DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1602 Dekker, Thomas Satiromastix, or The Untrussing of the Humorous Poet

Reference Information

DEEP #: 344
Greg #: 195a(†)
STC/Wing #: 6521
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional; Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 48
Date of First Publication: 1602
Date of First Production: 1601
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: Children of Paul's (second);Lord Chamberlain's (Hunsdon's) Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto
Variants: The title page exists in two states: Greg 195a(*) lists "E. A." as printer; Greg 195a(†) does not. See also Greg 195a(*)

Title-Page Features

Title: Satiro--mastix. OR The vntrussing of the Humorous Poet.
Author: By Thomas Dekker.
Performance: As it hath bin presented publikely, by the Right Honorable, the Lord Chamberlaine his Seruants; and priuately, by the Children of Paules.
Latin Motto: Non recito cuiquam nisi Amicis idq; coactus.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed for Edward White, and are to bee solde at his shop, neere the little North doore of Paules Church, at the signe of the Gun. 1602.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "Ad Detractorem" [A2r]; "To the World" [A3r]; "Ad Lectorum" [A4v]
Character List: "Dramatis personæ" [A2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Allde, Edward
Publisher: White, Edward (1)
Imprint Location: A.1 (Paul's Churchyard - Little North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Nov 11, 1601: Entered to John Barnes: "vppon condicion that yt be lycensed to be printed / A booke called the vntrussinge of the humorous poet[es added, sic] by Tho: Decker".