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Remy Cordonnier, librarian in the northern town of Saint-Omer, near Calais carefully shows an example of a valuable Shakespeare "First Folio", a collection of some of his plays, dating from 1623. Around 230 copies of the First Folio are known to exist in collections or in private hands around the world. The young librarian said he came across the book in September when he was selecting books for an forthcoming exhibition on historic links between the local region and England. AFP PHOTO/DENIS CHARLET        (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)
Remy Cordonnier, librarian in the northern town of Saint-Omer, near Calais carefully shows an example of a valuable Shakespeare "First Folio", a collection of some of his plays, dating from 1623. Around 230 copies of the First Folio are known to exist in collections or in private hands around the world. The young librarian said he came across the book in September when he was selecting books for an forthcoming exhibition on historic links between the local region and England. AFP PHOTO/DENIS CHARLET        (Photo credit should read DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

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A library in France found a rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio. Scholar Kate Maltby explains it's significance.

Library discovers rare Shakespeare text

A library in France found a rare copy of Shakespeare's First Folio. Scholar Kate Maltby explains it's significance.