DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1649 Davenant, William Love and Honor (The Courage of Love) (The Nonpareilles, or The Matchless Maids)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 1036
Greg #: 684a
STC/Wing #: D329
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 20
Date of First Publication: 1649
Date of First Production: 1634 [licensed for stage, Nov 20]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by W. DAVENANT Knight.
Performance: Presented by His Majesties Servants at the Black-Fryers.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for Hum: Robinson at the Three Pidgeons, and Hum: Moseley at the Princes Armes in St. Pauls Church-yard. 1649.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Dramatis Personæ" [E4v]

Stationer Information

Printer: [unknown]
Publisher: Moseley, Humphrey; Robinson, Humphrey
Imprint Location: A.3 (Paul's Churchyard - Northeast); A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 4(?), 1646: Entered to Humphrey Robinson and Humphrey Moseley: "these seueral Tragedies & Comedies herevnder mencioned (vizt.) [(Saluo iure cuiusumque) deleted] ... Love & honor. ... by Sr Wm. Davenant. ... By Sr. Wm. Davenant [sic]".