Legends of Britain by Caroline Moorehead

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Fifteen legends from England, Scotland, and Wales include ten about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

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Statement[by] S. Clot, Ch. Quinel, and A. de Montgon. Translated and adapted by Caroline Moorehead. Illustrated by Henri Dimpre, Gaston de Sainte-Croix, and Clifton Dey.
SeriesMyths and legends
ContributionsClot, S., Quinel, Charles, 1868-1942., Dimpre, Henri, illus., Sainte-Croix, Gaston de, illus., Dey, Clifton, illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M78 Le3
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5628682M
LC Control Number68054127

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