DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1636 Dekker, Thomas The Wonder of A Kingdom

Reference Information

DEEP #: 857
Greg #: 508a
STC/Wing #: 6533
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 28
Date of First Publication: 1636
Date of First Production: 1631 [1619-1631]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE WONDER OF A Kingdome.
Author: Written by THOMAS DEKKER.
Latin Motto: Quod non Dant proceres, Dabit Histrio.
Imprint: LONDON: Printed by Robert Raworth, for Nicholas Vavasour; and are to bee sold at his Shop in the Inner Temple, neere the Church-doore. 1636.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Dramatis Personæ" [A2v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Raworth, Robert
Publisher: Vavasour, Nicholas
Imprint Location: W.11 (Fleet St. - Inner Temple / Temple Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: May 16, 1631: Entered to John Jackman: "a Comedy called The Wonder of a Kingdome by Tho: Decker."
Feb 24, 1636: Entered to Nicholas Vavasour: "a Play called The Wonder of a Kingdome by Tho: Decker".