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    A Leaf from Each of the Four Shakespeare Folios

    [William Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. A Leaf from each of The Four Folios. The First Folio 1623, The Second Folio 1632, The Third Folio 1664, The Fourth Folio 1685. [N.p.]: JSW, 1979].
    Cover title. Comprising, pages 115/116 of "Much adoe about Nothing" in the First Folio of 1623; pages 27/28 of "The Life and Death of Richard the second" in the Second Folio of 1632; pages 823/824 of "Anthony and Cleopatra" in the Third Folio of 1664; and pages 189/190 of "The Taming of the Shrew" in the Fourth Folio of 1685. Four folio leaves (measuring 12.625 x 8.125 inches; 12.9375 x 8.625; 12.0625 x 8.5; and 13.0625 x 8.4375 inches, respectively).

    Evidence along the gutter margin of the leaves of having once been bound. The leaf from "The Life and Death of Richard the Second" slightly browned and with a tiny tear to the upper blank margin. Small piece torn from the upper right corner of the leaf from "Much adoe about Nothing," just touching the rule border. Otherwise the leaves are in excellent condition. Laid into a white card folder printed in red and black on the front.


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