DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1637 Shirley, James The Young Admiral

Reference Information

DEEP #: 872
Greg #: 519a
STC/Wing #: 22463
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragicomedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 38
Date of First Publication: 1637
Date of First Production: 1633 [licensed for stage, Jul 3]
Company of First Production: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Company Attribution: Queen Henrietta Maria's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Author: Written by James Shirly.
Performance: AS IT WAS PRESENTED By her Majesties Servants, at the private house in Drury Lane.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Andrew Crooke, and William Cooke. 1637.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: "The Epistle" to: George Berkeley, 8th Baron Berkeley; from: James Shirley [A2r]
Character List: "Names of the Persons" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Cotes, Thomas
Publisher: Cooke, William; Crooke, Andrew (1)
Entries in Stationers' Register: Apr 13, 1637: Entered to Andrew Crooke (1) and William Cooke: "two Playes called. ... The young Admirall. by Iames Shirley."