DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1638 Randolph, Thomas Amyntas, or The Impossible Dowry

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5111.02
Greg #: 548a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Pastoral
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 60
Date of First Publication: 1638
Date of First Production: 1630 [licensed for stage, Nov 26]
Company of First Production: King's Revels Company
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto in collection, 3 octavos in collection

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by THOMAS RANDOLPH.
Performance: ACTED before the KING & QUEENE at White-Hall.
Latin Motto: [in single column] Pastorem, Tityre, pingues | Pascere oportet oves, diductum dicere Carmen.
Imprint: OXFORD, Printed by Leonard Lichfield, for Francis Bowman. 1638.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Drammatis Personæ" [N2r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Lichfield, Leonard
Publisher: Bowman, Francis
Imprint Location: Oxford
Entries in Stationers' Register: Apr 5, 1642: Entered to Francis Bowman: "a booke called Poems wth the Muses Looking glasse & Amyntas. by Thomas Randolph. wch. said booke belongeth to the said ffrancis Bowman as being purchased by him at Oxford".