Delighted to see from this morning's Times that, as a result of all the opposition, the folios have been withdrawn from sale.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 > From: [log in to unmask] > 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. > > > http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/senate-house-library-university-of-london-reconsider-the-proposed-sale-of-its-first-four-shakespeare-folios >