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The first folio of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

The first folio of Shakespeare

the Norton facsimile : based on folios in the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection

by William Shakespeare

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Charlton Hinman.
ContributionsHinman, Charlton., Folger Shakespeare Library.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii,928p. :
Number of Pages928
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21353339M
ISBN 100393039854

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 December , and goes on to explore the ways people have interacted with this iconic book over the four hundred years of its history. Throughout the stress is on what we can learn from individual copies. The July book of the month is Glasgow University's copy of the First Folio edition of the collected plays of William Shakespeare, published in some seven years after Shakespeare's death.

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, and produced in association with the American Library Association and the Cincinnati Museum Folio! has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the. Get this from a library! The first folio of Shakespeare, [William Shakespeare; Doug Moston].

Curious about the book that gave us Shakespeare? We’ve assembled a playlist of seven Shakespeare Unlimited podcast episodes about the First Folio.. Without this first collected edition of Shakespeare’s works, published in , we might not have such famous plays as Macbeth or The commemorate the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in , the Folger Shakespeare . Get this from a library! The first folio of Shakespeare. [William Shakespeare; Charlton Hinman; Folger Shakespeare Library.; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)] -- Original title page selected, with portrait, reads: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. London, Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and.


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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 in which every page had been selected from a large /5(22). One book above all others has transfixed connoisseurs for four centuries—a book sold for shillings in the streets of London, whisked to Manhattan for millions, and stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo.

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BASED ON FOLIOS IN THE FOLGER LIBRARY COLLECTIONOn /5(16). First Folio, first published edition () of the collected works of William Shakespeare, originally published as Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. It is the major source for contemporary texts of his plays.

The First Folio of Shakespeare, published inis an extraordinary book. About half of Shakespeare's plays had never previously appeared in print, including As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Tempest, and many more.

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 in which every page had been selected from a large Price: $ Printed in the large “folio” size, the First Folio is the first collected edition of the plays of William Shakespeare.

It was put together after his death in by two fellow actors, John Heminge and Henry Condell, and was published in After William Shakespeare died intwo of his friends decided to publish his works.

Their names were John Heminge and Henry Condell, and they were part of the King’s Men with Shakespeare. They collected his plays and brought them to publishers Edward Blount and Isaac Jaggard, who then began to make the First Folio.

A ‘new’ first folio of Shakespeare’s plays has been discovered in a small library in St Omer, northern France. (A first folio is essentially the first collection of Shakespeare’s complete works, printed 7 years after his death), bringing the total number of known first folios in the world to The first collected edition of William Shakespeare’s plays is a celebrated volume known as the "First Folio." It is called a “Folio” because of the large-format size of the book.

The First Folio earned its iconic status in part because it contains the plays of an author widely regarded as the world’s greatest playwright and because it. The book now known as the First Folio (the first authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s plays) established “Shakespeare” for all time and it did this in two principal ways.

First, it collects some. Yet the First Folio is a landmark publication in terms of the preservation and editing of Shakespeare's plays, as well as the history of the book.

This exhibition explains precisely why and how this is so. The second edtion of the Norton Facsimile of the great First Folio of Shakespeare--certainly one of the most important books ever published, along with the King James Bible, published only a few years before this ().5/5(5).

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.". William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, known as the First Folio, could fetch between $4 million and $6 million at an upcoming auction at Christie’s New York.

The book. The First Folio of Shakespeare: The Norton Facsimile. William Shakespeare, Charlton Hinman (Editor), Peter W. Blayney (Introduction). T oday, a copy of the so-called First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, printed inis being auctioned at Sotheby's in London.

This earliest collected edition of. 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 Tragedy of Richard the Third (Folio Text) (Shakespeare's First Folio for Kindle Book 4) Kindle Edition: $ Much adoe about nothing (A New variorum edition of Shakespeare) Hardcover: $ The Life of Henry the Fift: Applause First Folio Editions (Applause Shakespeare Library Folio Texts) Paperback: $ Shakespeare's First Folio edition is printed as a folio and has a page height of inches ( mm), making it a rather small folio size.

Folios were a common format of books printed in the incunabula period (books printed before ), although the earliest printed book, surviving only as a.

The Book of Will, a new play by Lauren Gunderson, explores the back-story of how Shakespeare’s friends assembled his plays into the book we know today as the First Folio, without which we might have forever lost plays such as Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Twelfth Night. Commissioned by and originally produced at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, and.

Published inthe First Folio is the first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, and only copies are known today. This year, to mark the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a First Folio to every state in the United States, and we have been selected for Connecticut.Published inthe First Folio is the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays, and only copies are known today.

This year, to mark the th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a First Folio to every state in the United States, and we have been selected for Connecticut.