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The acts of King Arthur and his noble knights -

John Steinbeck

The acts of King Arthur and his noble knights -

from the Winchester MSS. of Thomas Malory and other sources

by John Steinbeck

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthur, -- King

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] John Steinbeck ; edited by Chase Horton.
    ContributionsMalory, Thomas, Sir., Horton, Chase.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22565753M
    ISBN 100374523789


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