Christies: Shakespeare and Goethe: Masterpieces of European Literature from the Schøyen Collection, 17705, London - King Street

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12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019
Page Size: 79 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
101[SHAKESPEARE, William].

Manuscript part for a contemporary analogue to Henry IV, part I,

Oxford or London, n.d. c.1580s-before c.1620.GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00GBP 118,750.00
102SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Late, and much admired play, called Pericles, Prince of Tyre.

London1619GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 43,750.00
103SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Comedie of Errors extracted from: Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies.

London1623GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 20,000.00
104SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

Comedies, Histories and Tragedies. Published according to the true Originall Copies.

London: 1632GBP 120,000.00 - 180,000.00GBP 150,000.00
105SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616) & John FLETCHER (1579-1625)

The Two Noble Kinsmen: presented at the Blackfriers by the Kings Maiesties servants, with great applause.

London1634GBP 22,000.00 - 28,000.00GBP 47,500.00
106[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – DAVENANT, Sir William (1606-1668) and John DRYDEN (1631-1700)

The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island. A comedy as it is now acted at His Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.

London1676GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 3,250.00
107[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – SEDLEY, Charles (1639-1701)

Antony and Cleopatra: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Dukes Theatre.

London1677GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,250.00
108[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – DRYDEN, John (1631-1700)

Troilus and Cressida, or, Truth Found too Late. A Tragedy as it is Acted at the Dukes Theatre.

London1679GBP 700.00 - 1,000.00Not Sold
109[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – CROWN[E], John (1641-1712)

Henry the Sixth, The First Part. With the Murder of Humphrey Duke of Glocester. As it was Acted at the Dukes Theatre. – Henry the Sixth, The Second Part. Or the Misery of Civil War.

London1681GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,500.00
110SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre.

London1683GBP 60,000.00 - 90,000.00GBP 75,000.00
111[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – TATE, Nahum (1652-1715)

The History of King Lear. Acted at the Duke's Theatre. Reviv'd with alterations. By N. Tate.

London1681GBP 5,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 6,250.00
112SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. Unto which is added, Seven Plays, never before Printed in Folio.

London: 1685GBP 50,000.00 - 80,000.00GBP 137,500.00
113SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now Acted at the Theatre Royal, by their Majesties Servants.

London1695GBP 8,000.00 - 12,000.00GBP 13,750.00
114[SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)] – SHADWELL, Thomas (1642-1692)

The History of Timon of Athens, the Man-Hater. As it is acted at the Duke’s Theatre.

London1688GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
115SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Tragedy of Hamlet Prince of Denmark. As it is now acted by Her Majesties Servants.

London1703GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 5,000.00
116SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616) [and John FLETCHER (1579-1625)] – THEOBALD, Lewis (1688-1744)

Double Falshood; or, The Distrest Lovers. A Play, As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane.

London1728GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,375.00
117SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

Six plays in one volume.

London1777-1780.GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 1,000.00
118SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare.

Philadelphia1795-1796.GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,750.00
119SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare revised by George Steevens.

London1802GBP 2,500.00 - 3,500.00GBP 2,750.00
120[SHAKESPEARE, William] – William Henry IRELAND (1775-1835)

Autograph manuscripts, in his own hand and that of 'William Shakespeare',

1797GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 11,250.00
121[SHAKESPEARE, William – Sir Thomas PHILLIPPS (1792-1872)].

A collection of manuscript notes and printed pedigree documents for the families of Shakespeare and Phillipps, c.1854-c.1864.

c.1854-c.1864.GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 3,750.00
122SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616)

Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare, 1623, 1632, 1663, 1685.

San Francisco1935GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 4,750.00
123[GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832)].

Von Deutscher Baukunst.

Frankfurt1773 but 1772.GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 15,000.00
124GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832)

Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand. Ein Schauspiel.

Darmstadt1773GBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 8,750.00
125[GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (1749-1832)].

Götz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand. Ein Schauspiel.

No place 1773GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 500.00
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