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The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Volume II

A New World Census of First Folios (Shakespeare Folio the History of the Book)

by Anthony James West

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages442
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Open LibraryOL7397409M
ISBN 100198187688
ISBN 109780198187684

The First Folio of Shakespeare book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Two Gentlemen of /5(16). New Light on the History of Isaac Newton's Library A New Source for the History of Eighteenth-Century Bookselling: The Journal of Stephen Armitage Thomas Fisher Library's Initiative to Report Holdings to the English Short- Title Catalogue Online Database.

The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Volume I: An Account of the First Folio Based on its Sales and Prices, (Shakespeare Folio the History of the Book) by Anthony James West Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | Pub. Date: ISBN: | . DIY First Folio developed out of conversations among college faculty and Folger staff during the Folger Institute’s –17 micro-grant project, Teaching Shakespeare to Undergraduates, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (First Folio title: The Tragedie of Ivlivs Ceasar) is a history play and tragedy by William Shakespeare first performed in It is one of several plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history, such as Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra.. Set in Rome in 44 BC, the play depicts the moral dilemma of Brutus as he joins a conspiracy led by. To celebrate this exciting news, the Rare Book Department will display its First Folio for public viewing for a brief time, from September 16 – October The volume will be on display with other items related to William Shakespeare and John Milton, including a first edition of Milton’s masterwork Paradise Lost.


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Volume I: An Account of the First Folio Based on its Sales and Prices, at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1). THE SHAKESPEARE FIRST FOLIO: THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK.

VOLUME 1: AN ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST FOLIO BASED ON ITS SALES AND PRICES, by WEST, Anthony James. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book was completed in What we call the “First Folio” is actually titled “Mr.

William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies.” The term folio refers to the large size of paper, which was usually saved for more important documents like theology, history, and royal proclamations.

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.

The Shakespeare First Folio is arguably the greatest book ever written in the English language, and it is the only source for half the plays (including Macbeth and The Tempest).

Vast amounts have been written on it up to its publication - for example on its printing and proofreading - but very little since it left the press in And yet its story is a highly significant contribution to the. The first volume in West’s study reports on the sales and prices of copies of the First Folio since it left the press in through ; the forthcoming Volume ii will provide concise descriptions of each extant copy including its location, condition, provenance, and binding; West is currently engaged in the further Herculean labour of.

The First Folio, printed inis the first published collection of Shakespeare’s plays, produced seven years after his death. Its title is Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies, and it groups his plays into those categories—comedies, histories, and tragedies—for the first time.

The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare's First Folio / Published: () The book of William: how Shakespeare's first folio conquered the world / by: Collins, Paul, Published: () The Shakespeare first folio: its bibliographical and textual history. recipent's delight, I made the right choice (he didn't ask specifically for the book).

The First Folio is a sumptious volume and will become a dearly loved permanent part of their library. The cost is reasonable and well worth the s:   The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Vol.

I: An Account of the First Folio Based on Its Sales and Prices, by Anthony James West Oxford, pp., £70, 5 April, 0. West, Anthony James, The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book, Volume I: An Account of the First Folio Based on its Sales and Prices, – (Oxford University Press, ).

West, Anthony James, The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book, Volume 2: A New Worldwide Census of First Folios (Oxford University Press. Buy The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book Volume II: A New World Census of First Folios: New Worldwide Census of First Folios v.

2 by West, Anthony James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Anthony James West. First edition of the Wright type facsimile of the First Folio ofthe first attempt to reproduce the book in the same size (though the paper is taller than the real thing) and with the original spelling.

As Jaggard notes, the paper used was specially made, with the watermark "Shakespeare Whatman ". The Folger Shakespeare Library has 82 First Folios of Shakespeare, the largest collection in the world.

which he described in a article as "the most precious book in the world." Folger First Folio 1, Captain Hutchinson wrote a short family history that was added to the First Folio, treating the volume like a treasured family scrapbook. 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.

[4] Folios were a common format of books printed in the incunabula period (books printed before ), although the earliest printed book, surviving only as a fragment of a leaf, is a quarto.

The Shakespeare First Folio is arguably the greatest book ever written in the English language, and it is the only source for half the plays (including Macbeth and The Tempest). Vast amounts have been written on it up to its publication - for example on its printing and proofreading - but very little since it left the press in This major reference book for Shakespeare scholars and bibliographers is the second part of the story of 'the greatest book' in the English language.

Listing copies of the First Folio, the Census gives concise descriptions of each, covering condition, special features, provenance, and binding.

It traces the search for copies, and much more. Get this from a library. The Shakespeare first folio: the history of the book.

Vol. 1, An account of the first folio based on its sales and prices, [Anthony James West] -- This work charts the number and distribution of Shakespeare's first folio at the beginning and end of the 20th century, surveys the 19 facsimile editions sinceand indicates the history of the.

The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book. Vol I: An Account of the First Folio Based on its Sales and Prices, – and Vol. II: A New World Census of First Folios. Oxford: Oxford University Press, and   According to Anthony James West's excellent "The Shakespeare First Folio: The History of the Book, Volume II: A New Worldwide Census of First Folios," 14 First .Vintage The Guild Shakespeare Book Lot of 14 Vol.14, 15, Sonnetts & Poem.

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