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New Light on Drake; A Collection of Documents Relating to His Voyage of Circumnavigation 1577-1580 Second Series Volume XXXIV Nuttall, Zelia (Trans & Ed)

By: N/A

Price: $88.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society, London (1914): 1914

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 874716857

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Clean Collectible First 1914 English Edition Hakluyt Society,443 pp, + xxxiii. With half-title.Bright Gilt Ship on Cover (Golden Hind) Gilt spine titles Illustrated by a map and plates.Tight bonding NOT a library copy. Page yellowing on title page and a bit on end papers, Minute edge bump..NO fading on spine or boards (See our photos) NO ownership plates and No writing.John Dee told Elizabeth she could counter the Spanish Inquisitions claim to western hemisphere by countering based on Dutch correspondence that King Arthur settled there first!? Interestingly even before New England Jo... View more info

Herbert Weiner

By: 91/2 Mystics The Kabbala Today

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., collier: 1969

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 015960

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: collier, 1969. Book. Illus. by Herbert Weiner. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Near Very Good A crease on back cover else clean and nice. No underlines, NOT a library book. A tour of seven lifetimes to meet the study of seventeen lifetimes. the inside tract to the Cabala and the Jewish revival in America but what makes this so special it was written in 1969 at the beginning of much. Easy reading, well not that easy because this is a subject that can not be measured. Chabad's beginning. Gersom Scholem, Martin Buber Abraha... View more info

The Laxdoela Saga Translated From The Old Icelandic With Introduction And Notes

By: A. Margaret Arent

Price: $34.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University of Washington: 1964

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015484

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover.Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket,University of Washington 1964.First American Edition. 8vo Clean 209 pages. This copy stamped belonged the Consul General of Finland. Handsome Blue Dust jacket has some minor edge rubs and tiny chips, and no flap but bright and nice and protected in a mylar jacket. Tight binding. Clean pages. Norse Icelandic saga translation, introduction and notes. Hard to find with Dust Jacket Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

An Introduction to Medieval Romance Hardcover

By: A.B.Taylor

Price: $32.20

Publisher: U. S. A., Barnes & Noble: 1969

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 006516

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Barnes & Noble, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Collectible Hardcover Fine study of Arthurian legend's place in Medieval Romance, 'The Lady of the Lake' and 'Morgan Le Fay' are discussed as is the literature of Merlin among the subjects. The place of Gawaine in French as opposed to English romance is discussed as is Lancelot and Mordred, and if Guinevere is the witting or unwitting lover. Also Breton Lais and there Scandinavian popularity. discussed NOT a library book! Green cloth Red title patch on spine. Dust jac... View more info

Everyman And Medieval Miracle Plays Hardcover

By: A.C. Cawley Edited

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Everyman Library: 1962

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 016599

Condition: Very Good+


London: Everyman Library, 1962. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very Good+ Red Hardcover Anthology Of English and Cornish Medieval Plays. This is wonderful window into Middle Ages, like watching the movie "The Seventh Seal" Very Good condition. No underlines No writing in the 266 pp. text, only previous owner's signature on first preliminary. NOT a library copy. Since 1877 wrapping first in brown craft paper. View more info

A Look At Hywel 's Law Hand Numbered Limited First Edition

By: A.D.Carr Dafydd Jenkins

Price: $18.18

Publisher: Wales, Hendy Gwyn Ar Daf: 1985

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 012203

Condition: Near Fine


Wales: Hendy Gwyn Ar Daf, 1985. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Limited Edition 500 Copies Hand Numbered '446' A 46pp. study with translations of the early medieval Welsh law system of this reformer king. Medieval Welsh illus on cover. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Gerald Of Wales His "Itinerary" Through Wales And His "Description" Of The Country And It's People

By: A.G.Prys-Jones Translated

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, George G.Harrap: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007134

Condition: Fine


Fine.Clean Hardcover. London: George G. Harrap, 1955. Book. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Fine 122 pp.Hardcover Clean Pages NOT a library copy. Translation of ' Extracts of Giraldus Cambrensis' 'Description of Wales' and excerpts 'Itinerary through Wales' Important Medieval eye witness to Welsh history, comments on how to conquer his own country. A man of very divided loyalty. Important window into Medieval Wales Clean interior. Since 1977 we wrap with the care you deserve. First Edition. View more info

