DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1608 Day, John Law Tricks

Reference Information

DEEP #: 521
Greg #: 267a
STC/Wing #: 6416
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1608
Date of First Production: 1604 [1604-1607]
Company of First Production: Children of the Queen's Revels
Company Attribution: Children of the Queen's Revels
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by Iohn Day.
Performance: As it hath bene diuers times Acted by the Children of the Reuels.
Imprint: LONDON Printed for Richard More, and are to be solde at his Shop in S. Dunstanes Church-yard in Fleete-streete. 1608.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "The Booke to the Reader" [A2r]
Character List: "The Names of the Actors" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Allde, Edward
Publisher: Moore, Richard
Imprint Location: W.9 (Fleet St. - St. Dunstan's Church / Clifford's Inn)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 28, 1608: Entered to Richard Moore: "A booke called A most wytty & merry conceited comedie called who would a thought it or Lawetrykes".