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The Shakespeare folio handbook and census

by Harold M. Otness

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Folios.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [132]-134).

    Statementcompiled by Harold M. Otness.
    SeriesBibliographies and indexes in world literature,, no. 25
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8813 .O86 1990, PR3071 .O86 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2206525M
    ISBN 100313272573
    LC Control Number89028650

    The known history of the Hay copy spans the years during which what was simply the first collected edition, folio, of Shakespeare’s plays () became The First Folio. When its quite ordinary binding . The Folio Society edition of Shakespeare's Macbeth, with color lithograph illustrations by Michael Ayrton, and an introduction by Sir Lewis Casson. Heavy foxing limited to the endpapers only, with a .

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. Contents: Preface Introduction The Shakespeare Folio Chronology The Shakespeare Folios. It is the first census of Shakespeare folios conducted in the last fifty years, and it is the first handbook to these important texts ever compiled.

The book provides a wealth of information about the folios in a. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies is a collection of plays by William Shakespeare, published incommonly referred to by modern scholars as the First Folio.

It is Author: William Shakespeare. First Folio. The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare is offered by the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in collaboration with the Folger Shakespeare Library and Cincinnati Museum.

The First Folio probably sold well, but it was hardly the equivalent of a modern-day best-seller. Today, however, it is far more famous than other English books of its day—including some that are much.

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It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in Decemberand goes Cited by: 8. The Shakespeare folio handbook and census (New York, ) Pollard, A.

W., Shakespeare folios and quartos: a study in the bibliography of Shakespeare’s plays. The image from the title page of the First Folio is called the “Droeshout portrait” because it was made by Martin Droeshout.

Shakespeare’s friends approved it, so it must have looked like him. It is one of only. About this Item: Oxford University Press; The Folio Society, Oxford and London, Hardcover.

Condition: New. No Jacket. Special Binding by The Folio Society, to accompany the Letterpress. Existing copies of the Shakespeare First Folio () were surveyed and counted a hundred years ago, in Sidney Lee's Census of Since then, some seventy copies have come to Author: Anthony James West.

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Not many books in themselves become the focus of other people’s work, but the edition of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, commonly known as the First Folio, is. The First Folio is the name given by modern scholars to the first published collection of William Shakespeare's plays; its actual title is Mr.

William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, &. As part of a worldwide celebration of the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is launching a nation-wide tour of First Folio. The Book that Gave Us.

Oxford’s Clarendon Press published Sidney Lee’s Census of Shakespeare’s First Folio in Decemberas a supplement to his Oxford facsimile edition of the First Folio.

The 9Xinch page. So the Folger Shakespeare Library is making the celebration last the entire year by taking rare copies of the First Folio to all 50 states and Puerto Rico in the First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Author: Marissa Fessenden.The only surviving image that may depict Anne Hathaway (/56 - 6 August ), the wife of William Shakespeare, is a portrait line-drawing made by Sir Nathaniel Curzon inreferred to as Location: Colgate University Libraries, Special .This major reference book for Shakespeare scholars and bibliographers is in the second part of the story of the greatest book in the English language.

Listing copies of the First Folio, the Census gives .