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1893. An original drawing by Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley (1872-1898) is the best known illustrator from the British 1890s. He lived a tragically short time, dying of tuberculosis at the age of 25. This lovely major work, the epitome of Beardsley's style of art nouveau, is for the spine of the binding cases of Sir Thomas Malory, Le morte Darthur, published by J. M. Dent, 1893-94, Beardsley's first important commission. The book's title (spelled incorrectly as "La Morte Darthur"), author, publisher, and date are included in the design, which is in fact drawn on four separate pieces of paper that have been adhered together. Malory's Le Morte Darthur, published by Dent has been described as incomparable. The same can be said of Aubrey Beardsley's beautiful and remarkable designs (a term he preferred to "illustrations"). Beardsley was only 20 years old when Dent commissioned him to do all of the designs for this work. It was a leap of faith by Dent in taking a chance o ... Read more

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  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Near fine
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London: J. M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Wraps. Near fine. Aubrey Beardelsy. Twelve original parts in green wrappers. Parts 1-8 and 10-12 are the "Superior Issue" of 300 copies on Dutch handmade paper (this set unnumbered). Part 9 is from the "regular issue" and is slightly smaller in size. Full page and double page illustrations, rubricated initials, borders and in-text decorations by Aubrey Beardsley in his first major commission. This set is uncut and largely unopened. There is some offsetting from the illustrations to the facing pages. Part 9 lacks a tiny piece form the spine and has had a nearly invisible repair to the upper wrapper; the wrappers show light soil else this is a near fine set.

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  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Near fine
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London: J. M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Wraps. Near fine. Aubrey Beardelsy. Twelve original parts in green wrappers. Regular issue: one of 1500 copies. Full page and double page illustrations, rubricated initials, borders and in-text decorations by Aubrey Beardsley in his first major commission. The wrappers are generally lightly soiled and chipped at the edges. Spines are worn at tips, and the spine of Part One is split but firmly held by the sewing. A very good set of this masterpiece with the textblocks in near fine condition and free of the foxing that dogs the issue on handmade paper. Housed in two volumes of slipcases and cloth chemises, eith the title on the slipcases on leather labels, gilt. Gaines, A14, a.1.

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  • Edition: Third Edition, one of 1600 copies
  • Book condition: Three quarter brown niger and patterned paper boards, spine gilt, original black cloth spine and upper cover with the Beardsley
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London: Dent, 1927. Third Edition, one of 1600 copies. With plates and numerous illustrations in text by Aubrey Beardsley. lvi, 538 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Three quarter brown niger and patterned paper boards, spine gilt, original black cloth spine and upper cover with the Beardsley designs bound in, t.e.g. by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine. Beardsley, Aubrey. Third Edition, one of 1600 copies. With plates and numerous illustrations in text by Aubrey Beardsley. lvi, 538 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Lasner 22C

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  • Edition: First edition with Aubrey Beardsley illustrations
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London: J. M. Dent & Co. 1893-1894. First edition with Aubrey Beardsley illustrations. First edition with Aubrey Beardsley illustrations. Two volumes. Handsomely bound in full black morocco by Worrall of Birmingham, board corners and edges ruled in gilt, five raised bands and titles in gilt to the spine. Gilt ruled and intricately decorated inner dentelles. Quarto. Photogravure frontispieces, 18 further plates (5 of which are double page), numerous text illustrations, 350 chapter headings, borders and initials all after designs by Aubrey Beardsley. An excellent example, the bindings firm with only light rubbing at the extremities. The contents with mild toning and the occasional foxing spot to the margins throughout are otherwise clean and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. One of 1500 copies printed (of a total edition of 1800). A very attractive copy of Beardsley's first commission and arguably his greatest work. Further details and images for any of the items listed are availa ... Read more

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  • Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing
  • Book condition: Fine with no dust jacket
  • ISBN: 0851154158 / 9780851154152
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Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1985. Limited Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. 0851154158 . Two Volumes, Complete, in Slipcase. Limited Edition (this is No. 258 of 500). Publisher's full tan cloth, gilt lettering, and decoration by Beardsley on spines and covers. Illustrated with numerous B&W drawings by Aubrey Beardsley. This edition represents in facsimile the small paper issue of the first edition, with the addition of a new Introduction by Derek Brewer, as well as the Introduction written by Professor John Rhys in 1893. The text is as written by Sir Thomas Malory and imprinted by William Caxton at Westminster in 1485, and now spelled in the modern style, and embellished with many original designs by Aubrey Beardsley. Includes detailed Notes on the Text Used as well as a Glossary. Two very handsome volumes. . Both volumes are in perfect, pristine condition. The slipcase is in fine condition. FINE. . B&W Drawings. Small 4to 9" - 11& ... Read more

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  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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J.M. Dent, 1909. One of 1500 copies, in a modern decorative binding of green morocco leather with an inlaid frame of maroon leather embellished with inlaid dark blue leaves and vines to both upper and lower covers, three inlaid leather panels to spine, one with title, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Frontispiece, plus black and white details and plates throughout. Edges a bit dusty, otherwise a fine, handsome copy. . Second Edition. Full Leather. Fine. Illus. by Aubrey Beardsley. Quarto.

