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The Second Folio of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

The Second Folio of Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare plays, texts,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Plays / Drama

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages920
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11958866M
    ISBN 101852970111
    ISBN 109781852970116

    In a second folio was issued and in a third. The second printing () of the latter included Pericles (which otherwise exists only in a bad quarto) and several other plays of dubious attribution, including The Two Noble Kinsmen (which appeared in a quarto of and is now thought to have been a collaboration of Shakespeare and John Fletcher) and Cardenio (now . Less than a thousand copies took more than a decade to sell, and a reprint of (The Second Folio) proved more attractive to contemporary book lovers. The Third Folio () was a new and "more complete" version of Shakespeare s oeuvre for which many seventeenth-century book collectors exchanged their copies of the "old" and presumably.

      Printed in the large “folio” size, the First Folio is the first collected edition of the plays of William Shakespeare. It was put together after his death in by two fellow actors, John Heminge and Henry Condell, and was published in The book contains the complete text of 36 of Shakespeare’s plays. The principal publishers were Edward Blount (–), . London: Methuen & Co., Thick folio (9 by /2 inches), modern full tan morocco gilt over beveled boards, raised bands, all edges gilt. $ Beautiful photo-facsimile of the Second Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays—with an actual leaf from the Second Folio, pages of "The Tempest," bound in appropriately.

    The second folio, containing 36 of the 38 plays attributed to Shakespeare, was printed in and cost £1 which, when it was printed, was more than two weeks’ wages for a craftsman. It is a large book and it is believed that it was intended for display rather than personal use and it followed the first folio printed in by friends and. As well as the Folio editions of Shakespeare’s plays, the exhibition also included early quartos of individual plays. This is a third edition of Henry V, a reprint of the second quarto of The imprint date is false, as the book was printed in .


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The Second Folio of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Second Shakespeare Folio is essentially the second edition of the First Folio, published nine years after the first in Besides being the second edition, there are several other distinct differences between the First and Second Folios.

People closely connected to those who published the First Folio published the Second Folio. This copy is incomplete; instead of [xx], pp., it contains [xiv], p. The last pages are in very poor condition, repaired. The text of the second folio follows that of the first, with some corrections.

And the texts, edited by Shakespeare’s close friends and his fellow writers and actors, are considered the most authoritative of all early printings. Shakespeare’s reputation today rests largely on the publication The Second Folio of Shakespeare book the First Folio.

Despite its expense, the book sold well enough that a second edition, the Second Folio, was required in Shakespeare in Performance. Using items from the Rare Books Collection and the Baillieu Library Print Collection, explore the various historical contexts in which Shakespeare has been adapted for the stage since the publication of the second folio.

Opening from Julius Caesar, from the Second Folio edition The first complete collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, commonly known as the First Folio, was published inseven years after the dramatist’s death and under the editorship of two of his friends and fellow members of the King’s Men company of actors, John Heminges and Henry Condell.

The First Folio. The First Folio of Shakespeare, published inis an extraordinary book. About half of Shakespeare's plays had never previously appeared in print, including As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, The Tempest, and many t the First Folio, 18 plays might have been lost forever.

William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies is a collection of plays by William Shakespeare, published incommonly referred to by modern scholars as the First Folio. It is considered one of the most influential books ever published. Printed in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's.

Shakespeare's First Folio edition is printed as a folio and has a page height of inches ( mm), making it a rather small folio size. [4] Folios were a common format of books printed in the incunabula period (books printed before ), although the earliest printed book, surviving only as a fragment of a leaf, is a quarto.

The First Folio of Shakespeare book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Two Gentlemen of /5. Letterpress Shakespeare This fantastical Folio edition of Diana Wynne Jones’s enchanting tale features artwork by Folio’s Book Illustration Competition winner.

Howl’s Moving Castle The second volume of The Folio Society’s bestselling realisation of George R. Martin’s fantasy masterpiece A Song of Ice and Fire. the shakespeare second folio. university of british columbia, rare books and special collections.

One of the many surprises in the Cathedral Library is the number of play texts held there, and one of the most notable is a copy of the Second Folio (large-format) printed edition of Shakespeare’s plays.

Our copy is not in perfect condition but it has been lovingly repaired, and the portrait of the author on the title-page has been hand-coloured. But take heart - there are many other rare and beautiful editions of Shakespeare's works currently on offer, including the Second Folio () and the Fourth Folio (), 18th–century editions edited by Nicholas Rowe and Alexander Pope, early 20th–century editions illustrated by Arthur Rackham, and much more.

The Shakespeare Second Folio # Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies () The second edition of Shakespeare’s collected plays was published in The First Folio was the first book that consisted only and entirely of English plays from the professional theater.

In addition to its 82 copies of the famous First Folio, the first collected edition of the plays, the Folger collection also holds 58 copies of the Second Folio (), 23 copies of the Third Folio (–64), and 38 copies of the Fourth Folio (). The Shakespeare Collection also has about 7, other Shakespeare editions spanning the.

The third folio of Shakespeare's works was printed inand a second issue appeared in adding Pericles and six other plays. These six others are now considered apocryphal, though they had all been published previously in quartos with Shakespeare.

Second Folio is the term applied to the edition of the works of William Shakespeare, following upon the First Folio of Much language was updated; there are almost 1, changes from the First Folio.

The major partners in the First Folio had passed from the publishing scene by the time of the Second Folio: William Jaggard had died inand his son Isaac. The second folio edition of Shakespeare's plays, which in principle was a page-for-page reprint of the First Folio ofwas printed in by Thomas Cotes, who had taken over the Jaggard shop following Isaac’s death in Like the First Folio it was printed for a syndicate of publishers, which again included John Smethwick and William.

After all, the rest of the book's title read: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World. Instead, the first half of this book is an easy-to-read history about the publishing of different editions of Shakespeare's plays from to the late 18th Century/5(24).

A Shakespeare folio is one of the most significant books for a collector of literature, and the Second Folio is the earliest copy still generally available to him or her, as most of the First Folios, of course, reside in institutional hands. Facsimile: Mr.

William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. London, Beautiful photo-facsimile of the Second Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays—with an actual leaf from the Second Folio, pages of "The Tempest," bound in appropriately.

An impressive folio volume handsomely bound in full morocco-gilt by Asprey. $New commendatory poems added to the Second Folio include the first published poem – uncredited – by the poet John Milton (second poem on the page).

The claims made on behalf of the importance of Shakespeare as a dramatist were convincing enough – demonstrated by book sales – that a second edition was published in Quarto - A quarto is a book in which eight pages are printed on a single sheet which is folded twice to form four leaves.

The average quarto contains about one hundred pages, and is about 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches in size. Folio - A folio is a book in which each sheet is folded over only once through the middle, forming two leaves (or four pages.