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Sealed Folio edition 3-Volume slipcased hardbacks of BRITISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS. Edited and Introduced by Richard Barber. Published by the Folio Society, London. Illustrations by John Vernon Lord.

The books are in brand new unread condition. Still sealed in the publisher's celophane. In pictorial hard card covers and gilt lettering on the spine. In its original maroon slipcase.

Richard Barber has been writing and publishing in the field of medieval history and literature ever since his student days. His first and most recent books both concern the Arthurian legend; he started with a general survey, Arthur of Albion, in 1961, his second book, Henry Plantagenet (1964.

He has also written on chivalry, and won the Somerset Maugham award in 1970 for The Knight and Chivalry. Other books include the standard biography of Edward the Black Prince, Edward Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, The Penguin Guide to Medieval Europe, an edition of John Aubrey's Brief Lives, and anthologies of medieval literature (Myths and Legends of the British Isles, Legends of Arthur).

Richard Barber has also been a successful publisher. In 1969 he helped to found The Boydell Press, which later became Boydell & Brewer Ltd, one of the leading publishers in medieval studies, and he has been managing director since the outset. In 1989, Boydell & Brewer Ltd, in association with the University of Rochester, started the University of Rochester Press in upstate New York. The group currently publishes over 200 titles a year.

This handsome Three Volume Folio Set of BRITISH MYTHS AND LEGENDS consist of : VOL I: MARVELS AND MAGIC; VOL II: HEROES AND SAINTS; VOL III: HISTORY AND ROMANCE.

A compilation of the legends and mythology that have enriched Britain's history. From The Giants of the Island of Albion to Hengist and Horsa, The Life of Merlin, The Story of Arthur, Beowulf, St George, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Lady Godiva and many, many more of the wondrous tales that have fired the imagination for centuries.

Books sizes: 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Illustrated with black & white plates.

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