DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1633 Anonymous The Costly Whore

Reference Information

DEEP #: 809
Greg #: 472a(†)
STC/Wing #: 25582a
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Pseudo-History
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 32
Date of First Publication: 1633
Date of First Production: 1620 [c.1619-1632]
Company of First Production: Red Bull (Revels) Company (first)
Company Attribution: Red Bull (Revels) Company (first)
Total Editions: 1 quarto
Variants: There are two issues of this edition, varying in the imprint: Greg 472a(*) lists Sheares and Perry as publishers; Greg 472a(†) lists only Sheares as publisher. See also Greg 472a(*)

Title-Page Features

Performance: Acted by the companie of the Revels.
Imprint: LONDON Printed by Augustine Mathewes, for WILLIAM SHEARES, and are to be sold at his shoppe in Brittains Burse. 1633.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "The Actors names" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Mathewes, Augustine
Publisher: Sheares, William (1)
Imprint Location: X.10 (Westminster - Britain's Burse)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Nov 2, 1632: Entered to William Sheares (1): "a Comedy called The costly whore."