Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1632 Shakespeare folio, $114,000, PBA Galleries

Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1632 Shakespeare folio, $114,000, PBA Galleries

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by Ken Hall
A 1632 second folio edition of William Shakespeare sold for $114,000 at a sale of Rare Books & Manuscripts held Feb. 8 by PBA Galleries in Oakland, Calif. Also, a rare inscribed presentation of James Lind’s 1753 work, A Treatise of the Scurvy, in which he suggested that sailors who had scurvy could be cured by adding fruits and vegetables to their diets, went for $66,000; and a 10-line fragment of an ink manuscript by Sir Isaac Newton on Christ’s capacity to open “the sealed book” of Revelations hit $24,000. Prices include a 20 percent buyer’s premium.
Gavels ‘N Paddles: 1632 Shakespeare folio, $114,000, PBA Galleries

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