DEEP: Database of Early English Playbooks

1639 Massinger, Philip The Unnatural Combat

Reference Information

DEEP #: 923
Greg #: 559a
STC/Wing #: 17643
Record Type: Single-Play Playbook
Play Type: Adult Professional
Genre (Annals): Tragedy
Book Edition: 1
Play Edition: 1
Format: Quarto
Leaves: 40
Date of First Publication: 1639
Date of First Production: 1624 [1624-1625]
Company of First Production: King's Men
Company Attribution: King's Men
Total Editions: 1 quarto

Title-Page Features

Title: THE VNNATVRALL COMBAT. A Tragedie. The Sc├Žne Marsellis.
Performance: As it was presented by the Kings Majesties Servants at the GLOBE.
Imprint: LONDON, Printed by E. G. for IOHN WATERSON, and are to be sold at his shop, at the signe of the Crowne, in S. Pauls Church-yard. 1639.

Paratextual Material

Dedication: Epistle to: Anthony St. Leger (of Ulcombe); from: Philip Massinger [A2r]
Character List: "The persons presented" [A1v]

Stationer Information

Printer: Griffin, Edward (2)
Publisher: Waterson, John
Imprint Location: A.5 (Paul's Churchyard - Cheap Gate Area)
License: "Imprimatur. Tho. Wykes. Ian. 21. 1638." [L2v]
Entries in Stationers' Register: Feb 14, 1639: Entered to John Waterson: "a Tragedy called The vnnaturall Combatt by Phillip Massinger".