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. 8vo. xi, (i), 226 pp. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. Includes Appendix, Bibliography, Notes and Index. This is a new, unmarked, unopened copy in perfect condition, except for very light soiling on the top edge only. The dust jacket is very lightly shelf-worn. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. 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.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The Discovery of King Arthur

Author Name: Ashe, Geoffrey

Categories: History, King Arthur,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1985

ISBN Number: 0385190328

ISBN Number 13: 9780385190329

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 6587

Keywords: King Arthur; Geoffrey Of Monmouth Historia Britonum Arthurian Romances Great Britain Kings And Rulers. King Arthur Folklore; Mythology History (england) Kings Legends