The Book of the Holy Grail from The Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton's Preface. Sir Thomas Malory.
The Book of the Holy Grail from The Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton's Preface
The Book of the Holy Grail from The Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton's Preface
The Book of the Holy Grail from The Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton's Preface

The Book of the Holy Grail from The Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory together with William Caxton's Preface

Birmingham: Birmingham School of Printing, 1934. First edition. Stiff card wraps. 4to. (43),(1)pp. Finely printed in black, red and blue under the direction of Leonard Jay at the City of Birmingham School of Printing. Printed by students in the Letterpress Machine classes. Set in Garamond. Illustrated with wood engravings by Ivy Ellis, Winifred Hobday, Madeline Rose, Rose Thornton; shields cut by Evelyn Hill and Stanley Dennis. Printed in black, red and light blue. The woodcuts are full page plates. In the original decorated paper wraps.


Number of copies produced is unknown but probably less than 100. Wallis mentions runs of 65 copies for later endeavors.


Cover soiled along top, yapp edges show wear at folds, spine has small spots of wear, else very good and with a fine text block. Scarce.


Wallis, p. 76-77; Gaines, B32. Very good. Item #21241
ISBN: FinePrinting

Price: $250.00

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