A RARE COPY OF THE MORTE D'ARTHUR; A LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED VOLUME BY AUBREY BEARDSLEY.
This is the third (and most complete) edition which was published in 1927 by Dent & Co., London.
Printed by Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh.
It is one of a limited edition of 1600 copies and has a lovely black cloth binding with art nouveau gilt decoration (no dust jacket). The cover with its original dark cloth and gilt decoration was designed by Beardsley.
It has 538 pages and a total of 22 plates, illustrations, initials etc.
The binding is in fine condition with only a tiny chip to the top of the spine as shown, and very easy to restore.
The pages are generally nice and clean with many uncut.
More photographs can be supplied for serious interested customers.