Arthurian from Thorn Books

New Arrivals

image of La Mort d'Arthure:The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the Round Table

La Mort d'Arthure:The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the Round Table

by Malory, Sir Thomas; Wright, Thomas

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1858
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: John Russell Smith, 1858. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Three volumes. 12mo. Contemporary half calf. Spines in six compartments, gilt; leather lettering pieces, gilt; marbled paper boards and endpapers; marbled edges. Bookplates of Pierpont Van Deveer Davis. Introduction and notes by Thomas Wright, The Introduction is of bibliographical importance as it sketches the history… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of Mr. Wind and Madam Rain

Mr. Wind and Madam Rain

by De Musset, Paul

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1924
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1924. Hardcover. Very good. With illustrations by Charles Bennett.. 8vo. 126pp. blue cloth blocked in dark blue and orange. There is no date of publication, only the publisher's code D-Y on the copyright page, signifying either 1924 or 1949. Given the sturdiness of the cloth and the paper, and the use… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of The Arthurian References in Sigebert's Chronicle

The Arthurian References in Sigebert's Chronicle

by Sigebert of Gembloux; James J. Owens

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
Tucson: Thorn Books, 2020. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. 12mo. (20)pp. Printed in black, red and blue throughout, with two illustrations of the edition princeps of Sigebert's Chronicon. One of 10 special copies printed and bound by hand by the Thorn Binder, lettered from A through E. The boards are red silk with yellow highlights, printed paper labels on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of The Mists of Avalon (Signed)

The Mists of Avalon (Signed)

by Bradley, Marion Zimmer

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 1996. Hardcover. Fine. Illustrated with full color frontispiece by Doug Beekman. First edition thus. 8vo. 2 volumes. Full leather in the Easton Press style: spines in four compartments, gilt; upper and lower boards blocked in gilt, with titles and vignette on the upper boards; all edges gilt; pictorial endpapers, ribbon… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of An Introduction to Wolfram's 'Parzifal'

An Introduction to Wolfram's 'Parzifal'

by Sacker, Hugh

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1963
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
Cambridge: At the University Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. xviii,(2),202pp. Reddish-brown cloth, gilt spine title. Index. Genealogical chart. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is in fine condition. There is a from Cambridge Books on the front flap (40/-). Wolfram's 13th century recreation of Chrestien de Troyes is here given a welcome guide… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of Alexander, Lloyd: The Book of Three

Alexander, Lloyd: The Book of Three

by Alexander, Lloyd

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1966
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First English edition
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Heinemann, 1966. First English edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 8vo. 188pp. Blue textured paper over boards, gilt spine title. Map of Prydain double page frontispiece. Small bumps on the upper right corner of the upper board and on the spine tip, else a fine copy. The duswrapper is not clipped. There is offset on the rear panel… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of The Wizard of Camelot: A King Arthur Story

The Wizard of Camelot: A King Arthur Story

by Lipton, George

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$150.00

Show Details

Description:
n.p.: Phonograph Records, Inc, 1946. Very good. Three unbreakable 78rpm recordings of this sound drama played by George Lipton and Company. Housed in the original record folder with an illustration on the front cover showing an attempt to pull a sword from a stone, a castle, a dragon and Merlin. The records appear to be in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$150.00
image of Women of the Morte Darthur

Women of the Morte Darthur

by Alexander, Ann D.

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$100.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Methuen, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated by the author.. Plain brown textured cloth, gilt spine title and title in blind on the upper board. 4 color plates, 23 black and white illustrations. Index. Light wear, the spine tips and corners are a little rough, else this is a very good copy. Bookseller… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$100.00
image of An Essay on the Life and Writings of Edmund Spenser, with a Special Exposition of The Fairy Queen

An Essay on the Life and Writings of Edmund Spenser, with a Special Exposition of The Fairy Queen

by Hart, John S.

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1847
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
New York and London: Wiley and Putnam, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Large 8vo. 514pp. Publisher's brown T-grain cloth gilt spine title, boards embossed in blind. Yellow coated endpaper. Engraved frontispiece. Cloth well worn and soiled, especially at the joints, edges, tips and corner, some light staining to the textblock else this is a good copy. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of The Morte Darthur

The Morte Darthur

by Malory, Sir Thomas; Charles Richard Sanders; Charles E. Ward

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1940
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1940. 8vo. xxvi,(2),214pp. Gray cloth printed in black on the spine and upper board. Light wear; a very good copy. This is Sander and Ward's abridgment of Malory, but preceded by a 26 page introduction valuable for its discussion of Arthur stories before Malory, Courtly Love, Malory and Caxton.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of Monty Python and the Holy Grail  Senitype Film Cell

