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The Emperour of the East· A tragæ-comoedie. The scæne Constantinople. As it hath bene diuers times acted, at the Black-friers, and Globe play-houses, by the Kings Maiesties Seruants. Written by Philip Massinger.

  • Author

    Massinger, Philip

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    London : printed by Thomas Harper, for Iohn Waterson, anno 1632.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    SR - 80/

  • Language


  • Physical description

    [96] p. ; 4°.

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: In verse. Signatures: A-M4. The last leaf is blank. Entered 19 November 1631. C4, D3, H2.3, K2, M2-4; M1 fragment; L4 repaired, not affecting text; MS. ink drawing (a profile) on E3r; vertical MS. ink note on t.p. UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 17636 Greg, II, 459 Pforzheimer, 677 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1966. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640: 1074:10). 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. note on t.p. in C17th or C18th ink: 'Contentment is a kingdom of the mind. Without contentment all [perdition] find'; note by J. O. Halliwell on front end paper; presented by J.O. Halliwell [i.e. James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps], 1864 UK-SuSCL

There is a mention of Shakespeare in the Verse on A3r.