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Folios Sale
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1139  Wednesday, 16 May 2001

From:           Hardy M. Cook <
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Date:           Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Subject:        Folios Sale

Someone passed on to me a flyer announcing an upcoming sale of First,
Second, Third, and Fourth Folios. Does anyone have any more information
about this subject?


Fine Books & Manuscripts
Auction: Thursday, June 28 at 10arn and 1 pm
         in San Francisco and Los Angeles
Preview: June 8 - 10 in Los Angeles
         June 22 - 25 in San Francisco

The First, Second, Third, and Fourth Folios of William Shakespeare's
Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies.

To be sold on June 28, 2001 at 1 PM.

Plus works by Chaucer, Donne, Pope, and Charlotte Bronte, Early
Printings and Incunables including Luca Pacioli's Divinia Proportione,
works printed by Wynkyn de Korde, and Hroswitha's Opera with two
Albrecht Durer woodcuts; Americana including Washingtonia, The
Federalist, and Adam Smith's An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of
Wealth of Nations; important manuscripts from an assortment of world
figures; and several fine illuminated manuscript leaves.

On the same day, we will also offer a fine collection of Americana,
including Civil War and Western Manuscripts, from the Succession of
James U. Blanchard, Ill.

Featuring a Collection of Important English Literature, Early Printed
Material, and Americana sold to benefit the Bethlehem Inn Domestic
Violence Shelter and Rescue Mission, and the St. Francis Community Free
Clinic Building Project.

Inquiries: Catherine Williamson (323) 436-5442 - Catalogues: (800)
223-2854 Ext. 3205
7601 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90046 - 220 San Bruno Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94103 - Bid online: - 2417 auctions:

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