Le Morte Darthur

By: Lumiansky, Robert M. (ed); Sir Thomas Malory

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1st Signed Limited Collector's Edition (Copy Number 83 of an edition of only 250 numbered copies). Fine in quarter leather and marbled boards, with gilt edges and satin marker ribbon, in a clear glassine overlay, laid-into a matching leather slipcase. Signed by the editor, R. M. Lumiansky, on the limitation page. Illustrated with color reproductions of medieval manuscripts. A handsomely produced edition. "The greatest English version of the stories of King Arthur, Le Morte D'Arthur, was completed in 1469-70 by Sir Thomas Malory, "knight prisoner. " This edition is the first designed for the general reader based on the "Winchester manuscript, " which represents what Malory wrote more closely than the version printed by William Caxton in 1485. Extensively annotated, this edition is highly user-friendly. [Gaines A27]. . Both the volume and matching slipcase are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW (slipcase).. Color Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xi, 750 pp. Signed by Editor

Title: Le Morte Darthur

Author Name: Lumiansky, Robert M. (ed); Sir Thomas Malory

Categories: Novels, Poetry & Literature, King Arthur,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1982

ISBN Number: 0684176734

ISBN Number 13: 9780684176734

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1426

Keywords: History King Arthur Arthur Lumiansky MALORY Arthurian Romance Arthurian Literature