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Guide to the Manuscript And Printed Books of the First Folio of Shakespeare

by British Museum

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8462927M
    ISBN 101417955511
    ISBN 109781417955510
    OCLC/WorldCa62257779

      The first popular narrative history of Shakespeare's First Folio, the world's most obsessively pursued book. One book above all others has transfixed connoisseurs for four centuriesa book sold for shillings in the streets of London, whisked to Manhattan for millions, and stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo.4/5.   Author Emma Smith outlines the history of Shakespeare’s First Folio - the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays printed in After tracing the early printing of the books, she goes.

      The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare's plays, assembled by two of his buddies after he died. Without it, plays like Macbeth and Twelfth Night might not have survived. First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, is a national traveling exhibition organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to commemorate the th anniversary in of Shakespeare’s death. It is produced in association with the American Library Association and the Cincinnati Museum Center.

    The copy of the First Folio owned by Brandeis University was acquired by George F. Richardson of Lowell, Massachusetts, in On 25 February it was sold at Rains Galleries to Thomas & Eron (a New York bookseller) for $3,, and in December Inman's Book Shop, NYC, sold it to Allan I. Bluestein, who then donated the Folio directly.   The Making of Shakespeare's First Folio book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shakespeare is synonymous with English lite /5(11).


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Free shipping for many products. 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 considered one of the most influential books ever published. Printed in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's colleagues John Heminges Author: William Shakespeare.

About this Item: Printed for H. Herringman, and are to be sold by Joseph Knight and Francis Saunders, London, First edition of the Fourth Folio of Shakespeare. Bound in full brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine. The fourth folio is the final and most magnificent of the four 17th-century folio editions of Shakespeare's plays.

The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare - edited by Bruce R. Smith January The Printing and Proof-Reading of the First Folio of Shakespeare. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon P, A Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland, and Ireland and of English Books Printed Abroad, – After all, the rest of the book's title read: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World.

Instead, the first half of this book is an easy-to-read history about the publishing of different editions of Shakespeare's plays from to the late 18th Century/5(24).

This is a biography of a book: the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays printed in and known as the First Folio. It begins with the story of its first purchaser in London in Decemberand goes on to explore the ways people have interacted with this iconic book over the four hundred years of its history/5(24).

Half the plays in the First Folio had already been printed as smaller books called quartos. There were different versions of some of the plays.

Shakespeare’s friends organized the printing of the First Folio and said they were using the original copies of the plays, but scholars have no way of knowing what exactly Shakespeare wrote. The original folio printing of Shakespeare's works in all likelihood owes its existence to two of the Bard's principle actors, Henry Condell and John Heminges.

Prior to the first folio there had been only a few "curious and rather shabby" collections of Shakespearian and non-Shakespearian works published under the bard's name. First Folio by William Shakespeare (worth $ million). Originally titled Mr.

William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, the First Folio is a collection of 23 plays by William Author: Rudie Obias. One of the essential books of English literature and culture, the justly famous First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, a full-size photographic facsimile that has won the admiration of actors and scholars throughout the world.

When it was published inThe Norton Facsimile set a new standard for scholarly accuracy. It was the first facsimile 5/5(5). First Folio of Shakespeare (The Norton Facsimile) Hardcover: $ $ The Winters Tale (Folio Text) (Shakespeare's First Folio for Kindle Book 3) Kindle Edition: $ The Lamentable Tragedie of Titus Andronicus: Applause First Folio Editions (Applause Shakespeare Library Folio Texts) Kindle Edition.

The First Folio was followed in by a new edition described as ‘The second Impression’, but generally known today as the Shakespeare Second Folio. It was published by Robert Allot in collaboration with four others, printed by Thomas Coates. sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item.; 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, & d in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's colleagues. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies.

is the published collection of William Shakespeare's plays. Modern scholars commonly refer to it as the First Folio. Printed in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's colleagues John Heminges and Henry was dedicated to the "incomparable pair of brethren Cover artist: Martin Droeshout.

Shakespeare's manuscripts. With the possible exception of a few pages of Sir Thomas More, a play that Shakespeare may have helped write, no manuscripts of Shakespeare's survive.

The only certain evidence we have of his handwriting is his signature. A nineteenth-century facsimile of one of Shakespeare's signatures. FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY. East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC Main () Box Office () Our building on Capitol Hill is closed due to a major building renovation project, but Folger events and programs continue on the road and around Washington, DC.

See Peter Blayney’s The First Folio of Shakespeare (Folger ) (and linked below) for an overview of this, Charlton Hinman’s The Printing and Proof-Reading of the First Folio of Shakespeare (Clarendon P, ) for a detailed explanation of such changes, and Eric Rasmussen and Anthony James West’s The Shakespeare First Folios: A.

Booth surely did not realize how literally those chiseled words would be taken one day – his copy of Shakespeare’s second folio (), the crown jewel of a 2,volume book collection he Author: Rebecca Rego Barry.

The First Folio is one of the most valuable printed books in the world: a copy sold at Christie's in New York in October made $ million hammer price (then £m). [54] Oriel College, Oxford, raised a conjectured £ million from the sale of its First Folio to Sir Paul Getty in. Published just seven years after his death, Mr.

William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies — now known as the “First Folio” — saved for posterity 18 of Shakespeare’s 38 plays, including "The Tempest," "Macbeth," "Twelfth Night" and "As You Like It." Inmultiple copies of this original edition, accompanied by six interpretive panels, will tour the nation as the.40 It is instructive to read this volume in contrast to Peter W.

M. Blaney, The First Folio of Shakespeare, Washington, DC, Folger Shakespeare Library, ; Charlton Hinman's The First Folio of Shakespeare, New York, Norton, ; and Anthony James West's The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book, 2 vols., New York, Oxford, Author: Christy Desmet.The first Shakespeare play to be published (Titus Andronicus, ) was printed by a notorious pirate, John Danter, who also brought out, anonymously, a defective Romeo and Juliet (), largely from shorthand notes made during en of Shakespeare’s plays were printed in quartos (books about half the size of a modern magazine) both “good” and “bad” before the First.