DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1605 Chapman, George All Fools

Reference Information

DEEP #: 407
Greg #: 219a
STC/Wing #: 4963
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 38
Date of First Publication: 1605
Date of First Production: 1601
Company of First Production: Children of the Queen's Revels
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection)

Title-Page Features

Title: [woodcut] AL FOOLES [letterpress] A Comedy, [var.: "Comody,"]
Author: Written by George Chapman.
Performance: Presented at the Black Fryers, And lately before his Maiestie.
Imprint: AT LONDON, Printed for Thomas Thorpe. 1605.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Actors" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Eld, George
Publisher: Thorpe, Thomas
Entries in Stationers' Register: None
Additional Notes: In the woodcut "AL FOOLES," the final S is turned backwards.