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Lancelot And Guenevere A Study On the Origins of Courtly Romance Original 1930 Hardcover

By: Tom Peete Cross and William A Nitze

Price: $100.00

Publisher: U. S. A., University of Chicago Press: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014911

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: University of Chicago Press, 1930. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Original 1930 Collectible Edition Hardcover with blue buckram binding and title paper patch on spine all very good.104pp. Clean pages NOT a library book. Rubbed board edges a little. Here these American Celticists present the Irish origins to aspects of the Courtly Romance in the Arthurian Legend of Lancelot and Guinevere such as the Elopement tales or Abduction tales of Wooing of Etain and the Welsh Mabinogi story of Pwyll. Great Celtic Arthurian... View more info

The Glastonbury Spirit and Other Tales of the Supernatural

By: Tony Hill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Northern Lights: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 355

Condition: Very Good


First Edition Clean Pages No Writing NO Book plates NOT a library copy. Sometimes you really can judge a book by its cover! A moving cover colored photo of the Glastonbury Tor tower with a ambiguous robed figure in the arched door of St. Michaels Tower. Supernatural stories around a theme of the Glastonbury Tor! Very Good clean condition. You can see a copy at the Mohonk House in New Paltz New York on the Shawangunk mountains. You can see this watchtower thirty miles away from Father francis church on the mount in Woodstock New York. It has been said the view of the tower inspired in Bob Dylan... View more info

Life in Roman Britain (Gatekeeper)

By: Tony McLaevy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, English Heritage: December 1999

Seller ID: 009733

ISBN: 1850747334

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Trade Paperback.England: English Heritage, , 1999. Book. First English Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Color Photos Fine Condition Trade Paperback. First English Edition. Great concise 54 pp.color window into Roman Britain. Newest artifacts,color paintings.Great for enactments or novelists too who are interested in Celtic Britain and its revival in Arthur's time. Great visual time journey as well "Vindolanda' letters..NOT a library copy Like new Since 1988 packing with respect for the book.. First Edition. View more info

Aspects of Malory (Arthurian Studies)

By: Toshiyuki Takamiya

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, D.S.Brewer: January 1, 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 874716919

ISBN: 0859910687

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket First Thus with Revised Bibliography. The Second Edition The jJcket would be "Fine" as well as the Hardcover but it is price snipped else pristine which is rare to find on this dust jacket if found at all. 239 pp Eleven essays on Malory from P.J.C. Field, to Eugene Vinaver. Clean excellent condition. Arthurian books our passion wrapped first in paper to protect jacket since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Tristan Gottfried Von Strassburg With The Tristan Of Thomas

By: Translated A.T. Hato Gottfried Von Strassburg

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Penguin: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009771

Condition: Fine


England: Penguin, 1985. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fine Clean Condition Tristan Early Penguin Trade Paperback. Clean Pages Tight Binding. NOT a library copy. The First Complete modern translation into English. Great academic introduction besides this hard to find first complete translation of the Medieval German 'Tristan' this also includes all the remaining fragments of 'Thomas The Rhymers Tristan" Cover B/W Illustration Chertsey Abbey Tristan Teaching Yseult to play the harp. . First Edition. View more info

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Comedy for Christmas

By: Translated Theodore Silverstein

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1974-09-30

Seller ID: 005945

ISBN: 0226757633

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean Red Hardcover with Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NOT a library book clean 121 pages.NO chips on dust jacket just price clipped.Chicago, 1974.B/W illus. by Virgil Burnett. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of the finest of all medieval tales of King Arthur and his handsome courteous to ladies nephew, Sir Gawain. Here he defends his uncle and Camelot's honor against a green giant on Christmas day! On top of that romantic line drawings. No writing or marks on inside. NOT a library book! . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Mark Of The Beast The Continuing Story Of the Spear Of Destiny It's Occult Powers and It's Role In the Final Apocalypse

By: Trevor Ravenscroft

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Citadel Press: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014872

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Citadel Press, 1992. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback First Edition.246pp.A continuation of the authors "The Spear of Destiny" here the Gnostic and Manichean roots of the tradition are looked at along with Nazi survival and Grail hope.Clean very good shape. First Edition. View more info

The Cup of Destiny

By: Trevor Ravenscroft

Price: $27.00

Publisher: York Beach, Me, Weiser Books: August 1995

Seller ID: 66890

ISBN: 0877285462

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Clean Trade Paperback 194 pp. NO Writing NOT a library copy. Study of the Grail from a Gnostic perspective by the Author of the Spear of Destiny. No real flaws only a hint of shelf soiling. Cathar exploration of the Stone of Heaven as Grail. Three Geese in Flight Arthuria studies since 1977 wrapped well First Edition. View more info

