DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1612 Webster, John The White Devil (Vittoria Corombona)

Reference Information

DEEP #: 583
Greg #: 306a
STC/Wing #: 25178
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 44
Date of First Publication: 1612
Date of First Production: 1612 [Winter 1612-1613]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Anne's Men
Total Editions: 2 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: THE WHITE DIVEL, OR, The Tragedy of Paulo Giordano Vrsini, Duke of Brachiano, With The Life and Death of Vittoria Corombona the famous Venetian Curtizan.
Author: Written by IOHN WEBSTER.
Performance: Acted by the Queenes Maiesties Seruants.
Latin Motto: Non inferiora secutus.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by N. O. for Thomas Archer, and are to be sold at his Shop in Popes head Pallace, neere the Royall Exchange. 1612.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "To the Reader" [A2r]
Other Paratexts: Note on the acting of and actors in the play [M2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Archer, Thomas
Imprint Location: O.11 (Royal Exchange - Pope's Head Alley)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Feb 10(?), 1631: Transferred from Thomas Archer to Hugh Perry: "The white Divell."
Sep 15, 1634: Transferred from Hugh Perry to Henry Taunton: "the White Divell. &c."