DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1637 Shirley, James The Gamester

Reference Information

DEEP #: 876
Greg #: 523a
STC/Wing #: 22443
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Comedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 38
Date of First Publication: 1637
Date of First Production: 1633 [licensed for stage, Nov 11]
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" [K2v]
Entries in Stationers' Register: Nov 15, 1637: Entered to Andrew Crooke (1) and William Cooke: "a Play called The Gamester by Ia: Shirley".