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Version 3.0; 07/21/2017
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Version 2.1; 05/24/2017
Version 2.0; 03/23/2017
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Version 1.0; 11/09/2016
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Microfilm reel:
STC / 852:07

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
STC 17425
ESTC:
Greg:
94a
DEEP:
Wiggins:
784

Playbook

Title Page

General Title Page

Title:

Tamburlaine the Great. Who, from a Scythian Shephearde, by his rare and woonderfull Conquests, became a most puissant and mightye Monarque. And (for his tyranny, and terrour in Warre) was tearmed, The Scourge of God.

Performance statement:

Deuided into two Tragicall Discourses, as they were sundrie times shewed vpon Stages in the Citie of London. By the right honorable the Lord Admyrall, his seruantes.

Publication Statement:

Now first, and newlie published.

Imprint:

LONDON. Printed by Richard Ihones: at the signe of the Rose and Crowne neere Holborne Bridge. 1590.

Internal Title Page

Title:

[half-title: A3r] The two tragicall D[is]courses of mighty Tamburlaine, the Scythian Shepheard. &c.

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

1590

Stationer Information

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

Physical Description

Format:

Published as part of a pair of plays, containing: Tamburlaine the Great, 1; Tamburlaine the Great, 2.

Paratextual materials:
TO THE READER: "To the Reader" headed "To the Gentlemen Readers: and others that take pleasure in reading Histories" signed "R. I. Printer" (Richard Jones) [A2r]
OTHER PARATEXTS: Woodcut portrait of "Tamburlaine, the great" [F2v]

Performance

First performance:

[1587–1588]

First performed by: