The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all. Aubrey BEARDSLEY, illustrator, Sir Thomas MALORY.
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all
The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all

The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur of His Noble Knights of the Round Table Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the end Le Morte Darthur with the Delourous Death and Departing out of this World of them all

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.,, 1927. Item #03707

With Eleven Previously Unpublished Designs

[BEARDSLEY, Aubrey, illustrator]. MALORY, Sir Thomas. The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table…With an introduction by Professor John Rhys. And a note on Aubrey Beardsley by Aymer Vallance. [London]: Dent, 1927.

Third edition. Limited to 1,600 copies.

Large quarto. lv, 538 pp. With 365 designs by Beardsley, including twenty-one plates (two photogravure, five double-page), decorative borders, initials, and chapter headings (the chapter heading on p. 368 previously unpublished).

Original black cloth over beveled boards stamped in gilt on front cover and spine in a design by Beardsley. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A very fine copy.

This was the first edition to include eleven designs which were omitted from the first edition.

Lasner, 22c; Ray, The Illustrator and the Book in England, 314 (describing the first edition).

Price: $1,450.00