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History of the Kings of Britain
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date January 1, 1977
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140441703
ISBN-10 0140441700
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The twelfth-century chronicle sets forth the deeds of Britain's rulers from the mythical Brutus, great-grandson of Aeneas, to Cadwallader in the seventh century (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Geoffrey of Monmouth was a Welsh cleric who has become an important figure in the development of British historiography and the popular tales of King Arthur. Lewis Thorpe was a British philologist and his popular translation has brought these legends to generations of readers.

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Paperback
Book cover for 9780140441703 Book cover for 9781420940664 Book cover for 9781452801896
 
from Digireads.Com (January 30, 2011); titled "The History of the Kings of Britain"
9781420940664 | details & prices | 130 pages | List price $8.99
About: Little is definitively known of the life and schooling of Geoffrey of Monmouth, but his extraordinary literary works have survived centuries as a testament to his legacy.
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 20, 2010); titled "The History of the Kings of Britain"
9781452801896 | details & prices | 328 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.02 lbs | List price $19.99
About: The History of the Kings of Britain, written by legendary author Geoffrey of Monmouth is widely considered to be one of the greatest classic and historical texts of all time.
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With Lewis Thorpe (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (January 1, 1977)
9780140441703 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The twelfth-century chronicle sets forth the deeds of Britain's rulers from the mythical Brutus, great-grandson of Aeneas, to Cadwallader in the seventh century
With James Springer White | from E P Dutton (June 1, 1976)
9780525470144 | details & prices | List price $3.95
This edition also contains Collected Writings of James White: Words of the Pioneer Adventists
About: The History of the Kings of Britain is arguably the most influential text written in England in the Middle Ages.

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