A 17th century bookshop

Engraving of a 17th-century-bookshop © Rijksmuseum

A 17th century bookshop. © Rijksmuseum

 

Although in the 17th century William Shakespeare was not considered as important a writer as he is today, those who admired his plays would buy copies of them at bookstalls and in bookshops.

 

Shakespeare exhibition page

 



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