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People of the Wetlands: Bogs, Bodies and Lake-Dwellers (Ancient Peoples and Places)

By: Bryony, and Coles, John Coles

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U.s.a., Thames & Hudson: 1989

Seller ID: 736

ISBN: 0500021120

Condition: Near Fine


.Collectible Near Fine Clean Hardcover with Near Fine Price Clipped Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall..Irish roadways over ancient bogs Crannogs and the Neolithic and Celtic peoples of Glastonbury. Artifacts, clothing, b/w illus. maps. Clean and nice.Three Geese In Flight Famous Bookstore Since 1977 we pack our books wrapping first in brown construction paper "Old School" to protect the jacket . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Boy and the Bucca An Maw Ha'n Bucca

By: Burness Bunn

Price: $15.84

Publisher: Cornwall, Lodenek Press,: 1972

Edition: First Cornish Edition

Seller ID: 005813

Condition: Fine


Cornwall: Lodenek Press, , 1972. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Morgelyn. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Cornish Edition. Fine First Cornish Edition Original Cornish Published and Printed Folktale book. Clean free of markings.NOT a library copy. A Cornish children's fairytale of a boy meeting a Bucca, a Fairy from Cornwall, filled with Miner's folklore with color and black and white pictures.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Greeks, Celts, and Romans: studies in venture and resistance (Archaeology into history)

By: C. F. C Hawkes

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Totowa, New Jersey, Rowman and Littlefield: 1973

Seller ID: 949

ISBN: 0874711762

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover with Very Good+ Dust Jacket. NOT a library book Rowman and Littlefield, 1973. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by b/w. 8vo Great condition Only slight shelf wear to jacket edges.Study of the circular celtic houses in Britain, and then Roman architectural influence in Britain. Celtic archaeology in the north of Britain as well. Galacia Clean Hardcover and free of writing. Not price clipped.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Stories from Nova Scotia Sgialachdan a Albainn Nuaidh

By: C. I.N. Macleod

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Nova Scotia, Formac Limited: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016742

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Trade Paperback. Nova Scotia: Formac Limited Book. Illus. by Maureen Lonergan and Linda Johns. 1st Edition. Very Good First Edition. Clean NOT a library copy. This wonderful Celtic studies book is from the Scottish Gaelic speaking culture of Nova Scotia, or 'New Scotland' This was published due to the need to publish an English language edition of the Scottish Gaelic oral collecting tales. Fairy and Mermaid tales, ghosts and giants Fairy midwives and tales of Nova Scotia native peoples! Plus great b/w drawings! Since 1977 we pack our Celtic studies here in America with care and resp... View more info

The Jews of Wales: A History

By: Cai Parry-Jones

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 2017-10-15

Seller ID: 90052

ISBN: 1786830841

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Condition Trade Paperback 246 pp. Clean, tight free of any markings. When the Romans crucified Jesus for being of the line of king David, they successfully crucified all his own people along with him to this day. The complexity of the spiritual disease of Anti Semitism in Wales is here explored. Saunders Lewis changed from hate to compassion himself. Since 1977 we pack with respect for the book and you. First Edition. View more info

Smaointe Beatha Chriost ar an Meditationes Vitae Christi Hardcover

By: Cainneach O Maonaigh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007652

Condition: Very Good


Dublin: First Irish Edition 1944.Edition Book. Very Good. 395 pp. Hardcover. First Edition. l. Original 1944 Hardcover after the 15th century edition. The "Imitation of Christ" done into Irish Gaelic Very Good condition A little shelf wear slight rubbing binding tight, clean pages.NO book plates NO writing. NOT a library book. Gaelic translation of these Christian classic inspirational works. Frontis Facsimile Plate.Irish Gaelic. Three Geese In Flight wrapping our Celtic studies book first in brown paper since 1977. First Edition. View more info

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Bricriu, Guaire, Lughaidh Mac Con Three Original Volumes bound in One 1915 Hardcover

By: Canon O' Leary (Ua Laogaire)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ireland, The Irish Book Company: 1915

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 008450

Condition: Very Good+


The Irish Book Company, 1915. Book. Very Good+. Thick Blue Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1915 Hardcover Three important Medieval Irish Gaelic tales from Celtic Mythology and early Irish history. 'Fled Bricrend', 'Imtheacht Na Trom-dhaimhe' and 'Cath Muige Mucrime 'Edited and Bound in one volume translated into modern Irish by Canon O'Leary. English introduction to each tales with Gaelic and English notes and glossary to each separate tale. each has a nice English chapter summary as well.Clean Collectible Condition 476 pp. NOT a library copy.... View more info

Lisheen Or The Test Of The Spirits Original 1928 Hardcover

By: Canon Sheehan

Price: $36.80

Publisher: Dublin, The Phoenix Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007890