Monty Python and the Holy Grail Senitype Film Cell

by (Monty Python)

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
2003
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
n.p.: Hollywood Archives Collectibles, 2003. Fine. Single card 5 by 7 inches. Full color reproduction of a scene from the movie with an original 35mm cel from the negative mounted. One of an unstated limitation. IN fine condition.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of Alexander, Lloyd: The Truthful Harp

Alexander, Lloyd: The Truthful Harp

by Alexander, Lloyd

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1967
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, first printing
Item Price
$400.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Illustrated by Evaline Ness.. Oblong 4to. (28)pp. Red paper over boards printed in black with a spine title and with a harp on the upper board. A fine copy. The dust wrapper is darkened at the spine else fine and still… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$400.00
image of The Dark is Rising

The Dark is Rising

by Cooper, Susan

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781442496920
Item Price
$450.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Margaret K. McElderry, 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Jacket design by Julie Dillon.. First printing of this reissue, with a new "Note from the Author" and with a new jacket illustration by Julie Dillon. A fine copy in a fine jacket. Inscribed on the title page by the author "For Wendy"
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$450.00
image of King Arthur and the Table Round

King Arthur and the Table Round

by Newell, William Wells

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1897
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$200.00

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 volumes. Quarter vellum, gilt; paper boards. 'Tales chiefly after the Old French of Crestien of Troyes.' Also an account of the Arthurian romance, and notes. Vellum significantly mottled with age; light wear and soil. Contents near fine. With the bookplates of Janes Lewis Chapin… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$200.00
image of Willelmi Malmesbiriensis Monachi Gesta Regum Anglorum atque Historia Novella

Willelmi Malmesbiriensis Monachi Gesta Regum Anglorum atque Historia Novella

by William of Malmesbury

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1840
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$500.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1840. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 2 volumes. 4,(2),388; xxvii,(2, 389-)815pp. Full contemporary calf, spines in six compartments intricately gilt; brown leather lettering labels, with red onlays for the volume numbers. The leather has been rubbed in a few places, notably on the upper board of colume two, else this is a fine set. … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$500.00
image of Le Morte Darthur by Sir Thomas Malory Kt

Le Morte Darthur by Sir Thomas Malory Kt

by Malory, Thomas

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1911
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$1,750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Philip Lee Warner, The Medici Society, 1911. First edition. Fine. Illustrated by W.Russell Flint.. 4 volumes. 4to. The Text of William Caxton in modernized spelling. 46 colored plates by William Russell Flint. Tissue guards printed in red. Full limp vellum; gilt titles; top edges gilt. Green silk ties; white ribbon markers. Printed on Riccardi handmade… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,750.00
image of King Arthur's Sword

King Arthur's Sword

by Le Cain, Errol

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
London: Faber and Faber, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Thin folio. Unpaginated. Pictorial boards and endpapers. Illustrated throughout in color. A fine copy. The dustwrapper has a short closed marginal tear on the upper panel, just above the "K" in "King", a trace of sunning to the spine, else it is fine as… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00
image of The British History, Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth

The British History, Translated into English from the Latin of Jeffrey of Monmouth

by (Geoffrey of Monmouth, Jeffrey of Monmouth) Galfridus, Monumentensis, Bishop of St. Asaph

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1718
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition in English
Item Price
$7,500.00

Show Details

Description:
London: J. Bowyer, et al., 1718. First edition in English. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. (ii),cxi,(xvii),401,(lv)pp. In a lovely contemporary binding of sprinkled calf. The spine is in six compartments, gilt, light brown lettering label, gilt, edges sprinkled red. The errata page is present in the rear. The List of Subscribers is present (including Isaac Newton). A… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$7,500.00
image of The Kitchen Knight: A Tale of King Arthur

The Kitchen Knight: A Tale of King Arthur

by Hodges, Margaret (Sir Thomas Malory)

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, first printing
Item Price
$250.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Holiday House, 1990. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman.. Thin square folio. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout in color. Glossy pictorial boards. White endpapers. A fine copy in a fine, unclipped dustwrapper. Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper. The Tale of Sir Gareth of Orkney.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$250.00
image of The Grey King

The Grey King

by Cooper, Susan

Seller
Thorn Books
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition, first printing
ISBN
9780689500299
Item Price
$750.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Atheneum, 1975. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Publisher's printed cloth. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped. It is in fine condition and is first state, without the Newbury Award sticker. Signed by Susan Cooper on the title page.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$750.00