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The book of William : how Shakespeare's first folio conquered the world /

One book above all others has transfixed connoisseurs for four centuries--a book sold for shillings in the streets of London, whisked to Manhattan for millions, and stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo. The book: William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623. This "travelogue" follows the trail of the...

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Main Author: Collins, Paul, 1969-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Bloomsbury, 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Act I : New Bond Street, London
  • Barbican and Aldersgate, London
  • St. Paul's Churchyard, London
  • New Bond Street, London
  • Act II : Hampstead Heath, London
  • Catherine Street, London
  • 17 Gough Square, London
  • Staple Inn, High Holborn, London
  • Act III : Charing Cross, London
  • High Halden, Kent
  • Kensal Green Cemetery, London
  • Act IV : East Capitol Street, Washington, D.C.
  • Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
  • Level C, Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Act V : The Globe Theatre, Shin-Okubo, Shinjuku Ward
  • Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo
  • Meisei University, Hino, Tokyo
  • Shinjuku Metro Promenade, Tokyo.