Sale 21BP02 | Lot 119

[SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM The First Part of Kind Henry the Fourth.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM  The First Part of Kind Henry the Fourth.

Lot Details

Lot 119
[SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM The First Part of Kind Henry the Fourth.
Single extracted leaf from the First Folio, 1623. 12 x 7 7/8 inches (30 x 20 cm); pp. 55-56, Act II, Scene 4, the first entrance of Falstaffe A few minor stains, but generally very attractive. Framed.
The first appearance in any of Shakespeare's plays of the greatest of his comic characters, Falstaffe, who reappears in Henry IV, part 2, and whose illness and death is announced in Henry V. With John Fleming, sold April 10, 1956 (photocopy of the original letter enclosed).


Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,386 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $1,386 (includes buyer's premium)

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