The Bodleian First Folio

A digital facsimile of the First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, Bodleian Arch. G c.7.

This digital facsimile was made possible by the generous support of the donors to the Sprint for Shakespeare public fundraising campaign (August to December 2012). We are grateful to them all, and hope that you will enjoy reading and studying the First Folio, and becoming part of its story.

Find out more about the campaign, and the fascinating history of this book at the Sprint for Shakespeare website!

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