The workes of Beniamin Jonson.
- Standardized Title:
- Works. 1616
- Other Title:
- Works of Benjamin Jonson
- Imprinted at London : By Will Stansby, ano D. 1616.
, 1015,  p.,  leaf of plates : port. ; 29 cm. (fol.)
- Euery man in his humour
Euery man out of his humour
Cynthias reuels, or, The fountayne of selfe-loue
Poëtaster, or, His arraignement
Seianus his fall
Volpone, or, The foxe
Epicoene, or, The silent woman
Catiline his conspiracy
Part of the Kings entertainemnt in passing to his coronation
A panegyre, on the happie entrance of Iames
A particular entertainment of the Queene and Prince
Masques at court.
- Signatures: [par.]⁶ A-4P⁶ 4Q⁴.
First leaf is blank.
With engraved title page, signed: "Guliel Hole fecit".
Woodcut head-pieces and initials.
Pages 6, 7, 34, 713 misnumbered 4, 5, 43 and 317.
Each work has special t.p.; that for "Poetaster" is engraved.
Issued in large and small paper copies; the issues of both exist in mixed states. --Cf. Pforzheimer.
Leaf 3Ee3 missigned "Ee3"; 3L3 missigned "Kkk3".
Small paper copy: Engraved title page in 3 states, distinguished by imprint: A) LONDON printed by W: Stansby and are to be sould by Rich. Meighen. Ano D. 1616 (STC 14752); B) LONDON, Printed by William Stansby Ano D. 1616; C) Imprinted at London by Will. Stansby. Ano D. 1616 (the last two identified as STC 14751).
Title page for Euery man out of his humour (leaf G, p. ) in 4 states: A) Printed within border; imprint reads either: 1) LONDON, Printed by W. Stansby for I. Smithwicke. 1616 or 2) LONDON, Printed by William Stansby. 1616 and B) Printed without border; imprint reads either: 1) LONDON, Printed by WILLIAM STANSBY for Iohn Smithwicke. M.DC.XVI. or 2) LONDON, Printed by WILLIAM STANSBY. M.DC.XVCI.
G2.5 also in variant settings: 1) G2 recto signed: "By your true Honorer, BEN. IONSON"; line 6 on verso reads: "PVNTERVOLO"; G5 recto catchword is "Naked"; 2) G2 recto (misnumbered 81) signed: "By your honourer, BEN. IONSON"; line 6, verso: "PVNTARVOLO"; G5 recto catchword: "To".
Title page to "Cynthia's revels" (leaf P5, recto, p. ) in two states: 1) Printed in border; imprint: LONDON, Printed by W. Stansby, for M. Lownes. 1616; 2) Printed without border; imprint: LONDON, Printed by WILLIAM STANSBY, M.DC.XVI.
A continuation of the complete works, v. 2, was published in 1640, and an additional continuation with v. 2-3 was also published in the same year.
- Local notes:
- Library's copy: t.p. for Euery man out of his humour: state B1, Printed without border; imprint: LONDON, Printed by WILLIAM STANSBY for Iohn Smithwicke. M.DC.XVI.; G2, recto signed: "By your true Honorer, BEN. IONSON"; line 6 on verso: PVNTERVOLO; G5 recto catchword: "Naked"; t.p. for Cynthia's revels: without border; imprint: LONDON, Printed by WILLIAM STANSBY, M.DC.XVI.
Imperfect: first leaf (blank) wanting; leaf V5 torn without loss of text; plate (port.) detached.
- Penn Provenance:
- Burnham, Mr. (donor)
Castner, Mr. (donor)
Clark, Mr. (donor)
Dale, Mr. (donor)
Dickson, Mr. (donor)
Harrison, Mr. (donor)
Harvey, Mr. (donor)
Lea, Mr. (donor)
Milne, Mr. (donor)
Rosengarten, Mr. (donor)
Sellers, Mr. (donor)
Shipley, Mr. (donor)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- STC (2nd ed.), 14751
- STC Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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