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2 edition of first folio of Shake-speare found in the catalog.

first folio of Shake-speare

Edward D. Johnson

first folio of Shake-speare

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Published by C. Palmer in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Folios. 1623.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Authorship -- Baconian theory.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    A study of the pagination of the First folio; the author attributes the plays to Bacon.

    Statementby Edward D. Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2944 .J6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6284451M
    LC Control Number33001103
    OCLC/WorldCa2594745


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