Paris: Léon Techner, Libraire, 1868-77. First edition.. Hardcover. Good. 12mo. Five volumes. Half vellum, spines gilt with red leather lettering labels, gilt. Drab paper sides. Vellum and paper unevenly soiled, one spine with a repaired slit to the vellum, text blocks somewhat age darkened with occasional foxing. Only a good set. An important scholarly addition to 19th century Arthurian scholarship: a modernized translation of the Vulgate Cycle. Contains: v. 1. Introduction. Le roman en vers de Joseph d'Arimathie, par Robert de Boron. Le Saint-Graal.--v. 2. Merlin, par Robert de Boron. Le roi Artus.--v. 3-5. Le roman de Lancelot du lac. (Inventory #: 19942)
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