Arthurian and Other Studies presented to Shunichi Noguchi

By: Tsuyoshi (Editor), and Suzuki, Takashi (Editor), and Noguchi, Shun'ichi Mukai

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Woodbridge:, D.S.Brewer: March 24, 1993

Seller ID: 005732

ISBN: 0859913805

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover England: D.S.Brewer,, 1993. First Edition. 8vo 273 pp.Clean Hardcover King Arthur and western literature in Japanese scholarship.Wonderful gilt design on red cloth boards of a Medieval Princess and a Japanese Noble woman. Excellent clean bright condition NOT a library copy. Great Japanese and Western scholars discuss Arthurian subjects such as Caxton and Winchester Malory and Stanzaic Morte Arthure. Also Medieval literature Chaucer literature, as well as modern Joyce and Fitzgerald.. First Edition. View more info

Two Mediaeval Welsh Poems Stori Gwenfrewi A'I Ffynnon The Story of St.Winefride and Her Well and Ffynnon Wenfrewi St Winefride's Well

By: Tudur Aled T.M.Charles-Edwards

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, Gwasg Gomer: 1971

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015810

Condition: Good+


Wales: Gwasg Gomer, 1971. Book. Good+. Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Limited Printed Edition Set in Type of two late Medieval Welsh Bardic Poems by Tudur Aled. Two full page b/w illus. B/W frontis. This fifteenth century Welsh Bard was the first to present Mordred as King Arthur's enemy in Welsh legend. That is not addressed here but the Cauldron of Rebirth Peir Dadeni (Holy Grail) from the Second book of the Mabinogion is. Charles Edwards talks about this here in his introduction to these two poems about the Welsh Saint and her Holy well and the... View more info

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Myrddin Wyllt Yn Nghyd A Ber Hanes O'I Fywyd Wedi Eu Tynu Annan O'Lyfr Y Daroganau Original 1849 Wild Merlin Chap Book Tym O'R Nant

By: Twm O'r Nant Thomas Edwards

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Merthyr Tydfil, Rees Lewis: 1849

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015934

Condition: Good+


Original Collectible Rare Merlin Book 1849 Welsh Arthurian Myrddin Merlin Ballad. Merthyr Tydfil: Rees Lewis, 1849.Good+. Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo Good+ Eight Page Chap Book in it's original form from the most famous of the wandering 19thc. Welsh poets and satirists Thomas Edwards called 'Twm O Nant.' This is Welsh Myrddin Prophecies and the Life of the famed Myrddin/ Merlin of Arthurian legend. Besides Geoffrey of Monmouth influence, the oral Celtic tradition survived in these Welsh 'street' poets one could equate to a modern 'Rapper,' as opposed to a University Chaired Poet or Court Bar... View more info

The Life In The Forest: The Influence Of The St.Giles Legend On The Courtly Tristan Story Tristania Monograph Series

By: Ulle Erika Lewes

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Tennessee, Tristania Monograph Series: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012691

Condition: Fine


Fine.Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Tristania Monograph Series, 1978. 8vo . Fine First Edition Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Academic Arthurian study with Translations throughout. Printed and published by the Tristania Journal with love. 78 pp.Clean NOT a library copy.This was there first separate Tristan publication in the Tristania Monograph series. In collectible condition. This has attractive blue floral design and lettering on the cover.Collectible Hard to find. First Edition. View more info

Chrétien de Troyes (Twayne's world authors series. TWAS94. France) (Hardcover)

By: Urban Tigner Holmes

Price: $27.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Twayne: 1970

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015163

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover.Near Very Good Dust Jacket First Edition First Printing. 12mo Pristine Hardcover with dust jacket NOT Price clipped. Except for cover soiling and shelf malaise on jacket it is in good solid condition. The red Hardcover clean.NOT a library copy One of the most thought provoking scholars on Arthurian literature and the Grail.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Alliterative "Morte Arthure

By: Valerie Krishna

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, U.s.a., University Press Of America: 1983-02

Seller ID: 6668

ISBN: 0819130362

Condition: Very Good


Clean Very Good First Edition Dark Blue Academic 113 pp Paperback Free of writing NOT a library copy. Except for soiling on cover the copy is excellent tight and internally free of any marks or writing.Clean pages Excellent modern English "translation" of the scholars diplomatic text which we also offer. This is good to read and compare with J.R.R. Tolkien's "Fall of Arthur" and Christopher Tolkien's commentary on the Alliterative Morte Arthure. Three Geese In Flight wrapping in brown paper before packing since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Evolving Legend of St.Joseph of Glastonbury Speculum XLVI

By: Valerie M.lagorio

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A, U.S.A: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1971: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009641

