1917. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1917.
Large 4to, xxiv, 517 pp. With 16 color plates with descriptive tissue guards, and numerous illustrations in black and white throughout. Original white kid stamped in gilt, decoration to upper board and backstrip. Some discoloration to vellum, upper hinge strengthened, contents bright and clean, a very attractive copy.
§ American large paper edition of 250 numbered copies; this is number 180. One of Rackham’s most successful books, published during wartime when the country's need for stirring, patriotic stories was acute. The text was abridged from Malory's Morte d'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard. Latimore & Haskell p. 47. Riall p. 130. Item #124052