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RUDE TALES AND GLORIOUS: Being the Only True Account of Diverse Feats of Brawn and Bawd Performed by King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Purported to be by an ancestor of the author, these brief pieces are witty and bawdy re-tellings of the Arthurian stories. The pseudonymous author was Rodney William Whitaker (1931-2005), a film scholar and novelist who wrote under several other names. Ten line illustrations by William Bramhall. Glossary of obsolete words. xv, 207 pp. ISBN: 0-517-549867.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (light crease on front endpaper, one short closed tear to upper edge of dj.)Book ID: 60362More details Price: $18.00
HOBBY: The Young Merlin Trilogy. Book Two.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A retelling of part of the King Arthur story for older children: in this book, young Merlin is orphaned by a fire & joins a traveling pair of magicians who help him begin to discover his true powers. Decorative chapter headings, author's note about the various versions of Merlin's story. 90 pp. ISBN: 0-15-2008152.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (gift inscription - from a boy to his teacher, dj price-clipped.)Book ID: 32459More details Price: $15.00