New York: Works of William Shakespeare A copy of AAP’s first collection was auctioned Wednesday in New York. It was sold for a record price of 9.97 million dollars (about 73 crore), which set a new record in literature work.
This is Shakespeare’s play, known as his first folio. Interestingly, Christies, who conducted the auction, was priced at an estimated $ 4-6 million, but sold the collection for a much higher price.
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Therefore this collection is special
It was printed in the 1623 collection and contains works by Shakespeare 36. Auction company Christie’s said Wednesday’s auction price set a world record for the largest auction for any work printed in literature. He earned $ 6 million on Shakespeare’s 2001 First Folio. He broke the record.
‘Comedies, Histories and Tragedies’ was compiled by his friends 7 years after his death. This includes 18 reproductions that have never been released before and may have been lost. Includes the comedies ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Julius Caesar’.
Lowenthil, who purchased this copy, said in a statement: ‘It is an honor to purchase one of the few copies from this era. It will serve as a great collection of man’s intellectual achievements. ‘
A Christies specialist said: “The large size of the book, previously reserved for law books and works of theology, helped to strengthen Shakespeare’s position in the following years. ‘
The auction that took place on Wednesday was the first time in the past 20 years that a complete copy of the First Folio has been auctioned. was placed. It was auctioned by a private liberal arts college in Auckland, California.