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Malory, Sir Thomas. (H. Oskar Sommer, Editor; Andrew Lang, contributor)
Le Morte Darthur. By Syr Thomas Malory. The Original Edition of William Caxton
David Nutt, London, 1889. First critical edition. 4to. Three volumes in two, uniformly bound. xviii, 861,(3); 230, 2); 338(2)pp. Publisher's quarter leather, gilt spine titles, top edges gilt. Cloth boards. Volume One contains the facsimile of Caxton's edition; Volume Two contains Sommer's notes, glossary and bibliography of the Morte d'Arthur; and Volume Three contains Andrew Lang's introductory essay as well as Sommer's notes on the Arthurian sources. Facsimile of Caxton's page 75 in Volume One. Three folding charts present in Volume Three. And with Sommer's Editor's Note laid into Volume 1. Spine tips nicely mended, some age crackling to the leather spines but overall a very good set. Gaines A12. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA [Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.]
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