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MALORY, Sir Thomas.

La Morte Darthur.

The History of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table.

Published: London: Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society Ltd., 1929

Stock code: 109263

Price: £1,500

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One of the best illustrated editions of Malory in a striking binding.

Octavo (213 x 138 mm). Late 20th-century red full morocco by Riviere, decorative gilt spine, sides elaborately panelled in gilt, central motif in multi-coloured morocco onlays of a bow-armed huntress (related to the plate at p. 400), all edges gilt, gilt roll tool turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Housed in a custom-made, fleece-lined, red cloth slipcase. Title page printed in blue & black, colour frontispiece & 23 colour plates by Sir William Russell Flint. A very handsomely bound copy.

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