The Times article is behind a paywall (for subscribers only), but the
Guardian has the same story openly available.


Thomas Larque.


From: REED-L: Records of Early English Drama Discussion
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jane Cowling
Sent: 06 September 2013 10:19
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Subject: Re: Petition


Delighted to see from this morning's Times that, as a result of all the
opposition, the folios have been withdrawn from sale.
Best to all,

> Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 16:01:54 -0400
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> Subject: Petition
> To: [log in to unmask]
> The following message is from Alexandra Johnston:
> Please find below the link to the petition being circulated by the
> Bibliographical Society concerning the proposed sale of the University
> of London's copy of the first four Shakespeare folios. I also attach a
> letter from Professor Henry Woudhuysen of Lincoln College Oxford to
> Christopher Pressler outlining his objections to the sale*//* .Yesterday
> there were 20 signatures and the number is growing. Please consider
> being part of this effort.