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A challenge for beautie· as it hath beene sundry times acted, by the Kings Majesties Servants: at the Blacke-friers, and at the Globe on the Banke-side. Written by Thomas Heywood.

  • Author

    Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed by R. Raworth, and are to bee sold by Iames Becket, at his shop in the Inner Temple Gate, 1636.

General note: Signatures: A4 (-A1) B-I4 K¹ (=A1). Running title reads: A chalenge for beauty. Quires A, H, and sometimes I have vertical chain lines. Leaf K1 printed as A1. K1 (The Epilogue); uncut UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 13311 Greg, II, 509 Pforzheimer, 474 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1964. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 990:06). Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex, 1953. 1 microopaque ;23 x 15 cm. (Three centuries of drama. English, 1516-1641) (Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830). Also available in microfiche. Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink inscription on A4r: "Fra[nces ?] wott[?] her bouk"; donated by Charles Edward Flower; deposit from RSC UK-SuSCL