DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1633 Ford, John 'Tis Pity She's a Whore

Reference Information

DEEP #: 824
Greg #: 486a(ii)
STC/Wing #: 11165
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 41
Date of First Publication: 1633
Date of First Production: 1632 [1615-1633]
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)
Variants: The preliminaries exist in two states: Greg 486a(i) does not contain commendatory verses; in Greg 248a(ii), a single leaf with commendatory verses on the recto (verso blank) was inserted after either A1 or A2. See also Greg 486a(i)

Title-Page Features

Title: 'TIS Pitty Shee's a Whore
Performance: Acted by the Queenes Maiesties Seruants, at the The Phœnix in Drury-Lane.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Nicholas Okes for Richard Collins, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church-yard, at the signe of the three Kings. 1633.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle" to: John Mordaunt, 1st Earl of Peterborough; from: John Ford [A2r]
Commendatory Verses: 1: by "Thomas Ellice" [A1+1r]
Character List: "The Actors Names" [A1v]
Errata: Note apologizing for errors of the press [K4r]

Stationer Information

Printer: Okes, Nicholas
Publisher: Collins, Richard
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: None