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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

The Book Of Margery Kempe A Modern Version

By: W Butler-Bowdon Edited R.W.Chambers Introduction

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York:, Devin-Adair Company: 1944

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005866

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Good.Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Fourteen Hundred & Thirty Six :Devin-Adair Company, 1944 First American Edition. 8vo Very Good Hardcover and Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket with a good bit o Jacket chipping. NOT Price clipped. First Hardcover. Tight binding. NOT a library book. Clean interior A modern version of the first ever known autobiography in English. Written by a fascinating medieval women traveler to the shrine of St.James of Compostella. Rare. Illustrated by Facsimile Pages. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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

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

Price: $65.00

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

Lays of The Scottish Cavaliers Original 1866 Hardcover

By: W.E.Aytoun

Price: $20.24

Publisher: London, Bliss Sands & Co: 1866

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012229

Condition: Good+


London: Bliss Sands & Co, 1866. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Red 1866 Hardcover Near Very Good Clean Pages No Writing in Text NOT a library book. The great tales of brave medieval Scotland in verse. Wallace, Bruce, the 45, are here. Wonderful frontis. Illus. 243pp. This is in good tight shape. Gilt spine title on red cloth A little cover soil and fades but tight and internally clean with the "The heart of the Bruce". View more info

Aspects Of The Medieval Animal Epic Proceedings Of The International Conference Louvain May 15-17, 1972 Reynard the Fox in England

By: W.Lourdaux, D.Verhelst, A.Welkenhuysen Edited N.F.Blake, J.F.Flinn, A.Welkenhuysen, R.D.Gupta, K.Varty, M.Schwarzbaum

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Belguim, Leuyven {University Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017241

Condition: Very Good+


Belguim: Leuyven {University Press, 1975. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Very Good+ Clean 268 Pages 24 Color Plates & B/W Plates NO Underlines. NOT a library book. Eighteen Essays in English, Dutch, French and German on Reynard the fox in Medieval English Art, in Flemish texts, in Hebrew even (English language essay) Mishle Shu'alim, even Indian Parallels of the Fox Story. So much from this conference. Plus 24 full page plates in color and b/w Even mention of the elusive 'Madoc' the Welsh seafarer in Willem mentioned in some of the Dutch or Belg... View more info

Epic And Romance Essays On Medieval Literature

By: W.P. Ker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Dover: 0

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016427

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Dover Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Trade Paperback Epic And Romance Near Very Good This is actually a very early Dover Book. No date C.1965 No writing No underlines Not a library book. This book brought Medieval And Early Medieval epic into the eye of the lovers of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. A whole world of British Arthurian knights and German epic dragon literature was here and made alive. No writing or underlines. Rare very early collectible Dover book. First Edition. View more info

Some Spanish Ballads Hardcover

By: W.S. Merwin

Price: $34.60

Publisher: London, London: Abelard-Schuman, 1961: 1961

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011202

Condition: Very Good+


London: London: Abelard-Schuman, 1961, 1961. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover and Very Good+ Mylared Dust Jacket. First English Edition.Collectible NOT Price Clipped. NOT a library copy. Everything about this book is beautiful from the layout of the type and the woodcuts to the translations by this poet of these romantic medieval Spanish ballads. There are ballads about 'El Cid' and 'Dona Urraca' cantares. Medieval Jewish ballads and even Moorish ballads. Scholarly notes and historical introductions open the gate to t... View more info

The Scott Country

By: W.S.Crockett

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1905

Edition: Third English Edition

Seller ID: 010168

Condition: Good+


London: A & C Black, 1905. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Third English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good+ Original 1905 Hardcover Tour of Sir Walter Scott's beloved rugged border country. Wonderful b/w illus and line drawings and filled with Scottish lore. Handsome old book top of spine a little wear else good, tight and clean.Great price. NOT a library book. Extra postage overseas. 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

