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1 Brian Lacey Colum Cille And The Columbian Tradition
Dublin Four Courts Press 1997 1851823212 / 9781851823215 First Edition Paperback Fine 
Fine 104 pp. Clean Pages NOT a Library Copy Gaelic Christianity Explored Through St. Columba or Colum Cille. Concise and genuine Gaelic Pilgrimage tradition First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Brian Lacy Colum Cille And The Columban Tradition
Ireland Four Courts 1997 1st Irish Edition Paperback Fine 
Ireland: Four Courts, 1997. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Irish Edition. Clean Fine Condition Trade Paperback. Study of the early Medieval Irish Saint Columba and his historical place in Irish Spiritual tradition.. First Edition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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3 Carl Adam Johan Nordenfalk Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting Book Illumination in the British Isles 600-800
New York George Braziller Inc August 1995 0807608262 / 9780807608265 Paperback Fine 
Collectible Fine.126 pp.Trade Paperback.. 8vo Fine Large Trade Paperback. Here Full Color Plates of well known and lesser known Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon illuminated manuscripts are represented in this great collection with description, text and history. Fine clean condition. NOT a library book. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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4 Carmen Bernand Translated From The French The Incas People Of The Sun
U. S. A. Abrams 1994 Fourth American Edition Paperback Near Very Good 
U. S. A.: Abrams, 1994. Book. Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. Fourth American Edition. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Near Very Good Packed Like a Llama With Color Illustrations Painted by Incas when they first became Christian. Much like when the Irish first became Christian they painted the Book of Kells. Some of that mix of Pagan Inca and Christian Saints . Amazing. Study Of the Incas. Translated from the Original French Edition. Concise compact 190pp.Color illustrated history Macchu Pichu and Inca painted manuscripts make this a great little historical spiritual guide to stick in your pack or plane for a great Inca experience. Shelf wear and small creases else Good+ Clean pages. NOT a library book. Unique on it's emphasis of Inca painted Christian artists from the earliest period. Excellent.. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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5 G.Frank Mitchell Liam De Paor Peter Harbison Treasures Of Early Irish Art 1500 B.C.To 1500 A.D.
U. S. A. The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1978 Second American Edition Paperback Very Good 
U. S. A.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second American Edition. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Large Trade Paperback Color Photos Very Good Clean Tight Binding. Perhaps the finest collection of full color photos of early medieval gold jewelry and illuminated manuscripts. The quality of the printing is at least a worthy medium for the shinning joy of early Irish art. This was an exhibition in N.Y.C and this stunning catalog was published by the Large Trade Paperback with Full Color Photos on nearly every page Tara Brooch, Brian Boru Harp, the Book of Kells, on and on of treasures from Celtic Ireland Metropolitan Museum of Art. Besides the color photos the text by some of the great Irish academics is also included in this large 220pp. book. Overall light shelf aging otherwise tight and clean and like being in the Age of the Saints.. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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6 G.O. Simms The Book Of Kells A Brief Description With Twenty Illustrations Dolmen Press Hardcover
Ireland Dolmen Press 1965 Fourth Irish Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Ireland: Dolmen Press, 1965. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Fourth Irish Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Handsome Little Hardcover Edition by the Masterful Irish Dolmen press. with Dust Jacket 16pp.text 20 Color and b/w plates. Dust jacket present. 
