1917 Rare First Edition - The ROMANCE of KING ARTHUR and His KNIGHTS of the Round Table illustrated by RACKHAM.
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: 9 " X 6.5 ".
Pages: xxiv-517 pages.
Binding: Attractive and fine dark blue half morocco leather binding over blue cloth boards (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good, near fine, content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, original gilt-decorated spine and front cover preserved at rear - as shown ).
Illustrations: Complete with the wonderful 7 black and white plates and 16 color plates with tissue guards by Arthur Rackham.
Estimate: (USD 750 - USD 1000)
The book: Attractive first edition beautifully bound and wonderfully 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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