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Shakespeare's England; an account of the life & manners of his age.

Author: Walter Raleigh; Sidney Lee, Sir; C T Onions
Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1916.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare's England.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1916
(OCoLC)569675703
Online version:
Shakespeare's England.
Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1916
(OCoLC)609247943
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Raleigh; Sidney Lee, Sir; C T Onions
OCLC Number: 909655
Notes: "As long ago as 1905 Sir Walter Raleigh sketched the first plan of this book, and in 1909 Sir Sidney Lee undertook its production. He arranged for the writing of most of the treatises now published, set on foot the first selection of the illustrations ... and made additions from his own collections and from fresh researches. In 1911 he was obliged to postpone work upon the book ... Successive editors who took up the task were withdrawn by war work in the course of 1914-15." The Clarendon press has employed Charles Talbut Onions for the completion of the work. cf. Pref.
Description: 2 volumes frontispieces, illustrations, plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles 24 cm
Contents: Vol. 1: Ode on the tercentenary commemoration of Shakespeare / by Robert Bridges --
The age of Elizabeth / by Sir Walter Raleigh --
Religion / by Ronald Bayne --
The court / by E.K. Chambers --
The soldier / by J.W. Fortescue --
Armour and weapons / by Viscount Dillon --
The navy : ships and sailors / by L.G. Carr --
Voyages and exploration, geography, maps / by J.D. Rogers --
Land travel / by Charles Hughes --
Education / by Sir John Edwin Sandys --
Scholarship / by Sir John Edwin Sandys --
Handwriting / by Sir Edward Maunde Thompson --
Commerce and coinage / by George Unwin --
Agriculture and gardening / by R.E. Prothero --
Law / by Arthur Underhill --
Medicine / by Alban H.G. Doran --
Astronomy and astrology / by E.B. Knobel --
Alchemy / by Robert Steele, with contributions by Percy Simpson and C.T. Onions --
Animals / by C.T. Onions --
Plants / by Sir William T. Thiselton-Dyer --
Folklore and superstitions : ghosts and fairies, witchcraft and devils / by H. Littledale. Vol. 2: Painting, sculpture, and engraving / by Lionel Cust --
Music / by W. Barclay Squire --
Select glossary of musical terms, with illustrative passages from Shakespeare's works / compiled by C.T. Onions --
Architecture / by J. Alfred Gotch --
Heraldry / by Oswald Barron --
Costume / by Percy Macquoid --
The home : furniture, food and drink, domestic customs, christenings, weddings, funerals / by Percy Macquoid --
London and the life of the town / by Henry B. Wheatley --
Authors and patrons / by D. Nichol Smith --
Booksellers, printers, and the stationers' trade / by R.B. McKerrow --
Actors and acting / by Percy Simpson --
The playhouse / by William Archer and W.J. Lawrence --
The masque / by Percy Simpson --
Hunting / by J.W. Fortescue --
Falconry / by Gerald Lascelles --
Coursing, fowling, and angling / by A. Forbes Sieveking --
Archery / by H. Walrond --
Fencing and duelling / by A. Forbes Sieveking --
Horsemanship, with farriery / by A. Forbes Sieveking --
Bearbaiting, bullbaiting, and cockfighting / by Sir Sidney Lee --
Dancing / by A. Forbes Sieveking --
Games / by A. Forbes Sieveking --
Roges and vagabonds / by Charles Whibley --
Ballads and broadsides / by C.H. Firth --
Shakespeare's English / by Henry Bradley.

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