The Story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In modern English. With Eight Colour Plates by Hope Bourne.
Leicester: Edmund Ward, 1944. Limited numbered edition. Copy 93 of 200. Considered one of the masterpieces of Middle English literature - here in modern English by M.R. Ridley, M.A. of Balliol College, Oxford. Quarter green leather with vellum boards. Gilt pentangle to the front board. Held in a slipcase. Eight coloured illustrations. Top edge gilt with rough cut other edges. The book and slipcase are overall in excellent condition. The only flaw is that the dark green binding has faded to a brown, and there is some rubbing to the spine edges. Internally excellent. 96 pages. 195 x 135 mm (7¾ x 5¼ inches).