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Solid Old Bronze Celtic Style Torc Made in Afghanistan

By: Unknown Craftsman

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Hand cast in Bronze:

Seller ID: 90028

Condition: Fine


Antique Heavy Solid Cast Bronze Celtic Style Warrior Torc. Made for the Wrist. Purchased Forty Years ago and thought to be from Afghanistan. Age unknown could be quite old. Heavy and handsome ly made. The Pre-Christian Celtic Torc was worn by Celtic Gods and warriors. After the Roman withdrawal from Britain the Celtic Torc was worn again as a mark of status and bravery as witnessed in the Gododdin. One only and it represents the mystery that it represents. See our photos Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 1977. View more info

The Family of Jenkins The Journal Of The Cambrian Archaeological Association Vol. I. Sixth Series Archaeologia Cambrensis 1901 Hardcover

By: Vaughan H.F.J. J.Romilly Allen Rev.G.Hartwell Jones Charles Wilkins Harold Hughes

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Cambrian Archeological Association: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012728

Condition: Fine


London: Cambrian Archeological Association, 1901. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1901 Hardcover Complete 324pp. Sixth Series Vol.1 Archaeologia Cambrensis The Journal Of The Cambrian Association Hardcover is 324pp. illus. Anthology has the complete six issue run published in this one Fine condition hardcover. Among the sections are"The Family of Jenkins" 33 pages by H.F.J.Vaughan "Some Parallels Between Celtic and Indian Institutions" a 17pp. essay. also "Some Carved Wooden Spoons Made in Wales" 9pp. illustrated essay... View more info

The Celts

By: Vencesclas Kruta

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Seller ID: 015338

ISBN: 0847814076

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Huge Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket New York: Rizzoli, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to.NOT a library Copy. Near Fine clean inside and out Not Price clipped. If you can only have one book on the Celts this HUGE nearly 800 page book is it. Dozens of scholarly essays by the leading scholars around the all on Pre-Christian Pagan and Christian Celtic Hungary, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic Wales, Ireland, Gaul, om and on. Celtic coins, swords, food, architecture, gold jewelry torcs, maps. Huge Volume! NOT A LIBRARY COPY.Three geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 197... View more info

The Witch Figure: Essays in Honour of Katharine M.Briggs Hardcover

By: Venetia Newall Edited H.R.Ellis Davidson L.V. Grinsell Anne Ross Carmen Blacker Christina Hole

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London., Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017107

Condition: Good+


London.: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973. Book. Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Good+ First English Edition hardcover Good+ Dust Jacket Library Copy With pocket removed filing numbers on spine removed. No chips on dust jacket. No writing in text. No underlines.Magic market on bottom edge of paper. A cleaned up working ex library copy. Poem written on first free end paper"We re all born blind in one eye When we die we see with it again" Eleven full essays each better than the next by all the greats in British Folklore Society A couple "Hostile Magic in th... View more info

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The Dwarfs Of Arthurian Romance And Celtic Tradition

By: Vernon J. Harward jr.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Leiden, E.J. Brill: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5264

Condition: Near Very Good


Original First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket The Only Serious Fantasy Study of Dwarfs or as J.R.R. Tolkien says "Dwarves" within Arthurian and Medieval Romance. The Fairies and Leprechaun in Medieval Irish stories as well as the Dutch Dwarfs and French Chretien de Troyes Arthurian romances. 149 pp. Published in the Netherlands in 1958 and quite difficult to obtain. Hardcovers from the Netherlands are among the finest bound commercial books made. Here clean with slight sun fading patch on blue hardcovers. Celtic design dust jacket has a little chipping at its edges and a some soili... View more info

Indian Mythology Hardcover

By: Veronica Ions

Price: $39.00

Publisher: England, hamlyn: 1968

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016927

Condition: Fine


England: hamlyn, 1968. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Clean pages. NOT Price clipped NOT a library copy. Color and B/W Photos and Drawings. Deep concise study of the Vedas and the Gods and Goddess of Hindu India. Krishna, Shiva and the tale of the Gita. This is a gem. Great Indian art here as well in a brilliant comparative mystical explanation. Awesome condition book and collectible mylar protected jaclet. Dust jacket present. View more info

Irische Miniaturen Zwolf Farbige Bilder Aus Handschriften Irischer Monche

By: Von Paul Wilhelm Wenger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Germany, Friedrich Wittig Verlag: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009612