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7 G.O. Simms The Book Of Kells A Selection of Pages Reproduced With An Introduction and Notes
Dublin Dolmen Press 1968 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Color and B/W 
Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1968. Book. Illus. by Color and B/W. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket. Clean Pages. Jacket Near Fine Price Clipped. Except for shelf wear soiling wonderful. Red Dolmen Press Logo on Back of Jacket. First Edition of New 1968 Larger Edition. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 George Zarnecki Edited Joan Evans And Professor Christopher Brooke The Monastic Achievement Library Of Medieval Civilization
England McGraw-Hill 1972 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
England: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Very Good Red Hardcover and Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Ex-Libray book with pocket removed. Tight binding. No writing or underlines. Excellent color and b/w illustrated history of the western monastic movement. From Judea and Egypt it's influence on Celtic Christianity, Book of Kells, Carolingian reforms, Cluny Pilgrimage roads...Compostela Cistercian templars. Really wonderful intelligent and inspired hardcover and color dust jacketand visually as rich as the holy men's vows were poor. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Iain Zaczck The Art Of The Celts Origins History Culture Hardcover
Great Britain Parkgate 1997 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Color and B/W 
Great Britain: Parkgate, 1997. Book. Illus. by Color and B/W. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fine Large Hardcover With Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket NOT a library copy. Clean pages free of marks. Great full page photos of the "Turoe Stone" and other Pagan artifacts but the inclusion of large full quarto page from Celtic illuminated manuscripts you seldom see is a real plus i.e. the Welsh "Psalter of Ricemarch" and Portrait of St.John MacDurnan Gospels ans St.Matthew,"Echternach Gospels" Plus the familiar Book of Kells Plus an array of Celtic Iron age weapons.Much more When you see the energy of life replace natural form you know you are in the Celtic world Three Geese In Flight 35 ywaes selling Celtic studies in America. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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10 International Conference on Insular Art Cardiff (1998) Pattern and Purpose in Insular Art Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Insular Art Held at the National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff 3-6 September 1998
Oxford Oxbow Books Limited February 2002 1842170589 / 9781842170588 Hardcover Fine 
Fine.Clean Collectible Hardcover.Large Color Photo Filled Anthology of 25 Essays On Meaning and Purpose Celtic Irish, Welsh and Pictish Art! From "Apocalyptic Elements in Irish High Cross Iconography?""Neo-Pelagianism, Early Insular Religious Art, and the Image of Christ""The Date of Aberlemno Churchyard Stone" Much more Catherine Swift on Irish Ogam. Also "Carpet page meaning""Welsh Crannogs""The Mote of Mark" Clean Color filled photos. NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flight offering Celtic since 1977. First Edition. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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11 J.Romilly Allen Celtic Art In Pagan And Christian Times Original 1912 Hardcover
England Methuen 1912 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
England: Methuen, 1912. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Second Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Very Good+ Original Red 1912 Edition. NOT a library copy. Bright gilt cover design and lettering. Beautifully Gilt Decorative Cover Titles. Very good condition. Previous owners names on front end papers and preliminaries.Celtic knots. history and their technique. Celtic crosses, Irish jewelry, torcs, hanging bowls. Filled with detailed b/w and full page illus. Full page Celtic design.Very important classic on Celtic knives, bells, manuscript pages, The quality of the photos is so much clearer then the recent reprints. Very good condition. Front cover cocked a little.Clean tight binding. Packing with care since 1977. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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12 John Harthan Victoria & Albert Museum An Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts Hardcover
U.S.A Stemmer House 1983 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
U.S.A: Stemmer House, 1983. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good+ Decorative Hardcover.Great Color illustrated Introduction to Medieval illuminated manuscripts. Many color examples. NOT a library copy Beautiful full color plates. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.30 USD
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13 John Wilkinson From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Design Its Beginning, its Definition, its End
RoutledgeCurzon August 30, 2002 0700713204 / 9780700713202 Hardcover Very Good+ 
