The Romance of King Arthur
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition
MINT Condition – Still in the Publisher’s Shrinkwrap
This is a limited edition reproduction of Arthur Rackman’s illustrated "The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table" published by The MacMillan Company (London and New York) in 1917. The Easton Press reproduction is limited to 400 hand numbered copies with the limitation number for this edition unknown because it is still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. Each book comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
From the publisher: “An exclusive leather-bound Deluxe Limited Edition. Limited to just 400 hand-numbered copies! Re-created from the rare and beautiful first limited edition published in 1917. The Romance of King Arthur is one of Arthur Rackham's true masterpieces. Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as the foremost illustrator of his time and one of the greats of all time. Your edition will be hand-numbered and include a Certificate of Authenticity bearing the matching number. Production is strictly limited to 400 copies.” The Deluxe Limited Edition measures 11.5” x 9.25” and features the usual Easton Press fineries of premium leather covers, marbled endpapers, gold gilding and gilting, built in satin bookmarks as well as:
- All 16 stunning full-color plates by Arthur Rackham – each protected by hand-applied tissue guards.
- Black-and-white illustrations and decorations throughout.
- Replication of the original 1917 cover design.
- Luxurious marbled endsheets.
- A custom crafted slipcase for storage and display.
The book and slipcase are in MINT condition and in the original publisher’s shrinkwrap.
Stock photographs of the book from the prospectus as well as an illustration contained in the book appear in the photo section of the listing.