DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1611 Chapman, George May Day

Reference Information

DEEP #: 573
Greg #: 297a
STC/Wing #: 4980
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Boys Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1611
Date of First Production: 1602 [1601-1602]
Company of First Production: Children of the Chapel (second)
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: MAY-DAY. A witty Comedie,
Author: Written by GEORGE CHAPMAN.
Performance: diuers times acted at the Blacke Fryers.
Imprint: LONDON. Printed for Iohn Browne, dwelling in Fleetstreete in Saint Dunstones Church-yard. 1611.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Stansby, William
Publisher: Browne, John (1)
Imprint Location: W.9 (Fleet St. - St. Dunstan's Church / Clifford's Inn)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jun 11, 1659: Transferred from Richard Marriot to Humphrey Moseley (in whole or part): "May Day a Comedy by George Chapman."