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211 John Morris The Age of Arthur Hardcover
U.S.A Scribners 1973 068413313X / 9780684133133 Second Book Club Edition Hardcover Good Light Wear,tight Good,light Wear 
U.S.A: Scribners, 1973. Book. Good Light Wear,tight. Hardcover. Second Book Club Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good- Clean Hardcover and Good- Clean Dust Jacket with small tears and peel backs. Second Book Club Edition. Comprehensive if controversial look at Arthur and the age he lived in. Great reading and filled with discussion of the Arthurian source material. Includes some letters written by a British Christian Celt in Sicily complaining about the Christian ruling class failing to hear the real words of Jesus in regards to sharing the wealth! Pelagius 651pp.Slight page warping. Good reading and Working copy. NOT a library copy. No underlines or writing but working copy only. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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212 John Morris The Age Of Arthur: A History Of The British Isles From 350 To 650 Hardcover
N.Y. Scribners, 1973 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
N.Y.: Scribners,, 1973. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. NOT a Library Book. No underlines or No writing in text. Morris a fine historian This book opened the door to reexamine Gildas and Nennius, and the Easter Tables and overseas letters. Clean, tight shape. Big thick book filled with all aspects of sixth century material. The Sicilian Celtic Britain's letters are included here..Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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213 John Murray Gibbon The Orkneymen In Canada Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Canada Vol.XLIV Series III June 1950 Section Two
Canada Quintin Publications 2004 Reprint Paperback Fine 
Canada: Quintin Publications, 2004. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint. 4to - over 9 - 12" tall. Fine Condition Tall Card Stock Covers Spiral Bound Reprint. Originally The Orkneymen In Canada Published in 1950 Twelve pages . Clean NOT a library copy. Fascinating study. From the Norse mixing with Scots and Picts in the Orkney Isles and following the fur trade west to canada. Marrying native peoples. Sweeping perspective mixing with politics Celts, Norse and Native First Nation people.. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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214 John R. L. Anderson Vinland Voyage
New York Funk and Wagnalls, 1961 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Illustrated by Maps 
New York: Funk and Wagnalls,, 1961. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Maps. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. SALE Very Good+ Collectible Condition Hardcover and Very Good+ Mylar Protected Dust jacket. NOT Price Clipped NOT a library copy.The only reason the jacket is not fine is the price on the jacket has been darkened in. NOT clipped however.Attempt by a sailer to recreate Norse sea crossing of Leif to Vinland, which the author feels is Martha's Vinyard Massachusetts. Great book and photos, map.. Excellent copy and dust jacket!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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215 John Taylor Ranulf Higden The Universal Chronicle Of Ranulf Higden Hardcover
England Oxford University Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
England: Oxford University Press, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Dust Jacket shelf wear only. NOT price clipped. Study of the Polychronicon and it's relation to Geoffrey of Monmouth , Arthurian legend and other sources, Classical and Biblical .Includes 'Translations of Selected Passages' i.e On Ceasar and Civil War with Pompey. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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216 Jonathan Wylie and David Margolin The Ring Of Dancers Images Of Faroese Culture Hardcover
U. S. A. Univ of Pennsylvania, 1981 081227783X / 9780812277838 First American Edition Hardcover Fine Near Very Good 
U. S. A.: Univ of Pennsylvania,, 1981. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine Hardcover and Near Very Good Dust Jacket. Excellent study into the culture, language, whale hunts of this Norse island of ancient Pictish ancestry. Illustrated by b/w Illus. of folk life around a hearth. Stories, dance seafaring. Dust jacket one cover chip about an inch at bottom of cover and sun fading. Hardcover fine clean NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.66 USD
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217 Joseph Bruchac The Ice Hearts Signed and Numbered Limited Edition
Austin Texas Cold Mountain Press 1979 First Limited Edition Paperback Fine Signed
Austin Texas: Cold Mountain Press, 1979. Book. Fine. Wrappers. Signed by Author(s). First Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine Collectible First Edition Condition Limited Hand Numbered '101' of 300 Copy Edition. NOT a library copy. Signed by Author Joseph Bruchac and Publisher Cold Mountain Press handmade book of a tale of Viking (Ice hearts) raids among the northern Iroquois. Vikings as Windigo, or Stone Coats. Told from the Iroquois perspective 9pp.Limited to 300 collectible copies Hand made paper Hand sewn signatures , No'101' and signed by the author and Small Press publisher of native Iroquois and Algonquin literature. Fine Clean Condition Great gift. First Edition. 
