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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

The Knight in History

By: Frances Gies

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.s.a., Harper Perennial: 1987

Seller ID: 014557

ISBN: 0060914130

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback. U. S. A.: Harper & Row, 1987. First American Edition. 8vo 254pp.Photos.illus. Clean inside and out. NOT a library copy. Excellent look at knighthood, food,clothing, warfare, romance..Three Geese in Flight Books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

King Arthur And The Round Table By Francis Loring Pyne Original 1918 Edition

By: Francis Loring Pyne

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Mentor Department of History and Literature: 1918

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010342

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: The Mentor Department of History and Literature, 1918. Book. Very Good. Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1918 Edition Near Very Good First American Edition. Fourteen illustrated page booklet of Arthurian history of the Round Table . Two Pages loose disbound. All present Great Arthurian art. Little known American sculptures and Illustrators . NOT a library book. 34 years wrapping Arthurian books carefully. First Edition. View more info

Art Of The Early Middle Ages Hardcover

By: Francois Souchal

Price: $24.58

Publisher: U. S. A., Abrams: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013536

Condition: Good+


U. S. A.: Abrams, 1978. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Medieval German staues of the Virgin and Child Romanesque architecture, beautifully painted staues of Saints, Stained glass in Scandinavian chapels, this absolutely exquisite collections of Early Medieval art was compiled by a devout scholar and lover of Romanesque art. The text is informative and the 242 plates,are inspiring 132 in color will bring a smile to anyone who is inspired by the colors and the architecture of early medieval Europe. Good solid shape both dust jacket and book with only sho... View more info

Itineraire de Bretagne en 1636 (French Edition)

By: Francois-Nicolas Baudot Du Buisson-Aubenay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris, Layeur: 2000-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66876

ISBN: 2911468384

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Trade Paperback 352 pp.Clean First Edition NOT a library copy. French Text. Primary Historical Documents of history and Travel in Brittany Celtic Saints, Travel Pilgrimage to Vanne and travel in Armorica. Clean French language text of original travels in Brittany in the 1600s, Since 1977 Wrapping Celtic studies with care First Edition. View more info

Early Christian Irish Art by Francoise Henry

By: Francoise Henry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Ireland, Three Candles,: 1963

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 013035

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Trade Paperback Ireland: Three Candles,, 1963. First Irish Edition. Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Excellent classic study of Celtic art symbolism in early medieval Christian Ireland. Great introduction into Celtic philosophy in design and inner thought. Great b/w photos too.Very good shape. Tight a few light pencil marks in the first few pages.Many plates Illustration from Irish illuminated manuscript one rarely sees Book of Mac Regol, close up gold jewelry, stone crosses First Irish Edition . First Edition. View more info

The Text And Tradition Of Layamon's Brut Arthurian Studies XXXIII Hardcover

By: Francoise Le Saux Edited

Price: $49.00

Publisher: England, D.S.Brewer: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006874

Condition: Fine


England: D.S.Brewer, 1994. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover In Fine Condition. Clean NOT a library Book. Great price for D.S. Brewer Arthurian Studies Series.Among these essays on Wace and Layamon on Arthurian literature, "Two Breton Analogues of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" an essay on newly found Breton Folktales that reflect Arthurian themes!Also "Navigation in the Brut" Many more. First Edition. View more info

Approaches to Arthurian Fiction: The Case of Torec Bibliographical Bulletin of the International Arthurian Society Vol. LXIII 2011

By: Frank Brandsma and Raluca Radulescu Editors Bart Besamusca

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A., International Arthurian Society: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017030

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: International Arthurian Society, 2012. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Fine First Edition of this primary tool for every Arthurian Scholar and Book Collector of the Round Table called Earth.Includes bibliography of every Arthurian book, article, published that year, news, articles like the brilliant one here "Approaches to Arthurian Fiction: The Case of Torec" and list of members and the address of the International Arthurian Society Thick 426pp. Clean. NOT a library book Pristine. First Edition. View more info

