1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

1917 Rare First Edition bound by Bayntun - The Romance of King Arthur illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

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Author
: Alfred W. Pollard. Arthur Rackham, illustrator.

Title: The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Malory’s Morte D’Arthur. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1917. First Edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 6.5".
Pages: xxiv-509 pages
Binding: Near fine binding, luxuriously bound in full red Morocco leather by Bayntun-Riviere, Bath. The binding features a beautifully gilt-decorated spine with gilt titles and gilt knights. The front and back covers are adorned with a simple yet elegant gilt border. (Hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown). All edges gilt. A very beautiful binding.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 7 black and white plates and 16 color plates with tissue guards by Arthur Rackham.

Estimate: (USD 1750 - USD 2000).

The book: This very attractive first edition of The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table illustrated by Rackham is a beautifully crafted and well-preserved example of early 20th-century bookbinding and illustration. Alfred W. Pollard’s abridgment of Malory’s Morte D’Arthur is a classic retelling of the legendary tales of King Arthur, making this volume a treasured addition to any collection of Arthurian literature, fine binding, and fine illustrated books.

The illustrator: Arthur Rackham RWS (19 September 1867 – 6 September 1939) was an English book illustrator. He is recognized as one of the leading figures during the Golden Age of British book illustration. His work is noted for its robust pen and ink drawings, which were combined with the use of watercolor, a technique he developed due to his background as a journalistic illustrator.

 


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