DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1594 Lodge, Thomas The Wounds of Civil War, or Marius and Scilla

Reference Information

DEEP #: 188
Greg #: 122a
STC/Wing #: 16678
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Classical History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1594
Date of First Production: 1588 [1586-1591]
Company of First Production: Admiral's (Nottingham's) Men
Company Attribution: Admiral's (Nottingham's) Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE WOVNDS of Ciuill War. Liuely set forth in the true Tragedies of Marius and Scilla.
Author: Written by Thomas Lodge Gent.
Performance: As it hath beene publiquely plaide in London, by the Right Honourable the Lord high Admirall his Seruants.
Latin Motto: O Vita! misero longa, fœlici breuis.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Iohn Danter, and are to be sold at the signe of the Sunne in Paules Church-yarde. 1594.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Danter, John
Bookseller: Bankworth, Richard (?); Kitson, Anthony (?)
Imprint Location: A.3 (Paul's Churchyard - Northeast)
Entries in Stationers' Register: May 24, 1594: Entered to John Danter: "a booke intituled the woundes of Civill Warre liuely sett forthe in the true Tragedies of Marius and Scilla".
Additional Notes: The names of the booksellers are from STC.