England: Routledge, 2002. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Edition First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Decorative Hardcover First English Edition B/W Illus. Pages Clean. NOT a library copy. Cutting edge academic study by an archaeologist and Anglican Priest who lived in Jerusalem and studied the hidden sacred mathematical ratio in Synagogues layouts and early Christian Churches. This same formula can be seen by the way in the Jerusalem Temple and carried over into The Irish Book of Kells illustration of same. The closeness of the two faiths is here demonstarted clearly. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Books wraps first in brown paper before shipping. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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14 Kurt Weitzmann Late Antique and Early Christian Book Illumination First Edition First Printing
New York George Braziller 1977 0807608300 / 9780807608302 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Fine Collectible Condition Hardcover and Fine Unclipped Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy. Clean no writing no underlines.126 pp. 46 Full Color Plates Late Antique, Egyptian and Greek illuminated manuscript plates that led to Irish and Celtic Book of Kells and Book of Durrow. Academic text and full page plates. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 Lloyd and Jennifer Laing Celtic Britain and Ireland Art and Society Hardcover
U.S.A. St .Martins 1995 1871569753 / 9781871569759 1st.U.S.Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: St .Martins, 1995. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. Fine Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped NOT a library copy.Clean 223 pp.Color and b/w. From Pictish symbol stones to early Medieval Celtic jewelry in Wales.d Great color plates and Celtic art theories. Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper to protect jacket. Great customer service Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Mark Patrick Hederman Richard Kearney Edited Prionsias MacCana, Tomas O Cathasaigh, Clemence Ramnoux, Brendan Purcell The Crane Bag Vol.2 NO.1 & 2 1978 THE OTHER IRELAND
Ireland Arts Council of Ireland 1978 1st Edition Paperback Very Good+ Louis le Brocquy 
Ireland: Arts Council of Ireland, 1978. Book. Illus. by Louis le Brocquy. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Condition The Crane Bag Vol.2 NO.1 & 2 1978 Double Issue Frontis Full page 'Study towards an image of James Joyce by Louis le Brocquy. Essay of the Finn Cycle, Book of Kells and Newgrange symbolism. These Irish literary journals are explorations of the depths of Irish thought. Much on ancient Ireland here by Prionsias MacCana, Tomas O Cathasaigh, Clemence Ramnoux. "Newgrange Between Sun and Stone" Brendan Purcell. A hint of shelf handling. Clean pages, No writing No signatures! NOT a library copy Three Geese in Flight 39 years bringing Celtic studies sent with care from the land to the west ". First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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17 P.Francastel Medieval Painting
U.S.A Dell 1968 First Thus Paperback Very Good 
U.S.A: Dell, 1968. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. One hundred and ninety two pages with medieval color reproductions on each page. From the Book of Kells to Italian mosaics to Book of Hours plus introduction and description. A handy medieval museum in one small package. Printed in the Netherlands so the color is quite nice.English text. Very good conditon.. First Edition. 
Price: 21.31 USD
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18 Peter Berresford Ellis Celtic Inheritance Hardcover
United States Dorset Press 1992 First Thus Hardcover Fine Fine Gabriel Sempill 
United States: Dorset Press, 1992. Book. Illus. by Gabriel Sempill. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Fine Hardcover Fine Dust jacket B/W Illus. Excellent introduction to the Celtic Speaking Church in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany. All the theories. Great illustration Book of Kells Matthew on Cover. Collectible condition. Jacket not clipped. NOT a library book.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.20 USD
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The Psalms Of David With Slipcase and Illuminated by Raphael Abecassis, Rabbi Jonathan Chipman Edited Prof.Shalom Sabar Paintings Raphael Abecassis
19 Rabbi Jonathan Chipman Edited Prof.Shalom Sabar Paintings Raphael Abecassis The Psalms Of David With Slipcase and Illuminated by Raphael Abecassis
Jerusalem Yessod Olam 2008 First Edition Hardcover Fine Raphael Abecassis 
Fine Collectible Condition 2008 First Edition Hebrew One Side English Facing Slip cased Gilt Hardcover Psalms Of David. Every Psalm framed in bright full color by Raphael Abecassis. Also Full page inspired paintings of King David and Kabbalah visionary paintings of the ladder, and Angelic visions. The bright colors are ecstatic and joyful in their celebration of the divine.. The covers are gilt and the inner 415 pp. pages are sewn in and each and every one painted in this almost Book of Kells like production published and printed in Jerusalem itself. Strong sturdy equally illuminated slip-case.Academic introduction This First Edition is sturdy enough to use everyday as well as to collect as a heirloom. Great Hanukkah present! Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps each book first in brown paper to protect the covers. First Edition. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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20 Robert E. McNally The Bible In The Early Middle Ages Woodstock Papers Occasional Essays for Theology No.4
Maryland Newman Press 1959 First American Edition Paperback Good+_ 
