Le Morte D'Arthur. W. Russell FLINT, illustrator, RICCARDI PRESS, Thomas MALORY.
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur
Le Morte D'Arthur

Le Morte D'Arthur

London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, 1910-11. Item #03096

With Forty-Eight Mounted Color Plates
after Watercolor Drawings by W. Russell Flint

[FLINT, W. Russell, illustrator]. MALORY, Sir Thomas. Le Morte Darthur. The Book of King Arthur and of His Noble Knights of the Round Table. By Sir Thomas Malory, Knt. London: Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., 1910-[19]11.

One of 500 numbered copies printed on handmade Riccardi Paper (this copy being No. 20), out of a total edition of 512 copies. Four quarto volumes (10 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches; 267 x 200 mm.). xx, 168, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer’s device], [1, blank]; xvi, 179, [1, blank], [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer’s device], [1, blank]; xvi, 208, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer’s device], [1, blank]; xvi, 212, [1, colophon], [1, blank], [1, printer’s device], [1, blank] pp. Forty-eight mounted color plates, after watercolor drawings by W. Russell Flint, with descriptive tissue guards printed in red. Title-pages printed in blue and black, with the lettering designed by Miss M. Engall and the figures by W. Russell Flint.

Original quarter beige linen over blue boards. Printed paper labels on front covers and spines. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Additional printed paper labels bound in at the end of each volume. Minimal rubbing to some corners. In the original gray printed dust jackets, light chipping to spine of jacket on volume one, otherwise a near fine set.

“Imprinted after the text of William Caxton as modernized, under the editorship of Alfred W. Pollard, for the Library of English Classics…in the Riccardi Press fount, by Charles T. Jacobi” (Colophon of Volume IV).

Ransom, Private Presses, p. 395, no. 3. Tomkinson, p. 149, no. 3.

Price: $1,750.00