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London: J. M. Dent & Co, 1893. First edition in this format 1893 - 1894. This edition of Le Morte DArthur is limited to 350 copies on Dutch Hand Made paper and 1500 ordinary copies (of which this is one), after printing which the type has been distributed. Two matching volumes (Vol 1 1893, Vol 2 1894). Vol 1: xc, 455pp plus illustrations; Vol 2: vii, 456 - 990pp plus illustrations. Cloth boards with lavish gilt decoration to upper board and spine, gilt publisher's motif to lower boards. Top edge gilt. Iconic images by Beardsley. Vol 1 has 12 illustrations (including frontis), Vol 2 has 8 illustrations (including frontis) of these 5 are double-page. Numerous line drawings and decorations throughout the text. Very good condition with even wear to both volumes. Boards generally lightly soiled. Gilt bright. Some very slight ruckling to the large section of gilt at the lower reaches of the upper board of Vol 1. Both spines slightly darkened but equally so. Flamboyant signature of previous owner to both f ... Read more

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London: J M Dent & co, 1893-1894. First edition thus, complete in two hardback volumes, limited to 1500 sets. 8vo (25cm by 20cm), xc, 990pp. Illustrated throughout by Aubrey Beardsley, including 20 plates (correct as per list). Original grey cloth, gilt decoration to the spines and the front boards. Bindings a little rubbed and dusty, light stain to the rear board of volume 1, endpapers browned, bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Overall, this set is in good plus condition. This was Beardsley's first major work, and remains a classic of Art Nouveau book illustration.

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  • Edition: 1st
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London: J. M. Dent, 1893. First edition, limited to 1,500 copies. Volume One only (Includes Books 1-9), in extremely rare dust jacket. Published London: J. M. Dent, 1893. 4to., 8 1/2" x 10", lxiv + 455 pages, illustrated with full page plates, vignettes, borders, in-text decorations and cover design by Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley's first major commission and a landmark of great illustrated books. Beardsley juxtaposed various traditional and contemporary styles with his own, and laid them down, side-by-side throughout the book. From elaborate and formal William Morris design elements to shocking eroticism and striking decadence - as in the case of the frontpiece plate of Arthur. Cream linen cloth with elaborate gilt design and fancy titles. Top edge gilting, 3-color ribbon marker bound in. Slight foxing to the cloth, endpapers toned along the perimeters, some wrinkling to the tissue guard at frontis, else very good, attractive; binding square and tight in rare dust jacket. We have been unable to ... Read more

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  • Edition: 1st edition thus
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London: Dent. 1893-1894. 1st ed thus., limited edition, complete in two volumes, quarto, original cream cloth boards with gilt decoration. Complete with all plates (20 plates, including 4 double page) by Aubrey Beardsley with his decorative designs throughout. Limited to 1,800 copies printed. Rubbed to edges, a little darkening to cloth as usual, split along upper spine of vol I and faint red line on front board, previous owner's bookplate front endpaper of both vols (anthropologist D'Arcy Ryan) with his ink signature front free endpaper vol.I, with an earlier pencil signature upper front paste-down vol.II 'H.T. Buckland, Nov. 1895' (likely the British architect Herbert Tudor Buckland), light foxing to endpapers but otherwise clean, uncut, top-edge gilt, very good condn. A landmark work in decorative books. The text is that printed by Caxton in 1485, in Southey's edition of 1817, and revised for this edition. Published in parts 1893-1894. Renowned for Beardsley's Art Nouveau illustrat ... Read more

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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J.M. Dent, 1927. Edition of 1600 copies. Third Edition. Black cloth with front board and spine. Small spot restored at head of spine and the board corners lightly bumped, a well kept and very sttractive copy otherwise. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, board edges bevelled. Illustrated by Beardsley in black & white. . Hardcover. Near Fine. Illus. by Aubrey Beardsley. Quarto.

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  • Book condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket
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E. P. Dutton / Dent. Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket. 1927. Hardcover. Note, title page text appears without punctuation. Third edition of this design limited to 1600 copies. Dent colophon on title page with Dutton shown as publisher on copyright page and spine. Small wrinkle to fabric on upper spine. Jacket is tattered and in two pieces but is a rare addition to the volume. This is a beautiful work with wonderful illustration. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 538 pages .

