The Discovery of King Arthur

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

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Quarter bound in publisher's burgundy cloth over white boards. gilt lettering on spine, publisher's medallion blind-stamped on cover, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Includes Appendix, Bibliography, Notes and Index. In this historical detective story, the author cuts through the myths and proves Arthur not only existed, but was more like the Arthur of legend than historians ever suspected. He first traces the myth to its roots in the 12th century writings of Geoffrey of Monmouth. He identifies the real King Arthur and shows how his theory fits several strands of evidence.. This is a new, unmarked, unopened copy in perfect condition. The dust jacket is very lightly shelf-worn. AS NEW/FINE. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 226 pp

Title: The Discovery of King Arthur

Author Name: Ashe, Geoffrey

Categories: Reference, History, King Arthur,

Edition: 1

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Anchor Books/Doubleday: 1985

ISBN Number: 0385190328

ISBN Number 13: 9780385190329

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 5294

Keywords: King Arthur; Geoffrey Of Monmouth; Historia Britonum; Arthurian Romances; Great Britain Kings And Rulers. King Arthur; Folklore; Late Antiquity;