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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

Chretien De Troyes Hardcover

By: Urban Tigner Holmes

Price: $36.80

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

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015163

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Twayne, 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition First Printing. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover with dust jacket NOT a Library cop NOT Price clipped. Except for cover soiling on jacket and shelf malaise both book and jacket Good solid condition. Pages clean. One of the most thought provoking scholars on Arthurian literature and the Grail.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Literacy Of The Medieval English Kings Original 1935 Edition

By: V.H. Galbraith

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, British Academy: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013582

Condition: Good


London: British Academy, 1935. Book. Good. Academic Paperback. 1st Edition. Original 1935 Academic Edition. First English Edition Good- Paper front cover flaking. Rear paper cover missing. Binding tight, Pages clean. NOT a Library book. No writing inside.Literacy of English Kings and nobles like Edward the Confessor William of Wykeham, etc. One of Proceedings of the British Academy Volume XXI Tall Academic Card stock. Original wrappers 46pp. plates. Good- Some age foxing darkening on cover. Chips on the paper spine and on edges of covers. Fold out facsimile medieval charters. Good working cop... View more info

Witch Hammer Hardcover

By: Vaclav Kaplicky Translated John A.Newton

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Tucson Arizona, Harbinger House: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008010

Condition: Very Good


Tucson Arizona: Harbinger House, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Very Good Hardcover and Dust Jacket Witchcraft novel in Czechoslovakia. First English translation. Clean hardcover Good solid clean shape as is dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Speculum Volume XLII Number 2 April 1967 The Relations of Amalfi With The Arab World Before the Crusades

By: Van Courtlandt Elliott Editor Armand O.Citarella Daniel V.Thompson John B Henneman Jr

Price: $20.53

Publisher: U.S.A, The Mediaeval Academy of America: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008055

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1967. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Complete Speculum 180pp.complete issue of Speculum Among the essays is this 14pp. essay on Muslim Europe Armand O.Citarella "The Relations of Amalfi With The Arab World Before the Crusades" Also'Financing the Hundred Years War: Taxation in France in 1340" 24pp John B Henneman Jr. more, NOT a library copy. No writing No underlines. Since 1977 we wrap with care. First Edition. View more info

Fields Of Offerings Studies In Honor Of Raphael Patai Mythology, Folklore, and Tradition: Studies in Yiddish Eyymology Hardcover

By: Victor D.Sanua Edited

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Fairleigh Dickinson University Press: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014331

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1983. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good First Edition Hardcover with Near Very Good Dust Jacket. No writing inside and NOT a library book. Essays dedicated to Raphael Patai From 'Syrian Jews in New York' to 'The Orthodox Bloc of Israel:The Early Years' to A Strange Seder custom and it's Origin' Many more such essays. A little usage on dust jacket in the form of rubs and small edge tears. inside pages clean. A deep Hebrew treasure chest dedicated to this Jewish compatriot of Robert... 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

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The Three Voyages Of Martin Frobisher In Search Of A Passage To Cathay And India by The North-West A.D.1576-8 And Michael Lok's Account Of The First Voyage Hardcover Argonaut Press

By: Vilhjalmur Stefansson Eloise McCaskill

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Israel, Argonaut Press: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016194

Condition: Fine


Israel: Argonaut Press, 1971. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. Fine Handsome Large Hardcover Collectible Condition NOT a library copy. Clean Text Free of markings. Fold Out Maps, Handsome binding Containing An Anthology Of Elizabethan Accounts The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher. Maps, Charts and documents. Anthology on Elizabethan explorations. Michael Lok 's Account of the First Voyage. Fine Condition, handsome and huge. Brown leather title patch on spine and front cover. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Mystery Plays Morality Plays And Interludes

By: Vincent F.Hopper Gerald B.Lahey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Barron's Educational Series: 1962

Edition: Fifth American Edition

Seller ID: 009427

Condition: Very Good


New York: Barron's Educational Series, 1962. Book. Very Good. Clean Trade Paper. Fifth American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Trade Paper. Very Good. Fifth American Edition. Wonderful concise collection of seven medieval mystery plays, i.e. 'Everyman',' Abraham and Isaac'. The Castle of Perseverance','Johan the Husband', 'The four P.P.'''The second Shepherd's play' more, introduction .No writing in book. Since 1977 we wrap each book with care and without stickers! 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

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

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

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


England: Manchester University Press, 1973. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Hardcover and Fine Mylar 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 ... 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

Scotichronicon by Walter Bower In Latin and English Volume.8 Books XV and XVI Hardcover

By: Walter Bower Edited by D E R Watt

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Scotland, Aberdeen University Press: 1987

Edition: First Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 011010

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover. and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket First Scottish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine 409 pp. Hardcover Great collectible condition and nicely mylared. NOT a library copy. NOT price cut This handsome volume of these important Scottish medieval chronicles goes to the Scottish army in France in the 1420 s in the time of Joan of Arc! Handsomely bound hardcover volume no. 8. of the 9 vol series. Fascinating use of Merlin and his prophecy here about Scotland and Wales uniting to drive out Saxons!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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 Hardcover

By: Wendy Davies

Price: $79.00

Publisher: England, Ashgate: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016070

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover. 1st Edition. England: Ashgate, 2009 222 pages Fine Clean Blue Hardcover Like New 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: $65.00

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