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The first folio of Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare; Charlton Hinman; Folger Shakespeare Library.; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1968.
Series: Norton Facsimile.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.View all editions and formats
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Original t.p. selected, with port., reads: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. London, Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and E. Blount, 1623.
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
First folio of Shakespeare.
New York, W.W. Norton, 1968
(OCoLC)735284241
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Charlton Hinman; Folger Shakespeare Library.; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0600013359 9780600013358
OCLC Number: 290181
Notes: At head of title: The Norton facsimile.
In two editions: the first "deluxe" edition (bound in red half-calf, title page in red and black, paper manufactured by Strarthmore Paper Company, decorated endpapers by Great Shambles Press, in slipcase, SBN 390304131 [sic]) and the Academic Edition (bound in blue cloth, all black title page, lacking date on title page, issued with dust jacket, SBN 39304142 [sic]) released later for a reduced price. cf. Academic edition dust jacket.
Original t.p. selected, with port., reads: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. London, Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount, 1623.
This facsimile is an ideal copy in which each page represents the best page selected from one of the 29 most satisfactory copies of the 80 copies in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Description: xxvii, 928 pages : portrait ; 37 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The first folio and its contents: the value and authority of the text --
The printing and proofing --
The facsimile --
Appendix A --
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies --
Appendices --
Some variant states of the folio text --
Folger copies used.
Series Title: Norton Facsimile.
Other Titles: Plays
Responsibility: prepared by Charlton Hinman.

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Original t.p. selected, with port., reads: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. London, Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and E. Blount, 1623.

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