06-01-2013 06-01-2013
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June 1, 2013 11:00AMCalender

Beardsley, Aubrey, Illustrator (1872-1898) Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2658B Location: Boston Date / Time: June 01, 2013 11:00AM


Beardsley, Aubrey, Illustrator (1872-1898) Sir Thomas Malory's Le Morte D'Arthur. London: Dent, 1893-1894.
Three volumes, limited edition, preceding the trade edition, number 227 of 300 copies printed on Dutch handmade paper, initials and pages with borders printed in red and black, illustrated with twenty-four full page prints by Beardsley on French etching paper, with the prospectus inserted; bound in full publisher's cloth, stamped in gold, corners bumped, some toning to interior pages, deckle edges throughout, ex libris John Platt, with his Clifton Lodge book plate, dated Christmas 1892, in each volume, 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 in. (3)
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Aubrey, Thomas Malory, London, John Platt