Condition: Near Very Good


U.S.A: U.S.A: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1971, 1971. Book. Near Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Speculum XLVI Tall Stiff Card Covers.210pp. Near Very Good. First American Edition.tall. Excellent 21pp.Glastonbury and the formation of the legend of Joseph of Arimathea bringing the Holy Grail to Britain. Also 26pp. Illustrated Psalter from Lyre Abbey" also 17pp "The Order of Mount Joy" much more. Except for some cover soiling very good,tight shape.. First Edition. View more info

Isaac Asimov's Camelot

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States, Ace Books: May 1998

Seller ID: 014030

ISBN: 0441005276

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Mass Market Paperback Ten Tales of Camelot Besides Roger Zelazny's Last Defender of Camelot and Ian McDowell Son of the Morning, it has eight other well chosen Arthurian short stories. Fine As new 241 pp. Ace, 1998.First American Edition.12mo NOT a library copy. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian literature since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Celts

By: Vencesclas Kruta

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Seller ID: 015338

ISBN: 0847814076

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Huge Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to.NOT a library Copy. Near Fine clean inside and out Not Price clipped. If you can only have one book on the Celts this HUGE nearly 800 page book is it. Dozens of scholarly essays by the leading scholars around the all on Pre-Christian Pagan and Christian Celtic Hungary, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic Wales, Ireland, Gaul, om and on. Celtic coins, swords, food, architecture, gold jewelry torcs, maps. Huge Volume! NOT A LIBRARY COPY.Three geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 197... View more info

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The Dwarfs Of Arthurian Romance And Celtic Tradition

By: Vernon J. Harward jr.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5264

Condition: Near Very Good


Original First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket The Only Serious Fantasy Study of Dwarfs or as J.R.R. Tolkien says "Dwarves" within Arthurian and Medieval Romance. The Fairies and Leprechaun in Medieval Irish stories as well as the Dutch Dwarfs and French Chretien de Troyes Arthurian romances. 149 pp. Published in the Netherlands in 1958 and quite difficult to obtain. Hardcovers from the Netherlands are among the finest bound commercial books made. Here clean with slight sun fading patch on blue hardcovers. Celtic design dust jacket has a little chipping at its edges and a some soili... View more info

The Circle Of The Gods First English Edition Hardcover

By: Victor Canning

Price: $27.00

Publisher: England, Heinemann: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 990

Condition: Very Good+


England: Heinemann, 1977. Book. Very Good+.First English Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket Both Very Good+ NOT Price Clipped. Stamped 'Library of Congress Duplicate' on front end paper. However NO spine numbers. NO library pocket Historical Arthurian novel during the King's boyhood. Dust Jacket. No jacket chips. First English Hardcover edition with no writing in text Packing Arthurian fiction with care since 1977. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Le Morte Darthur Of Sir Thomas Malory A Study Of The Book And Its Sources

By: Vida D. Scudder

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Haskell House: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005063

Condition: Fine


Near Fine. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo. Hardcover Clean Pages Fine Blue Cloth No Writing Grail Cup On Title Page. NOT a library copy.U.S.A. 430 pp.:Haskell House, 1965. Book. Comprehensive in study of Welsh, French, English, Celtic, even Hebrew and other Arthurian roots of Malory. Handsome copy. that is written with a style that pulls you in and next your sailing with Arthur to Avalon Since 1977 we wrap our books in brown paper before packing View more info

The Latin Classics Pastoral and Epic Literature (Virgil) Volume Two Hardcover

By: Virgil Edied Mary Leal Harkness James Lonsdale Samuel Lee

Price: $32.20

Publisher: New York, Vincent Parke: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011149

Condition: Very Good


New York: Vincent Parke, 1909. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large Handsome Deluxe Illustrated Edition. NOT a library copy. The Latin Classics Clean Very Good "Pastoral and Epic" This is Volume Two of the complete works of Virgil. Includes a Prose translation 'Aeneid' the tale after the Trojan war!. Scholarly introduction and his 'The Georgics", "Eclogue," more. Full page illus. of Sirens, or Mermaids 411pp. Very Good, tight, clean and handsome large edition of this great work of heroic literature . First Edition. View more info

Fair Rosamond A Study of the Development of a Literary Theme (Original Hardcover)

By: Virgil B.Heltzel

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Northwestern University Studies: 1947

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008005

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Northwestern University Studies, 1947. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Original 1947 Hardcover Clean pages NOT a library book. Study of the 'Fair Rosamond", lover of Henry the Second, husband of Eleanor of Aquitaine. Hardcover Great shape inside and out. Since 1977 we wrap carefully with respect. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Caliburn

By: Virgil Renzulli

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation: April 6, 2001

Seller ID: 013696

ISBN: 073886031X

Condition: Fine


First American 2000 Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library book. Jacket intact.Action packed Arthurian historical novel about Excalibur. This is the First Edition Hardcover with collectible dust jacket in excellent clean condition.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Initiation chevaleresque dans la légende arthurienne

