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    [Aubrey Beardsley]. Thomas Malory. Le Morte Darthur. [London]: J. M. Dent, 1893-4. One of 1,500 copies. Two quarto volumes. Illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Original ivory cloth elaborately decorated in gilt. Cloth darkened a bit. Minor shelfwear. Near fine. 21-year old Beardsley's first illustrated work.

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    This lot: One of 1,500 copies of the two-volume issue. Two quarto volumes. lxiv, 455; [lxv-]xc, [456-]990, [colophon] pages. Sixteen full-page and four double-page illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Frontispieces, index. Original ivory cloth elaborately decorated in gilt, top edges gilt. Uncut and unopened. Cloth darkened a bit. Minor shelfwear; top board edge of Volume I fraying. Pages toning. Removed bookplate has caused offsetting to facing page (half-title). A beautiful set in near fine condition, housed in a modern gilt-decorated slipcase. 21-year old Beardsley's first illustrated work.



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