Versions

Folger Encodings:
Version 1.0; Featured reading text coming soon (2016-17)
Shakespeare His Contemporaries:
EEBO-TCP:
Encoding path:
Staple
Call number:

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
STC 14753.5
ESTC:
Greg:
456a
DEEP:
Microfilm reel:
STC / 1819:12

Playbook

Title Page

General Title Page

Title:

[No general title page]

Internal Title Page

Title:

[2A1r] THE STAPLE OF NEVVES. A COMEDIE

Author(s):

BEN: IONSON

Performance statement:

ACTED IN THE YEARE, 1625. BY HIS MAIESTIES SERVANTS.

Imprint:

LONDON, Printed by I. B. for ROBERT ALLOT, and are to be sold at the signe of the Beare, in Pauls Church-yard. 1631.

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

1631

Stationer Information

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

Physical Description

Format:

Published as part of The Works of Benjamin Jonson, the second volume, containing: Bartholomew Fair; The Staple of News; The Devil Is an Ass.

Paratextual materials:
TO THE READER: "To the Readers" [2E2v]
CHARACTER LIST: "The Persons of the Play" [2A1v]

Performance

First performance:

1626

First performed by:

Notes

The play has been incorrectly bound in the Harvard copy. The bifolium that comprises leaves B1 and B4 has been bound inside out, transposing B1 and B4. The EEBO images are therefore out of order, but the text is corrected in the transcription.