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Malory, Thomas, Sir, active 15th century

The noble & joyous boke entytled Le Morte Darthur : notwythstondyng it treateth of the byrth lyf & actes of the sayd Kynge Arthur: of his noble knyghtes of the Rounde Table : theyr merveyllous enquestes & adventures, thachyevynge of the sanc-greall and in the ende the dolourous deth: and departynge out of this worlde of them al. : which boke was reduced in to Englysshe / by the well dysposyd knyghte Syr Thomas Malory.

Additional Title(s):

Morte d'Arthur

Oxford : Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, and published for the press by Basil Blackwell ; 1934.
Boston, : Houghton Mifflin, 1934.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill ; 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR2040 1934
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Text prepared by A. S. Mott.
The Wynkyn de Worde edition was a reprint of the earlier Caxton edition.
"Three hundred & seventy copies of this edition ... of which CCCL copies are for sale have been printed ... from the unique copy of the edition printed by Wynkyn de Worde at Westminster A.D. MCCCCXCVIII now in the John Rylands library at Manchester."--Title page verso.
Includes reproductions of the woodcuts from the Wynkyn de Worde edition.
Captions and initials in red.
Text printed in double columns.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 296 of a limited edition of 350 copies. Bound in original red leather.
Subject Terms:
Arthurian romances.
Shakespeare Head Press -- Publisher.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1934.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Worde, Wynkyn de, d. 1534?
Mott, A. S. (Adrian Spear)

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