The Celts

By: Frank Delaney

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, Toronto: 1986

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005835

ISBN: 0316179930

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket. First U.S.Edition. NOT a library book.NOT Price clipped. Includes many full page Color plates as well as b/w photos and drawings 240 pp.Great overview of Celtic history, culture.by this great Irish writer This captures the life of the Celts as a living breathing people. Color photos, maps illustrations. Highly recommended and really well written.Great condition Clean collectible condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Song Of The Nibelungs A Translation From The Middle High German Nibelungenlied

By: Frank G. Ryder

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Wayne State University Press: 1963

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011183

Condition: Good


U.S.A: Wayne State University Press, 1963. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good+ Trade Paperback Scholarly Modern English translation of the' Nibelungenlied ' the wonderful Medieval National German epic of the dark age Rhineland. Dragons, Huns, and warriors. Text, notes Good overall shape, clean unmarked. NOT a library book Uncommon important enlightened text. "Men lived by Christian faith or pagan lore. As they might choose. What ever life each led. On all alike the bounty of the king was shed." Three Geese In Flight 35 years selling Celt... View more info

The Tribal System In Wales Original 1904 Hardcover

By: Frederic Seebohm

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Longmans,Green and Co: 1904

Edition: Second Revised Edittion

Seller ID: 015685

Condition: Very Good


London: Longmans,Green and Co, 1904. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Second Revised Edittion. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1904 Green Hardcover with black border designs on spine and covers. Very good shape. Binding tight. Pages clean, a few shelf fades. Stamp of Dewi Sant/Saint David Society on end papers. Free of underlines and notes. NO library pocket! The Medieval laws of Wales and their relation to Charters of Welsh Saints like Cadoc and David, Bardic dues and rights use of Welsh Culhwch and Olwen and other Welsh Arthurian Court situation. Anglesea. Plus 140 pages of translati... View more info

A Royal Historie of the Excellent Knight Generides. Edited from the Unique Ms. Of John Tollemache.

By: Frederick James Furnivall

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin,: 1971

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 874716936

Condition: Fine


Fine Dark Blue Hardcover 334 pp. Clean Pages Gilt Lettering on the Spine Burt Franklin 1971 handsome reprint of the 1865 Roxburghe Club Original View more info

The Evil Eye

By: Frederick Thomas Elworthy

Price: $19.12

Publisher: Secaucus, University Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012157

Condition: Good+


Secaucus: University Books, 1975. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Comprehensive First Thus. Good+ Clean pages NOT a library book.Several creases on the cover. Tight binding. Illustrated study of the 'Evil eye' and protection against it. Amulets and illus. numerous hand signs used in rituals, protection and blessings. This is the 1970's facsimile of the 1895 edition.. First Edition. View more info

The Quest For The Holy Grail A Literary Study Of A Thirteenth-Century Romance Original Hardcover

By: Frederick W.Locke

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A:, Stanford University Press: 1960

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: ABE-258294

Condition: Good


U.S.A:: Stanford University Press, 1960. Book. Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good Hardcover With Good+ Dust Jacket First Edition Ex-library Copy with Pocket and spine numbers removed. One inch edge piece of rear free end paper clipped at top. Rather hard to find important study of the medieval French Grail cycle. Tight binding but because of library marks good working copy only. NO underlines and NO text writing, and Good+ dust jacket Present. Since 1977 we pack with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Discovery of Hebrew in Tudor England: A Third Language

By: G. Lloyd Jones

Price: $117.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester Univ Pr: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9000017

ISBN: 0719008751

Condition: Very Good+


Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust jacket UnClipped Free of Writing except previous owners tiny hand stamped signature on first free endpaper and small barely visible rub on endpaper and a scholars note on rear endpaper "Contradiction to Leviticus p 253" Except for those minor emendations on endpapers pristine book and jacket. NO writing inside book and NOT a library book. Outstanding study by this Welsh scholar on the Kabbalah, and the Hebrew influence on the English Tudor Renaissance and the inevitable anti semitic reaction. Also wonderful discussion of John Dee and his use of Hebrew... View more info

Historical Studies: IV Papers Read To The Fifth Irish Conference Of Historians Hardcover

By: G.A. Hayes-McCoy Edited H.R.Trevor-Roper, K. B.Nolan, G.A.Hayes-McCoy, Geoffrey Barraclough C.M.D.CrowderJ.G.Simms J.F.Lydon

