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Published by Macmillan Children"s Books in London .
Written in English



  • England.


  • Arthur, King -- Juvenile literature,
  • Arthur, King -- Legends,
  • Arthurian romances -- Adaptations,
  • Knights and knighthood -- Folklore,
  • Folklore -- England

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About the Edition

Recounts the exploits of King Arthur and his knights at the court of Camelot and elsewhere in the land of the Britons.

Edition Notes

Statementbased on a retelling by Henry Gilbert ; illustrated by John Vernon Lord.
SeriesMacmillan little classics
ContributionsMalory, Thomas, Sir, 15th cent., Lord, John Vernon, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.G44 Ki 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 291 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL590196M
ISBN 100333600150
LC Control Number96181212

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