Studies In Stuart Wales Hardcover

By: A.H. Dodd

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009065

Condition: Near Very Good


Wales: University of Wales, 1952. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Red Hardcover Near Very Good No Jacket. First Welsh Edition. Excellent study of 17th century Wales and it's relation with the English Civil war and the subsequent Puritan movement. Seven Chapters i.e. "The Dawn of Party Politics" "Wales And Ireland" "The Glorious Revolution" more. Ex lRadcliffe library markings. White sticker on bottom of spine, and one on cover, NO library pocket, pages clean. No writing in text Tight binding. Important study Since 197... View more info

Hill-Forts Of Britain Hardcover

By: A.H.A. Hogg

Price: $44.00

Publisher: England, Hart-Davis, MacGiggon: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016112

Condition: Very Good+


England: Hart-Davis, MacGiggon, 1975. Book. Very Good+.Hardcover. Very Good+ Dust Jacket 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Clean Hardcover and Dust Jacket. B/W Photos, drawings, plans, price clipped dust jacket else excellent. Clean NOT a library copy.Great book for the contours and shapes of the Celtic Hill forts. Photos from the air, history really excellent. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Falcon The Autobiography Of His Grace James the 4th King Of Scots Hardcover

By: A.J. Stewaert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Peter Davies: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016450

Condition: Fine


London: Peter Davies, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fine First Revised Edition Hardcover and Fine Blue Dust Jacket With Gold Shield and Lettering. Clean interior. NOT a library copy. Here is terrific autobiography novel of the Scottish king at Flodden. As handsome looking as it well written. Clean and like new.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

King's Memory: An Autobiography

By: A.J. Stewart

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Glasgow, William Maclellan: 1981

Seller ID: 016451

ISBN: 0853352453

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Bright Red Dust Jacket Glasgow: William Maclellan, 1981. 8vo Second Revised Edition. Not Price clipped. NOT a library book. No writing or underlines in text. Clean 309 pp pages. Author's autobiography as Scottish king James. Amazing work. Three Geese In Flight 40 years offering Celtic studies . Dust jacket present. View more info

Raglan Castle Monmouthshire Ministry Of Works Official Guide Book

By: A.J.Taylor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Ministry of Works: 1960

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 016129

Condition: Good+


England: Ministry of Works, 1960. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Raglan Castle Official Guide Book B/W Illus.B/W Photos Plans Drawings History and Castle Guide Medieval Civil War Up To Modern.Good Clean Condition NOT a library copy. The Cover has a added White Banner that has printed, or typed "Raglan Castle is the setting for Geo. MacDonald's ST.George & ST Michael" . First Edition. View more info

The Roman Villa In Britain Hardcover

By: A.L.F.Rivet

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Praeger: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011611

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover and Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Free of writing in text. NOT a library book. Color and B/W Plates U.S.A.: Praeger, 1969. Book. First American Edition. Excellent look at Celtic agriculture preceding the Roman Villa and the change that became Roman Britain examines furniture interior decoration. The background and political backdrop to the age of ArthurLight rubs and small chip on dust jacket else very good and nicely mylared 293pp. plates. Fold outs Diagrams, Handsome First Edition in mylar protected dust jacket. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian and Celtic books si... View more info

Town and Country in Roman Britain

By: A.L.F.Rivet

Price: $16.39

Publisher: England, Hutchinson University Library: 1968

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 013162

Condition: Very Good


England: Hutchinson University Library, 1968. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Fourth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Clean Excellent study of the town and country life in Roman Britain and the social Celtic background that became Celtic Britain. 189pp. Good clean solid shapeNOT a library book. View more info

A Guide to Welsh Literature 1282- C.1550 Vol. 2

By: A.O.H.Jarman and Gwilym Rees Hughes Edited Dafydd Johnston Revised

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 623

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Condition Trade Paperback NO writing NO stickers NOT a library copy. 375 pp. Excellent anthology second in this on going series by the leading Welsh scholars on Welsh Bardic literature. Myrddin poetry, bardic prophecy, Welsh Arthurian literature, and even the fascinating Welsh Tudor Bards "Tudor Aled" Gutun Owain, Dafydd Nanmor Amazing book Even for Prince Madoc fans here is the mention of a 15th C. poem where he is referenced that is rarely discussed "Deio ab Ieuan Du" Collectible condition View more info

