Henry C. Folger
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Published by [s.n.] in New Haven .
Written in English


  • Folger, Henry Clay, 1857-1930.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCadman, S. Parkes.
LC ClassificationsZ989.F66 H
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. :
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6759485M
LC Control Number31015826

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The Folger’s printed books collection ranges from the mids—the birth of printing in the West—to the present day. The books cover literary, cultural, political, religious, and social history in Britain and Europe from the 15th though 18th centuries, with a strong emphasis on the 16th and 17th centuries.   Book hunting is obviously a thrill for the man or woman who engages in it, but Mays has the gift of making it exciting to read about, too. Early on, Folger haggled. But after losing some choice. Thus, with a quotation from Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Essay on Nature", Henry C. Folger, Jr., recent graduate of Amherst College, class of , inscribed his copy of Emerson's Essays published in . The Folger Shakespeare Library is an independent research library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in the United has the world's largest collection of the printed works of William Shakespeare, and is a primary repository for rare materials from the early modern period (–). The library was established by Henry Clay Folger in association with his wife, Emily Jordan y: United States.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rosenbach, A.S.W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), Henry C. Folger as a collector. New Haven, Priv. Print., The Henry Clay Folger Shakespeare Library opened in It volumes, including those owned by other well-known authors, scholarly works on Shakespeare, prompt books, and manuscripts. Henry V was first published as a quarto in with the title The Chronicle History of Henry the fift (Q1). This version of the play differs substantially from the play we know today: it is much shorter; it is missing entire scenes, including all of the chorus; some scenes are in a different order; and the Duke of Bourbon appears in the Agincourt scenes, rather than the Dauphin.   It will in time house volume collection--the world’s greatest of Shakespeariana--given by the late Henry C. Folger of New York. (AP/AP) By Michael Dirda.