[Children's & Illustrated] Bourchier, John, Lord Berners (translator)
The History of the Valiant Knight Arthur of Little Britain
London: White, Cochrane, 1814. "A New Edition." Translated from the French by John Bourchier, Lord Berners. Presumed 1/175 (of 200) copies issued. 4to. Sumptuous early or mid 20th century full quadruple gilt-paneled russet crushed levant morocco with gilt-armorial designs at center of front and back covers, gilt foliate cover corner and spine compartment designs with onlaid white and red morocco floral pieces, all edges gilt, turn-ins gilt, silked end papers, raised bands by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. With 25 plates, exquisitely hand-colored, more like illuminated. Ex-library.

Estimate $800-1,200

Sold for $750 (buyer's premium included)