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`Boke of Scraps relating to Shakespere his House'
ER1/129. `Boke of Scraps relating to Shakespere his House' : a collection made by Theodosius Purland, Ph.D, 1847-1864. The volume consists of newspaper cuttings, printed matter, letters, conditions of sale, advertisements, circulars, playbills etc. relating to the sale by auction of Shakespeare's Birthplace and to the funds raised for its purchase in 1847; contains material up to 1864. Folio 210 verso, Playbill: Royal Olympic Theatre. Shakespeare Night. Wednesday, March 1st, 1848, in aid of the Fund for the Purchase and Preservation of Shakespeare's House. Including Sir John Oldcastle and Othello. Dimensions (H, W): Playbill 675 x 430mm.
Binding 320 x 260 x 90mm.
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