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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage, by the late Edmond Malone, with a new glossarial index.

The plays and poems of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage, by the late Edmond Malone, with a new glossarial index.

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Works. 1821
Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Boswell, James, 1778-1822 Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 Capell, Edward, 1713-1781 Steevens, George, 1736-1800 Farmer, Richard, 1735-1797 Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718
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Date: 1821.
Publisher: F. C. and J. Rivington [etc.]
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Edited by James Boswell, the younger, to whom Malone left his materials for a new edition (Malone's first edition appeared in 1790 in 10 vols.) "'Boswell's Malone' is generally known as the 'third variorum' edition of Shakespeare". cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 35, p. 437.
v. 2. Prolegomena (cont'd): Malone's life of Shakspeare, comprehending an essay on the chronological order of his plays. Appendix. Shakspeare's coat of arms. Conveyance from Walker to Shakspeare. Shakspeare's mortgage. Declaration of trust, by Heminge, &c. Shakspeare's will. Extracts from Stratford register. Entries on the stationer's books. List of the early editions of Shakspeare. Dedication of the players, 1623. Preface of the players. Modern editions. Plays ascribed to Shakspeare. Plays altered from Shakspeare. Character of Aubrey, the antiquary.
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21 v. fronts. (v. 1-2) illus., plates (1 fold.) ports., facsims., fold. tables (1 geneal.) 22 cm.
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Vol. 2
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Curatorial Area: James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
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Remembering Shakespeare
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