DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1633 Ford, John Love's Sacrifice

Reference Information

DEEP #: 815
Greg #: 478a
STC/Wing #: 11164
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 42
Date of First Publication: 1633
Date of First Production: 1632 [1632-1633]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection)

Title-Page Features

Title: LOUES Sacrifice. A TRAGEDIE
Performance: RECEIUED GENERALLY WELL. Acted by the QVEENES Majesties Seruants at the Phœnix in Drury-lane.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed by I. B. for HVGH BEESTON, dwelling next the Castle in Cornhill. 1633.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: Epistle to: John Ford (of Gray's Inn); from: John Ford (author) [A1r]
Commendatory Verses: 1: by "James Shirley" [A2r]
Character List: "The Speakers in this Tragedy" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Beale, John
Publisher: Beeston, Hugh
Imprint Location: O.7 (Royal Exchange - Castle Tavern)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jan 21, 1633: Entered to Hugh Beeston: "a Tragedy called Loues sacrificed by Iohn fford".