Le Morte Darthur: The History of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Malory, Sir Thomas; Alfred W. Pollard (ed)

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Two hardcover volumes. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spines, intricate gilt panels on covers with title in coats-of-arms surrounded by embossed gilt patterns, fore and bottom-edges deckle, t.e.g. Illustrated with 36 exquisite color plates by W. Russell Flint. Printed by R. & R. Clark, Ltd., Edinburgh. Includes Caxton's preface to the original (1485) edition, a Bibliographical Note by the editor, A. W. Pollard; a Glossary, and Index. This edition was first printed in the Riccardi Press Books, Extra Crown Quarto, 1911; and is now reprinted in Small Crown Quarto, 1920. [Gaines A16.a.2]. . Slight edge-wear, former owner's name on ffep ("Rena J. White"), some pencilled bibliographic notes on ffep, front hinge just starting in Volume II only, else fine. NEAR FINE. A beautiful set.. Riccardi Press Books Series. Color Illustrations. Small Crown 4to. xxx, 439; xxii, 531 pp

Title: Le Morte Darthur: The History of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table (Two Volumes, Complete)

Author Name: Malory, Sir Thomas; Alfred W. Pollard (ed)

Illustrator: Illustrated by W. Russell Flint

Categories: Illustrated Books, King Arthur,

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd: 1920

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 1834

Keywords: History King Arthur Arthur Malory W. Russell Flint Illustrated Books