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Arthurian Trilogy: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight by  T. H White - First US editions - 1940 - from Thorn Books (SKU: 18344)

Arthurian Trilogy: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight

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Arthurian Trilogy: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight

by White, T. H

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  • Hardcover
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1940. First US editions. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 8vo. Original decorated blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edges stained red, fore-edges untrimmed. Small illustrations in the text by the author, endpapers of the first volume illustrated by Robert Lawson. Near fine copies with only traces of wear and age. None of the dustwrappers are price-clipped. The spines are lightly sunned, much less than usual. The have a little wear along the edges. The "Ill-Made Knight" lacks a small piece at the rear fold and the 'With in the Wood' lacks a small piece at the front fold. Otherwise, they are in near fine condition.


The first three parts of "The Once and Future King". Fantasy Literature, p. 174. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-266. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 54. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 20. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 1116. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1149-57. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 208. Reginald 15254. This is the only edition of the second title; it was replaced entirely in the reprint.

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Bookseller
Thorn Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
18344
Title
Arthurian Trilogy: The Sword in the Stone, The Witch in the Wood, The Ill-Made Knight
Author
White, T. H
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket condition
Near fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First US editions
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1940
Bookseller catalogs
Arthurian;

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Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Early Britain; Western Americana; California; Literature; and Rare Books. We are open by appointment only. Thorn Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers of American (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Independent League of Online Booksellers (IOBA).

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