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Reynard The Fox And Other Medieval Netherland Secular Literature

By: E.Colledge Edited and Introduced Translated Adriaan J.Barnouw

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, London House: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014529

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover with Fine Mylared Dust Jacket First English Language Editon . NOT a library copy. Includes the earliest mention of "Madoc' the Welsh prince said to have sailed to America by Willem a Dutch Poet. the Dragon battle part of the Dutch Arthurian Gawain romance as well as the wonderful 'Reynard the Fox' plus 'Lancelot of Denmark' others. Printed nicely in Holland. All in English.Fine clean collectible hardcover and Mylar protected dust jacket. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian and Medieval Epic since 1977 wrapped with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

English Literature At The Close Of The Middle Ages Hardcover

By: E.K.Chambers

Price: $23.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1976

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 015472

Condition: Very Good


England: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1976. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket.price clipped Pages clean NOT a library book and here with Dust Jacket a few small tears and shelf wear. Here is the literature during the age of Malory. Classic excellent study Morte Arthur, Gawain Ballads, Late Medieval Drama, The Carol, English Merlin by this famous Arthurian scholar. Uncommon with jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

Scenes And Characters Of The Middle Ages Original 1926 Hardcover

By: E.L.Cutts

Price: $21.85

Publisher: london, Simpkin Marshall: 1926

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 005985

Condition: Good+


london: Simpkin Marshall, 1926. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Sixth Edition. Original 1926 Hardcover Edition.Good+ Handsome Volume. Clean NOT a library copy Tight and good shape.Pages clean Gilt titling bright. Knight Templars Medieval monastic life Guilds, Knives, even a chapter on fifteenth century armour, Saxon weapons, English hermits, Knight Errantry, jousting, mediaeval ships, Beginnings of the Royal navy. much more, Excellent drawings.Really wonderful source book for the Medieval life. Rare NOT a library book. Great bargain. View more info

Traditions And Legends Of Glastonbury Signed and Inscribed by E.M.R.Ditmas

By: E.M.R.Ditmas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Toucan Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 015625

Condition: Fine


England: Toucan Press, 1979. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. First Edition First Printing. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Original 1979 Traditions And Legends Of Glastonbury Signed and Inscribed by Author.The Cross Found at Glastonbury is on the cover. The Legends of Glastonbury with seven b/w illustrations. 11pp. Signed and Inscribed by the Author.The Tor with Saint Michaels Tower, The Thorn of Joseph of Arimathea, Holy Grail, King Arthur, Melwas and Guinevere. Full page photo of St.Michael's tower. . First Edition. View more info

On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and His School An Extract From The Introduction To Nicholas Harpsfield's Life Of Sir Thomas More

By: E.V. Hitchcock R.W.Chambers

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Early English Text Society: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005791

Condition: Good


England: Early English Text Society, 1950. Book. Good. Paperback. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good+ Overall, light Spine Chipping. Rear Cover crease. Clean Pages. No underlining. NOT a library copy.Wrappers Second Edition. Early English Text Society "A Man For All Seasons" In person. Nice overall copy. View more info

Story Poems From William Morris Original 1927 Hardcover

By: Edited A. J. J. Ratcliff

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011823

Condition: Very Good


London: Thomas Nelson, 1927. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blue hardcover.Nice little collection of William Morris Greek romance. First Thus NOT a library copy. Episodes from the life and death of Jason Cupid and Psyche 243 pp, Except for a touch of very light penciling this little blue hardcover in good tight condition has a frontis photo of William Morris. First Edition. View more info

Albrecht Durer Drawings And Water Colors Hardcover

By: Edited And With An Introduction Edmund Schilling

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5263

Condition: Near Very Good


Original Hardcover With Dust Jacket Near Very Good Hardcover and Dust jacket Some Foxing on End-Papers and a Light Shelf Wear NO writing in book 57 Color and B/W illustrations by the great Albrecht Durer. NOT a library copy. Since 1977 wrapping with care First Edition. View more info

Ireland And France A Bountiful Friendship Hardcover

By: Edited Barbara Hayley and Christpher Murray

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Maryland, Barnes and Noble: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007523

Condition: Fine


Maryland: Barnes and Noble, 1992. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket Anthology of Essays from' Yeats in Paris' to 'James Stephens in Paris' and "The Irish heritage in the French revolution" Friars of the Capuchin Mission" much more.Spine faded a little from sun. NOT a library copy. Great shape inside and out. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Early Britain The Cambridge Cultural History Of Britain Volume 1

By: Edited Boris Ford

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press,: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015405

