Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485. Sir Thomas Malory.
Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485
Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485
Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485

Le Morte D'Arthur Printed by William Caxton 1485

London: The Scolar Press in association with the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976. Limited edition. Hardcover. Thick 4to. Unpaginated. Finely bound in full crimson morocco. Spine and boards tooled in gilt, leather inner hinges, marbled endpapers, top edge red. A fine copy.


One of 500 numbered copies (this is number 409). Introduction by Paul Needham. This is a facsimile of the Pierpont Morgan Library copy of Caxton's Morte d'Arthur, the only surviving complete copy. (A nearly complete copy is housed at the Rylands Library and a single leaf is at Lincoln Cathedral.)


The facsimile is preceded by a discussion of the watermarks in the Pierpont Morgan Library copy and are reproduced by betaradiography.


Gaines A26. Fine. Item #20527

Price: $1,250.00

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