Malory, Sir Thomas; Pollard, Alfred W. (editor); Rackham, Arthur (illustrator)
The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Morte D'Arthur
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. Rackham, Arthur. Number 78 of 250 large paper copies. First American Edition. Near fine in full white leather boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Light rubbing to boards, else the 031310binding is in fine condition. There are a few very light speckles of foxing to several pages, but most of the interior is pristine. There is a short closed tear to the edge of one tissue guard. Lengthy but sweet gift inscription from previous owner to front endpage. Includes 16 color plates with captioned tissue guards, 7 black and white plates, head and tailpieces, and other small decorations within the text. Housed in original brown paper covered box. The box is browned and worn along the joints with minor dampstaining and scuffing to front panel. The sides of the top of the box are no longer present. Includes laid-in facsimilies of several letters written by Rackham. 517 pages. LIT/. Near fine in good box.