First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. Courtesy of the Folger Library

From October 1–26, “Shakespeare by the Book” will become the backdrop for the visiting Folger Shakespeare 
Library exhibition featuring the celebrated First Folio of 1623. First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare is a national traveling exhibition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The First Folio contains 36 of Shakespeare’s plays, 18 of which were never printed before.