Price: 38.64 USD
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218 Joseph J.Carr The Twisted Cross The Occultic Religion Of Hitler and The New Age
Louisiana Huntington House Publishers 1985 1st Edition Paperback Fine 
Louisiana: Huntington House Publishers, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine First Edition Clean Pages NOT a library Copy. NO writing in text. No rationalization here "Satan sparked the Holocaust in an effort to keep biblical prophecies from coming true" Actually thankfully it did just the opposite. Rare in such excellent collectible condition.. First Edition. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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219 Joseph J.Duggan Edited Alfred B.Lord Donald F.Melia Donald K.Fry Franz H.Bauml and Edda Spielmann Joseph J.Duggan L.P.Harvey Elizabeth A.Warner Oral Literature Seven Essays Hardcover
U.S.A Barnes and Noble 1975 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Mylared 
U.S.A: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Mylar protected. NOT a Library copy. Among the seven essays on ancient oral literature of Europe are a Dumezil analysis of "Parallel Versions of The Boyhood deed of Cuchulainn" also "Caedmon as a formulaic Poet" "Pushkin in the Russian Folk-Plays" "The Nibelugenlied" "Oral composition and the performance of novels of chivalry in Spain" more . Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.20 USD
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220 Justine Davis Randers-Pehrson Barbarians And Romans The Birth Struggle of Europe A.D. 400-700
U.S.A. Oklahoma University Press 1983 2nd Edition Paperback Very Good 
U.S.A.: Oklahoma University Press, 1983. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean pages. Excellent political history during the 'Age of Arthur' both in Britain And on the continent. Very Insightful in the bigger picture of the falling Roman empire. Color and B/W illus.. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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221 K.G.T. Webster. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Boston: Riverside Press, 1916 Paperback Good 
Boston: Riverside Press, 1916 Book. Good. Soft cover. Some light cover discoloration,tight Good. 1st.ed. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Modern prose translation makes this great Middle English Arthurian poem a great read.Also includes'The Vision of Piers Ploughman"Worthwhile buy. First Edition. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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222 Karen Louise Jolly Popular Religion In Late Saxon England Elf Charms In Context Hardcover
U. S. A. Chapel Hill 1996 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
U. S. A.: Chapel Hill, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Collectible Hardcover First Edition Clean pages. Rare NOT a library copy NO book plates. Here is one of the few books on Elves as Tolkien spells it. These are from early medieval Saxon manuscripts, herbals, rune stones etc. One of only a handful of genuine Saxon "Elf Charm" magic. Much of this passed down in German in Christian Folk magic to "Pow Wow" doctors in Pennsylvania and Upstate New York Dutch and Germans. Academic study of Anglo-Saxon real Elf lore. hardcover excellent shape. Since 1977 we wrap first with brown paper to protect the cover First Edition. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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223 Karl Bartsch Helmut De Boor Das Nibelungenlied Nach der Ausgabe von Karl Bartsch Hardcover
Germany F.A.Brockhaus Wiesbaden 1979 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good None 
Germany: F.A.Brockhaus Wiesbaden, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Near Very Good 1979 Hardcover First German Edition. NOT a library book.The Great Epic here in it's native German. Some pen notes and academic annotations. Tight binding. Deutsch Das Nibelungenlied. First Edition. 
Price: 15.30 USD
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224 Katharine Briggs British Folktales Hardcover
New York Pantheon, 1977 0394415892 / 9780394415895 First American Edition Hardcover Good Dust Jacket Included 
New York: Pantheon,, 1977. Book. Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Cloth. Good/Good, very light Wear and tear. Ist.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Excellent anthology of British Ghost, Witches, and Fairies by this beloved scholar of the serious folktale and the non-maudlin Fairy. Comprehensive. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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225 Kevin Crossley-Holland Storm and other Old English Riddles Hardcover
U.S.A F.S.G. 1970 1st.U.S.Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good b/ Illus. 
U.S.A: F.S.G., 1970. Book. Illus. by b/ Illus.. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Hardcover and Dust Jacket both very good First American Edition. illus . Saxon Riddle favorites of Celtic monk and Saxon alike and even Hobbit Bilbo Baggins.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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226 Kevin Crossley-Holland and Bruce Mitchell The Battle of Maldon and Other Old English Poems
England Macmillan 1967 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good 
England: Macmillan, 1967. Book. Very Good. Stiff Card Covers. Third Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Very Good. Clean Trade Paperback.Clean Pages. NOT a Library book. Only shelf wear. Excellent anthology of old English poetry by a Riddle Master. From Old English Riddles' like Bilbo Baggins tells to the legendary 'The Battle of Maldon' This includes the Saxon side of the famed battle 'Armes Prydain' when the Celts unified to fight Wessex and lost. Here is the 'English' side, The 'Battle of Brunanburh' Also 'Wanderer''Seafarer''Wife'sLament' Still more. Clean free of markings. 