Condition: Very Good


Dublin: The Phoenix Publishing Company, 1928. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Brown Hardcover Original 1928 Dublin Blind Stamped Celtic Knot First Edition Clean Condition No markings, writings, no plates or no underlines Blind stamped cover designs. Cover leans foward. Great Irish storytelling here in this novel. Like so many wonderful novels from Ireland in their day. No date c.1928 Very nice shape. One b/w Plate.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting Book Illumination in the British Isles 600-800

By: Carl Adam Johan Nordenfalk

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller Inc: August 1995

Seller ID: 009578

ISBN: 0807608262

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine.126 pp.Trade Paperback.. 8vo Fine Large Trade Paperback. Here Full Color Plates of well known and lesser known Celtic, and Anglo-Saxon illuminated manuscripts are represented in this great collection with description, text and history. Fine clean condition. NOT a library book. View more info

Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting: Book Illumination in the British Isles 600-800

By: Carl Adam Johan Nordenfalk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716840

ISBN: 0807608254

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine First Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Intact Stated "First Edition" The Color Plates from the Book of Kells, and Book of Mulling, Gospels of Saint Chad and the others is far brighter and crisper than the later reprints. Fine Hardcoer 126 Clean tight pages Dust Jacket No chips, a few small tears, else great. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped to protect dust jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Arzachena Monumenti Archeologici Breve Itinerario

By: Carlo Delfino Editore

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Italy, Carlo Delfino: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009358

Condition: Very Good


Italy: Carlo Delfino, 1984. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. First Italian Edition Clean pages NOT a library copy. Color and B/W Photos along with drawings accompany this archaeological study of ancient Megalithic and Celtic Italy. Stone circles, standing stones, dry stone chambers, defense walls towers, circular stone building foundations Clean No markings! Italian language. Since 1977 we pack carefully and with respect for the book.. First Edition. View more info

The Northumbrian Renaissance A Study In The Transmission Of Style Hardcover

By: Carol L.Neuman De Vegvar

Price: $26.39

Publisher: U.S.A., Susquehanna University Press: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 115

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: Susquehanna University Press, 1987. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket. Not Price Clipped Clean pages NOT a library book clean free of underlines. Early Medieval Northumbria. This fine scholar's works are always filled with new perspectives to discover. Large hardcover. Very good shape both book and jacket. Three Geese In Flight 35 years wrapping first in brown paper to protect the book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Our Island Story Broadcasts given over CFCY Charlottetown in the Winter of 1948 (Prince Edward Island)

By: Carrie Ellen Holman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: P.E.I., The Journal Publishing Co.: 1955

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007468

Condition: Very Good


P.E.I.: The Journal Publishing Co., 1955. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The Maritines, Original Prince Edward Island History This is the Second 1955 Edition Printed and published on PEI History. Clean interior free of underlines. A little touch of darkening on covers. NOT a library copy. Scottish history of settlers coming after Battle of Culloden, Micmac folklore of early Prince Edward Island. Irish, Scots. Micmac, English colonial history. Several churches, drawings, photo of local oyster harvest.This is published and printed on P... View more info

WELSH COURTING CUSTOMS

By: CATRIN STEVENS

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wales, Gomer Press: 1993

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 6690

ISBN: 0863836585

Condition: Fine


Fine First Welsh Edition Collectible 189 pp. Trade Paperback Clean Like New. Superb Welsh Folklore on love and customs Beyond 'Lovespoons' which are here. Even putting milk on bread on 'Coetan Arthur' Arthur's stone for one's true love to appear. Great illustrations old and new. Serious folklore work. Great notes and bibliography. Medieval color manuscript page on cover of creative courting by a young woman. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 packed well First Edition. View more info

The Great Hunger Hardcover

By: Cecil Woodham-Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Harper and Row: 1962

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010565

Condition: Near Very Good


U.S.A: Harper and Row, 1962. Book. Near Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Very Good First U.S.Edition Hardcover with Near Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. No Writing in text NOT a library copy writing. Jacket has chipping at top and bottom of spine and several rubs but bright in it' archival protected mylar cover. Good solid copy of this classic on the Irish potato famine. A genocidal destruction of a people by being fostered into a one crop investment. Here presented in depth. and compassion and academic knowledge. Full page Illus. F... View more info

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Ireland And Wales Their Historical And Literary Relations Original Hardcover With Dust Jacket

By: Cecile O' Rahilly

Price: $169.00

Publisher: London, Longmans,Green And Co.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016606

