One of 25 Large Paper Copies, Colored

The History of the Valiant Knight Arthur of Little Britain.

London: Printed for White, Cochrane, and Co, 1814.

Price: $9,000.00

About the item

Large paper edition, one of 25 copies (of a total edition of 200). 25 engraved plates in two states, hand-colored and signed by the colorist (“T Harris”) on verso of frontispiece. 1 vols. Thick 4to. One of 25 Large Paper Copies, Colored. Contemporary tan calf, bevelled edges, corners and center tooled in gilt with medallion device made up from smaller tools, spine with five false bands tooled and titled in gilt, a.e.g., rebacked, preserving original spine, some edgewear, sporadic foxing to uncolored plates.

Item #256957

Large paper copy, with plates in two states, of this Arthurian romance translated from the French. The hand-colored plates are so richly and precisely colored that they give the appearance of illuminated miniatures.