Le Morte Darthur The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures the Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing out of This World of them All

By: Malory, Sir Thomas

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Book Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering, and decoration by Beardsley on spines and covers, black endpapers. Illustrated with numerous B&W drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. This is the fifth edition, being a facsimile of the fourth edition (published in 1972), and includes the Introduction written by Professor John Rhys in 1893, a Note on Aubrey Beardsley by Aymer Vallance written in 1927, a revised Publisher's Note by F. J. Martin Dent, as well as ten drawings that did not appear in Dent's earlier edition. The text is as written by Sir Thomas Malory and imprinted by William Caxton at Westminster in 1485, and now spelled in the modern style, and embellished with many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Also includes detailed Notes on the Text Used as well as a Glossary. A handsome volume. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition, except for a small, former owner's sticker on the fep, else as new. NEAR FINE/AS NEW. The slipcase is in fine condition.. B&W Drawings. 4to 11" - 13" tall. lv, 538 pp

Title: Le Morte Darthur The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures the Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolourous Death and Departing out of This World of them All

Author Name: Malory, Sir Thomas

Illustrator: Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley

Categories: King Arthur, Books About Books,

Edition: Fifth Edition. First Printing

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1988

ISBN Number: 0460078453

ISBN Number 13: 9780460078450

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 7628

Keywords: History King Arthur Arthur Malory Sir Thomas Malory Illustrated Books Beardsley Limited Editions