Barbarians And Romans A.D. 418-584 The Techniques Of Accommodation

By: Walter Goffart

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1980

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 015380

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1980. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback in collectible condition. Excellent study of the post Roman early Medieval era the age of the Huns, Vandals, Lombards, Burgundians, Saxons and Arthur. Academic page turner! . View more info

The Sequence Of English Medieval Art Illustrated Chiefly From Illuminated MSS, 650-1450 Hardcover

By: Walter Oakeshott

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009924

Condition: Good


London: Faber & Faber, 1949. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover First Edition English Medieval Color Illuminated Manuscript plates through out as well as drawings in the text by this important Medieval scholar's study of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts. First English Edition Clean pages. Top right corner of front board cover badly frayed.Good- Rest of hardcover clean and solid. NOT a Library copy. Inside clean. Full color and b/w illus and color plates. Wonderful English Angel art. Filled with Color and B/w Medieval Manuscript pages and design technique.... View more info

Chaucer The Prologue To The Canterbury Tales Edited Walter W. Skeat Original 1906 Hardcover

By: Walter W.Skeat

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1906

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 015679

Condition: Very Good


England: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1906. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Hardcover Orange boards. Very Good NOT a library book, some erasable pencil notes, tight binding."Introductory text book to the study of Middle English and of Chaucer's works. Text, notes, study, wonderful Oxford edition. Since 1977 we wrap first in paper. View more info

The Man On The White Horse

By: Warwick Deeping

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Canada:, McClland & Stewart,: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005595

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover Near Very Good Dust Jacket n Mylar Archival Protection First Canadian Edition.Jacket has one thumb nail size chip on top front cover and several rubs Canada:: McClellan & Stewart,, 1934. 8vo One of the lesser known Arthurian era historical novels in the genre of 'Sword at Sunset' . Geraint and Guinevra (Guinevere), are major characters. Hard to find Canadian First Edition With a Dust Jacket. Clean interior. NOT a library copy. Handsome copy Celtic and Arthurian Books since 1977 we wrap first with brown paper to protect your jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Man Who Went Back Hardcover First Edition

By: Warwick Deeping

Price: $25.00

Publisher: America:, Knopf,: 1940

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005668

Condition: Near Fine


America:: Knopf,, 1940. Book.Very Good Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean Hardcover No Jacket Lesser known Arthurian era historical novel using time travel into the Dark age Arthurian Britain of Aurelius Ambrosius. Clean pages NOT a library book, no book plates no stickers, just a tight, solid hardcover in uncommonly good condition. First Edition. View more info

The Man On The White Horse First Edition Hardcover

By: Warwick Deeping

Price: $49.00

Publisher: England, Cassell: 1934

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 014759

Condition: Very Good+


England: Cassell, 1934. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ First English Edition Hardcover Handsome 376 pp. Near Collectible condition hardcover with Very Good+ Mylar protected dust jacket on Arthurian era novel set in Roman Britain during the Saxon invasion. Geraint here. Except for cocked forward front board. (The front cover leans forward) and foxing on dust jacket inside flaps, book is very clean, no plates, no writing in text.Very good crisp embossed Mylar protected dust jacket far better than usual. NOT a library copy. ... View more info

A Book of Unicorns The Green Tiger Press

By: Welleran Poltarnees

Price: $30.00

Publisher: California, The Green Tiger Press: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010491

Condition: Good+


California: The Green Tiger Press, 1978. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Large Trade Paperback Beautiful tipped in Color Plates of Unicorns. One apparently missing appropriately named 'The Invisible Unicorn' making this o.k. for taking apart and framing the other wonderful color tipped in Unicorn prints are in great clean condition and all present. Literary text pages clean. Some cover wear, very small corner torn on edge of front cover, else rubbing on paper spine, inside clean text good. Color Plates are very good. the cover Wear ma... View more info

Welsh History in the Early Middle Ages: Texts and Societies (Variorum Collected Studies)