Condition: Fine


England: Cambridge University Press,, 1992. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Near Fine Clean Pages. Anthology on the social life of Megalithic, Celtic and Early Medieval Britain, Clothing, food, visual arts, games, architecture. A sample of some of the scholars Jacquetta Hawkes Peter Salway Barry Cunliffe Isabel Henderson Clean pages free of writing. NOT a library copy.. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Culture and Society

By: Edited David Herlihy

Price: $13.66

Publisher: U.S.A, Harper Torchbooks: 1968

Edition: Seventh Revised Edition

Seller ID: 008100

Condition: Very Good, Tight


U.S.A: Harper Torchbooks, 1968. Book. Very Good, Tight. Trade Paperback. Seventh Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition NOT a Library Copy Great Anthology of Early Medieval and Medieval essays and literature.From 'Martin of Braga' 'Synod of Whitby' and the' Bibliography of Bede the Venerable' to 'A Lollard View of the World" The Song pf Hildebrand' Much more Great Collectible condition.. View more info

Quran Translated By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

By: Edited Farida Khanam

Price: $24.00

Publisher: India, Goodword Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016457

Condition: Fine


India: Goodword Books, 2004. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall. Fine Condition Trade Paperback Beautiful Moslem Classic Geometric Design on Cover. Translated into modern English. First Edition. Clean pages No writing NOT a library book. it is surprising and refreshing to read the reverence for the Jewish characters first seen in the Hebrew Bible portrayed here with such respect. By focusing on not what separates, but on the great preponderance of our creator's Holy Angels seen here and in all Holy books should break Satan's quickly rusting chains of hatre... View more info

Medium Aevum Vol.XLII No.1 The Form of The Breton Lay

By: Edited J.A.W. Bennett Constance Bullock-Davies Ronald M.Spensley Colin Smith

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford: Society for the Study of Medieval Language and literature.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011604

Condition: Very Good


Oxford: Oxford: Society for the Study of Medieval Language and literature. , 1973. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Medium Aevum Vol.XLII No.1 Original Complete 118pp. Issue First Edition. Scholarly Periodical. Six great Medieval essays plus book reviews make up the volume "Gauvain's Castle of Marvels in the Conte del Graal' by Ronald M.Spensley another Arthurian essay by the famed Constance Bullock-Davies 'The Form of the Breton Lay' and "Per Abbat and the Poema de mio Cid' Colin Smith plus 'Chaucer's Prosody' Jane Robert... View more info

A Welsh Version Of The Birth Of Arthur Y Cymrrodor XXIV 1913 Offset

By: Edited J.H.Davies

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Wales, Y Cymmrodor: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017106

Condition: Very Good


Wales: Y Cymmrodor, 1987. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Thus. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. A Welsh Version Of The Birth Of Arthur Y Cymrrodor XXIV 1913 247-264pp. Excerpted seventeen pages in Welsh and English translation of a late Welsh Medieval birth tale of King Arthur. This offprint was apparently copied from 1913 Y Cymmrodor in the 1980s Loose 17 pages in plasticine. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Texts & Contemporary Readers

By: Edited Laurie A.Finke and Martin B.Shichtman

Price: $15.84

Publisher: U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007195

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Cornell University Press, 1987. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback Twelve Chapters. Terrific Study on 'Gawain in Wace and Layamon: A case of Metahistorical Evolution" Martin B.Schichtman ' Also 'Oure Tonges Differance: Textuality and Deconstruction in Chaucer' H.Marshall Leicester, Jr. are among the many studies in this fine medieval literary criticism. Fine like new condition too.. First Edition. View more info

Daughters Of The King Women And The Synagogue

By: Edited Susan Grossman and Rivka Haut

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U. S. A., JPS: 1992

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006846

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: JPS, 1992. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback. Clean Pages, Binding tight. Jewish Women's presence at the very heart of Jewish life is coming out of the shadows where it was suppressed and protected for two centuries. It is time 'Jewish Mothers' no longer be a punch line for comics but recognized as the moon whose shadow protected the Jewish youth from the night's predators. Chapters such as 'Women in the Jerusalem Temple', and Women and Cairo Geniza" and 'Tenines' 'Hebrew Goddess' fill this academic ... View more info

Archaeometry Volume 42 Part 2 August 2000 Byzantine Opaque Red Glass Tesserae From Beit Shean, Israel

By: Editor M.S.Tite A.N.Shugar S.M.Barnett P.Mirti

Price: $20.53

Publisher: England, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art Oxford University, 2000: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011339