Condition: Fine


Germany: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket with a two inch chip on the back cover. Color Illumination on jacket cover. Not Price cut NOT a library copy. Twelve Celtic Illuminated Pages. Concise study of Irish illumination. German text 12 page color plates of Irish and Celtic illumination from books other then the Book of Kells!. 32pp.Lesser seen Celtic plates. Clean pahes NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Archaeologia Cambrensis A Record Of The Antiquities Of Wales And Its Marches New Series No. XX October1854 AND Supplement 1850 Vestiges Of The Gael In Gwynedd Both Part 1 & 2 In Two Seperate Complete Original Issues

By: W. Basil Jones John Williams ab Ithel Rev.John Jones

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Wales, Archaeologia Cambrensis,record of the Antiquities of Wales and It's Marches,and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaeological: 1850

Edition: 1st. Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 008169

Condition: Good


Wales: Archaeologia Cambrensis,record of the Antiquities of Wales and It's Marches,and the Journal of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, 1850, 1850. Book. Good. Soft cover. 1st. Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1850 Part 1 and 1854 Part 2 "Vestiges of the Gael in Gwynedd" Published 1850 and 1854 Two complete Archaeologia Cambrensis issues offered here. Good Original 1850 and 1854 Edition. First Welsh Editions. Part 1 180pp, also includes'"'On the State of Agriculture Under the Druidical System'. ''A Glossary of terms used for articles of Brit... View more info

Folktales Of Brittany

By: W. Branch Johnson

Price: $38.00

Publisher: England, Methuen: 1927

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 66771

Condition: Very Good


Original 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Clean Pages 155 pp. NOT a library copy A little soiling on spine and slight shelf wear but binding tight. pages clean and handsome. "Pardons" Pilgrimages" "Breton Arthurian lore" "Ker Ys" Celtic Saints at Cromlechs. Tight binding Three Geese In Flight Celtic Myth with passion since 1977 First Edition. View more info

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Historical Traditions And Facts Relating To Ancient Gwent Or Siluria By W.N.Johns Second Edition, Enlarged Part 1. Prehistoric And Roman Periods Original 1897 Hardcover

By: W. N. Johns

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Newport, Star Offices: 1897

Edition: Second Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 016326

Condition: Fine


SALE Near Fine Original 1897 Hardcover. Newport: Star Offices, 1897. 12mo Second Enlarged Edition. Ancient Gwent Or Siluria Clean Pages. No Underlines. Aspects of ancient Celtic Welsh culture such as the old Trackways that the Welsh Princess Elen of the Hosts was said to have made and how the Romans converted pre existing Track ways to become Roman roads. British Druidism Caerleon Diocletian persecutions. Great old history of ancient Gwent and the Silurians of South Wales. NOT a library book. Sewn in. Clean and tight. View more info

The Highland Regiments Tigers In Tartan Hardcover Odyssey of the Black Watch

By: W. Pratt Paul

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Scotland, Scotland: Impulse Publications,: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010466

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Condition.Scotland: First Scottish Edition 1971. Red Decorative Gilt Hard Cover.220 pp Handsomely bound in bright red cloth with gold lettering and cover design. Near fine. Exciting Scottish regiments histories from The Gordon Highlanders to The Black Watch and Montcalm and Ticonderoga. to fighting the Nazis. Handsome Gilt design on red binding Clean NOT a library copy.. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books packs with care and respect First Edition. View more info

King Arthur's Place In Prehistory Hardcover

By: W.A.Cummins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: England, Alan Sutton: 1992

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 010793

Condition: Fine


England: Alan Sutton, 1992. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First UK Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine First English Edition Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket. Not Price clipped NOT a Library book. W.A.Cummins is fascinating. He use Merlin bringing Stonehenge to Arthur's Britain as a symbolic crown for Ancient Bronze Age Britain Collectible condition First Edition. For 35 years Three geese In Flight wrapping our books first in brown paper to protect the covers and respect the book on it's journey.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Age Of The Picts Hardcover

By: W.A.Cummins

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Alan Sutton,: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007595

Condition: Fine


England: Alan Sutton,, 1998. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped. NOT a library book. One of the very best books on these enigmatic Pictish symbol stones. Fine clean condition both book and jacket. Great photos, maps, drawings makes you wonder at least knowing a bit more. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect the covers.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Picts and Their Symbols Hardcover

By: W.A.Cummins

Price: $60.00

Publisher: England, Sutton: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017002

Condition: Fine


England: Sutton, 1999. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT a library copy NOT price clipped B/W Illus Photos. Fascinating author who wisely sees long lines of history rather than momentary sections. Like new in mylar protected dust jacket. We wrap first in brown paper to protect the integrity of the dust jacket since 1977. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Plays in Prose and Verse Written For An Irish Theatre and Generally With The Help Of A Friend

