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The Resource Collecting Shakespeare : the story of Henry and Emily Folger, Stephen H. Grant

Collecting Shakespeare : the story of Henry and Emily Folger, Stephen H. Grant

Label
Collecting Shakespeare : the story of Henry and Emily Folger
Title
Collecting Shakespeare
Title remainder
the story of Henry and Emily Folger
Statement of responsibility
Stephen H. Grant
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, Stephen H.
Dewey number
92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folger, Henry Clay
  • Folger, Emily C. J.
  • Book collectors
  • Folger, Henry Clay
  • Folger, Emily C. J.
  • Private libraries
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Research libraries
Label
Collecting Shakespeare : the story of Henry and Emily Folger, Stephen H. Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Well read in poetry, fair in knowledge : Henry and Emily form a team -- Thou lovest me, my name is Will : smitten by Shakespeare -- Wise, circumspect, and trusted : five decades at Standard Oil -- Leading on to fortune : Henry invests to buy the bard -- The hunt is up, the fields are fragrant : building a collection -- Whole volumes in folio : the ultimate prize for collectors -- What news on the Rialto : maneuvers in the rare book market -- Hotspur and Hal : two Henrys compete -- A monument to gentle verse : designing a treasure house -- Dear, blessed plot of land : the Folgers' gift to America -- Epilogue. Praise in the eyes of prosperity : the Folger after the Folgers -- Appendix: directors of the Folger Shakespeare Library
Control code
ocn858749273
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781421411873
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013022682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858749273
Label
Collecting Shakespeare : the story of Henry and Emily Folger, Stephen H. Grant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Well read in poetry, fair in knowledge : Henry and Emily form a team -- Thou lovest me, my name is Will : smitten by Shakespeare -- Wise, circumspect, and trusted : five decades at Standard Oil -- Leading on to fortune : Henry invests to buy the bard -- The hunt is up, the fields are fragrant : building a collection -- Whole volumes in folio : the ultimate prize for collectors -- What news on the Rialto : maneuvers in the rare book market -- Hotspur and Hal : two Henrys compete -- A monument to gentle verse : designing a treasure house -- Dear, blessed plot of land : the Folgers' gift to America -- Epilogue. Praise in the eyes of prosperity : the Folger after the Folgers -- Appendix: directors of the Folger Shakespeare Library
Control code
ocn858749273
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 244 pages
Isbn
9781421411873
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013022682
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)858749273

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