DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1604 Dekker, Thomas; Middleton, Thomas 1 The Honest Whore (1 The Converted Courtesan)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 362
Greg #: 204a
STC/Wing #: 6501
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1604
Date of First Production: 1604
Company of First Production: Prince Henry's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 5 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: THE Honest Whore, With, The Humours of the Patient Man, and the Longing Wife.
Author: Tho: Dekker.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by V. S. for Iohn Hodgets, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules church-yard 1604.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Simmes, Valentine; Creede, Thomas; Stafford, Simon; Eld, George
Publisher: Hodgets, John
Imprint Location: A.6 (Paul's Churchyard - East)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Nov 9, 1604: Entered to Thomas Man (2): "A Booke called. The humors of the patient man. The longinge wyfe and the honest whore".
Additional Notes: For the printers of this edition, see Adrian Weiss, "Casting Compositors, Foul Cases, and Skeletons: Printing in Middleton's Age," in Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture, 222.