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Richard Field was one of the first printers to produce copies of Shakespeare's earliest works.

In the 1590s, Shakespeare's growing reputation spelt increasing success for this Stratfordian businessman.

First editions of the early poems Venus and Adonis (1593) and the Rape of Lucrece (1594) were among the titles that rattled from Field's presses. [click here to read more]

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