A rare complete copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio sold for almost $10 million becoming the most expensive work of literature ever to be sold at auction, according to Christie’s. It was the first complete edition to appear on the market after 20 years.

Shakespeare’s First Folio Sets Record as the Most Expensive Work of Literature

A rare complete copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio sold for almost $10 million becoming the most expensive work of literature ever to be sold at auction, according to Christie’s. It was the first complete edition to appear on the market after 20 years.

The field of classical studies was first established in the 19th c. The foundations for the work of scholars such as Mommsen and Curtius were initially laid by teachers like E. Th. Hohler, who produced illustrated introductory books to nudge their knowledge-hungry pupils, who loved pictures, in the right direction.

Picture Books As Educational Tools

The field of classical studies was first established in the 19th c. The foundations for the work of scholars such as Mommsen and Curtius were initially laid by teachers like E. Th. Hohler, who produced illustrated introductory books to nudge their knowledge-hungry pupils, who loved pictures, in the right direction.

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Bookophile

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Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.