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2 edition of four folios of William Shakespeare found in the catalog.

four folios of William Shakespeare

H.P. Kraus (Firm)

four folios of William Shakespeare

together with some quartos.

by H.P. Kraus (Firm)

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Published by H.P. Kraus in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Folios.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Quartos.,
  • Rare books -- Catalogs.,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers".

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22302447M


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four folios of William Shakespeare by H.P. Kraus (Firm) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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. The book: William Shakespeare’s First Folio of Cited by: 1.

The Four Folios will go on public display in London from 20 to 28 April to celebrate Four folios of William Shakespeare book th anniversary on 23 April.

And the four-lot auction goes under the hammer at. I was expecting much of The Book of William to be about how, during the past four centuries, the First Folio greatly affected generation after generation, and changed the way we see the world as well as the way we read literature.

After all, the rest of the book's title read: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World/5(24). The first four Folios of William Shakespeare’s collected works — including an unrecorded First Folio — are to tour New York and London, where they will be auctioned on 25 May This spring, Christie’s is to commemorate the th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare () with a landmark sale, offering the first four.

William Shakespeare. This article is more than 3 years old. Shakespeare's first four folios sell at auction for almost £m.

The book, published incontains 36 plays, four folios of William Shakespeare book of which had. Book Description. Shakespeare's Four Folios were published between and Although 'folio' refers to the large size of the books, it is also a reflection of the standing in which the plays and their author were held.

The first of Shakespeare’s four folios was published inseven years after the poet-playwright’s death. A folio is a book of large paper folded in half, which was usually reserved for royal proclamations and other significant documents of the time.

THE FIRST FOUR FOLIOS OF SHAKESPEARE’S COLLECTED WORKS LED BY AN UNRECORDED FIRST FOLIO BROUGHT TOGETHER AT CHRISTIE’S THIS MAY London – Christie’s commemorates years since the death of William Shakespeare () with a landmark sale of the first four folios, the first four editions of his collected works.

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.

Welcome to the Folios of William Shakespeare. This complete set of all four folios was donated to Miami University in by Dr. Fisher.

Fisher was a Miami alumnus (class of '09) who went on to become an industrial surgeon and an avid book collector. The First, Second, and Fourth Folios are from the matched set once owned by Lord Leigh. Join Richmond Shakespeare Festival for a rare opportunity to see all four of the early Folio editions of the collected plays of Shakespeare.

Apfrom 2 pm to 5 pm at the Special Collections and University Archives, 3rd FL of King library at Miami University. A description of the four folios of Shakespeare: ,in the original bindings, the gift of Mr.

Widener and Mrs. Josephine Widener Wichfeld to the Free library of Philadelphia. About the Four Folios. Mr William Shakespeares Comedies, histories & tragedies, published according to the true originall copies, also known as The First Folio, was published in It was produced only eight years after Shakespeare’s death on 23 April A set of four extremely rare folios of William Shakespeare's plays which have been dubbed the 'holy grail of publishing' are set to fetch £million at auction in a sale which coincides with the.

Cornell is one of a few places in the world to have the original 17th-century editions of William Shakespeare's collected works, known as the four folios. Donated to Cornell in by William G. Mennen, class ofthese volumes are among the most important books in world literature.

Lance Heidig, outreach and learning service librarian at the Cornell University Library, explains what the. A selection of work by William Shakespeare considered the "Holy Grail of book collections" is to go on display. The first four folios of the Bard's plays will appear at Blackburn Museum.

The Walter Havighurst Special Collections is fortunate to hold a complete set of all Four Folios of the works of William Shakespeare, which were donated to Miami University in by Dr. Fisher.

Fisher was a Miami alumnus (class of ’09) who went on to. Broken down into five sections, each tied to a different location and century, The Book of William explores the curious rise of the First Folio: Frankfurt (17 th century), Fleet Street (18 th century), the British Museum (19 th century), the Folger Shakespeare Library (20 th century), and Meisei University of Tokyo (21 st century).