By: Wendy Davies

Price: $89.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2009

Seller ID: 016070

ISBN: 0754659712

Condition: Fine


Collectible Near Fine Clean Hardcover. First Edition. England: Ashgate, 2009 222 pages Near Fine Clean Blue Hardcover Like New Ghost of where an ISBN sticker had been on rear board.otherwise "Fine" First Edition Early Medieval Welsh Charter Essays NOT a library Book.Contains the famous essay "The Myth of the Celtic Church" "Celtic Women In The Early Middle Ages" "Land and Power in Early Middle Ages""Liber Landavensis" Many more.Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books our passion since 1977 . First Edition. View more info

Property and Power In The Early Middle Ages Hardcover

By: Wendy Davies and Paul Fouracre Edited

Price: $50.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge Univ.Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006214

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped clean pages NOT a library book. England: Cambridge Univ.Press, 1995. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.Ten essays from' Dark Age' Wales to Merovingian France, power politics and early 'property and Charter' issues in early Wales. Fine condition book and jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Arthurian Names In The Perceval Of Chretien De Troyes Analysis and Commentary Original 1955 Edition

By: William A Nitze and Harry F Williams

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, University Of California Press: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017016

Condition: Fine


Los Angeles: University Of California Press, 1955. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First 1955 Edition Clean NOT a library copy Great Rare Original Academic study of the Arthurian associations in the Grail text of Chretien De Troyes and the Grail Continuations, and the Queste. William Nitze on Irish influence in "The Grail Castle is modeled on an Irish Bruiden..." Hard to find original AND in clean Near Fine condition. Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthurian Books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Green Man: The Archetype of Our Oneness with the Earth

By: William Anderson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.s.a., Harpersanfrancisco: 1990-12

Seller ID: 013945

ISBN: 0062500759

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Trade Paperback.England: Harper Collins, 1990. First English Edition. 8vo Fine study of the 'Green man', the face in the frost, the life in the spring. as was the Green man, in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Many Illustrations. Large Trade paperback. Clean 176 pp. Illustrated pages.NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

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Guy Of Warwick

By: William B.Todd Edited

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Univ of Texas: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006489

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover and Fine Mylared Dust Jacket.NOT A Library copy. First.Edition. Price Intact. U. S. A.: Univ of Texas, 1968. First American Edition. A more beautiful Illustrated edition and translation of this great Medieval classic would be hard to come by. Besides the Text The editor examines Guy of Warwick in relation to' King Arthur' Wrapping in brown paper to protecy jacket before packing since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Camden's Wales. Being the Welsh Chapters Taken from Edmund Gibson's Revised & Enlarged Edition of William Camden's Britannia.

By: William Camden; Edmund Gibson; etc.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Carmarthen, Rampart P., Carmarthen: 1984

Seller ID: 90037

ISBN: 0946102031

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Pristine Copy Limited Edition 500 Copies Red Leatherette 95 pp. Gilt Titles and Border design on spine and cover. Handsome Large Fold out maps of Wales by Robert Morden. Really fine job of devotion in the printing, and binding by Rampart Press of Carmarthen Wales. Really fine copy as well of this tour of Celtic tribal place names, Roman Latin inscriptions, and Welsh Megaliths. First Edition. View more info

The Squyr Of Lowe Degre A Middle English Metrical Romance Edited In All The Extant Forms With Introduction, Notes, And Glossary Original 1904 Hardcover

By: William Edward Mead Edited

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Boston, Ginn & Co.: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005799

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition.Boston: Ginn & Co., 1904. Book. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Tight clean light rubs at top and slight bottom of spine. Clean pages, tight binding. NOT a library book. First Edition. A lesser known Middle English verse romance. Including introduction, notes and glossary, and text. Beautiful gilt animal Germanic style knot on the green front hardcover and spine. Signatures on first free end paper..No writing in text.Handsome copy Since 1977 We wrap first in brown paper to protect cover. First Edition. View more info

