DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1613 Heywood, Thomas The Silver Age

Reference Information

DEEP #: 606
Greg #: 317a
STC/Wing #: 13365
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Classical Legend
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1613
Date of First Production: 1611 [1610-1612]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE SILVER AGE, INCLVDING. The loue of Iupiter to Alcmena: The birth of Hercules. AND The Rape of PROSPERPINE. CONCLVDING, With the Arraignement of the Moone.
Author: Written by THOMAS HEYWOOD.
Latin Motto: Aut prodesse solent aut delectare.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Nicholas Okes, and are to be sold by Beniamin Lightfoote at his Shop at the vpper end of Graies Inne-lane in Holborne. 1613.

Paratextual Material

To the Reader: "To the Reader" signed "T. H." (Thomas Heywood) [A2r]
Character List: "Drammatis Personæ" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Bookseller: Lightfoot, Benjamin
Imprint Location: V.10 (Holborn - Gray's Inn)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Aug 2, 1630: Transferred from Nicholas Okes to John Okes: "The Silver Age:".