The Romans In Britain An Anthology Of Inscriptions With Translations And A Running Commentary Hardcover

By: A.R. Burn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Of South Carolina Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016601

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine.Hardcover. Near Fine Clean Red Hardcover NOT a library copy. Anthology of commentary and Latin text of Celtic Britain. The writings themselves of the workings of the Roman army in Britain and the war on the Silures.193 pp. Latin inscriptions code. Amazing primary resource of Roman wall writings, inscriptions documents translated as well. Clean excellent condition..We wrap first in brown paper to protect the cover View more info

London in the Age of Chaucer Hardcover

By: A.R.Myers

Price: $19.12

Publisher: U.S.A, U.S.A: University of Oklahoma, 1974: 1974

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 009702

ISBN: 0806109971

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: U.S.A: University of Oklahoma, 1974, 1974. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Fine Price cut Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy. Handsome maroon binding with spine black and gold title patch. Social life in the streets and homes of medieval london in the age of the Canterbury tales! Clean pages, tight binding. Since 1977 packing with care. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Splendid Spur First Edition Hardcover

By: A.T. Quiller Gouch

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, Charles Scribner: 1898

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009003

Condition: Very Good+


Chicago: Charles Scribner, 1898. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1898 Very Good+ Decorative Hardcover. Gilt Mounted Knight on cover Very Good. First American Edition. Romance and battles in Cornwall in this wonderful English Civil war historical novel. Handsome illustration of knight on cover. Three Geese in Flight Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper First Edition. View more info

Lives Of The Visigothic Fathers Translated Texts For Historians Volume 26

By: A.T.Fear

Price: $23.00

Publisher: England, Liverpool University Press,: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014461

Condition: Fine


England: Liverpool University Press,, 1997. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Condition The Lives of the Saints of Visigothic Christian Spain in the Dark Ages. Modern English translation notes and history. Arian Christians, Moors, Senator Nespotian, Paul the Deacon Catholics Great condition, Maps. Dark Ages translations seen nowhere else Trade paperback. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Le Morte DArthur Sir Thomas Malory Hardcover

By: A.W. Pollard

Price: $59.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Books,: 1966

Seller ID: 005477

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. Great Big Hardcover. Thick Clean NOT a library copy.U.S.A.: University Books,, 1966. .522 pp. Book.This is the famed A.W.Pollard translation, which came after the Rhys edition. Sturdy handsome .Arthurian books since 1977 wrapped with respect View more info

English Hymns and Hymn Writers Hardcover

By: Adam Fox

Price: $21.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1967

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 010934

Condition: Near Fine


London: Collins, 1967. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Green Dust Jacket First English Edition. Eight Great color plates in this concise history of English hymns.Celtic Psalter,English Mystical. Color plates Great condition. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Changing Face of Arthurian Romance: Essays on Arthurian Prose Romances in memory of Cedric E. Pickford (Arthurian Studies)

By: Adams, Alison (Edited by)/ Diverres, Armel H. (Edited by)/ Stern, Karen (Edited by)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: England, D.S.Brewer: 1986

Seller ID: 014059

ISBN: 0859912272

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Condition Dust Jacket Mylar Protected. NOT a library copy, Clean text price clipped anthology by many of the greats of Arthurian scholarship. Great Arthurian essays on Welsh Grail epic, "Perceval in Wales: Late Medieval Grail Tradition" by Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan another on Lancelot in Malory, another on Tristan, and another on the Prose Merlin. More Fanni Bogdanow, Espeth Kennedy many more..Here with the rare pink dust jacket in excellent shape Arthurian books wrapped first in brown paper since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Stories from History Original 1857

