THE SWORD IN THE STONE. With Decorations by the Author and End Papers by Robert Lawson. T. H. WHITE.
THE SWORD IN THE STONE. With Decorations by the Author and End Papers by Robert Lawson.

THE SWORD IN THE STONE. With Decorations by the Author and End Papers by Robert Lawson.

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt on spine, small decoration in gilt on front panel, gorgeous illustrated endpapers by Lawson, top edges stained red. [312] pp. Illustrated throughout with line drawings by the author. Ink name and date on recto of front free endpaper (dated 5/39). Faint, light marks to covers; a very good clean copy, lacking the dust jacket. Very Good. Item #311791

¶ The first volume in White's fantastic Arthurian series; Originally published by Collins in 1938, the Collins first edition was partially rewritten for this US edition. The text was substantially revised (some say to its detriment) for THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING (1958).

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