History of England from the First Invasion By Julius Caesar to the Accession of Victoria in Eighteen Hundred and Thirty-Seven Original 1846 Edition

By: William Grimshaw

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Grigg & Elliot: 1846

Seller ID: 012071

Condition: Fair+


Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1846. Book. Illus. by B/W Frontis Drawing. Fair+. Full-Leather. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original Philadelphia 1846 Edition Popular history of England from the Romans on through, Vortigern Hengest and Horsa on Full Leather. Used in early American schools. Unusual in that the Celtic Britons and the Silures are resisting Roman oppression and calls 'Mona' the Druid isle, 'Sacred ground' Fair+ Binding shot book itself very good. One inch chip in lower spine. Front board detached and missing. Rear board present and attached. Internally book in clean v... View more info

The Crown and the Tower: The Legend of Richard III

By: William H. Snyder

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sea Cliff New York, Richard III Society: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008987

Condition: Very Good


Sea Cliff New York: Richard III Society, 1981. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Trade Paperback Fascinating study of this controversial claimant and the era he lived actually published by the "Richard III Society" which interestingly enough is on Long Island in New York. Nicely done as well. A few rubs on back or cover else excellent. Clean inside. Not a library book. First Edition. View more info

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Saint George And The Dragon The Limited Editions Club Hardcover

By: William H.G. Kingston

Price: $49.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Limited Editons Club: 1949

Edition: Limited/Numbered First Edition

Seller ID: 010694

Condition: Fine


Collectible Near Fine Limited/Numbered First Edition.Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. First 1949 Edition NOT a library copy. Folio Beautiful Color illustrated Folio Edition of Saint George and the Dragon. Amazing dragon fighting here. Exciting illustrated colors leap off the page at you. Tall with a red cross shield and helmet on the linen cover stands out nicely. Large Folio size Hand numbered 626 in a limited edition of twenty five hundred. Retold in a mythic Tolkien like style. Great condition Handsome present. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books since 1977 offering mythic book... View more info

The Taill Of Rauf Coilyear A Scottish Metrical Romance Of The Fifteenth Century First Edition 1903 Hardcover

By: William Hand Browne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore:, Johns Hopkins: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005939

Condition: Very Good


Baltimore::Johns Hopkins Press, 1903.Very Good Clean 163 pp..Hardcover. First Edition. Original 1903 First Hardcover Edition. A Scottish metrical romance of the Fifteenth Century with Scots. Blind Harry, Wallace, Glossary. Clean handsome brown 1903 Cloth.Gilt titling. Solid clean A little shaken with separation in rear gutter board of the back cover, else Very good Shelf handling only. Pages clean. NOT a library copy. Early John Hopkins Press publication First Edition. View more info

The Cave Church Of Paul The Hermit Hardcover

By: William Lyster

Price: $80.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Yale University: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014501

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. A.: Yale University, 2008. Book. Near Fine Hardcover.Near Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition Large Quarto Volume in excellent condition. Color and b/w illus. photos, maps. Window into the early Coptic and Syrian Christianity of the Desert Fathers. Fine color pages of the monastic wall paintings as well as the architecture of this ancient Egyptian monastery. The wall paintings look like illuminated manuscript pages. A huge Medieval Coptic Christian treasure book. Academic history too. Clean great shape. NOT a library copy. Extra p... View more info

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The Ill-framed Knight A Skeptical Inquiry Into the Identity Of Sir Thomas Malory

By: William Matthews

Price: $27.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ.of California: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005825

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Mylar protected Dust jacket, Clean NOT a library book.The only reason Dust Jacket is Near Fine instead of Fine is because it is price clipped else excellent. Many wonderful illustrations Univ.of California, 1966. First Edition. 8vo A critical investigation into the question, "Who was Sir Thomas Malory?" With notes and index, clean great condition. Packing with care since 1977. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info