DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1600 Anonymous The Maid's Metamorphosis

Reference Information

DEEP #: 287
Greg #: 164a
STC/Wing #: 17188
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 28
Date of First Publication: 1600
Date of First Production: 1600 [1599-1600]
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: Children of Paul's (second)
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE Maydes Metamorphosis.
Performance: As it hath bene sundrie times Acted by the Children of Powles.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Thomas Creede, for Richard Oliue, dwelling in long Lane. 1600.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Creede, Thomas
Publisher: Oliffe, Richard
Imprint Location: E.9 (Smithfield - Long Lane)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jul 24, 1600: Entered to Richard Oliffe: "Two Plaies or thinges. thone called the maides metamorphosis".
Nov 6, 1615: Transferred from the widow of Richard Oliffe to Philip Knight: "Maides metamorphosis."
Oct 18, 1617: Transferred from Philip Knight to Richard Hawkins: "two paie bookes followinge vizt. The Maides metamorphosis".
May 29, 1638: Transferred from the widow of Richard Hawkins to Robert Mead and Christopher Meredith: "The Maides Metamorphosis a play".
Jan 25, 1639: Transferred from Robert Mead and Christopher Meredith to William Leake (2): "The Maides metamorphosis. a Play."