DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1648 Mayne, Jasper The Amorous War

Reference Information

DEEP #: 1013
Greg #: 671a(i)
STC/Wing #: M1463
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 44
Date of First Publication: 1648
Date of First Production: 1638 [c.1628-1648]
Company of First Production: Unknown
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection), 1 edition issued in both quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection) and octavo
Variants: There are three issues of this edition. Greg 671a(i) contains the original title leaf dated 1648, which does not list any stationers in its imprint; it was issued both as a single-play playbook and in the 1658 Mayne collection (Wing M1480). Greg 671a(ii) contains a cancel slip, listing Davis as publisher, pasted over the imprint of the original title page; it was only issued in the 1658 Mayne collection.
Also appears in collection: Two Plays (1658)

Title-Page Features

Title: THE AMOROVS WARRE. A Tragi-Comœdy
Latin Motto: Ovid Lib: I. Amor: Militat omnis Amans; Et habet sua Castra Cupido.
Imprint: Printed in the Yeare 1648.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The Persons" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: [unknown]
Entries in Stationers' Register: None