THE MISTS OF AVALON. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982 [i.e. January 1983]. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. The legend of King Arthur from the viewpoint of the women characters. Made into a television mini-series. "... historical writing on a grand scale, with all the magic conviction and resonance of ballad and ancient lore." - Barron, ed., Fantasy Literature 4A-48. "One of the best of the modern retellings of the Arthurian legends." - Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-47. Corner tips lightly bruised, hint of fade to boards at top edge of front cover,a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with the correct price of $16.95 printed on the front flap. (#163822).
First edition so stated on copyright page.