The Shakespeare First Folios: A Descriptive Catalogue

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorEric Rasmussen, Anthony James West

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Winner of the playshakespeare Falstaff Award for Best Book, Publication, or Recording.
 
This catalogue of the Shakespeare First Folio (1623) is the result of two decades of research during which 232 surviving copies of this immeasurably important book were located – a remarkable 72 more than were recorded in the previous census over a century ago – and examined in situ, creating an essential reference work.

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Winner of the playshakespeare Falstaff Award for Best Book, Publication, or Recording. This catalogue of the Shakespeare First Folio (1623) is the result of two decades of research during which 232 surviving copies of this immeasurably important book were located – a remarkable 72 more than were recorded in the previous census over a c...

ERIC RASMUSSEN is co-editor with Jonathan Bate of the RSC Shakespeare series and is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. He has developed an international reputation as a Shakespeare scholar and editor, and is involved in the pioneering Internet Shakespeare Editions project. His publications include the Revels ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:960 pages, 9.68 × 6.33 × 2.23 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023051765X

ISBN - 13:9780230517653

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: THE VALUE OF A SHAKESPEARE FIRST FOLIO
Users' Guide
Plates
Maps
Abbreviations
INDIVIDUAL DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL KNOWN COPIES OF THE FIRST FOLIO
Manuscripts and Cited Works
Index