By: Viseux Dominique

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dervy: 1990

Seller ID: 016130

ISBN: 2850765023

Condition: Fine


Fine Condition. NOT a library book.Trade Paperback First French Edition Merlin and his place in the Grail Quest. The rituals related to horse warriors as knights very interesting study of the 'mythology' behind the legend. Clean free of marks. Handsome medieval knight illustration from "Roman d'Artus" manuscript on cover. French language. Like new! Three Geese In Flight Books specializing in Celtic Arthurian legend since 1977 packing carefully. First Edition. View more info

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Studies In Medieval Literature And Languages In Memory Of Frederick Whitehead Merlin's Sardonic Laughter Lewis Thorpe

By: W. Rothwell, W.R.J.Barron, David Blamires, Lewis Thorpe, Editors

Price: $69.00

Publisher: England, Manchester University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006959

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover and Fine Protected Dust Jacket. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Among the clean 398 pp.are twenty four Arthurian Essays. One of these is this 18 pp essay by Lewis Thorpe on Merlin's madness "Merlin's Sardonic Laughter" along with many other great essays on Arthurian literature and the Grail cycle. Some of the scholars honoring Frederick Whitehead with great essays are include Fanni Bogdanow Elspeth Kennedy Eugene Vinaver David Blamires W.R.J.Barron' Fine Collectible Condition inside and out.Three Geese In Flight Arthurian Books Since 1977 we pack with care and NO... View more info

King Arthur's Place In Prehistory Hardcover

By: W.A.Cummins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Alan Sutton: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 010793

Condition: Fine


England: Alan Sutton, 1992. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First UK Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine First English Edition Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket. Not Price clipped NOT a Library book. W.A.Cummins is fascinating. He use Merlin bringing Stonehenge to Arthur's Britain as a symbolic crown for Ancient Bronze Age Britain Collectible condition First Edition. For 35 years Three geese In Flight wrapping our books first in brown paper to protect the covers and respect the book on it's journey.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Pendragon W. Barnard Faraday Original 1930 Hardcover

By: W.Barnard Faraday

Price: $46.00

Publisher: England, Methuen: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014879

Condition: Very Good


England: Methuen, 1930. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Very Good Hardcover Green Cloth with Black title design. No dust jacket. First Edition historical novel of Celtic Arthur's resistance to the Saxons. Myrddin here too. Light soiling and a three inch 1930s English Booksellers advertisement sticker for "A.Douglas & Sons Booksellers and Stationers" on the bottom of the front cover. Otherwise in far better shape than usually seen. No writing, NOT a library book . Since 1977 we pack with care. First Edition. View more info

The Magic Forefinger And Other Welsh Fairy Stories Color Plates Illustrated By Reina Sington

By: W.Glynne-Jones

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, T.V.Boardman: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016663

Condition: Good+


London: First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Good+ First 1949 Edition Hardcover and Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Six Full Color Full Plates Reina Sington Illustrated Plates. W.Glynne Jones. Clean pages. NOT a library copy which is rare. Several large chips on jacket but knight handsome and bright in mylar. Amazing color plates of Witches and Fairy Folk. Arthurian Mabinogi. Amazing little known collection of Young Adult Welsh Mythic stories and Color plates. Since 1977 wrapping Celtic Mythology first in brown paper to protect your cover Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Arthurian Romances Everyman's Library Hardcover

By: W.W. Comfort Chretien De Troyes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, England: Dent: 1965

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 010480

Condition: Very Good


England: England: Dent, 1965. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. Internally Clean. No Writing NO Underlines NOT a Library copy. Modern English Prose Erec Et Enide, Cliges, Yvain, Lancelot Knight Of the Cart. Notes, index Long Introduction. Bright crisp clean hardcover and excellent dust jacket. Great modern English translation of all Chretien De Troyes Arthurian and Grail Romance combined with academic translation easy readable! Get this, Three Geese In Flight 35 years selling Arthurian a... View more info

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Birds of Rhiannon A Grove Play The Bohemian Club

By: Waldemar Young Edward Harris

Price: $90.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Bohemian Club: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 90091

Condition: Good


Good Condition Rare Limited Edition 95 pp.Welsh Mythic Arthurian play with music by Edward Harris combining the Grail quest the Mabinogi Round Table and Taliesin.This was performed at the Bohemian grove the center of many silly conspiracy theories where important, smart people go to unwind and maybe only maybe get enlightened by performances as here in 1930 from the mythical Celtic Grail quest beneath the singing of the Birds of Rhiannon. Rubs at top Dime size little hole at top of endpaper and little soiling and rubs on cover clean pages.Paper title patch intact but obscured. NOT a library co... View more info