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Author Grant, Stephen H., 1941-

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

Publication Info. Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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Subject Folger, Henry Clay, 1857-1930.
Folger, Emily C. J. (Emily Clara Jordan), 1858-1936.
Folger, Henry Clay, 1857-1930 -- Library.
Folger, Emily C. J. (Emily Clara Jordan), 1858-1936 -- Library.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Bibliography.
Folger Shakespeare Library -- History.
Folger, Henry Clay, 1857-1930.
Folger, Emily Clara Jordan, 1858-1936.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Folger Shakespeare Library.
Folger, Emily C. J. (Emily Clara Jordan), 1858-1936.
Folger, Henry Clay, 1857-1930.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Folger Shakespeare Library.
Book collectors -- New York (State) -- Biography.
Private libraries -- New York (State) -- History.
Research libraries -- Washington (D.C.) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Bibliography.
Biography.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Grant, Stephen H., 1941- Collecting Shakespeare 9781421411873 (DLC) 2013022682 (OCoLC)858749273
ISBN 9781421411880 (electronic bk.)
1421411881 (electronic bk.)
9781421411873
1421411873