Noble Tale of the Sangreal


Author: Sir Thomas Mallory

Illustrator: Helen Urquhart

MALLORY, Sir Thomas. The Noble Tale of the Sangreal. London: Philip Allan & Co [1923]. 4to, xii 202pp. Blue cloth decoratively stamped in gilt. 10 color plates [by Helen Urquhart]. Spine sunned, spine ends and corners rubbed, fore-edge a bit foxed, first and last few leaves a bit foxed, other sheets much less so and mostly confined to margins, else a clean, tight copy.

Second edition, being issued 3 years after the first. Mallory’s interpretation of the tale of the Quest for the Holy Grail, as captured in Le Morte d’Arthur, illustrated with gorgeous color plates. The only book we could find reference to by this talented artist.