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“Wherein True Bliss is Buried”: A Tragi-Comedy for the Prince of Poland, Brussels 1624

In the fall of 1960 an auction catalog was delivered to the Acquisitions Department of the Folger Shakespeare Library in which the following small typewritten notice was enclosed: The typewritten note from Sotheby’s The auction catalog was from Sotheby’s and it listed 544 lots of¬†“valuable printed books, fine bindings, autograph letters, literary mss. and historical documents”¬†originating from more than five different properties, to be sold on November 8–9, 1960.… Continue Reading