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McGraw-Hill, Oct 1, 1986 - Architecture - 192 pages
Magnificent paintings by internationally known artist Alan Lee vividly evoke the majesty and mystery of great castles and their stories, seperated by the ages of myth, romance, and fantasy. Illustrated in full color and black-and-white.

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King Arthur and Camelot
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About the author (1986)

Alan Lee was born in England in 1947. Inspired by Tolkien's work to pursue his chosen path as an artist of the mythic and fantastic, he has illustrated a wide range of books including Faeries, The Mabinogion, Castles, Merlin Dreams, the centenary edition of The Lord of the Rings, and The Hobbit. He is a winner of the Carnegie Medal for his illustrated edition of The Illiad, and a conceptual artist for the motion picture adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.

David Day has written widely on the Second World War and Australian history, and is the author of Reluctant Nation (OUPA, 1992) and The Great Betrayal (OUPA, 1988).

Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer was an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright and is currently a trustee and Director of the Archives for the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is the author of "Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings" and "Treasures of Taliesin" and editor of the highly praised series "The Collected Writings of Frank Lloyd Wright."
David Larkin is the co-author and designer of such celebrated illustrated books as "Classic America" and "Shaker "and publisher of "Barn" and "Wooden Ship."
Paul Rocheleau and Michael Freeman have contributed the new photography included in this book.

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