DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1594 Lodge, Thomas; Greene, Robert A Looking Glass for London and England

Reference Information

DEEP #: 174
Greg #: 118a
STC/Wing #: 16679
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Biblical Moral
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1594
Date of First Production: 1588 [1587-1588]
Company of First Production: Derby's (Strange's) Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 5 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: A Looking Glasse for LONDON AND England.
Author: Made by Thomas Lodge Gentleman, and Robert Greene. In Artibus Magister.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Thomas Creede, and are to be sold by William Barley, at his shop in Gratious streete. 1594.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Creede, Thomas
Bookseller: Barley, William
Imprint Location: P.4 (Leadenhall - Gracechurch St.)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 5, 1594: Entered to Thomas Creede: "a booke intituled the lookinge glasse for london / by Tho. lodg. and Robert Greene gentlemen".
Aug 14, 1600: Entered "These Copyes followinge beinge thinges formerlye printed & sett over to" Thomas Pavier: "The lookinge glas for London".