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Version 3.0; original spelling
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Microfilm reel:
STC / 852:07

Bibliography

STC/Wing:
STC 17425
ESTC:
Greg:
95a
DEEP:
Wiggins:
789

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. Deuided into two tragicall discourses, as they were sundrie times shewed vpon stages in the citie of London.

Performance statement:

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: F3r] THE SECOND PART OF The bloody Conquests of mighty Tamburlaine. With his impassionate fury, for the death of his Lady and loue, faire Zenocrate: his fourme of exhortation and discipline to his three sons, and the maner of his own death.

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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]

Performance

First performance:

[1587–1588]

First performed by:

Notes

Wiggins suggests a best-guess creation date of Autumn 1587.