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Published by The Folio Society, London, 1997. The book is in excellent condition, with publisher's original colour pictorial boards, backed by maroon cloth spine with gilt lettering, housed in publisher's cream slipcase with brown lettering to one side. Compiled and introduced by Katherine Duncan-Jones.


The life of William Shakespeare and the England of his day are described in this illustrated Folio Society edition. Includes a wide variety of Shakespeareana, from images of documents (such as his will) and painted scenes from various of his plays. The words of the Bard are interspersed throughout. With maps of London at endpapers.

Shakespeare's Life and World by Katherine Duncan-Jones

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