May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 294

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Henry V; Extracted from the Second Folio.

London: Cotes, 1632.

Folio, consisting of pages 69-96, beginning with the epilogue of the previous play, Henry IV, Part II, which includes the famously short description of Falstaff's fate, "Falstaffe shall dye of a sweat, unlesse already he bee kill'd with your hard Opinions"; followed by the actor's name; the prologue begins on page 69, and continuous through page 96, which contains the first part of Henry VI, 30 pages in total; disbound, some spotting and staining, housed in a water-damaged mid-20th century red buckram folder, 12 3/4 x 9 in.