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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

Celtic And Early Christian Wexford Hardcover

By: Edward Culleton

Price: $38.12

Publisher: Ireland, Four Courts Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 014211

Condition: Fine


Ireland: Four Courts Press, 1999. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Irish Edition Fine Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket. b/w photos, maps. Academic study of Celtic Christian and Viking Wexford. Possible pre Patrician Saint Ibar, Little seen Christian standing stones, Celtic knots, Ogham, Inscribed standing stone and a sundial standing stone. Much more. Like new Three Geese In Flight since 1977 offering Celtic studies wrapped first in brown paper to protect and respect your book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Bible As Book The Hebrew Bible and the Judean Desert Discoveries Hardcover

By: Edward D. Herbert Emanuel Tov

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, The British Library: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014754

Condition: Fine


London: The British Library, 2002. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket Clean pages NOT a library book Qumran and the Hebrew Bible, Enoch and the Apocrypha. The Angels and the Watchers. Fine hardcover and dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur A Casebook Hardcover

By: Edward Donald Kennedy Edited

Price: $69.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Garland: 1996

Edition: First U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 013933

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Garland, 1996. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First U.S.Edition. 8vo. Fine Clean Collectible Hardcover Excellent condition NOT a library book. Premier Arthurian essay series. This has 15 essays by different scholars. i.e. Fanni Bogdanow, Elspeth Kennedy, Raymond Thompson, James P.Carley, John Leland and Polydore "The Battle of the Books" Much more. Collectible condition hardcover.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The True Legend Of Saint Dunstan And The Devil: Showing How The Horse-Shoe Came To Be A Charm Against Witchcraft With Illustrations By George Cruikshank Original 1871 Hardcover

By: Edward G.Flight

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Bell and Daldy: 1871

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 005677

Condition: Good+


London:: Bell and Daldy, 1871. Book. Illus. by George Cruikshank John Thompson Engraved. Good+. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1877 Decorative Brown Hardcover. Good+, light wear bright. NOT a library copy. Clean Pages cover several small age bubbles and some fade spots. Bright gilt cover titles. Horseshoe and Dunstan on brown cloth cover, This Victorian text tells a west country folklore tale explaining how Saint Dunstan of Glastonbury beat the Devil with the protective use of the horse shoe. With beautiful b/w drawings by George Cruikshank. Engraved b... View more info

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Chronicon Ade De Usk A.D.1377-1404 Chronicle Of Adam Of Usk Latin Text, English Translation And Notes Original 1876 Hardcover

By: Edward Maunde Thompson Edited With Translation Adam of Usk

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1876

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011786

Condition: Fine


London: John Murray, 1876. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First English Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Original Handsome 1876 Dark Blue Hardcover Gilt Cover Shield. late 14th and early 15th Tudor Welsh history text. Latin text. English translation facing page. Glendower's Welsh rebellion. Original binding. Introduction, index. Excellent fine, clean condition. Gilt titling on spine and gilt design on front board. Except for some foxing on first title page this book is very clean tight and fine and protected in mylar. Rare first edition. NOT a library book, only personal book plate of H... View more info

The Song of William Le Chancun De Guillelme

By: Edward Noble Stone Translated

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Of Washington Press: 1951

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007451

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover and Very Good+ Dust Jacket U.S.A.: University Of Washington Press, 1951. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This heroic tale of early Medieval war with Saracens reads all too modern. Some consider this tale equal to the more well known "The Song of Roland" Translation into modern English, notes, text. Except for a little wear on dust jacket, else it is very good. the book is handsome, with a second jacket made of cellophane which is very good and the book itself is Fine and NOT a library book. Since 1977 wrappin... View more info

Middle English Survey Critical Essays

By: Edward Vasta

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Notre Dame: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006379

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Univ of Notre Dame, 1965. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Clean Free of markings Tight binding Excellent anthology of scholarly essays. Four Arthurian,"The Predicament of Gawaine"George Engelhardt R.H. Green "Gawain's Shield and the Quest for Perfection"P.E.Tucker "The Place of th e Holy Grail in Le Morte D'Arthur" D.S.Brewer a study of Malory Morte Arthur. . First Edition. View more info

