Rare Shakespeare First Folio Found in France

Rare Shakespeare First Folio Found in France

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Tara Bellucci
Nov 28, 2014
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A librarian in Saint Omer, Northern France, has discovered a 1623 copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio. The priceless work is one of 223 surviving of an original print run of 750. It has been over 10 years since a new copy has been found; this one is missing pages and features heavy notation.

Shakespeare's Priceless First Folio Found in Provincial Library | Artnet

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