DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1631 Dekker, Thomas Match Me in London

Reference Information

DEEP #: 764
Greg #: 440a
STC/Wing #: 6529
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1631
Date of First Production: 1611 [c.1611-c.1613; re-licensed for stage, Aug 21, 1623]
Company of First Production: Queen Anne's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: A TRAGI-COMEDY: Called, Match mee in LONDON.
Author: Written by THO: DEKKER.
Performance: As it hath beene often Presented; First, at the Bull in St. IOHNS-street; And lately, at the Priuate-House in DRVRY-Lane, called the PHœNIX
Latin Motto: Si non, His vtere Mecum.
Imprint: LONDON. Printed by B. ALSOP and T. FAWCET, for H. SEILE, at the Tygers-head in St. Pauls Church-yard. 1631.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: Lodowick Carlell (courtier and playwright); from: Thomas Dekker [A2r]
Character List: "Drammatis Personae" [var.: "Dramatis"] [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Alsop, Bernard; Fawcet, Thomas
Publisher: Seile, Henry
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Nov 8, 1630: Entered to Henry Seile: "A Play called Mach mee in London by Thomas Decker".