DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1607 Dekker, Thomas; Webster, John Westward Ho

Reference Information

DEEP #: 501
Greg #: 257a
STC/Wing #: 6540
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 34
Date of First Publication: 1607
Date of First Production: 1604
Company of First Production: Children of Paul's (second)
Company Attribution: Children of Paul's (second)
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by Tho: Decker, and Iohn Webster.
Performance: As it hath beene diuers times Acted by the Children of Paules.
Imprint: Printed at London, and to be sold by Iohn Hodgets dwelling in Paules Churchyard. 1607

Paratextual Material

Other Paratexts: "Song" [I2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Jaggard, William
Bookseller: Hodgets, John
Imprint Location: A.6 (Paul's Churchyard - East)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 2, 1605: Entered to Henry Rocket: "A commodie called westward Hoe presented by the Children of Paules provided yt he get further aucthoritie before yt be printed". Entry canceled: "Vacat".