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"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears..."

A leather bound book made into a favorite book purse for all to see !

❀ Great literary gifts for readers, English teacher gifts, or Drama teacher gifts.

❀ Unique theatre gifts for an actress or director to commemorate a special production of William Shakespeare.

❀ Add to your collection of Shakespeare finds !

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❀ Your purse measures 9 inches by 6 inches with 2 1/2 inch bottom of purse. Holds the basics

❀ Inside pages are removed and a black cotton fabric lining is added.

❀ Covered with a clear protective cover to make durable and easy to wipe clean

❀ Pocket is included for smaller items. Add a zipper pocket purse to hide niceties: http://etsy.me/1o6xq9U

❀ Your CHOICE OF BUTTON is looped with an elastic ribbon to hold items in your purse nice and snug.

Photos in same order as here and drop down menu

♡ Dark Brown Antique Handles
♡ Larger Black Wooden Handles
♡ Shoulder Length Handles with a 12 inch drop
♡ Messenger Style Handle - adjustable - for shoulder carry or across the body - 22 inch drop
♡ No Handle / Clutch Style
♡ Removable Shoulder Length Chain Handle - your choice of finish

>> You can choose ADD ONs <<
Book Purse Feet : http://etsy.me/1lp8ux6
Book Corners : http://etsy.me/1xish5F
Removable Handle Clips : http://etsy.me/1Rxcs2s
Zipper Purse Pocket : http://etsy.me/1o6xq9U

Matching Book Cover Wallet : https://www.etsy.com/listing/471463785

Have a look at my other Shakespeare handbags : http://etsy.me/29SGT6N

Visit my Etsy shop to view all your favorite classic book purses :

~~~~~~ SHIPPING TIME FRAME ~~~~~~~~

❀ With the choices I provide, these are handmade when you place your order.
❀ It may take me 3 to 4 business weeks to send the tracking info to you.

Just let me know so I can see if I can help you out with shipping sooner in the Notes to Seller upon checkout.


Please allow assembly time to these shipping dates!

< PRIORITY MAIL > with tracking, custom fees paid, up to 2 weeks delivery. VAT fees may apply.

< FIRST CLASS > with tracking, extra fees may apply, up to 6 weeks delivery

I use US Postal Service and ship with tracking confirmation

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- Add even more Shakespearean drama to your look by pairing my William Shakespeare Book Purse with these Hamlet - inspired pearl drop earrings by C. S. Literary jewelry: http://etsy.me/1FM9xQb

Save 10% On your C. S. Literary Jewelry order with the coupon code: NOVELCREATIONS

- Handstamped Shakespeare Quote Necklace from FleurDesignsJewelry: http://etsy.me/1ixi0Om

Frequently asked questions about NovelCreations

Being an actual book, taking the same care as you would your favorite book is the best.
Purses that are covered with a clear book cover can be easily wiped clean with a damp cloth. They are not water-proof.
Avoid extreme temperatures.

I select quality products to assemble my purses. Metal items, zippers, and buttons are part of these purses. These items can become dislodged or may have sharp edges. When ordering, you are agreeing to utilize these items at your own discretion and risk. Thank you for understanding my need to post this disclaimer.
I can add a note to your order for gifts. Let me know in the "Notes to Seller" upon checkout.

If you will need an item by a particular date, leave me a message in "Notes to Seller "
I love custom orders!

You have the option of sending me your favorite book or I will obtain it for you.

Final approval for your custom order by setting up a custom listing on my site with mock photos of your handle and button choices. You will be able to review, make your selections and place your order.

Payment for custom items signifies your approval of custom item to be produced and shipped.

Be aware : obtaining your favorite book for a custom order will take extra time beyond my usual 3-4 business weeks to have ready to ship. Please adjust your need by date to reflect these extra times.
With the choices that I offer, I handcraft your purse when you place your order.
Shipping times vary but they are usually between 3-4 business weeks, however this is approximate.

Need by a certain date?
Leave me a message in "Notes to Seller " and I will see about helping you out with quicker shipping.

Thank you so much for ordering from my little shop !

Shakespeare Book Purse - William Shakespeare Recycled Leather Bound Book - Literature Gift - Shakespeare Book Cover Handbag



  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Recycled Leather bound book, Black cotton fabric for lining, Inside pocket included, Choose your button, Choose your handle
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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