DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1632 Brome, Richard The Northern Lass

Reference Information

DEEP #: 793
Greg #: 463a
STC/Wing #: 3819
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 46
Date of First Publication: 1632
Date of First Production: 1629 [licensed for stage, Jul 29]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by RICHARD BROME.
Performance: As it hath beene often Acted with good Applause, at the Globe, and Black-Fryers. By his Maiesties Servants.
Latin Motto: Hic totus volo rideat Libellus. Mart.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed by AVG. MATHEWES, and are to be sold by NICHOLAS VAVASOVR, dwelling at the little South dore of St. Pauls Church. 1632. [var.: "VAVASOR"]

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: Richard Holford (of Gray's Inn); from: Richard Brome [A2r]
Commendatory Verses: 6: by "Ben. Ionson"; "F. T."; "St. Br."; "Iohn Ford"; "Tho. Dekker"; "F. T." [A3r]
Character List: "The Persons in the Comedie" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Mathewes, Augustine
Bookseller: Vavasour, Nicholas
Imprint Location: A.9 (Paul's Churchyard - Little South Door / Paul's Chain)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Mar 24, 1632: Entered to Nicholas Vavasour: "a Comedy called the Northerne Lasse by mr Broome".
Jul 9, 1653: Transferred from Mary Vavasour, the widow of Nicholas Vavasour, to Humphrey Moseley: "a booke or Copie called The Northerne Lasse, written by Mr Rich: Broome."