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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616).  The Plays and Poems ... and an Enlarged History of the Stage, by the late Edmond Malone, London: F.C. and J. Rivington, T. Egerton and others, 1821. 21 volumes, 8° (216 x 128mm). 8 engraved portraits and 3 other engraved plates. (One or two light spots.) Later half straight-grained black morocco, spines lettered in gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed or scuffed). Malone's 'Variorum edition'. "The first edition edited by James Boswell, junior. At his death in 1812 Malone bequeathed his MS. collections for a fresh edition of Shakespeare to his friend Boswell the younger, and this issue was the result. It forms a valuable mine of Shakespearean information which time has scarcely affected" (Jaggard p.514). 	 (21)
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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Plays and Poems ... and an Enlarged History of the Stage, by the late Edmond Malone, London: F.C. and J. Rivington, T. Egerton and others, 1821. 21 volumes, 8° (216 x 128mm). 8 engraved portraits and 3 other engraved plates. (One or two light spots.) Later half straight-grained black morocco, spines lettered in gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed or scuffed). Malone's 'Variorum edition'. "The first edition edited by James Boswell, junior. At his death in 1812 Malone bequeathed his MS. collections for a fresh edition of Shakespeare to his friend Boswell the younger, and this issue was the result. It forms a valuable mine of Shakespearean information which time has scarcely affected" (Jaggard p.514). (21)

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SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). The Plays and Poems ... and an Enlarged History of the Stage, by the late Edmond Malone, London: F.C. and J. Rivington, T. Egerton and others, 1821. 21 volumes, 8° (216 x 128mm). 8 engraved portraits and 3 other engraved plates. (One or two light spots.) Later half straight-grained black morocco, spines lettered in gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed or scuffed). Malone's 'Variorum edition'. "The first edition edited by James Boswell, junior. At his death in 1812 Malone bequeathed his MS. collections for a fresh edition of Shakespeare to his friend Boswell the younger, and this issue was the result. It forms a valuable mine of Shakespearean information which time has scarcely affected" (Jaggard p.514). (21)
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