The Shakespeare First Folios

A Descriptive Catalogue

Editors: Rasmussen, Eric, West, A. (Eds.)

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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.

About the authors

ERIC RASMUSSEN is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, USA, and the Textual Editor of The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works. He is co-editor of the Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama and has edited volumes in both the Arden Shakespeare and Oxford World's Classics series. He is the General Textual Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project - one of the most visited Shakespeare websites in the world. For over nine years he has written the annual review of editions and textual studies for the Shakespeare Survey.

Reviews

'The catalogue describes the physical condition of each copy in unsurpassed detail.' - The Times Literary Supplement

'The information in the catalogue represents a huge scholarly advance' - The Times Literary Supplement

'Eric Rasmussen and Anthony James West have performed a monumental work of completist scholarship.' - The Times Literary Supplement


Table of contents (1 chapters)

  • Catalogue of First Folios Worldwide

    Rasmussen, Eric (et al.)

    Pages 1-857

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Shakespeare First Folios
Book Subtitle
A Descriptive Catalogue
Editors
  • Eric Rasmussen
  • A. West
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36034-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230360341
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-51765-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 935
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