King Arthur

King Arthur

Sir Thomas Malory's History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table

Sidney Lanier, N.C. Wyeth


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Rediscover the legend of Excalibur, King Arthur, and the Knights of the Round Table in this Scribner Classics keepsake edition of Sir Thomas Malory’s enchanting Arthurian legend.

This collectible edition of King Arthur features text reset in the original typeface and illustrations newly reproduced from N. C. Wyeth’s original canvases, bringing a beloved classic tale to a whole new generation of readers.


Sidney Lanier:
Sidney Lanier (1842–1881) was an American musician, poet, and author. He was a professor of literature at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and is known for his adaptation of musical meter to poetry. Lanier also published a notable series of literary works about knightly combat and chivalry in modernized language.

N.C. Wyeth (1882–1945) began his artistic career as a young adult. Born in Needham, Massachusetts, Wyeth traveled the American West extensively and drew what he saw. His prolific career includes three thousand works and more than one hundred book illustrations, including those for a majority of the Scribner Illustrated Classics series.