Condition: Very Good+


Original Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover and Very Good+ Mylar Protected Rare Dust Jacket NOT Price Cut.Jacket foxing and soiling Clean pages NOT a library copyLondon: Longmans,Green And Co., 1924.. Important study by this great Irish editor of the Tain. Here the similarities of Irish Tuatha De Dannan and the Welsh Children of Don. Early tribal relations of Ireland and Wales in pre-Roman and early Medieval period. The Celtic literary sources of the Mabinogi, particularly Culhwch and Olwen long amusing warrior list comparison to Irish myth heroes and the linguistic influence on loan words fro... View more info

Dr. John Davies of Mallwyd Welsh Renaissance Scholar

By: Ceri Davies

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University of Wales Press: September 15, 2004

Seller ID: 017206

ISBN: 0708318746

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library copy. NOT a remainder copy.Ten essays by fine scholars on the Welsh Renaissance scholar John Davies and his work on the Welsh bible translation, the Welsh language and the bardic class i.e. "The Praise of Poets: John Davies and the B Eight more. B/W Facsimile Frontis and B/W Vernacular Architectural Illustration " and Daniel Huws "John Davies and his Manuscripts" Fine condition..We wrap with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Welsh Manuscripts and English Manuscripts in Wales An Index Of Images In English Manuscripts From the Time of Chaucer To Henry VIII

By: Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan

Price: $79.00

Publisher: London, Brepols Publishers: 2011

Seller ID: 66725

ISBN: 1905375816

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Large Quarto Trade Paperback 128 pp B/W Plates First Edition. NOT a library copy. Research tool of English and Welsh Illustrated Medieval Manuscripts in Wales by this great Welsh scholar. The kicker for me is there is a medieval Illustration of a long haired Myrddon (Merlin) with hands in 'teaching gesture' to Gwrtheneu'!! and another showing a "Sword in the Stone with Buckler" Little seen!! Three Geese In Flight Arthurian Legend and Celtic studies since 1977 and devoted customer service First Edition. View more info

Gweithiau Iolo Goch: Gyda Nodiadau Hanesyddol A Beirniadol Original Hardcover

By: Charles Ashton

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Wales, Caxton Press: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015545

Condition: Very Good


Wales: Caxton Press, 1896. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Original 1896 Red Hardcover Thick 691pp. Volume Excellent Condition. Clean pages, tight binding. NOT a library book. English Preface Text in Welsh. Comprehensive collection of Bardic praise of Owain Glydawr, warrior and founder of Welsh Universities! Complete with notes. Welsh text, Handsome clean pages. Gilt titling on spine and cover. NOT a library book. . First Edition. View more info

The Kelts And The Vikings

By: Charles H.Seaholm

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 014069

Condition: Very Good


New York: Philosophical Library, 1974. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Hardcover and Mylar protected Dust Jacket. NOT a library copy. Speculative book studying Celtic migration into early Norse Scandinavia, Fascinating comparing Pictish and Native American and Norse. Runes, Ogam the basic premise of a northern mythology is quite intriguing. Many illus. Mylared Dust Jacket Very good shape Signed by author.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Essays In Cornish History Original Hardcover and Dust Jacket

By: Charles Henderson Edited A.L. Rowse and M.I.Henderson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Truro Cornwall, D.Bradford Barton Ltd: 1963

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 010190

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Very Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket .Second Edition Fine Cornish essays by this great scholar "Archangel Saint Michael" and his Church dedications in Cornwall to The 'Knockers" (Cave Fairies) and their relation to Jewish tin miners and the Fairies.'St.Ives' 'Twelve Men's Moor''Cornish Crosses After Langdon's Day' Sixteenth century 'Cornish Bells' dust jacket soiling but bright in it's Mylar. the book is really in tight very nice clean condition. Price clipped. Tight binding NOT a library book Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 packed with respect ... View more info

The Stones Of Carnac

By: Charles Le Quintrec

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rennes, Ouest France: 1980

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 015681

Condition: Very Good


Rennes: Ouest France, 1980. Book. Illus. by Color and b/w Illustrations. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First English Language Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Translated from French This fantastic Color Photo filled 34pp. historical folkloric study of the Stones of Carnac says more and captures the mystery more than books ten times it's length. Offers the travelers tales of the visitors to these stones that refuse the easy or hard science explanation, Wonderful as are the illus. Clean pages. . First Edition. View more info

The Meroure Of Wysdome Composed For The Use Of James IV. King of Scots A.D.1490 By Johannes De Irlandia Vol. 1 Original 1926 Quarter Leather Hardcover

By: Charles Macpherson Edited

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Williiam Blackwood: 1926

Edition: First Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 009046

Condition: Very Good


Edinburgh: Williiam Blackwood, 1926. Book. Very Good.Original Hardcover. First Scottish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SALE Handsome Original 1926 1/4 Red Leather Hardcover Deep Green Cloth Scottish Text Society Volume of Middle Scots composed 1490 for James IV King of Scotland. Diplomatic edition with scholarly introduction. Some rubs on leather but this very attractive quarter leather bound volume is in tight Very Good internally very clean shape, gold tiling and stripe.232pp A primary text. NOT a Library copy. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies packed with respect sinc... View more info

