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The Pen's Excellencie
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The Pen's Excellencie
Folger Shakespeare Library
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Treasures from the Manuscript Collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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This wonderful publication contains a unique selection of rarely seen manuscrtopts ranging in date from the early fourteenth century to the early twentieth century. The plays, poems, essays, letters, warrants, deeds, receipts, diaries, commonplace books, emblem books, and prose works of individuals as diverse as Shakespeare and Dickens, Henry VIII and Buffalo Bill, John Donne and Mark Twain, and Aphra Behn and Oscar Wilde, can only hint at the depth and scope of the 55,000 items in the Folger's manuscript collection. "The Pen's Excellencie": Treasures from the Manuscript Collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library, compiled and edited by Heather Wolfe. Washington, DC, 2002 ISBN 0-295-98266-7, 244pp., 66 illus., 11 in color, paper.

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