General Title Page
The vvorkes of Beniamin Ionson. Containing these playes, viz. 1 Bartholomew Fayre. 2 The staple of newes. 3 The Divell is an asse
LONDON, Printed for RICHARD MEIGHEN, 1640.
Internal Title Page
[I1r] A TALE OF A TUB. A COMEDY
LONDON, Printed M. DC. XL.
Published as part of The Works of Benjamin Jonson, the second volume, containing: Bartholomew Fair; The Staple of News; The Devil Is an Ass; Christmas His Masque (Christmas His Show); Lovers Made Men (The Masque at Lord Hay's); The Vision of Delight; Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue; For the Honor of Wales; News from the New World Discovered in the Moon; The Gypsies Metamorphosed; The Masque of Augurs; Time Vindicated to Himself and to His Honors; Neptune's Triumph for the Return of Albion; Pan's Anniversary, or The Shepherds' Holiday; The Masque of Owls; The Fortunate Isles and Their Union; Love's Triumph Through Callipolis; Chloridia: Rites to Chloris and Her Nymphs; The King's Entertainment at Welbeck (Love's Welcome at Welbeck); Love's Welcome at Bolsover; Mortimer His Fall; The Magnetic Lady, or Humors Reconciled; A Tale of a Tub; The Sad Shepherd, or A Tale of Robin Hood.
CHARACTER LIST: "The Persons that act" [I2r]
Imaging note: There are three sets of EEBO images. Transcribed copy is from the British Library (STC / 756:03). Other image sets include Folger holdings, copy 3 (STC / 671:09) and Harvard (STC 2008:08).
Dating note: The edition was planned for 1640 but a law case delayed the publication until 1641. See Helen Ostovich, ‘The Magnetic Lady: Textual Essay’, The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online and Peter Happé, 'A Tale of a Tub: Textual Essay', The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online.