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With Eleven Previously Unpublished Designs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five double-page), decorative borders, initials, and chapter headings (the chapter heading on p. 368 previously unpublished).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).