Category: Medieval, Early Medieval and Tudor


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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

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: $45.00

Publisher: Dublin, Wolfhound Press: 1995-10

Seller ID: 66825

ISBN: 0863274560

Condition: Very Good

Very Good Clean Trade Paperback A later 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.Cover cocks forward a bit. 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. Three Geese In Flight Celtic books since 1977 and packing with respect View more info

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Carolingian Portraits A Study In The Ninth Century Hardcover

By: Eleanor Shipley Duckett

Price: $24.00

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

Arthurian Chronicles Wace And Layamon (Hardcover)

By: Eugene Mason Translated Gwyn Jones Introduction.

Price: $27.00

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 . 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 Norman french of Jersey and the rou... 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

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The Cross and the Sword First Edition Hardcover

By: Evangeline Walton

Price: $60.00

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'... View more info

The Irish World: The Art and Culture of the Irish People

By: Evans, E. Estyn;De Breffny, Brian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1977

Seller ID: 011700

ISBN: 0810911205

Condition: Good+

Good+Hardcover.Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. First English Edition. 4to . Many full Color & b/w illus. NOT a library book. No writing No underlines a little discoloration and some page warping on quarter of pages Dust jacket bright with Mylar But a Good+ reading working copy only.It looks nice though. NO writing Nine essays on Celtic Irish culture by the great scholar Kathleen Hughes on the Early Irish church, it's rituals and architecture. Another on "Prehistoric Ireland" E. Estyn Evans another "The End of the Old Order" Brian De Breffny on the Jacobite defeat "T... View more info

Of Swords and Sorcerers

By: Evernden

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: April 30, 1993

Seller ID: 011147

ISBN: 0684194376

Condition: Fine

Fine Condition First Edition Clean 96 pp. Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Jacket Dust Jacket Price Clipped. Bright in it's mylar jacket.1993.Woodcuts Illus. by David Frampton.Beautifully written young adult retelling of Le Morte Arthur and touches of Medieval others texts. Excellent shape. Great woodcuts by David Frampton. Great for any age person. NOT a library copy. NO ownership plates. Great gift Well written for a lover of fantasy who would like to read the Arthurian romance! Three Geese In Flight Tolkien, Arthurian legend since 1977 Five star customer service Dust jacket present. Fir... View more info

A History of Cornwall Hardcover

By: F.E. Halliday

Price: $24.00

Publisher: England, Duckworth: 1959

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011385

Condition: Fine

England: Duckworth, 1959. Book. Near Fine.325 pp Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Very Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Clean hardcover NOT a library copy. A chip at top of jacket and a tiny one at bottom of spine, except for price snipped Dust Jacket it would be fine as well as the hardcover. Illustrations throughout this hardcover history of Cornwall. From the megaliths and Celtic gold working people to Dumnonia Arthur and Tintagel castle and medieval, Tudor and Stuart Cornwall. Great castle photo on cover dust jacket too and n... View more info

Tudor Historical Thought Hardcover

By: F.J. Levy

Price: $59.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Huntington Library: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000019

Condition: Fine

The Huntington Library. Hardcover. Fine First Edition 1967 Hardcover and Very Good+ Dust Jacket NOT price clipped A few tiny chips at the top of the jacket. NOT a library copy. Clean pages free of writing. Previous owners signature on endpaper. NO underlines. Important often overlooked study of English Renaissance Tudor historical thought and how crucial King Arthur and Geoffrey of Monmouth was to John Dee, and John Leland and the settlement of America as well as the opposition to this led by Polydore Virgilius. Overlooked in this Protestant catholic struggle was how argument here was Engla... View more info

Arms and the Collector The Antique Dealer And Collectors Guide May 1970

By: F.L.Wilkinson Brian Loomes Jocelyn Lukins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, The Antique Dealer And Collectors Guide: 1970

Seller ID: 015971

Condition: Good

England: The Antique Dealer And Collectors Guide, 1970. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Complete 121pp.Original May 1970 Issue The Antique Dealer And Collectors Guide with a English Dragoon's helmet and sabre photographed on cover. Besides the the two page essay on arms collecting by the master of blade F.L.Wilkinson, there is another on Decorative Maps by Brian Loomes and another on rolling Pins by Jocelyn Lukins, and others all illustrated with fine color photos of weapons, rolling pins and rare maps. 121pp. Good shape chip on top of spine. still good bacis cond... View more info

Medieval Miscellany Presented to Eugene Vinaver Hardcover

By: F.Whitehead, A.H.Diverres, and F.E.Sutcliffe Edited

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England:, Manchester University Press,: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005243

Condition: Fine

England:: Manchester University Press,, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. Pages clean NOT a library book. Arthurian Scholar's essays dedicated to this great Arthurian Malory editor range from C.R.Cheney 'A lost letter on the 'Knights Templar' to Elspeth M.Kennedy 'King Arthur in the Prose Lancelot' to E.F.Jacob 'The Giants' in Dante' Many more essays 365pp. Great Collectible condition. Hardcover with dust jacket, Since 1977 we pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

The Romance of The Grail A Study Of The Structure And Genesis Of A Thirteenth Century Arthurian Prose Romance Hardcover

By: Fanni Bogdanow

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Manchester University Press: 1966

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 015191

Condition: Good+

England: Manchester University Press, 1966. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First English Edition Good+ Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket. Frontis b/w and several Arthurian manuscript illus. Dust Jacket pasted down but nice with NO chips and NOT price clipped. Library copy. Several English library numbers and markings on first free end paper with hint of library pocket residue. NO pocket in rear. Excellent study of the Huth Merlin and Suite du Merlin Post Vulgate. Great telling of Arthur's early relations with Morgan Le Fay and Merlin. Sections ... View more info

Father Francis of Woodstock New York Hand Written Entries Day Book Callendar for 1965 with Entries on Ramblin Jack Elliot

By: Father Francis Of Woodstock New York William Brothers of Glastonbury

Price: $600.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014539

Condition: Very Good

U. S. A.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1965. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This 1960's day planner book of Father Francis of the Church on the Mount in Woodstock N.Y. Earlier in England he was an 'Avalonian' of Bligh Bond in Glastonbury and who stayed with him in Woodstock N.Y. he was very close with Bob Dylan and Sarah Dylan. In this Cloisters Book of Hours day book he writes about and marks the marriage of Ramblin Jack Elliot. Many Beatnik and Hippy Woodstockers from the Sixties and the 'Village' are here. Bard college, many famous p... View more info

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The British Sources of the Abduction and Grail Romances Signed and Inscribed

By: Flint Johnson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lanham, Md., University Press Of America: 2002-07

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 016052

ISBN: 0761822186

Condition: Near Very Good

Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. 1st Edition. Original Paperback Collectible True First Edition. Two scratches on front cover and some rubbing on rear cover. Near Very Good. Clean pages, tight binding. NOT a library copy. A Fresh take on Arthurian Grail Cycle. Exploring deeply Excellent work. Wonderful hand written heart felt inscription by author.. First Edition. View more info

Legend of Tristan and Iseulet: The Tale and the Trail in Ireland, Cornwall and Brittany

By: Forrester Roberts

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Forrester Roberts: 1998

Seller ID: 013793

ISBN: 1902329007

Condition: Fine

England: Forrestor Roberts, 1998. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo. Fine Collectible First Edition. Excellent Color illustrated Photo and Drawing filled around the Celtic lands where the legend of Tristan and Iseult took place. Great for both Arthurian book collecting and travel as well as to accompany reading the texts. Beautiful Illustrations. First Edition. View more info