Condition: Fine


England: Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art Oxford University, 2000, 2000. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Complete 233pp Issue.Archaeometry Volume 42 Part 2 August 2000 Scholarly Periodical Journal Twelve Essays. i.e. On the Prehistoric dating of pottery in Britain" and "Merovingians Colored Glass Beads""Byzantine opaque red red glass tesserae from Beit Shaen Israel and much more in this 459pp. scholarly trade paperback journal.Great condition. NOT a library copy.. First Edition. View more info

Alberobello La Citta dei Trulli The Origin Of The Trulli

By: Editor Photographer Stefano Trimboli

Price: $21.31

Publisher: Italy, Arbor Belli: 1997

Seller ID: 016598

Condition: Very Good+


Italy: Arbor Belli, 1997. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. Very Good+ Trade Paperback Clean pages NOT a library copy. Color Photos Stefano Trimboli 63pp. History of this early Medieval circular stone roofed village is in Italian French German Spanish and English. One of the most interesting pre-Indo European architectural survivals into Greek, Spartan and Celtic architecture so complex and still lived in! Many pages of color photos and history too. Near Fine and clean and tight.. View more info

Speculum Volume XLI, Number I January 1966 Malory's Balin and the Question of Unity in the Morte Darthur

By: Editor Van Courtlandt Elliott Thomas C. Rumble H.B. Willson Gustave Alef Richard N. Ringler

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, The Medieval Academy of America: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016300

Condition: Very Good


Massachusetts: The Medieval Academy of America, 1966. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Very Good Clean Speculum A Journal Of Mediaeval Studies Volume XLI, Number I January 1966 208pp. Six Essays Of Medieval Studies Including, "Malory's Balin and the Question of Unity in the Morte Darthur" as well as "Amor inordinata in Hartmann's "Gregorius" H.B.Willson ""Him Seo Wen Geleah: The Design for Irony in Grendel's last Visit" Richard N.Ringler "Intrigue,Schism and Violence Among the Hospitallers of Rhodes: 1377-1384" Anthony Luttrell Even more. ... View more info

Medieval Secular Literature Four Essays

By: Editor William Matthews

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A:, University of California,: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006425

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover And Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. First American Edition. 8vo Great essay on 'Le Roman De Tristan', another on 'Norman Literature and Wace" another on Dante, more .Urban Tigner Holmes, Jr Philip W. Damon Stephen G. Nichols, Jr Great condition Medieval criticism Collectible Hardcover and Dust Jacket Bright In Mylar. Not price clipped but someone darkened the price, NOT library book Handsome Three Geese In Flight selling Arthurian Books in America since 1977 . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide to the Collections

By: Editors

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1962

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007497

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1962. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Very Good Condition. Illustrated B/W and Textual Guide to the collection of Dark Age and Medieval art at the New York Metropolitan museum of art! 'Enameled reliquary of the True Cross' from Lavagna Italy' 'Head of Christ Enameled medallion from Diumati Georgia 11th century' The Cloisters in N.Y.C. Statues St.Barbara more.Clean NOT a library book. . First Edition. View more info

Numismatics and Carolingian Trade: A Critique of the Evidence Speculum Volume XXXVIII Number 3 July 1063

By: Editors Karl F.Morrison Kurt Lewent James A.Brundage

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A, U.S.A: Speculum July1963: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007260

Condition: Good,light Wear


U.S.A: U.S.A: Speculum July1963, 1963. Book. Good,light Wear. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Complete Speculum Issue. Good Clean Pages , light Wear in the form of light crease and some soiling on cover. Well known Medieval scholarly periodical. 30pp.scholarly essay,Numismatics and Carolingian Trade: A Critique of the Evidence also 'The Crusade of Richard the I','Petrarch's Exul ab Italia' More plus reviews of books. First Edition. View more info

Speculum Volume XL Number 2 April 1965 The Legacy Of The Middle Ages In The American Wild West

By: Editors Lynn Whyte Jr

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Mediaeval Academy of America: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008199

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: The Mediaeval Academy of America, 1965. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete Speculum Volume XL Number 2 April 1965 First American Edition. 212pp.issue Very Good Fine essay by Lynn Whyte Jr comparing the Medieval knight and his literature with the 'wild west' gun fights and the cattle rustling culture of the Celts for instance. Also"'The Barbarians in Justinian's armies" much more. Complete issue in excellent clean condition, NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

BROWNSTONES REMODELED OLD ENGLISH BROADSIDES Original Complete 1924 Issue

By: Editors Jo Pennington George H. Shorey

Price: $40.97

Publisher: New York, International Studio: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013161