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England:, Historical Studies IV,: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006466

Condition: Near Fine


England:: Historical Studies IV,, 1963. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket Clean Pages clipped jacket price. NOT a library book.Essays include. "The Bruce Invasion of Ireland" "Gaelic Society in Ireland in the Late Sixteenth Century" Just 2 of 7 fine scholarly essays included this Irish history anthology. Clean free of writing and stickers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Side-Light on the Franciscans Medieval Studies (First Series) Includes Long Seperate Hand Written Letter With Three Appendices Inscribed by the Author G.G. Coulton

By: G.G.Coulton

Price: $24.84

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall: 1915

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010185

Condition: Good+


London: Simpkin Marshall, 1915. Book. Good+. Decorative Hard Boards. Signed and Inscribed By the Author. Second Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Near Very Good Tight Binding Annotations by the Author Scholarly Essays. inscribed by the author with academic comments and a long. Seven essays 'The Monastic Legend', 'A revivalist of six centuries ago','Side-lights on the Franciscans',' The High ancestry of Puritanism', Romanism and Morals','The truth about the monasteries',Religious education before the Reformation',Appendices,79pp. Annotated ephemera included from th... View more info

Ten Medieval Studies Side Lights on the Franciscans

By: G.G.Coulton

Price: $15.30

Publisher: U.S.A, Beacon Press: 1959

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 009891

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: Beacon Press, 1959. Book. Very Good. Trade Paper. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paper. Very Good. Clean free of writing, or underlines. NOT a library book. Third Revised EditionThese ten studies, written entirely from orthodox pre-Reformation sources attempt to defend the moderate Anglican position to shatter the myth of a purely imaginary and unhistorical idea of medieval life, and justify the main trend of modern culture. Good clean tight shape.. View more info

Britain, Rome's Most Northerly Province: A History of Roman Britain, A.D.43-450

By: G.M. Durant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Uk, Harpercollins Distribution Services: 1969

Seller ID: 007402

ISBN: 0713515139

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover. Fine Collectible Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. 1st.U.S.Edition. Roman Britain it's Celtic people and their acceptance and resistance of Latin culture! Not price clipped NOT a library copy..Celtic studies since 1977 packed with care Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Translated by G.N.Garmonsway

By: G.N. Garmonsway Translator

Price: $34.00

Publisher: England, Dent: 1975

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 016182

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean Free of Writing or Underlines in Text.The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles The Parker Chronicle The laud Chronicle The war with the Vikings. The Normans and Native Britons. Very comprehensive in offering different edition texts in translation. Except for writing on blank end paper pristine!.Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wraps in brown paper before shipping. Tight binding. NOT a Library copy. View more info

The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies Vol.VI. Part I November 1931

By: G.T.Roberts T.Parry Henry Lewis David Matthew

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 1931

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 011459

Condition: Fine


Complete Edition. University of Wales Press, 1931. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1931 Near Fine Paperback NOT a library copy. Blue Card Stock Academic 100 pp. Paperback.Covers. Near Fine. Clean First Welsh Edition. Scholarly Essays "Some Elizabethan Documents on Walsingham State papers South Wales Gramadeg Sion Dafydd Rhys" T.Parry and Current Work in Welsh Archeology" "Robin Ddu yr Ail o Fon" G.t. Roberts by several leading Welsh scholars Text in Welsh and English. Great condition. First Edition. View more info

Tristan And Isolde Illuminated Manuscripts From A Manuscript Of The Romance of Tristan (15th century) Hardcover

By: Gabriel Bise Text Dagmar Thoss Introduction

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Geneve, Miller Graphics: 1978

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 015569

Condition: Fine


Geneve: Miller Graphics, 1978. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First English Language Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket Eighty Full Color and Gilt Illuminations Book and Jacket both clean no writing or marks. NOT a library copy. Wonderful Arthurian text and English language edition of Tristan in the famed Duc de Berry's collection. Clean collectible condition. Three Geese In Flight 35 years selling Arthurian books. We wrap first in paper Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

La Vie De Saint Gilles Guillaume De Bemville Original 1881 Societe Des Anciens Textes FrancaisHardcover

