Le Morte Darthur

The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of the 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.

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey / MALORY, Sir Thomas

BEARDSLEY'S ARTHURIAN CLASSIC

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey Le Morte Darthur The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of the 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.

Dent, 1927.

Third Beardsley edition, one of 1600 copies. Black cloth with Beardsley design stamped in gilt on the covers, in the pictorial dustwrapper. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A total of 365 designs by Beardsley, including twenty-two full page plates (six of which are double-page), decorative borders, initials, and chapter headings, the chapter heading on p. 368 published here for the first time having been accidentally omitted from previous editions. A fine copy, bright and fresh, in a near fine dustwrapper which has a touch of wear to the spine ends, and a shade of toning to the spine.

A handsome, beautifully produced edition of Beardsley's magnum opus, notable for being the first edition to include all of the artist's illustrations.

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Stock ID: 39043

£1,950.00

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