¶ Malory — Le morte darthur (1889–91)

March 14, 2014

19th cent.

Malory, Sir Thomas. Le morte darthur. Ed. H. Oskar Sommer. 3 vols. London: David Nutt, 1889–91.

Large-paper edition. “The original edition of William Caxton now reprinted and edited with an introduction and glossary . . . with an essay on Malory’s prose style by Andrew Lang.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 75 (sold to Downing for £1 15s.). — Laurence W. Hodson. — Lessing J. Rosenwald. — Library of Congress (PR2041 .S7 1889b, Rosenwald Collection) [gift of Rosenwald].

Reference: MS catalogue (2), no. 301.

Digital versions: Google (vol. 1). — HathiTrust (vol. 1; vol. 3) — HathiTrust (all vols.).


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