Condition: Very Good


New York: International Studio, 1924. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large 309pp. Folio INTERNATIONAL STUDIO AUGUST 1924 "BROWNSTONES REMODELED" George H. Shorey B/W Photos and Drawings of Manhattan and Brooklyn Brownstones in 1924! With study Also "OLD ENGLISH BROADSIDES" Eight Elizabethan B/W Facsimile illustrated Broadsides published and printed within this study by Jo Pennington within this complete issue of the fabulous 'International Studio' magazine also on 'El GRECO"', Also 3 color plates Much more 309pp. Clean pages.... View more info

The Poem of the Cid Hardcover

By: Edmond De Chasca

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Twayne Publishers: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011629

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Twayne Publishers, 1976. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green Hardcover Great Academic study of the Medieval Spanish epic 'El Cid' and his historicity by this Guatemalan scholar. In English. Notes, Bibliography, Index Ex-lib but still tight, clean pages. Wonderful work. First Edition. View more info

broceliande sur les traces du roi Roy Arthur Et de Ses Chantes

By: Edmond REBILLE

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Spezet, Coop Breizh: 1996

Seller ID: 015108

ISBN: 2909924734

Condition: Fine


Fine.French Language Trade Paperback.156 pp. Brittany: Coop Breizh, 1996. B/W Illus.Color Photos. First Edition. Trade Paperback Excellent color photo filled Arthurian and Myrddin/Merlin literary tour through the Forest of Broceliande and Celtic Brittany. Little known Breton and French Arthurian books are discussed and their associations with Arthur and Merlin and Morgan Le fay. French text Large Trade Paperback Great shape, clean.pages. NOT a Library books. Even if you do not read French the color photos of Broceliande were taken by someone touched by Faerie First Edition. View more info

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Morte Arthure, Or The Death Of Arthur Edited

By: Edmund Brock Edited From Robert Thornton's MS.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, N Trubner A New Edition, 1871:

Seller ID: 874716856

Condition: Very Good


Original 1871 Very Good Bound in Full Red Leather Handsome Hardcover Red Marbled Endpapers The N.Truber 1871 New Edition with Glossary and improved side notes with summary of the late Medieval English text of Robert Thornton published for Early English Text Society NOT a library copy NO Ownership plates. NO Writing at all.in text, rubbing on the along sides a big rub on cover.(see our photos) But quite handsome. Binding tight. Spine black title patch and six raised bands. Here is Camelot washed to the sea."Hic jacet Arthurus, rex quondam rex que futurus" Arthurian books our passion sin... View more info

The Appearance of Evil Apparitions of Spirits in Wales

By: Edmund Jones

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: April 1, 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90118

ISBN: 070831855X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover First Welsh Edition. Rub on spine with some fading of the gilt titling. A touch of cover soiling.else clean.164 pp. Illus. plates Tight binding. Internally clean and fine. NOT a library copy No dust jacket. Apparently none issued by publisher Pages clean Study and text 0f 1780 Edmund Jones book on Welsh Ghosts, Witches, Fairies with recent editing and introduction. Celtic studies wrapped with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Enigma of Hastings

By: Edsia Tetlow.

Price: $20.76

Publisher: U.S.A, St.Martins Press: 1974

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 391

Condition: Near Very Good


U.S.A: St.Martins Press, 1974. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover and Good+ Dust Jacket First Edition. Signed and interesting inscription by the author. Book clean. NOT a library book Dust jacket has two small tears at the side of the jacket spine.Tight binding. illus. Asks the question where were the Vikings, and the Celts during the battle of Hastings? Fascinating scholarship. Clean collectible inscribed edition.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A Life of Guto Glyn

By: Edward Arfon Rees

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Wales, Y Lolfa: 2008

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 6556

ISBN: 086243971X

Condition: Fine


Fine First Welsh Edition. Clean 310 pp.Pages Tight Binding. Both a Biography and a study of the Celtic Culture of Tudor Wales. A good deal of late Medieval Welsh Arthurian lore here. Political life with England at the door 309 pp Clean NOT a library copy. Since 1977 wrapping in brown paper before packing First Edition. View more info

The life of John Leland (the first English antiquary) with extensive notes and a bibliography of his works, including those in ms.

By: Edward Burton

Price: $37.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Yale University Library: 2010

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017040

ISBN: 1454637951

Condition: Fine


Fine.Paperback. First Thus.Beautiful decorative heading illustration Clean Modern Facsimile 31 pp.Reprint of the 1896 Edition No Writing. NOT a library copy. There is precious little on this brave traveler and literary historian who attempted to keep what fragments of Camelot still shined in the soul and libraries of Britain. He had a very public battle with Polydore over the veracity of Geoffrey of Monmouth.. Here is a useful little bio and list of his works in William Morris like layout. First Edition. View more info