The Wool Trade In English Medieval History Being The Ford Lectures

By: Eileen Power

Price: $21.31

Publisher: England, Oxford Univ Press: 1941

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 010991

Condition: Near Very Good


England: Oxford Univ Press, 1941. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First English Edition Hardcover and Mylar Dust Jacket. Except for a little fading on cover the book is very good and the pages are clean. The dust jacket has a chip at the bottom of the spine and someone's child (One hopes) put a crayon swirl on the bottom half of jacket. Bright and protected in mylar jacket. NOT a library copy. History and story of the wool trade in Medieval Britain, the kinds of wool, the merchants etc. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Death And Life In The Tenth Century Hardcover

By: Eleanor Duckett

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan: 1968

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006055

Condition: Good+


Good.+ Hardcover.Good+ Dust Jacket Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1968. Tight Binding. Good.Except for only a couple pages with a little underlining by the professor whose book this was (J.Harold McCausland) was in his private library and has his name and his small library pocket and minimal markings.NOT a Institution library copy. The spine title is reversed it seems. But not on jacket or anywhere else Great academic book which present s the tenth century as seasons of the year. Winter is' Louis the Child' Spring is 'Henry the Fowler' and so on. The Dust jacket is Good+ No chips. Hard t... View more info

The White Seahorse A novel about GRANUAILE legendary sea-queen

By: Eleanor Fairburn

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Dublin, Wolfhound Press: 1995-10

Seller ID: 66825

ISBN: 0863274560

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean Trade Paperback Wolfhound Press Edition with the powerful color painting on the cover of 'Granuaile' by Katharine White on no other editions. NOT a library copy Clean 280 pp.. Eleanor Fairburn grew up in the West of Ireland and it shows in the writing here strong as the stones and soft as the waves Great portrait of Graunya O'Malley. Remarkable meeting between the Queen Elizabeth and Grace O'Malley more remarkable because it really happened. We have more on Grace O'Malley Three Geese In Flight Celtic books since 1977 and packing with respect View more info

Carolingian Portraits A Study In The Ninth Century Hardcover

By: Eleanor Shipley Duckett

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Michigan Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006992

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: University of Michigan Press, 1962. Clean Book. Fine. Tight Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover In Depth Study Of Early Medieval Europe and the leading historical figures of the Court of Charlemagne. Also Amalar of Metz, Lupus of Ferrieres, Louis the Pious more. No markings or underlines. First Edition. View more info

Palaces Of Time Jewish Calendar And Culture In Early Modern Europe Hardcover

By: Elisheva Carlsbach

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Harvard University Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015368

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 2011. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket. Not Price Clipped. NOT a library book Clean inside pages. Full color illus. Many little seen images of Jewish symbolism representative of time and Solomon's Temple from a Biblical perspective in these printed here 15th 16th 17th and 18th European Jewish calendars. Discussion of dating of Easter Sabbath in the early church. Discussions of Bede and dating of Jewish Passover and Christian Easter controversy, Great book of scholarship and as works of uns... View more info

The Fifteen Joys of Marriage

By: Elizabeth Abbott Rene Ben Sussan

Price: $20.76

Publisher: New York, The Orion Press: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011007

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Orion Press, 1959. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good Hardcover. Near Very Good Mylared Dust Jacket. First American Edition. Wonderful color plates throughout this Medieval French marriage satire. Translated into modern English. Here in a handsome First Edition bound and printed in Italy. Color plates. Except for small dust jacket chips at the top of the jacket the book is in very good shape and nice and bright in it's mylared jacket . No writing or underlines.Wonderful Copy. NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First... View more info

The Mystery Of King Arthur {First American Edition} (Hardcover)

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Coward McCann: 1975

Edition: First.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007980

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Mylar Protected Price Clipped Dust Jacket Clean Tight Condition. NOT a library book U.S.A.: Coward McCann, 1975.Stated First.U.S.Edition. 4to. Excellent Color illustrated 223 pp. introduction to the history of Arthurian literature and Camelot. Includes Arthurian art from the Medieval to the Pre-Raphaelite This is the Original Larger First Edition and NOT the cheaper made remainder reprint. Col & b/w nicely mylared too. Excellent all around introduction to the legends of Arthur, Guinevere Camelot, Merlin and the history. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian ... View more info

Magical & Mystical Sites Europe And The British Isles Hardcover

By: Elizabeth Pepper and John Wilcock

Price: $18.03

Publisher: U. S. A., Harper & Row: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014971

