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  • [+] More Shakespeare's First Folio for the first time ever on display in India 


    Shakespeare's First Folio for the first time ever on display in India
    Published since 08 Feb 2017

    A copy of one of the most famous books in the world - ‘Shakespeare’s First Folio’ - will go on display in the CSMVS Museum in Mumbai this month, on loan from the British Library in London.

    It is the first time a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio has been on display in India, representing a unique opportunity for the people of Mumbai to see this iconic volume. The 1000-page book, printed in 1623, will be on display from 20 January until 8 March 2017. The book will be left open at one of William Shakespeare’s most loved plays, Romeo and Juliet.

  • [+] More The Collation - The New Blog of the Folger Shakespeare Library 


    The Collation - The New Blog of the Folger Shakespeare Library
    Published since 22 Aug 2011
    The Folger Library has started a new blog. The inaugural post explains the origin of the blog's name: Collation. This is a word with rich associations, many of which are of particular relevance to scholars. One definition refers to an intricate method of comparing copies of texts in search of differences.
  • [+] More Devil in the Details 


    Published since 13 Jan 2010

    By the time Henry Clay Folger died in 1930, he had amassed a collection of early English printing that is most famous for housing more than a third of all the copies known today of the First Folio of Shakespeare.

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