It recounts /5(6). Get this from a library. Original leaves from the first four folios of the plays of William Shakespeare:,[William Shakespeare; Edwin Eliott Willoughby; Grabhorn Press.].

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April ) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard")/5.

Shakespeare, William, 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.

: Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Fourth Folio.: 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 Fourth Folio "contains the additional seven plays that first appeared in. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes From the author that brought you The Hunger Games, re-enter the world of Panem again sixty-four years before the events of the original series.

William Shakespeare the physical book, is changing. It is now possible to produce digital facsimiles of the four folios that the library proposes to sell at a high enough resolution to see. That is, the print exists in four different states. Although there are four folios and four states of the portrait, the various states don't correspond to the editions of the folio.

States one, two, and three are all found in the first folio. In this case, you can see one of each of the four states. Only four examples of.

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 : Oxford University Press.

At Central Library, our Rare Books and Special Collections department holds a copy of Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare:,(RB-X Oversize G.) This volume from was published by the Grabhorn Press, a late San Francisco-based arts and crafts printing shop.

The Folger Shakespeare Library has 82 copies of the First Folio, all of which were collected by the library’s founders, Henry and Emily Folger. Learn more about our First Folios, how they were acquired, and how they still provide inspiration and lead to new discoveries. 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). In this exhibition, inspired by the publication of David Scott Kastan's Shakespeare & The Book (Cambridge University Press, September, ) the Shakespeare first folio is on display not only with Columbia's copies of the other three 17th century Shakespeare folios.

All four are shown within the context of the 17th century English printed play. Inthe first collected work of William Shakespeare were published in the First Folio. Rare copies of the first four Folios are for sale at Christie's. 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. Throughout the stress is on what we can learn from individual copies 3/5(1).

William Shakespeare: wealth, oaths and folios Three notable books on the playwright prove that there’s always more to be said about the Bard Sat,Author: Andrew Hadfield.

The auction will be led by an unrecorded copy of the first folio, the first collected edition of Shakespeare's plays, which contains 36 plays and is estimated at £,£ folios will go on public display in London from 20 to 28 April and then later being put up in a four lot auction on 25 May SHAKESPEARE, William.

$Item Number: London: Printed for H. Herringman, and are to be sold by Joseph Knight and Francis Saunders, 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. According to West’s The Shakespeare First Folio: A New Worldwide Census of First Folios, our First Folio was first sold by the bookseller Henry George Bohn to Chandos Leigh (), who passed it down to his son William Henry Leigh ().

The so-called ‘Lord Leigh set’ of Folios was sold to Frederick S. Peck by Gabriel Wells in Available now at - Hardcover - Isaac Jaggard, Edward Blount and others - - Book Condition: Very Good - 1st Edition - San Francisco: printed by the Grabhorn Press for David Magee, Folio ( x mm).

[30] pp. With an original leaf from each of the four folios tipped in; and facsimiles of the titles of the four Edition: 1st Edition. The university said Lord Brotherton was one of the country's leading private book collectors of the s.

Acquiring all four of the 17th century Shakespeare folios. The First Folio was printed seven years after the death of William Shakespeare in During the four hundred years since then, there have been thousands of publications of the complete works of William Shakespeare in hundreds of languages and it is one of the most common books to be found in the bookshops of the world.

The four folios of Shakespeare are the first four editions of Shakespeare’s collected plays. These were the only collected editions printed in the 17th century (a attempt at a collected edition in quarto form was never completed).

Abstract. Shakespearean holdings at Senate House Library, University of London, shot into international prominence when in the then library director, Christopher Pressler, attempted to sell a set of the first four Shakespeare folios given to the University as part of a named special collection, to be kept together in : Karen Attar.

At Central Library, our Rare Books and Special Collections department holds a copy of Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare:,(RB-X Oversize G.) This volume from was published by the Grabhorn Press, a late San Francisco-based arts and crafts printing shop.