Publisher description for King Arthur : tales from the Round Table / edited by Andrew Lang ; illustrated by H.J. Ford.
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Here are the best-loved legends of the Round Table, recounted by one of the world's great storytellers. Andrew Lang, author of Dover's perennially best-selling fairy books of many colors, presents enchanting renditions of favorite tales from Arthurian myth: how the young Arthur pulled the sword from the stone to become king, how he acquired the sword Excalibur, the beginnings of the Round Table, the passing of Merlin, how Morgan Le Fay tried to kill Arthur, the quest for the Holy Grail, the romance of Lancelot and Guenevere, the passing of King Arthur, and many more. Magnificent engravings appear throughout the text, further enhancing this splendid introduction to Camelot and its lore for readers of all ages. Unabridged republication of the work published by Schocken Books, New York, 1967. 28 black-and-white illustrations.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Arthurian romances Adaptations, Arthur, King Legends, Knights and knighthood Folklore, Folklore England