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1577 Leaf Holinshed King Lear Shakespeare

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1577 Leaf Holinshed King Lear Shakespeare

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A leaf from "The Historie of Englande" from Holinshed Chronicles, printed at London in 1577. This leaf with the history of the reign of King Lear, which some scholars point to as tha basis of the Shakespeare play. Front page with two portraits, one of King Lear and the other of King Bladud noted as an adherent to black magic described as "nigromancy" in the text. Three woodcuts on verso including Queen Cordeilla, one of the Queen committing suicide, and then a portrait of another King. Very good with some mild discoloration and light crop to right margin. Measures 7.5 x 10.75", Accompanied by a color copy of the title.

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    1577 Leaf Holinshed King Lear Shakespeare

    Estimate $250 - $300
    Jun 30
    Starting Price $140
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    0005: 1577 Leaf Holinshed King Lear Shakespeare

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    Est. $250 - $300Starting Price $140
    16th to 18th C. Ephemera and Manuscripts
    Wed, Jun 30, 2021 1:00 PM EDT
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    Lot 0005 Details

    Description
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    A leaf from "The Historie of Englande" from Holinshed Chronicles, printed at London in 1577. This leaf with the history of the reign of King Lear, which some scholars point to as tha basis of the Shakespeare play. Front page with two portraits, one of King Lear and the other of King Bladud noted as an adherent to black magic described as "nigromancy" in the text. Three woodcuts on verso including Queen Cordeilla, one of the Queen committing suicide, and then a portrait of another King. Very good with some mild discoloration and light crop to right margin. Measures 7.5 x 10.75", Accompanied by a color copy of the title.

    Reserve: $200.00

    Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $6.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Florida.

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
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