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The Resource The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio, Andrea E. Mays

The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio, Andrea E. Mays

Label
The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio
Title
The millionaire and the bard
Title remainder
Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio
Statement of responsibility
Andrea E. Mays
Title variation
Millionaire & the bard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author 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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mays, Andrea E
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z989.F66
LC item number
M28 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folger, Henry Clay
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Book collectors
  • Millionaires
  • Publishers and publishing
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio, Andrea E. Mays
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Good [That Men Do] Is Oft Interred with Their Bones -- Adieu...Remember Me -- Whatever You Do, Buy -- My Shakespeare, Rise -- Had I the Money, You Would Come... -- Had I the Means, I would not Hesitate to Buy -- The Most Precious Book in the World -- A Shakespeare Discovery -- Do... Devise Some Way to Get the Books -- The False Folio -- I Am an American -- Portrait of a Collector -- Thou Art a Moniment, Without a Tombe -- It is the Key of our Hearts -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn883146710
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439118238
Lccn
2015001458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B F711 ; XX-AB ; [A14BP184, #148, 2@27.00, ES/CSS]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883146710
  • (OCoLC)883146710
Label
The millionaire and the bard : Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for Shakespeare's first folio, Andrea E. Mays
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-316) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- The Good [That Men Do] Is Oft Interred with Their Bones -- Adieu...Remember Me -- Whatever You Do, Buy -- My Shakespeare, Rise -- Had I the Money, You Would Come... -- Had I the Means, I would not Hesitate to Buy -- The Most Precious Book in the World -- A Shakespeare Discovery -- Do... Devise Some Way to Get the Books -- The False Folio -- I Am an American -- Portrait of a Collector -- Thou Art a Moniment, Without a Tombe -- It is the Key of our Hearts -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn883146710
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781439118238
Lccn
2015001458
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B F711 ; XX-AB ; [A14BP184, #148, 2@27.00, ES/CSS]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 883146710
  • (OCoLC)883146710

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