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  • Book condition: Fair
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J. M. Dent & Co. Book. Illus. by Beardsley Aubrey. Fair. Hardcover. Volume III only which contains books XII to the end. Must be the superior edition as the dent logo block to the title page is coloured red but no edition page. Also page edges very deckled. Hand made paper. Covers look as they may be rebinds as they are not the decorative gilt cloth boards but plain buckram cloth covers. Back strip of spine missing. Covers quite tanned and marked. Corners bumped. Hinge broken inside front cover. inscription to front end paper. Pages 665-990. 3 full page illustrations (including frontis.) + 3 double page illustrations. Illustrations browned. Light foxing to a few pages. 0.

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  • Edition: Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies
  • Book condition: Copy No. 308. As new in publisher's box
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Folio Society, London, limited edition, 2003. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. Nigerian goatskin, gold-blocked cover design, all edges gilt, in black clamshell box, 4to,. 624 pp, illustrations and headpieces , initials, etc by Aubrey Beardsley. A splendidly produced limited edition with the text and illustrations reproducing the third (and most complete) J M Dent edition of 1927, save that certain preliminary material is omitted and replaced by an accompanying essay by Anthony S. G. Edwards "Thomas Malory, the Morte Darthur and Aubrey Beardsley " ( a 16 page pamphlet). The text of Le Morte D'Arthur is a modern-spelling version of Caxton's edition of 1485. Aubrey Beardsley - on his first professional commission - produced a vast array of illustrations - 20 full-or double-page spreads, 240 chapter headings, 43 ornamental borders , 25 initial letters, 19 small ornaments and 4 headpieces. Copy No. 308. As new in publisher's box.

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J. M. Dent & Co., 1894. Book. Illus. by Beardsley Aubrey. Fair. Hardcover. Volume II only which contains books VIII to XI. Must be the superior edition as the dent logo block to the title page is coloured red but no edition page. Also page edges very deckled. Hand made paper. Covers look as they may be rebinds as they are not the decorative gilt cloth boards but plain buckram cloth covers. Back strip of spine is almost detached with heavy chipping. Covers quite tanned and marked. Corners bumped. Hinge cracked inside front cover. Gift inscription to front end paper. Pages 291-664. 5 full page illustrations (including frontis.) + 2 double page illustrations. Illustrations browned. Light foxing to a few pages..

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  • Book condition: Fine
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London: J.M. Dent, 1927. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Original cream vellum with gilt floral decoration. Sheepskin spine titled in gilt. Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. This is no. 138. With a foreword by Aimer Vallance and a note on the omitted designs by Rainford Armitage Walker. Decorative woodcut initials. Contains the 11 chapter headings omitted from the first edition, the Merlin illustration, a (tipped in) sketch for a cover design that was not used and the cover design for the original issue in parts. 45,(2) pp. 26,5 x 21 cm. A very fine copy. .

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  • Edition: Limited edition
  • Book condition: Near fine
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London: J. M. Dent, 1927. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardelsy. 4to. One of 1600 copies, the third edition of Malory with Beardsley's illustrations. Black cloth, the spine and boards intricately gilt with the iconic Beardsley water-lily illustrations. This edition contains more material and ten more drawings than the first edition. Trace of rubbing on the upper board and light wear along the bottom, else a near fine copy. Bookplate of F. W. Rogers.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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J.M. Dent, 1927. Third edition, limited to 1600 copies. Black cloth with gilt front board and spine decorations by Aubrey Beardsley. Spine re-backed with the original spine laid down and touched up in a couple of spots. Front board touched up in a couple of places as well and the upper corners repaired. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Board edges bevelled. Bookplate removal stain to the paste-down endpaper. Contents clean and the binding tight and square. Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley. Although re-backed, still a nice copy, nice re-backing and well-done touch-ups, expertly done. . Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Aubrey Beardsley. Quarto.

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  • Edition: Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies
  • Book condition: Copy No. 163. As new in in publisher's box, which is a trifle lightened at one edge
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Folio Society, London, limited edition, 2003. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. Nigerian goatskin, gold-blocked cover design, all edges gilt, in black clamshell box, 4to,. 624 pp, illustrations and headpieces , initials, etc by Aubrey Beardsley. A splendidly produced limited edition with the text and illustrations reproducing the third (and most complete) J M Dent edition of 1927, save that certain preliminary material is omitted and replaced by an accompanying essay by Anthony S. G. Edwards "Thomas Malory, the Morte Darthur and Aubrey Beardsley " ( a 16 page pamphlet). The text of Le Morte D'Arthur is a modern-spelling version of Caxton's edition of 1485. Aubrey Beardsley - on his first professional commission - produced a vast array of illustrations - 20 full-or double-page spreads, 240 chapter headings, 43 ornamental borders , 25 initial letters, 19 small ornaments and 4 headpieces. Copy No. 163. As new in in publisher's box, which is a trifle lightened at one edge.

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