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Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies.

Title-page Attribution: As above
Note ‘£3.3.0’ on right corner of πA1
Title page portrait signed ‘Martin Droeshout: sculpsit London’. Engraving in state 3
Imprint from colophon
Other Copies: 234

1623

Auteur: Shakespeare, William
Titre: Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies.
Lieu d'édition: London
Editeur: Printed by Isaac Jaggard, and Ed. Blount [at the charges of W. Iaggard, Ed. Blount, I. Smithweeke, and W. Aspley].
Date: 1623
Langue: English
Nombre de scans: 920
Type: Print
Code barre: 1072056510
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Le saviez-vous?

  • that the Bodmer holds the largest collection of early Shakespeare editions outside the Anglophone world? 
  • that the original price for a bound copy of the First Folio when it was first published in 1623 was about £1? 
  • that Bodmer bought most of his Shakespearean books from the American collector A. S. W. Rosenbach in 1951?
  • that the Bodmer contains 24 early modern printed English books which survive in just 10 or fewer copies?
  • more than 230 copies of the First Folio survive, but the Bodmer copy is the only one in Switzerland?