Explore Collections Explore The Collections
You are here: CollectionsOnline  /  Epicoene: or, the silent woman. A comedy, first acted in the year 1609. By the King's Majesty's Servants. With the allowance of the Master of Revels. The author B.J.
top left corner
top right corner
bottom left corner
bottom right corner
Image Not Yet Available
JONSON, Ben (1573?--1637)
Epicoene: or, the silent woman. A comedy, first acted in the year 1609. By the King's Majesty's Servants. With the allowance of the Master of Revels. The author B.J.
London: printed for J. Walthoe, G. Conyers, J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter and A. Ward, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, B. Lintot, J. Tonson, W. Innys, J. Osborn and T. Longman, R. Robinson, T. Wotton, and B. Motte: and sold by W. Feales, 1732.
100 p. ; 16.2 cm. (12°)

B.J. = Ben Jonson. First published in 1620. Another impression with page 13 unpaginated and no press figure on page 12 (ESTC t79994) was issued as part of The three celebrated plays of that excellent poet Ben Johnson, London, [1732] (ESTC t79993). In this impression page [9] is unnumbered, page 13 is misnumbered '19', and page 12 has the press-figure '4'. ESTC t132200.

Copy Notes Bound (2) with the author's Volpone, 1732 (q.v.) and with Two plays written by ... George late Duke of Buckingham, 1731 (q.v.), preceded by a MS. general title-page listing the contents, signed at the foot Thos: Dornely, and inscribed near the top fore-edge pd 5s..

Binding C18th marbled calf, double gilt-ruled border, flower ornament at corners, gilt double-ruled spine, red spine-label with flower-ornaments gilt-lettered 'Comedys'.

Reference Number 1446


If you have any further information about this book,
please contact us:

books@soane.org.uk