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Harper & Row, 1977. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover with Dust Jacket. A few Very Small Chips on Jacket else Clean, Tight binding no writing. NOT a library copy. If you read this before or during a trip to Europe your inner knowledge of where you are will rise so that your journey will be deep and lasting.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

In Search of the Picts : A Celtic Dark Age Nation Hardcover First Edition

By: Elizabeth Sutherland

Price: $69.00

Publisher: England, Constable: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017001

Condition: Fine


England: Constable, 1983. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library copy NOT price clipped Free of writing. Free of book plates. B/W Illus. The author always combines scholarship and delight in the telling. The enigma of the Pictish symbol stones. One thing we know for certain about these Pre-Celtic/Celtic people is they were NOT little or small as so often portrayed. Here in Fine collectible condition. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to preserve dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Sabbath in the Classical Kabbalah

By: Elliot K. Ginsburg

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.s.a., State Univ Of New York Pr: 1989-07

Seller ID: 014205

ISBN: 0887067794

Condition: Fine


Near Fine Trade Paperback. Clean 341 pages.NOT a library book.Tight binding, no writing anywhere. .8vo In depth study of Shabbos, or Saturday, as the Holy Sabbath 'Bride' in the Zohar and other Hebrew texts of the Kabbalah Sefer ha-Bahir. Comprehensive and inspirational study of the Shekhinah by this brilliant scholar. Burnt orange cover the Zohar color of a Sabbath Sunset. Gold titling on cover Near fine with just a hint of normal shelf wear. Clean pages free of underlines. Since 1977 wrapping books with care and respect. View more info

A Rare Benedictine The Advent of Brother Cadfael Hardcover

By: Ellis Peters

Price: $26.77

Publisher: U.S.A., The Mysterious Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016212

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: The Mysterious Press, 1989. Book. Illus. by Color Illustrations Boscove. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover And Fine Dust Jacket Stated First American Edition. Collectible Condition. Not Price Clipped and NOT a library copy.Color Illustrations "Introduction" "A Light on the Road to Woodstock" (Many in America saw the same light on the road to Woodstock, about a thousand years later) "The Price of Light" "Eye Witness" Fine Condition Hardcover and Dust jacket on this Medieval Welsh Detective Adventure Three Geese I... View more info

Stories And Fantasies From The Jewish Past Hardcover

By: Emil Bernhard Cohn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., JPS: 1951

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007405

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: JPS, 1951. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean Original 1951 Hardcover with Mylar protected Dust Jacket Hardcover Clean Pages. Very Good. Dust Jacket A few small dust jacket chips else very good bright and protected in Mylar archival protection. Truly wondrous stories of Jewish fantasy and mysticism. Stories of King Solomon and the Temple. Little known stories,'Honi the Circle Maker' like 'Goliath's sword'..Stuff you would never know... Clean pages. NOT a library book and NO underlines. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Jasmin's Witch

By: Emmanuel Le Roy; Pearce, Brian Ladurie

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1987

Seller ID: 007169

ISBN: 0807611816

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT cut NOT a library copy 222 pp.George Braziller, 1987. First.U.S.Edition. 8vo . Fabulous translation and study of French Witchcraft manuscript from Sixteenth century Gascony Witchcraft trial. Hardcover and dust jacket very good shape. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Marcellano Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro

By: Emore Paoli

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Italy, Ediart: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016402

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback Book. 118 pp. Many B/W Photos Maps Italy: Ediart, 1986. Illus. by Aldo Cicinelli. Like New Marcellano Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro B/W Photographs, maps, drawings. Traditional folklore. Amazing rich Medieval castle and church photos, history and folklore of Marcellano in Italy, Fine collectible condition. Italian text. NOT a library copy. Italian Medieval stone architecture First Edition. View more info

The Templar's Secret Island , The Knights, The Priest and the Treasure (Bornholm, Denmark )

By: Erling / Lincoln, Henry Haagensen

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: March 14, 2002

Seller ID: 016886

ISBN: 076073206X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo Clean Pages NOT a library copy Sacred Geometry and the Knight Templars. This round Knight Templar Church on the Scandinavian Bornholm Island is similar to Newport tower and other Knight Templar round tower churches. The connection with digs under the Temple Mount in Jerusalem reminds one that controversial answers matter less than what the eye opening questions ask. Much illustration, drawings and mathematical alignments. Collectible condition. View more info

