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The Arthurian Trilogy : The Sword In The Stone : The Witch In The Wood : The Ill-Made Knight
A 3 Vols. set of The First UK Printings of the Arthurian Trilogy : The Sword In The Stone : The Witch In The Wood : The Ill-Made Knight. Book One : 'The Sword In The Stone' - The First UK printing published by Collins in 1938. The BOOK is in VERY GOOD+ condition. A little pushing at the spine tips with a few minor markings to the rear board. Mild offsetting to the end papers. Spotting to the text block which has lightly encroached onto the page edges in places. This is more noticeable to the prelims and last few pages. The upper text block is slightly dusty. Free from inscriptions,markings and erasures. The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD++ condition and is in far better condition than usually encountered. It is price-clipped. The usual toning to the spine lettering. There is mild edge wear in places with a few chips which is more noticeable at the upper spine. The wrapper design looks striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Wonderful B/W line drawings by the author throughout. Book Two : The 'Witch In The Wood' - The First UK printing published by Collins in 1940. The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. A Little pushing and a hint of toning to the spine tips. No toning or fading to the spine. Title block colouring remains bright. Mild bumping to the lower front corner. Light spotting to the prelims and text block. The pages are clean and the book is free from inscriptions. Marvellous green top-stain still present. The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Minor edge wear with mild rubbing at the corners and flap folds with minor loss at the spine tips. Some unnecessary tape reinforcement in places on the verso which does not show to the front but the wrapper presents very well in the removable Brodart archival protector. Book Three: 'The Ill-Made Knight' - The First UK printing published by Collins in 1941. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Mild fading to the upper edges and a little pushing at the spine ends. Slight toning and spotting to the text block but the pages remain clean. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Some fading of the red colouring to the spine. Mild rubbing at the folds with some mild creasing and nicks in places. The scarce wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. All three books have wonderful line drawings throughout by the author. All three wrappers are completely unrestored and are in their original state. A very scarce set of T.H. White's acclaimed classic Arthurian trilogy. More images are available on request. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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