1905 Rare First Edition - King Arthur Tales, THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE by Howard Pyle.
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Author: Written and illustrated by Howard Pyle.
Title: THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE.
Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5 " X 7 ".
Pages: xviii-328 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, inner hinge of first endpaper worn but still tight - as shown, some light foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Nicely illustrated with 48 illustrations by Howard Pyle.
The book: A compelling and vividly illustrated first edition of "THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLE" by the esteemed Howard Pyle. Set against the mythical backdrop of King Arthur's legendary Camelot, this tome brings to life the valiant tales of the champions who graced the Round Table. Pyle's narrative prowess and artistic flair merge seamlessly in this work, making it both a visual and literary treat. The book's binding is a testament to the artistry of the early 20th century, with intricate designs on full cloth, inviting readers into a world of chivalry and adventure.
The author: Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and author, primarily of books for young people. He was a native of Wilmington, Delaware, and he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy.
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