Good condition with some scratched folios
; 490 mm x 350 mm; seventy-nine folios
with two flyleaves and three rear flyleaves; no index; incomplete Arabic pagination in black ink.
The new folio
style cases are in response to the next generation Apple tablets launched in late October.
Shakespeare's First Folio
: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book takes as its starting point the earliest recorded sale of the First Folio
, to Sir Edward Dering on December 5, 1623.
are numbers designated to individual investor accounts, though one investor can have multiple folios
Published in 1623, the First Folio
brought together the majority of Shakespeare's plays and without it there would be no copies of more than half of them, including Macbeth or The Tempest.
Emma Smith, professor of Shakespeare Studies at Oxford University, said her first reaction on being told Mount Stuart was claiming to have an original First Folio
was: "Like hell they have."
For the first time, the Folios
grouped the playwright's work into comedies, tragedies and histories.
tour of what's now referred to as the "First Folio
," of which only 233 are believed still to be in existence, is stopping at one location in each state.
In 2011 the CSMVS, Mumbai, and the British Library, London, proposed a collaborative effort to reunite all known folios
of this exceptional manuscript, both image and text, for the first time in almost 200 years.
The collection allows the users of almost any tablet in these two ranges to take use iLuv's cases and folios