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Postage and packing within New Zealand is NZ$5.00 per book. New Zealand buyers can make payment by mailing a cheque made out to "Renaissance Books" to:

Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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Name: Renaissance Books
Account Number: 03 0905 0276749 00
Bank: Westpac

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Renaissance Books
PO Box 335
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

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Name of Account: Renaissance Books
Account Number: 03 0905 0276749 00
Bank: Westpac New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand
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Shakespeare's Beehive

A Review of "Shakespeare’s Beehive: An Annotated Elizabethan Dictionary Comes to Light" by George Koppelman and Daniel Wechsler (NY: Axletree Books, 2014). Reviewed by Malcolm Moncrief-Spittle.

The Evidence for Shakespeare?

A response to "The Evidence for Shakespeare" in “Shakespeare Bites Back: Not So Anonymous” by Rev. Dr. Paul Edmondson and Prof. Stanley Wells

Hone Tuwhare: A preliminary bibliographical checklist.

Hone Tuwhare: A preliminary bibliographical checklist of his published works, not including appearances in magazines or periodicals, or in anthologies or collections containing works by multiple authors, or in audio formats (vinyl LPs and CDs), endeavouring to include all reprints and later editions, with mention of additional poems added to such editions, and also to note the names of illustrators.

Shakespeare’s Handwriting, Transposed “i”s in Hand D of “Sir Thomas More”, Sir Henry Neville, and the Shakespeare Authorship Question

Henry Who?

The Shakespeare Authorship question and a New Contender

On Lending Books

The dilemmas faced by the bibliophile in deciding whether or not to lend out their books. An essay reprinted from Elliot Stock's "The Bookworm" (1889).

The Bible in Te Reo Maori

Some recent additions to our stock, and some notes on the publication history of the Maori Bible in the nineteenth century.

Dust wrappers

Dust wrappers: how we protect them, and how we describe them.

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