de Surinam et de toute L'Europe

A hard backed book called Histoire Generale des Insectes de Surinam et de toute L'Europe. It contains hand coloured engravings of insects with descriptive text, 1771.

Histoire Naturelle des Poisson d'eau Douce

A hard backed book called Histoire Naturelle des Poisson d'eau Douce. It contains coloured plates of European freshwater fish with descriptions in English and French, 1839.

Histoire naturelle et Raisonne des differens Oisaux que Habitent le Globe

A hard backed book called Histoire Naturelle et Raisonne des differens Oisaux que Habitent le Glose. It contains hand coloured engravings of birds with descriptive text, 1773.

History of the Birds of New Zealand

Volume one of a hard backed book containing engravings and coloured plates of New Zealand birds with descriptive text, 1888.

History of the Birds of New Zealand

Volume two of hard backed book containing engravings and coloured plates of New Zealand birds with descriptive text, 1888.

Home From Dunkirk

A paper back book entitled Home From Dunkirk by J B Priestly. It contains war time photographs and stories. There is a soldier and sailor printed on the front cover.

Illustrated Guide Book of Warwick, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth

This guide book to Warwick, Leamington Spa and Kenilworth was published c.1911-1912. The guide contains photographs and information about the towns.

John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, The Two Noble Kinsmen, [London], 1634 - p. 18, D1v

A Shakespeare collaboration. The Two Noble Kinsmen includes pageantry in the 'masque' style that Shakespeare introduced to his late 'romance' plays like The Tempest and Pericles, and has scenes reminiscent ...

John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, The Two Noble Kinsmen, [London], 1634 - p.19, D2r.

Shakespeare writes of Palamon and Arcite in prison. The story of the Theban princes Palamon and Arcite is that told by the Knight in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. From their prison window the princes ...

John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, The Two Noble Kinsmen, [London], 1634 - title page

Shakespeare collaborates on writing a play. Towards the end of his career in London Shakespeare collaborated with the younger playwright, John Fletcher in the writing of Henry VIII in 1612, and then ...

John Gerarde, The Herball, 1597 - garden detail on title page

Shakespeare set scenes in gardens such as this Many scenes in Shakespeare’s plays are set in gardens. The formal lay-out of beds and hedges seen on this title-page engraving were familiar to ...

John Gerarde, The Herball, 1597 - Apples are described, p.1275, detail.

The uses of apples: Shakespeare's references to fruit. The Herball of John Gerarde explains how apple trees cost little to maintain, but produce a fine crop for everyone. The orchards of Kent and of ...