Price: 15.84 USD
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227 Kevin E.McAleese Full Circle: First Contact Vikings And Labrador/ Le Grand Cercle: Premier Contact
Canada Newfoundland Museum 2000 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Canada: Newfoundland Museum, 2000. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Trade Paperback Oblong Published in Labrador and Newfoundland . Clean Very Good condition Small crease at ede of front cover else really good. Very handsomely done This wonderfully produced archeology, anthropology, and museum studies of Viking, Innuit, Dorset, Red paint people Labradour,Newfoundland. Irish cloak pins, Viking long houses, Thor's hammer.Very good condition. 64pp. Color and b/w Large Red Oblong Trade paperback, English and French facing.Really spectacular.. First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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228 Kirsten A.Seaver The Frozen Echo
U. S. A. Stanford University Press 1996 First American Edition Paperback Fine 
U. S. A.: Stanford University Press, 1996. Book.Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. By far among the very best books on Norse Greenland. Academic and comprehensive. Near fine clean condition. 407 pp. NOT a library copy. No writing in text Since 1977 we wrap in paper before packing to protect the cover First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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229 Knate Stahl Seven Shades Of Black Starlight Original Woodstock New York Small Press Science Fiction
Woodstock New York Knate Stahl 1976 First Edition First Printing Paperback Very Good+ b/w Illus 
Woodstock New York: Knate Stahl, 1976. Book. Illus. by b/w Illus. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall. Original First Edition 1976 Small Press Time Travel Epic 28pp. B/W Illustrated historical science fiction Poem about Godwin Earl of Wessex and the Supernova of AD 1054 Time Travel. Published in Woodstock New York in 1978 in a small illustrated limited edition. Light shelf wear else clean, no marks, NOT a library book. Quite rare Viking Science Fiction from Woodstock!. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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230 Knud J.Krogh Viking Greenland With a Supplement of Saga Texts
Denmark The National Museum 1967 First Edition Trade Paperback with French Style Wrap around Cove Near Very Good B/W Drawings and Photos 
Near Very good Danish Academic and Photographic Archeological 197 pp. study of Norse Viking and possibly Irish settlement in early Medieval Greenland. Translated from the Danish which alone is insightful but the many full page and half page photos of the stone remains are simply mind blowing. Clean pages and NOT a library copy which itself is rare for this 1967 Danish printed book (In English) Some rubbing and usage and small creases but solid and tight, Great French style wrap around cover. Since 1977 we have specialized in Celtic, Norse and J.R.R.Tolkien and Arthur and this touches all these in ways. We wrap first in brown paper before packing and no awful book killing stickers!. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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231 Kuno Meyer, R.Thurneysen, M. Esposito, E. Windisch, Robin Flower, Paul Walsh , R.L. Ramsay Theodore Of Mopsuestia And St.Columban On The Psalms. R.L.Ramsay Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie Herausgegeben Von Kuno Meyer VIII. Band 3. Heft, The Topography of Betha Colmain, Zu Tochmarc Emire, Tain Bo Cuailghni Nach Original 1912 Hardcover
London Halle Max Niemeyer 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ None as Issued 
London: Halle Max Niemeyer, 1912. Book. Very Good +.Hardcover. First Edition. Fine 1912 Original Publication. NOT a reprint. NOT a library copy. NO Writing "Theodore Of Mopsuestia And St. Columban On The Psalms. R.L. Ramsay "!.Zeitschrift Fur Celtische Philologie Band,VIII No. 3, 214 pp in all. Clean Very good condition bound into period hardcover with a leather title patch. Clean no underlines. The English language Topography Of Betha Colmain by Paul Walsh there is in English essay by Robin Flower on "Irish Commentaries on Martianus Capella. Plus a essay in German on Celtic Philology by Kuno Meyer and R. Thurneysen Tain bo Cuailghni more. A gold mine of Celtic studies here in original editions! NOT a library copy. Celtic Studies since 1977 we wrap to respect your book. First Edition. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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232 Kurt Buster Cary Nord Conan The Frost-Giants Daughter
U.S.A. Dark Horse 2005 4th Edition Paperback Fine 
U.S.A.: Dark Horse, 2005. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 4th Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Fine Clean Color Illustrated Conan Adventure Warrior and Frost Giant's Daughter. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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233 L.C.Jane Asser's Life Of King Alfred The Medieval Library Hardcover
England The Medieval Library 1924 First Thus Hardcover Good 
England: The Medieval Library, 1924. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Original 1924 Hardcover Translation Of Asser's Life of King Alfred" His battles with the Vikings King Alfred's Jewel illus. NOT a reprint. NOT a library copy Introduction and notes. Front cover board detached, but present. Rear cover attached. Some seam cracks and wear but binding tight, pages clean and very attractive. Window into Alfred's wars with the Vikings in this early medieval primary text. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 13.66 USD
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234 Laura A. Hibbard ( Mrs Laura Hibbard Loomis ) Mediaeval Romance In England A Study Of The Sources And Analogues Of The Non-Cyclic Metrical Romances Hardcover
