DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1590 Marlowe, Christopher 1 Tamburlaine the Great

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5017.01
Greg #: 94a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Heroical Romance
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Octavo
Leaves: 40
Black Letter: Yes
Date of First Publication: 1590
Date of First Production: 1587 [1587-1588]
Company of First Production: Admiral's (Nottingham's) Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 3 octavos in collection, 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: [HT; A3r] The two tragicall D[is]courses of mighty Tamburlaine, the Scythian Shepheard. &c.
Illustration: [see Other Paratexts]

Paratextual Material

Other Paratexts: Woodcut portrait of "Tamburlaine, the great" [F2v]

Stationer Information

Entries in Stationers' Register: Aug 14, 1590: Entered to Richard Jones: "The twooe commicall discourses of Tomberlein the Cithian shepparde".