London, R. Wilks, 1816. First Thus.First Impression. An important publication in the history of speculative fiction. Three volumes. 130mm x 75mm x 20mm. Very good condition, hinges worn but holding well enough. Volume one crudely repaired to the spine. Prelims a little soiled, short tears to a couple of leaves. Boards rubbed. Bound in half calf. Folding plate to volume one. Three engraved titles and three further plates. One of only two editions of Malory published in the centuries between the early 17th century editions and the more recent printings (the other early 19th C edition was by Walker and Evans). An important publication and quite uncommon. [5874, Hyraxia Books].