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The Shakespeare Thefts Eric Rasmussen

The Shakespeare Thefts By Eric Rasmussen

The Shakespeare Thefts by Eric Rasmussen

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The first edition of Shakespeare's collected works is one of the most valuable books in the world. In his efforts to catalog all the precious First Folios, renowned Shakespeare scholar Eric Rasmussen embarked on a riveting journey around the globe. Part literary detective story, The Shakespeare Thefts will charm the Bard's many fans.

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The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios by Eric Rasmussen

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About Eric Rasmussen

ERIC RASMUSSEN is a preeminent Shakespearean scholar and collaborator on more than 60 books about Shakespeare and Renaissance drama. He is co-editor of The Shakespeare First Folios: A Descriptive Catalogue as well as the Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama and the Royal Shakespeare Company's Complete Works of William Shakespeare. He is also the General Textual Editor of the Internet Shakespeare Editions project. He lives in Reno, Nevada, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface A Literary Detective Story One The Most Hated Man in England: The Gondomar Copy Two First Folio Hunters Three A Cuban Fraud: The Durham University Copy Four The Waiting Is the Hardest Part Five Unrecovered: The Manchester University Copy Six The Pope's Sticky Fingers Seven A Close Personal Relationship: The Pembroke Copies Eight Nationalism, Bullets, and a Recovered Treasure Nine The Bibliomaniac: The Sir Thomas Phillipps Copy Ten Looking into Shakespeare's Eyes Eleven Fell in the Weeping Brook: The Fiske Harris Copy Twelve Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden Thirteen The King's Companion: Royalist Copies, Puritan Copies Fourteen Obsessed Fifteen A Literary Thief, a Bootlegger, a Shoe Salesman, and Hitler: The Williams College Copy Sixteen Why Is The Whore of Babylon Well Thumbed? Seventeen Alienated: The Hereford Cathedral Copy Eighteen Creative Control Nineteen 'Purloined & Embezzled': The William Beeston Copy Twenty The World's Worst Stolen Treasure Appendix The Making of the Shakespeare First Folio Acknowledgments Notes

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The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios by Eric Rasmussen
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Palgrave Macmillan
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