DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1637 Nabbes, Thomas Microcosmus

Reference Information

DEEP #: 864
Greg #: 514a
STC/Wing #: 18342
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Occasional; Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Moral Masque
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 28
Date of First Publication: 1637
Date of First Production: 1637
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: n/a
Total Editions: 1 quarto (bibliographically independent and in collection)

Title-Page Features

Title: Microcosmus. A MORALL MASKE,
Author: and heere Set down according to the intention of the Authour THOMAS NABBES.
Performance: PRESENTED WITH generall liking, at the private house in SALISBURY Court,
Latin Motto: Debent et prodesse, et delectare Poetæ.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by RICHARD OULTON for Charles Greene, and are to be sold at the white Lyon in Pauls Church-yard. 1637.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: Dedication to: "all truly noble, generous and honest spirits"; from: Thomas Nabbes [A3r]
Commendatory Verses: 2: by "Rich. Broome"; "Will. Cufaude" [A4r]
Character List: "The Persons figur'd" [B1r]
Errata: Note on "The errours escap't in the Presse" [A4v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Oulton, Richard
Publisher: Greene, Charles
Imprint Location: A.2 (Paul's Churchyard - Great North Door)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Aug 6, 1636: Entered to Charles Greene: "A morrall Maske by Tho: Nabbs".