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    A Fine Copy of the American Deluxe Edition in the
    Extremely Rare Original Dust Jacket and Box

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Sir Thomas Malory. The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Abridged from Malory's Morte d'Arthur by Alfred Pollard. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. American Deluxe (large paper) edition. Limited to 250 numbered copies (unsigned by Rackham, as issued). Large quarto. xxiv, [4], 517, [1, blank] pages. Sixteen color plates mounted on white textured paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and seventy drawings in black and white (including seven black and white plates). Original full white calf pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. In the exceedingly rare plain white paper dust jacket and the original publisher's folding clamshell box. Original box is toned, rubbed and somewhat worn, dust jacket has some very minor edgewear (but is remarkably bright), some light rubbing to binding, some minor occasional foxing to text. A superb copy and a very rare find. From the library of John Carroll Collins.
    Latimore and Haskell, p. 47. Riall, p. 130.


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