What bibliophile hasn't dreamed of communing with a first edition of their favorite historic text? To hold Shakespeare's First Folio, for example, and read Hamlet, Macbeth, and The Tempest as they would have been read by Londoners in 1623...could there be a more sublime, impossible dream? Well, as long as you can get to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto, that dream is in reach—along with 700,000 other rare, historic texts that are available to the public on request.
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Written by Curiosity Staff April 13, 2017
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