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King Arthur. Hero and Legend

By: Barber, Richard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 000131

ISBN: 0312454279

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Cloth Bound Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 3rd Edition Revised & Extended. 8vo. Guild Publishing Club Edition 1986. Dust wrap very slightly chipped to head of spine. Profusely illustrated in black/white and colour. Great tour through Arthurian literature. From the beginning until recent novels. Account of the development of the King Arthur and the Grail legends. King Arthur, history & development of Arthurian legends. The author gives a clear and readable outline of the development of the medieval stories about Arthur and his court in French, German and English, and how the stories were revived ... View more info

The Figure of Arthur

By: Barber, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longman Group Ltd: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000215

ISBN: 0582125839

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Cloth Bound Boards. Very Good+. First Edition. 8vo. Dust wrap has been price clipped and is slightly chipped. 160 pp. Bibliography, references, and index. Very good in the pictorial jacket. Arthur of Dalraida, a late sixth century prince from Galloway with a heroic reputation, may well have been the historical figure on whom the Arthurian legend is based. barber traces the development of the legend through early texts. This Study Based On The Evidence Accumulated By Leading Scholars Over recent Years Suggests Another Clearcut Identity For The Historical Arthur, Which Has Nothing To Do With Sou... View more info

The Arthurian Legends . An Illustrated Anthology

By: Barber, Richard

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 112154

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Dark brown boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The former owner has written their name in pen onto the front free-endpaper, otherwise there are NO other inscriptions or marks. 224 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour plates. Bibliography; Illustrations. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "More then eight centuries, poets and writers have been telling stories about King Arthur. From lost legends and scraps of history, from facts and folklore, has been f... View more info

Legends of King Arthur; (Three Volumes in a Single Slipcase) Arthur, Tristan & the Holy Grail

By: Barber, Richard; (Illustrated by) Roman Pisarev

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Edition: 4th PRINTING

Seller ID: 110856

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In a dark green slipcase that has bright gilt titling and very minor black smudges to the side. Quarterbound Illustrated green paper boards with bright gilt titling on a green cloth spine. No dustjacket, as issued. The tips of the corners are very slightly rubbed from putting the books in and out of the slipcase and the first few pages of the introduction to the 'Holy Grail' are creased, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. Charmingly Illustrated in b/w by Roman Pisarev. Acknowledgements; Further reading. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', as detailed above, this an Excelle... View more info