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Author Name    Grant, Stephen H.

Title   COLLECTING SHAKESPEARE THE STORY OF HENRY AND EMILY FOLGER

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   As new

Jacket Condition   As New Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Baltimore Johns Hopkins University Press 2014

ISBN Number    1421411873 / 9781421411873

Inscription   Signed

Seller ID   28

M8vo. (9.25” x 6.25). pp. xvi, 244. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Red-brown paper covered boards with matching endpapers; gilt titles on spine; in original dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with Folger family photos and images of documents pertaining to the creation of the Folger Library. Author's signature and date appear on the title page. Collecting Shakespeare recounts the story of Henry and Emily Folger, who used the millions Henry amassed as President of Standard Oil to create one of the finest and largest collection of Shakespeare and Shakespeare related items in the world. The book also tells of Emily Folger’s efforts after Henry’s death to see that the Shakespeare Library became a reality so that they could share their 82 Shakespeare First Folios, 275,000 books, 60,000 manuscripts and a collection of Shakespeare related art work with the world.

Shakespeare, Elizabethan, First Folio, Books about Books, Folger

Price = 37.00 USD



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