SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM) Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, THIRD FOLIO, [Printed for P.C., 1664]
Lot 76
SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM)
Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, THIRD FOLIO, [Printed for P.C., 1664]
Sold for £13,125 (US$ 20,538) inc. premium

Lot Details
Other Properties
[SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM)
Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies], THIRD FOLIO EDITION, title, portrait, other preliminary leaves, and the last 7 leaves all supplied in facsimile (along with A1, C1, F1, I6, K4, Q3, X3, X4, Bb4, Bb5, Ee2, Gg1, Gg2, Gg5, Hh2, Oo3, Vv4-6, Xx3, Fff1, Fff3-4, Fff6, Hhh4, Nnn1, Rrr4, Eeee2-4, and in added plays a2-5), several leaves towards the end (Sir John Oldcastle and the Puritan Widow) apparently inserted from another copy, and with a few small wormholes or other damage affecting letters, B3 and Qqq3 with corner torn away (the first restored with text in facsimile), 0o4-5 partially adhered, short tears in Ooo1, Ppp6, and Qqq6, fore-margin of Rr3 strengthened, small burnholes in Q1, Tt5, Ddd5, a very few rule-borders cropped or with headlines shaved, some slight discoloration throughout, early ink annotations and markings to text of three plays, full pigskin by Roger de Coverly [Wing 2914; Pforzheimer 909; Bartlett 122], folio (305 x 205mm.), [Roger Daniel, Alice Warren, and another] for P[hilip] C[hetwind], 1664

Footnotes

  • The second issue of the Third Folio, containing the seven added plays. The early ink annotations and marks to the text of three plays, Richard II, Henry V1 Part 3 and Henry VIII, may have been made with a view to performance or readings.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
Exempt from tax

Zero rated for VAT, no VAT will be added to the Hammer Price or the Buyer's Premium.

Contacts
  1. Simon Roberts
    Specialist - Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, United Kingdom SW7 1HH
    Work +44 20 7393 3828
    FaxFax: +44 20 7393 3879
Similar Items