The Boy's King Arthur; Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table. Sir Thomas Malory, Sidney Lanier, Ed.
The Boy's King Arthur; Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table

The Boy's King Arthur; Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of The Round Table

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917. First edition thus. Hardcover. Large 8vo. [10], 3-312, [1] pp. Black publisher's cloth with an inset illustration of a duel between two knights done by N.C. Wyeth, spine lettered in gold; top edge gilt. Illustrated with pictorial endpapers and pastedowns, a pictorial title page, and fourteen color plates by N.C. Wyeth. Edited for boys by Sidney Lanier. Allen 209. The first N.C. Wyeth illustrated edition of Lanier's Boy's King Arthur, the fifth publication in the Scribner's Classics Series. Wyeth's renderings of Guinevere, Arthur, Sir Pellinore, Isolde, Merlin, and other legendary Arthurian characters bring Malory's work to life. N.C. Wyeth was a student of Howard Pyle's and left an indelible influence on American book illustration and painting, with his signature style still recognizable and of great interest to collectors of books and works of art. Near Fine. Item #00009542

A Near Fine book with a small name on the free front endpaper and a touch of wear to the extremities.

Price: $600.00