By Sotheby's
London   Sotheby's
11" by 8.5" 60pp.
A catalogue for the sale of Dr. Williams's copy of the first Shakespeare folio of 1623.
By Sotheby's

2006 Sotheby's: The Shakespeare First Folio, 1623 The Dr Williams's Library Copy

London   Sotheby's
11" by 8.5" 60pp.
A catalogue for the sale of Dr. Williams's copy of the first Shakespeare folio of 1623.
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: 1kgs / : 854T30

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Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

Auction catalogue for the Sotheby's sale of the first Shakespeare Folio of 1623. From the library of Dr. Williams. The book sold for £2.5m, setting a UK sale record for a first folio at auction. Containing a history of the first folio, its printing, issues, description of surviving copies, and more. Featuring numerous colourful illustrations.

Condition

In the original red cloth. Externally excellent. Original unclipped dust wrapper is also excellent. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean throughout.

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