Day, David: THE QUEST FOR KING ARTHUR
Book Number: 005214
De Agostini Editions London 1995 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 176pp., pattern-print endpapers. Intext illustrations throughout; mostly colour-art, with several in b/white or duo-tone. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Front: 'The Faithfil Knight', Thomas Jones Barker), loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Fully enhanced with superb illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Gustave Dore and others, this volume traces King Arthur's evolution from the earliest records of the historical Artorius through countless incarnations to the idealized figure of the King Arthur we know today...Numerous chapters include: Coming of Arthur, Sword in the Stone, Merlin, Morgan le Fay, Lady of the Lake, Excalibur, Camelot and the Round Table, Guinevere and Lancelot, Quest for the Holy Grail., more. Index and Chronology. Book weight approx. 920g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.