THE SWORD IN THE STONE. T. H. White, Robert Lawson, novel, illustrations.

THE SWORD IN THE STONE

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1939. First American Edition. First volume of White's beloved sequence of Arthurian novels, The Once and Future King. Basis for the 1963 Walt Disney Pictures adaptation, directed by Wolfgang Reitherman. Bleiler (1978 ed.), p.208. Item #2589

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); royal blue cloth-covered boards, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; red topstain; illustrated endpapers; dustjacket; [vi],[2],3-312pp; illus. A fresh, Fine copy, with the topstain bright and unfaded. Dustjacket is price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, with mild wear to spine ends and corners, a few small tears, and three tiny touch-up's most noticeable on verso; Very Good+.

Price: $450.00