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Mary Shelley 1797-1851 English writer, Shelley had an unhappy childhood after her mother Mary Wollstonecraft died. Aged 16 she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Bysshe. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with othe poets and thinkers including Lord Byron. While there Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of al time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created

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An excellent study of the life of admiral Horatio Nelson from famous English poet and historian Robert Southey: http://leopoldclassiclibrary.com/book/the-life-of-horatio-lord-nelson

William Shakespeare

This is a picture of the famous writer, William Shakespeare. During the English Renaissance, Shakespeare wrote all four types of plays that were apart of the Renaissance. They were Comedy, Tragedy, Pastoral, and Historical. He is the author of the play Titus Andronicus. The play was written in 1589. Titus was a revenge tragedy, and this play was William Shakespeare's first tragedy.

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1730 - Joannes MILTON, famous english poet, political pamphlets " the LOST PARADISE", Engraved Jean Dassier from Switzerland, good condition