1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.
1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.

1894 Rare Book - Stories of the Days of King Arthur illustrated by Gustave Dore.

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Author: Charles Henry Hanson. (Illustrated by Gustave Dore).
Title: Stories of the Days of King Arthur. With Illustrations by Gustave Dore.
Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons, 1894.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 5.5".
Pages: vi-271 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, 1895 school prize bookplate on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece and the beautiful 7 full-page illustrations by Gustave Dore.

The book: "Stories of the Days of King Arthur," illustrated by Gustave Dore and authored by Charles Henry Hanson, is a rare 1894 publication that brings to life the legendary tales of King Arthur, his knights, and the mythical court of Camelot. This edition stands out for its collection of vivid stories, which are enhanced by Dore's magnificent illustrations, capturing the drama, romance, and adventure of Arthurian legend. Dore's artwork, known for its intricate detail and emotional depth, perfectly complements Hanson's narrative, providing readers with a visually stunning interpretation of the timeless tales.

The author: Charles Henry Hanson is noted for his contributions to children's literature, particularly in retelling historical and legendary stories in a way that is accessible and engaging for young readers. His work on King Arthur's tales is particularly esteemed for its fidelity to traditional narratives while being presented in a manner that captivates the imagination.

The illustrator: Gustave Dore (1832–1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator, and sculptor, whose works are celebrated for their fantastical imagination and powerful visual storytelling. Dore's illustrations for "Stories of the Days of King Arthur" are among his most acclaimed, showcasing his ability to bring literary characters and landscapes to life with unparalleled skill and creativity.


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