By: W.B.Yeats

Price: $46.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005362

Condition: Very Good


New York: Macmillan, 1924. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Unicorn Book Plate. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Apple Green Original 1924 First New York Edition Hardcover. Very Good+.Tight, Bright Gold lettering on spine. Clean pages NOT a library copy. No writing no underlines . All the poet's great Irish mythological plays are here! "Deirdre","On Baile's Strand"" The Unicorn From the Stars" Music notation and words "Cathleen Ni Houlihan' Great collection. Handsome tight binding. Unicorn and Fountain book plate design.... View more info

The Doom of Conaire Mor

By: W.E.Walsh

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Canada, Carrier: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010489

Condition: Good


Good+.Hardcover. Good+ Dust Jacket First Edition. 8vo Hardcover with Celtic Art Deco illustrated cover. NOT a library book. Both Good+ Re-telling of the great Irish Mythological High King Conaire Mor story. Scholarly and at the same time masterfully written Celtic Mythological storytelling. Wonderful b/w Illustration. Canada: Carrier, 1929. Book. This Irish Canadian author's mythological novel of Pagan Ireland is one of the greatest epics of Celtic mythic fantasy. Scholarly notes and introduction. 344pp. Light fades to the boards. Internally clean and tight. The dust jacket has a large chip o... View more info

The Prehistory Of Wales Hardcover

By: W.F. Grimes

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, The National Museum of Wales: 1951

Edition: Revised Second Edition

Seller ID: 010102

Condition: Fine


Cardiff: The National Museum of Wales, 1951. B/W Illus. Fine Clean Hardcover Fine Mylar Dust Jacket. . Revised Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.1951 NOT a library copy Handsome jacket. NO chips . Serious study as well as a catalog of the pagan and Celtic Christian artifacts in the National Museum of Wales Extensive B/W line drawings of artifacts, weapons useful for jewelers, potters, or craftsmen. Torcs, Brooches Spears, pottery, jewelry. Neolithic triangular pottery designs .Great condition and nicely mylared too. Great 288 pp. illustrated hardcover. Extensive b/w dr... View more info

Proceedings Of The Third International Congress Of Celtic Studies Edinburgh 23-29 July 1967 "Historical Writing in Medieval Welsh" Thomas Jones

By: W.F.H. Nicolaisen Thomas Jones, John Macinnes, Derick S.Thomson

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Scotland, School of Scottish Studies: 1968

Edition: First Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 012300

Condition: Very Good+


School of Scottish Studies, 1968. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First Scottish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Hardcover NOT a library copy. Collection of Celtic Studies Essays. b/w illus.'Historical Writing in Medieval Welsh' by Thomas Jones" Brut Y Tywysogion and Brut y Brenhinedd'"and "Gaelic Learned Orders in Medieval Scotland' by Derick S.Thomson''Indo European and Celtic' 'The Oral Tradition in Scottish Gaelic Poetry 'John MacInnes more. Except for some slight shelf wear very good tight and internally very clean. Belonged to Celtic studies scholar wi... View more info

The Lake Dwellings Of Ireland Hardcover

By: W.G. Wood-Martin

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Ireland, Beaver Row Press: 1983

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 799

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket .Ireland: Beaver Row Press, 1983. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Wood Cuts. First modern Irish Edition. 1983. Ltd ed. NOT a library copy. Irish limited edition Facsimile reprint. Beautiful reprinting of this scarce study of Irish Crannogs. Clean excellent handsome condition.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Pagan Ireland An Archaeological Sketch A Handbook of Irish Pre-Christian Antiquities

By: W.G. Wood-Martin

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, And Co: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66807

Condition: Very Good+


Original 1895 Hardcover Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover Gilt Dolmen on cover Tight binding. 689 pp. B/W Illus Clean Free of writing NOT a library copy Light wear. Spine crisp and gilt lettering bright. One of the best antique Nineteenth Century books to look at Megalithic and pre-Christian Ireland. Thick treasure. Wrapping first in brown paper Three Geese in Flight Celtic Myth since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Manx National Songs The Royal Edition

By: W.H. Gill

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Isle of Man, Boosey & Co: 1896

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011887

Condition: Good


The Isle of Man: Boosey & Co, 1896. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Beautiful illustrated Manx Wrapper Cover Symbols.Manx Ships Sailing The Manx Triskell like symbol and Celtic knot cover. NOT a library copy. 143 pp, of musical notation and lyrics of traditional Manx music. Spine badly chipped and covers barely taped on. Still Cover handsome and internally complete without writing in it. Important hard to find collection. First Edition. View more info

The Soul Of Ireland Original 1929 Hardcover

By: W.J.Lockington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan: 1920

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 005530

Condition: Very Good


New York:: Macmillan, 1920. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1920 Very Good Hardcover Dust Jacket Some Chipping, Else Good. NOT a library copy. Pages Clean Journey into the Poetic and Spiritual landscape of Ireland.. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wraps first in brown paper Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Scott Country

