The Book of Guinevere, Legendary Queen of Camelot by Andrea Hopkins. 1996 first edition.

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Written by Andrea Hopkins. Various artists. First edition, 1996. Crescent Books. New York.

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"The enigma of Guinevere, a beautiful and courageous queen or a disgraced adulteress, has received less attention than the achievements of King Arthur, the adventures of the noble Sir Lancelot and other knights, the magic of Merlin, or the sorcery of Margan Le Fay. While the true location of Camelot and the power and influence of the Round Table have been studied ad speculated upon intensely for centuries, the real Guinevere has remained more elusive. A key figure in the life of Camelot, this remarkable woman is seen variously as scholar, seductress, warrior and gentle beauty by the countless artists and writers who have depicted her. Who, then, was Guinevere?

"The Book of Guinevere is an elegant anthology of poetry and prose, literature and legend, with commentary by Arthurian scholar Andrea Hopkins, accompanied by beautiful illustrations from medieval manuscript illumination to pre-Raphaelite masterpieces."

Andrea Hopkins is an Oxford University scholar of medieval and Arthurian history with an interest in the enigmatic figures of the period. Hopkins' work includes The Sinful Knights, Knights, The Chronicles of King Arthur, The Book of Courtly Love, and Harald the Ruthless - Last of the Vikings.

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Condition: Near Fine/Very Good. Dust jacket: Mild shelf wear; on the front, shallow crease; on the back, small indentation and shallow scratch; small closed tear on the spine. Black cloth cover boards. Name on front fly leaf else pages are clean, undamaged, and complete.

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