DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1637 Shirley, James The Example

Reference Information

DEEP #: 874
Greg #: 521a
STC/Wing #: 22442
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 36
Date of First Publication: 1637
Date of First Production: 1634 [licensed for stage, Jun 24]
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 IAMES SHIRLY.
Performance: As IT WAS PRESENted by her Majesties Servants At the private House in Drury-Lane.
Imprint: LONDON. Printed by IOHN NORTON, for ANDREW CROOKE, and WILLIAM COOKE. 1637.

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Stationer Information

Printer: Norton, John (2)
Publisher: Cooke, William; Crooke, Andrew (1)
License: "Imprimatur Tho. Wykes. October 19. 1637." [var.: "Imprimator"] [I3v]
Entries in Stationers' Register: Oct 18, 1637: Entered to Andrew Crooke (1) and William Cooke: "a Play called The Example by Mr Shirley".