1917 Rare 1st Edition - ROMANCE of KING ARTHUR and His KNIGHTS of the Round Table illustrated by RACKHAM.
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Author: Malory, Sir Thomas; Pollard, Alfred W.; Arthur Rackham, illustrator.
Title: The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Publisher: London, The Macmillan Company, 1917. First Edition illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: xxiv-517 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, very small stain on pages viii and ix with text still readable - as shown, last endpaper inner hinge worn but still tight - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 7 black and white plates and 16 color plates with tissue guards by Arthur Rackham.
Estimate: (USD 400 - USD 600)
The book: Attractive first edition, beautifully illustrated by Arthur Rackham, of The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table.
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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