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Half-Guinea Library
Publisher: B. T. Batsford Ltd. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1940-51.
Co-publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons. Country: United States. Date: 1940-51.

Shakespeare's Country - J. Russell (Batsford/Half-Guinea Library) (image)

Shakespeare's Country by John Russell
London: B. T. Batsford, 1942. 2nd edition.
(Batsford's Half-Guinea Library)
Hardback with dust wrapper. 152 pages.

Series Note:
Batsford described [1] this hardback series as follows:
"Informative -- attractive -- fully illustrated -- all with coloured frontispiece and decorative coloured jacket.

Demy 8vo. [octavo]. Cloth, Lettered. 10s. 6d. net each. (...)

Published by B. T. Batsford Ltd., 15 N. Audley St., Mayfair, London W.1 and Malvern Wells, Worcestershire."

Arranged alphabetically by title

The Alps - R. L. G. Irving
Ancient England - Edmund Vale
Cambridge - John Steegman
Corn Country - C. Henry Warren
Country Moods and Tenses - Edith Olivier
Curiosities of Town and Countryside - Edmund Vale
England and the Farmer - H. J. Massingham
English Folklore - Christina Hole
English Night Life - Thomas Burke
The English Scene - F. A. Walbank
The English Woodland - John Rodgers
Haunted England - Christina Hole
London Fabric - James Pope-Henessy
Shakespeare's Country - John Russell
The Story of the English House - Hugh Braun
The Streets of London - Thomas Burke


[1] Batsford's description of the series was found on the b
ack flap of the dust wrapper of English Night Life by Thomas Burke. London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., ___ (Batsford's Half-Guinea Library). See:

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