DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1657 Middleton, Thomas More Dissemblers Besides Women

Reference Information

DEEP #: 5171.01
Greg #: 781a
STC/Wing #: n/a
Record Type: Play in Collection
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: n/a
Play Edition: 1
Format: Octavo
Leaves: 44 1/2
Date of First Publication: 1657
Date of First Production: 1614 [re-licensed for stage, Oct 17, 1623]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 octavo in collection
In Collection: Two New Plays (1657)

Title-Page Features

Author: BY Tho. Middleton, Gent.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, 1657.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The Actors Names" [A4v]

Stationer Information

Publisher: Moseley, Humphrey
Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 9, 1653: Entered to Humphrey Moseley: "the severall Playes following. ... More Dissemblers besides Women. ... Mr. Tho: Midleton."
Additional Notes: Moseley's address to readers appears after the title page for More Dissemblers Besides Women but is intended for both plays. Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture dates the first production to 1614; Annals dates it to c.1615(?) [re-licensed for stage, Oct 17, 1623].