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|Description:||544 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Problem and context - the Round Table in literature and legend, the Round Table as furniture, the setting of the Round Table - Winchester Castle and the Great Hall; the table - carpentry, condition, and sequence, tree-ring dating the Round Table, radiocarbon dating the Round Table; the painting - investigating the painting, inscriptions in the painting, iconography of the painting; solutions and meanings - the making of the Round Table, the hanging of the Round Table, the painting of the Round Table; the symbol. Appendix: Traveller to the Round Table, 1539-1900.|
Magnificent book... a window on a lost visual world. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEWChunky, handsome, and splendidly illustrated. ANTIQUITYA fascinating and complex account... Assembles in one place