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- n. Items related to William Shakespeare, especially collectibles.
Here he is taking the same sort of liberties in the already well trodden paths of Shakespeareana.
Even as he had sought to ingratiate himself with the collector by helping him in his search for Shakespeareana, a part of the boy relished the idea of taking advantage of his greed.
An unusual collection of Shakespeareana, including many rare editions not possessed by even the British Museum, which owns the best single collection of this kind, was opened to private view at the New York Public Library yesterday afternoon.
The -ana denotes a ‘collection of sayings, gossip, etc. connected with a person or place.’