Arthurian Chronicles Represented By Wace And Layamon With An Introduction Lucy Allen Paton

By: Ernest Rhys Edited Lucy Allen Paton Introduction

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017165

Condition: Very Good+


London: J.M. Dent, 1912. Everyman's Library Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Blue 1912 Dent Hardcover With Gilt Art Nouveau Spine Design Bright Very Good . This translation of Wace and Layamon are two important Arthurian chronicles that introduced the Round Table, Avalon. and Elves at Arthur's birth.264 pp. Hard to find introduction by Lucy Allen Paton who writes about the Fairy Faith in Arthurian romance. Clean NOT a library copy. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wraps first in Brown paper to protect your book. First Edition. View more info

Parzival and Titurel

By: Eschenbach, Wolfram von

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 2009. 464p. Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics., Oxford University Press: 2009-08

Seller ID: 017266

ISBN: 0199539200

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback. Clean pages Tight Binding.NOT a library copy. The Translator seeks to cut back on the confusing effect of German conversation style Wolfram has in translation. Ironic German Grail masterpiece of racial tolerance with Jewish Astrologers, noble Saracens and Knight Templars, and Flegetanis the Jewish/Muslim Astrologer from Toledo Spain! Also includes Titurel Medieval 15th century Gawain painting on cover. Arthurian books since 1977 we wrap in brown paper before shipping. First Edition. View more info

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Large Original Old Ethiopian Processional Cross

By: Ethiopia

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Ethiopia,

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716850

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Large Ethiopian Metal Processional Cross.It is a Foot and a Half Tall and a Foot and Four Inches wide and open at bottom to fit a staff.The date is unknown but it is from the 1800s perhaps much earlier and nothing like the cheaper lighter less detailed and having less silver than this does. This is not a tourist item but a Holy Cross used in processions and devotions.with open bottom for a staff. The Christian art of Ethiopia is a wonder and a blessing.Three Geese in Flight since 1977 Expect extra postage for heavy metal cross First Edition. View more info

Arthurian Chronicles Wace And Layamon Gwyn Jones Introduction Hardcover

By: Eugene Mason Translated Gwyn Jones Introduction.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1966

Edition: Later Revised Edition

Seller ID: 007268

Condition: Very Good+


London: Dent, 1966. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Later Revised Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very Good+ Red Hardcover Clean pages NOT a library book Introduction by Gwyn Jones and translated by Eugene Mason into modern English prose. These are one of those rare combinations that capture the original yet put you in the feasting hall as you read. The formation of the Round Table first happens here in Wace and are Tolkien like Elves at Arthur's birth in the Saxon Layamon. Great copy includes both Wace and Layamon! These were Geoffrey of Monmouth's "History: put into the Norm... View more info

The Rise of Romance

By: Eugene Vinaver

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Uk/totowa, New Jersey, U.s.a., D.s.brewer: 1984

Seller ID: 874716920

ISBN: 0859911586

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Clean 158 pp.The Jacket is price snipped or it too would certainly be "Fine" as well. NOT a library copy NO writing anywhere. Eugene Vinaver is a king himself within Camelots golden shore. Excellent mylared protected fine copy. Arthurian books since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

The Works Of Thomas Malory Hardcover

By: Eugene Vinaver Edited Sir Thomas Malory

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: Fifth English Editon

Seller ID: 55

Condition: Very Good


London: Oxford University Press, 1964. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Fifth English Editon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover with Mylar Protected Not Price Clipped Dust Jacket This is the Winchester College manuscript that many feel largely supersedes Caxton's Le Morte D'Arthur. One volume complete text. Very Good condition both book and jacket. But it has some ink annotation underlining in about 150 of the 916 pages. Because of the markings great Bargain Price for this otherwise Fine shape.The Dust Jacket here is excellent which often is not the case. Woodcut on jacket ... View more info

The Cross and the Sword First Edition Hardcover

By: Evangeline Walton

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010366

Condition: Very Good


Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1956. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket Very nice handsome shape Small flaws Some fading on rear board. Great period dust jacket Viking swordsmen and buxom lady with light wear dust jacket, shelf rubs but NO jacket chips. Previous owners name library embossed on end paper. Otherwise binding tight, clean and nicely mylared. This collectible novel is a great retelling of the Viking Saxon wars in England Here told by Evangeline Walton who wrote the masterful 'Island of the Mighty' ret... View more info