DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1648 Suckling, John The Goblins

Reference Information

DEEP #: 1004
Greg #: 628b
STC/Wing #: S6127
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 2
Play Edition: 2
Format: Octavo
Leaves: 32
Date of First Publication: 1646
Date of First Production: 1638 [c.1637-1641]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 2 octavos (bibliographically independent and in collection), 1 octavo in collection
Also appears in collection: Fragmenta Aurea (1648)

Title-Page Features

Title: THE GOBLINS. A Comedy.
Performance: Presented at the Private House in Black-Fryers, by His Majesties SERVANTS.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for Humphrey Moseley, and are to be sold at his shop, at the Signe of the Princes Armes in St PAULS Churchyard. 1648.

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Stationer Information

Printer: [unknown]
Publisher: Moseley, Humphrey
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jul 24, 1646: Entered to Humphrey Moseley: "a Play called The Goblins &c. by Sr. Iohn Sucklyn".
Additional Notes: Greg writes, "There is no reason to suppose that this edition was ever issued separately" (Bibliography, 2:757). There is no Wing number for this bibliographically independent edition of The Goblins; Wing catalogues it only as part of the collection S6127.