DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1614 Cooke, Joshua (?) Greene's Tu Quoque, or The City Gallant

Reference Information

DEEP #: 611
Greg #: 323a
STC/Wing #: 5673
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 44
Date of First Publication: 1614
Date of First Production: 1611
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Anne's Men
Total Editions: 3 quartos

Title-Page Features

Title: Greene's Tu quoque, OR, The Cittie Gallant.
Author: Written by IO. COOKE Gent.
Performance: As it hath beene diuers times acted by the Queenes Maiesties Seruants.
Illustration: Woodcut of a man on title page, with dialogue label: "Tu quoque. To you Sir."
Imprint: Printed at London for Iohn Trundle. 1614.

Paratextual Material

Commendatory Verses: 1: by "W. R." [A2v]
To the Reader: "To the Reader" signed "Thomas Heywood" [A2r]
Other Paratexts: "Vpon the death of Thomas Greene" (couplet) signed "W. R." [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Trundle, John
Entries in Stationers' Register: Sep 2, 1621: Transferred from John Trundle to Thomas Dewe: "Greenes Tu quoque".
Dec 3, 1627: Transferred from Anne Helme (the widow of John Helme) to William Washington: "Greenes Tu quoque."
May 21, 1628: Transferred from William Washington to Miles Flesher: "Greenes Tu quoque."