2 Annotations

Michael Robinson  •  Link

Euery man in his humor. As it hath beene sundry times publickly acted by the right Honorable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants. Written by Ben. Iohnson.
Imprinted at London : [By S. Stafford] for Walter Burre, and are to be sould at his shoppe in Paules Church-yarde, 1601.

4to., [88] p. ; STC (2nd ed.), 14766; Greg, I, 176(a )

reprinted 1616 (The workes of Beniamin Ionson.
Imprinted at London : By Will Stansby, an⁰ D. 1616.)
with the second and third volumes issued 1640-41.

[The title page reproduced appears to be a divisional title from the so called 'third issue' of the "Works" of 1616; copies of this were 'made up' substantially later with some of the sheets printed from a later setting of the type, it is a leaf of this very much later setting, not the 1616 issue, that is the subject of the reproduction. See W.W. Greg, 'A Bibliography of the English Printed Drama to the Restoration,' III, p. 1070-3(¹) and "Studies in Bibliography" 30:75-95. ]

Pepys retained in his library:

The works of Ben Jonson, which were formerly printed in two volumes, are now reprinted in one. To which is added a comedy, called The nevv inn· With additions never before published.
London : printed by Thomas Hodgkin, for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, T. Bassett, R. Chiswell, M. Wotton, G. Conyers, M DC XCII. [1692]

Fo., [12], 264, 281-368, 371-382, 393-744, [4] p. : ill., port. ; With frontis. portrait (A1v) of the author signed: W: Elder sculp. [4] p. at end = separate dated title page of Leges convivales and text. The text is continuous despite pagination.

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), J1006

PL 2645

Log in to post an annotation.

If you don't have an account, then register here.


Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.


  • Feb