By: Agnes Strickland

Price: $38.24

Publisher: New York, C.S.Francis & Co.: 1857

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 008368

Condition: Good,nice


New York: C.S.Francis & Co., 1857. Book. Illus. by Twenty-Four Engravings. Good,nice. Cloth. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1857 Cloth. Good, Very Nice.Light Shelf Wear Only. First American Edition. Clean interior Great for collection of antique books NOT a library copy.Wonderful American treasure trove of heroic stories of Medieval Europe for Americans of the Civil war era! Tales of Richard the Lion Hearted,William Tell , King Alfred, and many more. 24 wonderful engravings accent this volume! Good shape.. First Edition. View more info

The Old English In Ireland Hardcover

By: Aidan Clarke

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Cornell Univ.Press: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013592

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Cornell Univ.Press, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original First Edition Hardcover Very hard to find Original Edition. Except for numbers blackened out on spine the library markings are minimal, no pocket. No writing or underlines. No pocket in rear. Front cover stamped and end paper plate 'Episcopal Theological School Bookplate' In Memory of Stanley Cunningham" Blue Cloth hardcover clean and nice. First Edition. View more info

The Saga Of Hallfred The Troublesome Skald

By: Alan Boucher Translated and Introduced

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Iceland, Iceland Review: 1981

Edition: First Icelandic Edition

Seller ID: 012861

Condition: Fine


Fine.Trade Paperback. First Icelandic Edition.Iceland: Iceland Review, 1981. Book. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Icelandic Edition Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Handsome brown wrappers with Norse warrior on cover. Like new. Printed and Published in Iceland. Separate Iceland Color map ephemera included. Translation into modern English and Literal translation as well Academic discussion included. Magic and wonder and fear..Fine collectible condition. First Edition. View more info

King John Hardcover

By: Alan Lloyd

Price: $28.00

Publisher: England, David Charles: 1973

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 005667

Condition: Fine


England: David Charles, 1973. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Extensive study of the much maligned (Well, for good reason) Medieval King. Great shape. illus. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Castles of Wales

By: Alan Reid

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 451

ISBN: 0540070521

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Clean Hardcover with Very Good+ Dust Jacket NOT price clipped England: George Phillip, 1973 First English Edition. 8vo NO markings Sepia photos of both Welsh and Norman Castles in Gwynedd in North Wales.Powys Brecon Much else Comprehensive yet concise Welsh history and photos story of the castles of Wales, and how to find them.Glossary of Welsh words. NOT a library copy. Wonderful two tone illustration. We wrap with care Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Saxon London: An Archaeological Investigation Hardcover

By: Alan Vince

Price: $22.08

Publisher: England, Batsford: 1990

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 007501

Condition: Fine


England: Batsford, 1990. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket. Not Price Clipped NOT a library copy. Window into London in the era of King Arthur. Saxon weapons, coins, clothes, stone crosses, more. Clean pages.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Select Translations From Old English Poetry Hardcover

By: Albert S.Cook And Chauncey B.Tinker Edited

Price: $21.11

Publisher: U.S.A., Ginn and Company: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008217

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Ginn and Company, 1902. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1902 Blue Hardcover with Bright Gilt Lettering on Cover and Spine. Fine Condition. Clean pages NOT a library book. Gilt Celtic knot design on cover. Translation anthology of Old English battle poems, Saxon prayers, and healing spells. Selections from Beowulf, The Wanderer, Deor, the Battle of Maldon, between Vikings and Saxons that Tolkien wrote about, much more Old English Poetry. Riddles "The Storm Spirit in the Sea". Fragment of Old Saxon "Genesis" Includes hist... View more info

Salento Storico a cura della Bibl. R.Caracciolo Lecce

By: Alberto Santoro Editore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Italy, Lecce: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015968

Condition: Very Good


Italy: Lecce, 1981. Book. Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Large Folio Folding Illustrated Card Stock Covers Inside Twelve Seperate Pages. One Presentazione Page Historical Introduction and cover has a crease along edge, cover only at corner. Twelve Frameable Italian Architectural Illustrations Fine condition. "Otranto El Castello 1892" "Lecce, Basilica di S Croce (1549-1697) 1892" ""Oria (Br) Castello federicano (1233)"Lecce,Panorama" "Lecce, Basilica di s Croce (1549-1697) 1892" "Lecce Chiesa Del Carmine (1711)... View more info