THE JEW OF MALTA.
BY CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE
EDITED BY THE REV. ALEXANDER DYCE.
The Famous Tragedy of The Rich Iew of Malta. As it was playd
before the King and Qveene, in His Majesties Theatre at White-
Hall, by her Majesties Servants at the Cock-pit. Written by
Christopher Marlo. London; Printed by I. B. for Nicholas
Vavasour, and are to be sold at his Shop in the Inner-Temple,
neere the Church. 1633. 4to.
TO MY WORTHY FRIEND, MASTER THOMAS HAMMON, of GRAY'S INN, ETC.
This play, composed by so worthy an author as Master Marlowe,
and the part of the Jew presented by so unimitable an actor as
Master Alleyn, being in this later age commended to the stage;
as I ushered it unto the court, and presented it to the Cock-pit,
with these Prologues and Epilogues here inserted, so now being
newly brought to the press, I was loath it should be published
without the ornament of an Epistle; making choice of you unto
whom to devote it; than whom (of all those gentlemen and