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This book includes 112 full-plate photogravures and several hundred additional lithographs of Shakespearean actors of the nineteenth century. The photogravure process is a late-nineteenth-century technique whereby paper reproductions are made from…

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This landmark edition contains 150 illustrations and is commonly referred to as “Steevens’ own edition.” Literary editor and Shakespearian expert George Steevens (1736-1800) was a renowned scholar of Elizabethan literature and accumulated a…

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This landmark edition contains 150 illustrations and is commonly referred to as “Steevens’ own edition.” Literary editor and Shakespearian expert George Steevens (1736-1800) was a renowned scholar of Elizabethan literature and accumulated a…

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Raleigh wrote this history while imprisoned in the Tower of London from 1603 to 1616 for his alleged role in the plot to remove King James I from the throne. It was published after his first expedition to the New World. Masked within the recounting…

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Raphael Holinshed intended his “universal cosmographie” both as a comprehensive geographical and historical description and as a testament to the growing influence and prestige of English scholarship. This edition was heavily censored after…

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Raphael Holinshed intended his “universal cosmographie” to serve as both a comprehensive geographical and historical description and a testament to the growing influence and prestige of English scholarship. This edition was heavily censored after…

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Published for the acclaimed engraver and print seller John Boydell and his father Josiah, this edition incorporates the Steevens text together with large detailed illustrations.

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During the winter of 1890, Ralph Munroe formed the Biscayne Manufacturing Co. and built a factory for the canning of local fruits. The facilities were subsequently used as an experimentation station for the development of a "sisal hemp industry." He…