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Original linocut prints, books  and greetings cards featuring a range of mediaeval themes including: the Battle of Agincourt; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; King Arthur;;Stonehenge; Viking art; Saxon art; the Sutton Hoo helmet; medieval animals; castles; medieval myths and legends; historic monuments and so much more!

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Smith:

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My illustrated translation of the Middle-English masterpiece, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, was published in 2018. Illustrated with my own linocut prints and featuring a host of background historical information, it is a very special book.

Order your unique collector's edition of Gawain here!

The book is available in two types: a trade hard copy (available through most booksellers) and a de luxe collector's edition, which is only available through me. The collector's edition includes:

  1. unique book jacket with exquisite design treatment

  2. higher quality paper than bookshop edition

  3. bound-in ribbon bookmark

  4. ribbons at top and bottom of spine

  5. an embossed pentangle on the boards underneath the jacket!

You can also buy some of the original illustrations from the book here.

Summary of Contents

Introduction

The survival of the manuscript

Note on translation

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight:

Fitt 1

Fitt 2

Fitt 3

Fitt 4

Glossaries

In search of Hautdesert

In search of the Green Chapel

About the publisher

Unbound is a crowdfunding publisher, with authors including the BBC presenter Jonathan Meades, the film director Mike Hodges (Get Carter, Flash Gordon) and the Slade musician Dave Hill amongst many others.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - a new translation with a profusion of linocut illustrations and supporting historical information - was published in 2018. Order a signed and dedicated copy here

Michael Smith, Printmaker