New York Burt Franklin 1963 First Thus Hardcover Fine 
New York: Burt Franklin, 1963. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Blue Cloth Clean Excellent Condition Roger Sherman Loomis is best known for his work on the Celtic sources for the Arthurian romance. His wife Laura Hibbard was equally a fine medievalist and as here we see her work on the Celtic and other influences among the Medieval romances of England such as Sir Gawain and Sir Orfeo and Havelok the Dane. many more. Extended bibliography. NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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235 Lawrence E. Jones The Observer's Book of Old English Churches
London Frederick Warne & C0. 1965 1st Edition Hardcover Fine 
London: Frederick Warne & C0. , 1965. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Fine Collectible Little Book of Old English Churches Red Hard Cover. First English Edition. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Wonderful Color and b/w Illustrations. in this architectural guide to the ceilings, archways, roofs, doorways of medieval Churches of England and the border.Stained glass furniture, towers, vaults, brass rubbings, vaulted ceilings. Page after page of illustrations. Great shape too. With this in your pocket you are traveling with Thomas a Becket.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.84 USD
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236 Leonard Cottrell. A Guide To Roman Britain Hardcover
U.S.A. Chilton Books 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
U.S.A.: Chilton Books, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Clean pages NOT a library book. B/W Illus. A detailed archaeological journey thru 3500 miles of Roman Britain. This classic in the field can be used as guide or as a fireside history of Celtic tribal resistance. Roman shore forts, artifacts, coins, weapons. Tour of the Celtic hill forts the differences things that are similar. Walls shooting ports Roman battle organizations in Anglia, Kent etc. Great classic in great shape of Roam Britain. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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237 Leslie Alcock Bede, Eddius, and the Forts of the North Britons Jarrow Lecture 1988
England Jarrow Lecture 1988 First English Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Rare Near Fine Condition Clean Pages NOT a library copy. One of Leslie Alcock's best work, here in this lecture he challenges Dumville's minimalist take on Nennius of the British Celts of the north, of the Gododdin and Arthur's Seat. Focused and rare 32 pp. Fine collectible condition First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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238 Lewis E.Nicholson and Dolores Warwick Frese Anglo-Saxon Poetry Essays In Appreciation
U. S. A. University Of Notre Dame Press 1975 First American Edition Paperback Very Good 
U. S. A.: University Of Notre Dame Press, 1975. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good Clean Large Trade Paperback with Book Of Durrow illuminated Color Cover. First Edition. NOT a library copy. Twenty Five Anglo-Saxon studies essays by different scholars."Beowulf" "Angels in Old English Biblical poetry" "The Runic Tradition", "Heroic Poetry"."'Biblical Narrative" Cover from Book of Durrow illuminated manuscript Clean pages. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.06 USD
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239 Lewis Spence The Minor Traditions Of British Mythology First English Edition Hardcover
England Rider & Company 1948 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good ,Mylared 
England: Rider & Company, 1948. Book. Very Good+ Clean.Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First English Edition Hardcover Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT price cut NOT a library copy. Two half inch chips on front dust jacket with some tape on the back. Clean free of any writing NO book plates bright in Mylar jacket. Excellent study of Saxon Mermaid and Seal folk lore. A lot of lesser known Celtic and Arthurian lore such as 'The mother of Kentigern, was King Arthur's niece! English Giant lore. Lake Fairy Folk. Truly one of Lewis Spence best books as he uncovers the Occult and the Fairy Faith in the quiet places and the rocky haunts of the Sidhe folk. Since 1977 we wrap our Celtic studies first in brown paper before sending. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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240 Linda Sipress Margaret B. Freeman Edited THE UNICORN TAPESTRIES The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Bulletin Volume XXXII. Number 1 1973/1974
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974 First American Edition Paperback Fine 
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974. Book. Fine. Wrappers. First American Edition. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine Condition The Unicorn Tapestries The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Bulletin Volume XXXII, No I. 1973/1974 Full Color and B/W 62pp. Museum Art Catalog and academic discussion of the famed Unicorn Tapestries at the Cloisters. Perhaps the most famous tapestries ever woven and also perhaps the most well known image of 'The Unicorn in Captivity' which is the Whole Cover in Exquisite ColorText Color and b/w Some full page.Excellent clean condition. This is the 1973/1974 Bulletin from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Great study of the history and symbolism of the French Tapestries Displayed at the Cloisters. NOT a library copy.. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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