DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1655 Heywood, Thomas; Rowley, William Fortune by Land and Sea

Reference Information

DEEP #: 1102
Greg #: 739a
STC/Wing #: H1783
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 24
Date of First Publication: 1655
Date of First Production: 1609 [c.1607-1609]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: FORTUNE BY LAND and SEA. A TRAGI-COMEDY. [var.: with turned "F" in "FORTUNE"]
Performance: As it was Acted with great Applause by the QUEENS Servants.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for John Sweeting at the Angel in Popes-head Alley, and Robert Pollard at the Ben Johnson's Head behind the Exchange. 1655.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The Persons of the Play" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: [unknown]
Publisher: Sweeting, John; Pollard, Robert
Imprint Location: O.8 (Royal Exchange - South Entrance); O.11 (Royal Exchange - Pope's Head Alley)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jun 20, 1655: Entered to John Sweeting: "a booke entituled Fortune by Land & Sea a Tragicomedie written by Tho: Heywood & Wm. Rowley".