DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1636 Heywood, Thomas A Challenge for Beauty

Reference Information

DEEP #: 858
Greg #: 509a
STC/Wing #: 13311
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1636
Date of First Production: 1635 [1634-1636]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by THOMAS HEYWOOD.
Performance: AS IT HATH BEENE SVNdry times Acted, By the KINGS Majesties Servants: At the Blacke-friers, and at the Globe on the Banke-side.
Latin Motto: Aut prodesse solent, aut Delectare———
Imprint: LONDON: Printed by R. Raworth, and are to bee sold by Iames Becket, at his shop in the Inner Temple Gate, 1636.

Paratextual Material

Character List: "Dramatis Personæ" [A3v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Raworth, Robert
Bookseller: Becket, James
Imprint Location: W.11 (Fleet St. - Inner Temple / Temple Church)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Jun 17, 1636: Entered to Robert Raworth: "a play called A Challenge for Beuty by Haywood".