By: Gaston Paris

Price: $40.48

Publisher: France, France: Librairie De Firmin Didot: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 903

Condition: Very Good


France: France: Librairie De Firmin Didot, 1881. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1881 Hardcover. Societe Des Anciens Textes Francais.. Gilt Medieval scribe logo on both boards. Edited by the great scholar Gaston Paris. Poetry of twelfth Century medieval France.. First Edition. View more info

La Vie De Saint Galles Societe Des Anciens Textes Francais Hardcover

By: Gaston Paris

Price: $36.80

Publisher: France, Societe Des Anciens Textes Francais,: 1881

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 000005

Condition: Very Good


France: Societe Des Anciens Textes Francais,, 1881. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First French Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover First French Societe Des Anciens Textes Francais Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good First Edition. 12th century French Medieval text edited by this famous scholar. Beautiful gilt medieval design on boards of this great classic. French text.. First Edition. View more info

The Treasures Of Coptic Art In Coptic Museums And Churches Of Old Cairo Hardcover

By: Gawdat Gabra Marianne Eaton-Krauss

Price: $40.47

Publisher: Egypt, American University: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014761

Condition: Very Good


Egypt: American University, 2007. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardcover Large Folio size with Dust jacket Color and b/w illus.Clean pages, no writing, tight binding. One chip in back of dust jacket on bottom of page else excellent. NOT a Library copy. Coptic churches, woodcarving, manuscript pages, textiles, stone crosses. You can see how Celtic Christianity learned from here. Wonderful huge treasure. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Dating Of Middle Irish Text Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture British Academy 1981

By: Gearoid Mac Eoin

Price: $18.40

Publisher: London, The British Academy: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014652

Condition: Very Good


London: The British Academy, 1983. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Condition Clean NOT a library book. Academic Study on the origins and dating of Medieval Irish Texts. Clean text no markings. Original green cards stock binding. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celts And Normans A History of Ireland

By: Gearoid MacGearailt General Editor Margaret MacCurtain

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Dublin, Gill and Macmillan: 1969

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 90102

Condition: Good


Good Trade Paperback 184 pp. A signature on the cover and on several pages else free of writing.No markings. NOT a library copy A little edge loss at bottom of spine.Some overall shelf wear still "Good" Many b/w illustrations in this Irish produced introduction to the early Celtic Irish and Viking and Norman Medieval Ireland. large quarto First Edition. View more info

Masterpieces of Tapestry from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century: An Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Geneviève Souchal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1974

Seller ID: 008465

ISBN: 0870990861

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Trade Paperback .U. S. A.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974. NOT a library copy Illus. by Color and b/w Illustrations. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean pages. this wonderful color & b/w filled 223pp.history, study and exhibition catalog is in very nice shape. Translated from the French. Besides the wondrous Unicorn tapestries, other full page color illus. and b/w photos explore other late Medieval tapestries. Beautiful color close up of the face of the medieval queen from the Unicorn tapestries grace the cover. First Edition. View more info

The Quest for Arthur's Britain Hardcover First Edition

By: Geoffrey Ashe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Praeger: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005496

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Praeger, 1968. Book. Very Good Mylar. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Very Good First Edition Hardcover Very Good Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped. NOT a library book. Clean interior, no underlines. Perhaps the best all around book on Sixth Century Arthurian era Britain. Clothing, weapons, swords, Arthurian era clothing, tactics, debate on the truth about Arthur as a historical figure. Tintagel. Glastonbury.This is the book to have if you want to get started toward Camelot. Great classic. NOT a library copy.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Camelot and the Vision of Albion Hardcover

By: Geoffrey Ashe

Price: $40.00

Publisher: England, Heinemann: 1971

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 007185

Condition: Fine


England: Heinemann, 1971. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Collectible Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. B/W Illus. First English Edition. NOT Price Clipped. NOT a Library book. It has a handsome book plate on front paste down of a well known Arthurian publisher, writer and collector.Louise Boer. Geoffrey Ashe has done more for the Arthurian legend then nearly any other three people. Tudor Britain and Albion. Here he does the same for the soul of the west, Arthur. Uncommon in this great collectible condition.. Dust jacket... View more info