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French library unearths rare Shakespeare work

Rare Shakespeare text discovered amongst the shelves of French library.
Rare Shakespeare text discovered amongst the shelves of French library. Image by Nomadic Lass / CC BY-SA 2.0

A rare copy of a collection of Shakespeare’s plays has been discovered in a library in northern France. The highly valuable manuscript First Folio is just one of 230 in existence and had been hidden away in the library’s shelves for 200 years in Saint-Omer. Read more: theguardian.com