The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio
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xvi, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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English

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index.
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"Today it is the most valuable book in the world. Recently one sold for over five million dollars. It is the book that rescued the name of William Shakespeare and half of his plays from oblivion. The Millionaire and the Bard tells the miraculous and romantic story of the making of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong obsession." --,Provided by publisher.
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WPL: Gift of the Myrtle E. Smith Estate.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
WPL: Gift of the Myrtle E. Smith Estate.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mays, A. E. (2015). The millionaire and the bard: Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio (First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mays, Andrea E.. 2015. The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio. Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mays, Andrea E.. The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio Simon & Schuster, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mays, Andrea E.. The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition., Simon & Schuster, 2015.

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