Versions

Folger Encodings:
Version 1.0; 06/23/2017
Version 1.0; original spelling
Shakespeare His Contemporaries:
Encoding path:
Prize
Call number:
Microfilm reel:
Wing / 306:1a

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
Wing B1581
ESTC:
Greg:
660a
DEEP:
Wiggins:
1609
Title page imaged from Folger call number: B1581. Image is not from the transcribed copy.

Playbook

Title Page

General Title Page

Title:

COMEDIES AND TRAGEDIES

Author(s):

FRANCIS BEAVMONT AND IOHN FLETCHER Gentlemen.

Publication Statement:

Never printed before, And now published by the Authours Originall Copies.

Imprint:

LONDON, Printed for Humphrey Robinson, at the three Pidgeons, and for Humphrey Moseley at the Princes Armes in St Pauls Church-yard. 1647.

Internal Title Page

Title:

[half-title: 5N1r] THE WOMANS PRIZE: OR, The Tamer Tamed

Title page company(s):
Title page theater(s):
Title page date:

1647

Stationer Information

Location:
Printer(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Publisher(s):
Uncertain: 
No
Uncertain: 
No
Bookseller(s):
Uncertain: 
No

Physical Description

Format:
Paratextual materials:
DEDICATION: "The Epistle Dedicatorie" to: Philip Herbert, 1st Earl of Montgomery and 4th Earl of Pembroke; from: John Lowin; Joseph Taylor; Richard Robinson; Robert Benfield; Eyllaerdt Swanston; Thomas Pollard; Hugh Clark; William Allen; Stephen Hammerton; and Theophilus Bird (actors) [A2r]
COMMENDATORY VERSES: 37: "To the Stationer" signed "Grandison"; by "H. Howard"; "Henry Mody"; "Thomas Peyton"; "Aston Cokaine"; "Jo. Pettus"; "Robert Stapylton"; "George Lisle"; "I. Denham"; "Edw. Waller"; "Rich. Lovelace"; "Wil. Habington"; "Ia. Howell"; "Tho. Stanley"; "Roger L'Estrange"; "Robert Gardiner"; "John Web"; "George Buck"; "Joh. Earle"; "I. M."; "Jasper Maine"; "William Cartwright" (2); "Rich. Corbet"; "Ben. Johnson"; "Rob. Herrick"; "I. Berhenhead"; "Edw. Powell"; "G. Hills"; "Jos. Howe"; "T. Palmer"; "Alex. Brome"; "John Harris"; "Henry Harington"; "Ric. Brome"; "Ja. Shirley" [a1r]; "The Stationer" signed "H. Moseley" [g2r]
TO THE READER: "To the Reader" signed "Ja. Shirley" [A3r]; "The Stationer to the Readers" signed "Humphrey Moseley" [A4r]; "Postcript" [sic] [g2r]
OTHER PARATEXTS: "A Catalogue of all the Comedies and Tragedies Contained in this Booke" [g2v]

Performance

First performance:

1611

First performed by:

Notes

A fair copy of John Fletcher’s play in a scribal hand, dated ca. 1640, is held at the Folger Shakespeare Library, call number J.b.3. Relevant resources: digital reproduction; Hamnet catalog entry.