Myths And Legends Of Ireland

By: Charles Marie Garnier

Price: $21.11

Publisher: London, Burke: 1968

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 015180

Condition: Fine


London: Burke, 1968. Book. Illus. by Jean Giannini. Fine. Hardcover. First English Language Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fine little hardcover collection of Irish Mythology. Like new condition, NOT a library book. Color illustrated dust jacket with mylar protection. Six full page color illustrations plus b/w drawings.Tales of the Fairy Otherworld, the Sidhe folk here. Connla of the Golden Hair, Oisin in the Land of Youth; many more, Clean and bright inside and out. Collectible condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Lives Of The Irish Saints Edited And Translated Vol.1 and Vol.2 Two Volume Hardcover Set

By: Charles Plummer Edited And Translated

Price: $55.00

Publisher: England, Oxford Univ.Press,: 1997

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 013097

Condition: Fine


England: Oxford Univ.Press,, 1997. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Two Fine Hardcovers Fine Collectible Dust Jackets. Not Price Clipped NOT library books. Great primary resource of the lives of the Irish Saints in the early Celtic speaking Church. Ten lives in Irish Gaelic with English translations by Charles Plummer includes the Life of St. Brendan of Clonfert.""Life of Ciaran""Life of Maedoc" English translations, notes. Two hardcovers like new. Gaelic and English. Great resource for early medieval Ireland as well as learning I... View more info

Beyond The Enlightenment Historians & Folklore In Nineteenth Century France

By: Charles Rearick

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Indiana University Press,: 1974

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005680

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: Indiana University Press,, 1974. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover Good Dust Jacket book pages clean NOT a library copy. Blue jacket has some fades, creases, small tears and several small chips. Hardcover clean and tight binding. Pages no underlines Very interesting social and political study of the Celtic Druid revival in 19thc France, Brittany and Europe and it's positive influence on liberal politics and literature in general. Important bibliography as well.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Principal Antiquities Of The Land's End District

By: Charles Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Cornwall Archaeological Society: 1980

Edition: Sixteenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 009637

Condition: Fine


Cornwall: Cornwall Archaeological Society, 1980. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Sixteenth Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Clean Fully Revised Stiff Card Covers Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Drawings. Celtic fort plans drawings,holed stone maps. Focused study on ancient Megalithic and Celtic Pagan and Christian Cornwall by Cornish scholar Charles Thomas B/W drawings and illus. Great condition. View more info

Celtic Britain (Ancient Peoples and Places)

By: Charles Thomas

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Seller ID: 793

ISBN: 0500021074

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Clean Hardcover with Good+ to Near Very Good Dust Jacket. NOT a library book Repaired tear in dust jacket. Thames & Hudson, 1986.200 pp.Illus. by Color and b/w Illustrations.Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo Excellent study of the early medieval Celtic Arthurian era Picts, Church, Ogham The formation of the Celtic states after the Roman withdrawal. Their survival in the Saxon threat and their artistic expression. One of the best classics Excellent Color and B/W Photos, illus. We wrap since 1977 first in brown paper to respect and protect the dust jacket. Dust jacket pre... View more info

Exploration of a Drowned Landscape: Archaeology and History of the Isles of Scilly

By: Charles Thomas

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Batsford Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 015518

ISBN: 0713448520

Condition: Very Good+


Fine Hardcover And Very Good+ Dust Jacket. Clean pages NOT a library book. England: Batsford, 1985. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo Color and B/W photos, maps, drawings. From Neolithic Megaliths to the Celtic Lyonesse of Arthurian Legend to Celtic Monastic sites. Cornish scholar Charles Thomas deconstruction of the Latin and Celtic inscriptions on early stone gives you pause. The possible Arthurian inscriptions and the Saints sites and even Tennyson's visit to the 'Drowned Lands' of Celtic Otherworld are terrific. The condition is excellent inside and out! Since 1977 we wrap with... View more info

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Gathering the Fragments: The Selected Essays of a Groundbreaking Historian

By: Charles Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Cornovia Press: 2012-03

Seller ID: 66705

ISBN: 1908878029

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Decorative Hardcover 200 pp. Clean. Beautiful Celtic Cover Design. Cornish historian's work of post Roman Britain is well known. Here is a collection of Celtic studies collected from surprising sources i.e "Cerealogist" on Magnetic Anomalies" and even "Cryptozoological Society" on Loch Ness monster! Even the Cornish black cats. and "A Black Cat Among Pictish Beasts" Very surprising (I saw one in 1974 in Lelant) Also Pictish Stone Symbol Stones" and on underground tunnels and Cornish Folklore "Present Day Charmers in Cornwall" ... View more info