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LE MORTE DARTHUR. Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and his noble Knights of the Round Table. The text of Caxton edited, with an introduction by Sir Edward Strachey, Bart

LE MORTE DARTHUR. Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and his noble Knights of the Round Table. The text of Caxton edited, with an introduction by Sir Edward Strachey, Bart

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LE MORTE DARTHUR. Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and his noble Knights of the Round Table. The text of Caxton edited, with an introduction by Sir Edward Strachey, Bart

by MALORY. Sir THOMAS. ; Strachey. Sir Edward. Edits

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Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1907. Reprint of the revised 1891 edition. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Some foxing to the blank endpapers and to a lesser extent on the first and last couple of pages of text, otherwise clean throughout. Fine attractive early twentieth century binding of full dark green morocco, by Zaehnsdorf of London. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments decorated, ruled and lettered in gilt. Triple gilt ruled border on boards. Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales arms stamped in gilt to the front board. Gilt inner dentelles. Dark green endpapers. All edges gilt. Spine faded to a mellow brown but overall a fine attractive binding.

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LE MORTE DARTHUR. Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and his noble Knights of the Round Table. The text of Caxton edited, with an introduction by Sir Edward Strachey, Bart
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MALORY. Sir THOMAS. ; Strachey. Sir Edward. Edits
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Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1907
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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.

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