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The Discovery of King Arthur: Ashe, Geoffrey The Discovery of King Arthur: Ashe, Geoffrey

The Discovery of King Arthur

Ashe, Geoffrey

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ISBN 10: 0385190328 / ISBN 13: 9780385190329
Published by Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985. Very Good. Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985. Very Good. In this book, the historian Geoffrey Ashe attempts to prove that there was a historical Arthur that was the basis for the legendary King Arthur described in the books by T. H. White and Mary Stewart. Surprisingly enough, the legend is closer to reality than we might imagine. Stated first Anchor Press edition with no additional printings mentioned. White paper boards bound at spine with maroon cloth at spine. Binding tight, square, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket is bumped and worn at spine but has no other major problems. Repairs and restorations have been made. 226 pages including index. Bookseller Inventory # 003257

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Title: The Discovery of King Arthur

Publisher: Anchor Books/Doubleday

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: very good

Edition: First American edition.

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Examines the evidence concerning the actual life of King Arthur and traces the development of the myth of King Arthur from the twelfth to the twentieth century

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Geoffrey Ashe is widely regarded as one of the leading Arthurian specialists, and is author of A Guide to Arthurian Britain, Avalonian Quest, The Quest for Arthur's Britain and Camelot and the Vision of Albion. In 2000, Sutton republished his 'The Hell Fire Clubs: A History of Anti-Morality. A former secretary of the Camelot Research Committee, he now lives in Glastonbury.

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