By: W.S.Crockett

Price: $16.39

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1905

Edition: Third English Edition

Seller ID: 010168

Condition: Good+


London: A & C Black, 1905. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Third English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Good+ Original 1905 Hardcover Tour of Sir Walter Scott's beloved rugged border country. Wonderful b/w illus and line drawings and filled with Scottish lore. Handsome old book top of spine a little wear else good, tight and clean.Great price. NOT a library book. Extra postage overseas. View more info

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Peter Buchan and Other Papers On Scottish and English Ballads And Songs Original 1915 Limited Edition

By: Walker, William

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, D.Wyllie & Son: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000072

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Clean First Limited 1915 Edition Hardcover Limited to 108 Hand Numbered Copies. Number '94' With Authors initial. Published in Aberdeen Scotland 292 pp. Clean pages. NOT a library copy. Wonderful price. Since 1977 we wrap our Celtic studies first in brown paper before packing First Edition. View more info

The Healing Gods of Ancient Civilizations Hardcover

By: Walter Addison Jayne M.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University Books: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009628

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: University Books, 1962. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Huge 567pp. Clean Hardcover And Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT a library Copy. Encyclopedia of the healing Gods and Goddess and their techniques from the Celts, Rome,Greece Iran, India, Babylonia, Pagan Semites, Chinese, Assyria and Egypt. Included medical incantations. healing rituals, Great resource. Nice condition with the uncommon dust Jacket nicely mylared. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Scotichronicon by Walter Bower In Latin and English Volume.8 Books XV and XVI Hardcover

By: Walter Bower Edited by D E R Watt

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Scotland, Aberdeen University Press: 1987

Edition: First Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 011010

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover. and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket First Scottish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine 409 pp. Hardcover Great collectible condition and nicely mylared. NOT a library copy. NOT price cut This handsome volume of these important Scottish medieval chronicles goes to the Scottish army in France in the 1420 s in the time of Joan of Arc! Handsomely bound hardcover volume no. 8. of the 9 vol series. Fascinating use of Merlin and his prophecy here about Scotland and Wales uniting to drive out Saxons!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Druids And Their Heritage Hardcover

By: Ward Rutherford

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Gordon & Cremonesi,: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005635

Condition: Fine


London:: Gordon & Cremonesi,, 1978. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Black and Silver. First Collectible English Edition. Not Price Clipped. NOT a library copy. A study of the Celtic Druids. This book balances the picture, and examines their Spiritual aspects as well as their medical and legal achievements. Great condition both hardcover and jacket. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper http://www./blog/index.php/2015/12/10/sam-wenger-and-his-quest-for-art... View more info

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The Liturgy and Ritual of the Celtic Church (Studies in Celtic History) Hardcover Hardcover

By: Warren, F.E. Stevenson Jane

Price: $135.00

Publisher: England, Boydell Press: 1987

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: SKU1000095

ISBN: 0851154735

Condition: Near Fine


Boydell Press. Hardcover Near Fine Clean Hardcover and Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. No writing,No underlines NOT a library copy. Essentially two books the original classic of the liturgy in the Celtic speaking Church and with a large modern study and a large bibliography added in this Boydell Second edition. It would be Fine instead of 'Near Fine but jacket is price clipped and first free end paper has been initial stamped otherwise "Fine" No writing No underlines. 289 pp Extraordinary condition book and Mylar protected jacket. Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper Dust ja... View more info

Welsh History In The Early Middle Ages Hardcover

By: Wendy Davies

Price: $79.00

Publisher: England, Ashgate: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016070

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover. 1st Edition. England: Ashgate, 2009 222 pages Fine Clean Blue Hardcover Like New First Edition Early Medieval Welsh Charter Essays NOT a library Book.Contains the famous essay "The Myth of the Celtic Church" "Celtic Women In The Early Middle Ages" "Land and Power in Early Middle Ages""Liber Landavensis" Many more.Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books our passion since 1977 . First Edition. View more info

Mac's Croft Hardcover

By: Wendy Wood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., E.P.Dutton: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007493

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: E.P.Dutton, 1949. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Tartan Covered Hardcover and Near Fine Collectible Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Not Price Clipped. How the author and her husband went to Highlands to farm and live in the Gaelic countryside as a Crofter. Awesome B/W photos. Great read! Clan Pages NOT a library copy A slight bit of rubbing at the jackets extremities. Book Clean and bright. Wonderful amusing drawings and great architectural farm photos. We pack with respect to the book and you. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info