From the Second Folio
SHAKESPEARE, William. Life and Death of King John. London: Printed by Tho. Cotes, for Robert Allot... , 1632].
From the Second Folio. (12 7/16 x 8 3/8 inches; 315 x 214 mm). [11] leaves (pp. 1-22). Ornamental initial and head-piece.

Self-bound. Stitching exposed. Occasional very light spotting. Previous owner's old ink marks on top margin of page seventeen, not affecting text. Very good.

King John was first published as part of the First Folio of 1623. A separate edition of this play was not published until 1655 (see Jaggard, p. 350). This play was presumably written in the early 1590s. The principle source was Holinshed’s Chronicles.

Jaggard, p. 496.

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