The Book of Knights

The Book of Knights

by L.A. Williams, Ruth Thompson, Mark Poole, Donato Giancola
     
 

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Similar in scope and vision to best-selling titles The Book of Angels and The Book of the Dragon, this sumptuously illustrated volume presents legends of that romantic, noble medieval warrior, the knight. In magnificent full-color spreads, author and award-winning illustrator L.A. Williams provides a brief background on the real life, training, andSee more details below

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Similar in scope and vision to best-selling titles The Book of Angels and The Book of the Dragon, this sumptuously illustrated volume presents legends of that romantic, noble medieval warrior, the knight. In magnificent full-color spreads, author and award-winning illustrator L.A. Williams provides a brief background on the real life, training, and weaponry of the historical knight, before leading into thrilling tales of gallant and sometimes ruthless mythical knights from a range of traditions.
The Book of Knights is an adventure with every turn of the page.

INCLUDES:
o The Nordic hero Beowulf slaying the beast of the lake and rescuing a Danish kingdom o Joan of Arc fighting against the British and Burgundian occupation of France o The notorious Battle of Agincourt, where the heavily armored French fell to the army of King Henry V o King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402745560
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
879,014
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 13.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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