London: Published by Philip Lee Warner, The Medici Society, 1910 - 1911. Sir William Russell Flint. Limited, Numbered Edition. Limp Vellum. LE MORTE DARTHUR
by Sir Thomas Malory / Sir William Russell Flint (Illustrator)
Published by Philip Lee Warner, The Medici Society, London, 1910 - 1911
The Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table. In four volumes. London, Philip Lee Warner for the Medici Society 1910-1911. With 48 color plates after watercolors by William Russell Flint. Flexible original parchment bindings with ties. Title on spine and front covers embossed in gold, gilt head section. Copy 331 of 500 on Riccardi laid paper, another twelve were printed on parchment. – Revised by Alfred W. Pollard from the text version of the Caxton edition. – Set from the type designed by HP Horne based on Venetian models. – The title font and the initials were designed by M. Engall. – Printed by Charles T. Jacobi at Chiswick Press. – Six of the eight issues of the »Illustrated Quarto Series« contain illustrations by the Scottish painter William Russell Flint (1880–1969), who was one of the most successful and well-known book illustrators in the English kingdom at the time. – The color plates were printed as chromolithographs and mounted on laid paper, each plate with a silk cover sheet with text quotation in red.
27.4 : 20.5 cm. – Limp Velllum Very Good, with With Printers orivginal prospectus
Tomkinson 149, I/3. – Ransom 395, I/3. Very Good. Item #516
Price (USD): $2,890.00