Maryland: Newman Press, 1959. Book. Good+_. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Good+ Trade Paperback Small library pocket, and tape residue marks.Tight binding 117 pp. Pages clean free of any writing. This scholar's work on the Hebrew Apocrypha in the Celtic Church of Dark age Ireland is very important and hard to find. Here is an important early work of his on the Biblical texts available to the Church fathers. essays and then section of texts and additions. In the ongoing argument how much early irish literature was native and pre- Christian and how much was Greek and Roman Catholic it is quite clear, like a Celtic Triskell, the third influence was Hebrew and mystical and despite gymnastic attempts to avoid this the Jewish dating of Passover and its influence is its most well known expression . First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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21 Ruth And Vincent Megaw Celtic Art From Its Beginnings To The Book Of Kells Hardcover First Edition
U.S.A. Thames And Hudson 1989 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Handsome Collectible Condition First Edition 288 pp. 452 Illustrations 24 Color New Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library copy No writing No plates No signatures Clan tight. Very little of "Celtic Art" are entwined knots. With the new understanding of "Celtic" as being so much more, and deeper than Indo European one must go back to where the Mythological touches the Archeological,Here we see many little seen pieces in bright color and concise b/w and informative history. Amazing cover o 1st. centuryf Bronze Enamel Dragon brooch. Since 1977 wrapping our Celtic studies with the respect the book and you deserve First Edition. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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22 Sir Edward Sullivan The Book Of Kells With 24 Colour Reproductions From The Original Pages Hardcover
London Studio Limited 1952 Fifth edition Hardcover 4to 
Very Good Large Handsome 1952 Hardcover Published by Famous Studio Editions Twenty Four Full Page Color Plates plus 61 pp. of history and study of early Medieval Celtic art. Gilt spine titling. This large quarto hardcover is from the Albany New York Diocese Library and has their handsome book plate. No writing in book. Since 1977 Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books wraps our books first in brown paper to protect and respect the book 
Price: 55.00 USD
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23 T.C. Barnard A Miracle of Learning Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning. Essays in Honour of William O'Sullivan
Aldershot Ashgate Publishing May 1998 1859282938 / 9781859282939 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Fine Collectible Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket.England: Ashgate, First Edition 1998.Ten scholars present Irish studies 303 pp. essays in honor of William O'Sullivan keeper of Irish manuscripts at Kells "Lebor Gabala in the Book of Lecan" "The Book of Kells and the Corbie Psalter", and "County Mayo 1684" among the others is this fascinating one about Pilgrim Massachusetts Bay Colony!" Preliminaries to the Massachusetts Bay Colony:The Irish ventures of Emanuel Downing and John Winthrop Sr." Like new!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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24 Von Paul Wilhelm Wenger Irische Miniaturen Zwolf Farbige Bilder Aus Handschriften Irischer Monche
Germany Friedrich Wittig Verlag 1957 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good 
Germany: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine Clean First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket with a two inch chip on the back cover. Color Illumination on jacket cover. Not Price cut NOT a library copy. Twelve Celtic Illuminated Pages. Concise study of Irish illumination. German text 12 page color plates of Irish and Celtic illumination from books other then the Book of Kells!. 32pp.Lesser seen Celtic plates. Clean pahes NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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On The Calendar Of Oengus Leabar Brecc  Original 1875 Folio Hardcover, Whitley Stokes
25 Whitley Stokes On The Calendar Of Oengus Leabar Brecc Original 1875 Folio Hardcover
Dublin Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 1875 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ None Issued By Publisher 
Dublin: Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, 1875. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Rare Very Good+ First Hardcover Original Folio 1875 volume An impressive 354pp. Folio semi-diplomatic edition of four MSS 6, 7, 9, and 10, with introductory essay (1--25), corrigenda (26--31), translation, glossarial index (pages ccix--cccxxix), geographical index to the notes (pages cccxxxi--cccxxxviii), Index of persons mentioned in the notes. Also Notes from The Leabar Brecc. It appears to be the original boards but the spine has been handsomely re backed with the same material and the original leather title patch with gilt lettering restored. New pristine end papers. The title page seems to have vanished with the Vikings stolen Monastic treasure. N/D C.1875 This huge Folio work is a testament to Celtic Irish learning in the 'Age of the Saints'. Except for slight rubs at the very edges of the boards very good+ and very clean shape. NO library markings NO numbers NO book plates.Three Geese In Flight thirty six years selling Celtic books. Expect extra postage overseas. First Edition. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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