A book is always more than a book, but some instances are more obvious than others. Such is the case of this copy of As You Like It, a facsimile from the first folio. Its former owner stuffed it full of articles and other Shakespeare-related ephemera.
The title page
A look inside
Verse numbering bookmark included!
A list of other titles available
Ephemera, mostly from Shakespeare's 400th birthday
A very fancy brochure from an exhibition
Classic portrait of William
James I with the Globe Theater in the background
"That Man Shakespeare"
"Why not Pattern Dinner after the Bard of Avon?"
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This is so interesting! I’d really like to read more.