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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

Gathering the Fragments: The Selected Essays of a Groundbreaking Historian

By: Charles Thomas

Price: $54.00

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

Meyn Mamvro No.43 Autumn 2000 Ancient Stones And Sacred Sites in Cornwall Caer Bran Craig Weatherhill

By: Cheryl Straffon Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Meyn Mamvro: 2000

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 90083

Condition: Fine


Fine collectible condition 25 B/W Illus pages. Cornish Earth Mysteries, Witchcraft and Standing Stones and Sacred alignment journal focus on ancient Cornwall. One of the essays is "Caer Bran" by Craig Weatherhill who wrote a famed book on Land's End Standing Stones. Limited printing of these First Edition. View more info

Image for Vassar Mediaeval Studies Arthur in Avalon and the Banshee Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis

Vassar Mediaeval Studies Arthur in Avalon and the Banshee Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis

By: Christabel Forsyth Fiske Edited By

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66757

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Pristine Condition Original Hardcover 493 pp NO Writing inside. NOT a library copy Gilt spine and cover titles bright.See our photos..Among the Sixteen Medieval Study essays are "Arthur in Avalon and the Banshee" by Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis A study of Irish Fairy elements in Arthur's sojourn to Avalon and equally amazing is "Polynesian Analogues to the Celtic Otherworld and Fairy Mistress Themes" by Martha Warren Beckwith Comparing the Celtic Fairy world with the Hawaiian! Amazing Many more great essays. SEE PHOTOSUncommon and Pristine! Three Geese In Fligh... View more info

Ogam Tradition Celtique Tome XI Fasc 2-3 Avril-Juin 1959

By: Christian J. Guyonvarch Pierre Le Roux Jacques Gourvest

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Rennes, Ogam: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015574

Condition: Good+


Rennes: Ogam, 1959. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1959 Edition Published in Rennes Brittany. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Academic French scholarly archeology and history of Druid and Celtic Gaul Ireland and Brittany and Galacia. Celtic numismatique coins and illus. of Celtic swords and gold jewelry. Clean pages. Paper spine flaked off. Binding tight pages clean NOT a library book!Maps, plates b/w illus. Large issue Hard to find. First Edition. View more info

The Making Of A Druid Hidden Teachings from The Colloquy Of Two Sages Hardcover

By: Christian J.Guyonvarch

Price: $22.87

Publisher: U.S.A., Inner Traditions: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014098

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Inner Traditions, 2002. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library book. Excellent study of the Celtic mysticism in the old Irish texts.Here is a translation and discussion of "The Colloquy of Two Sages" a conversation between two Druids. 134pp. This is the real thing. Hardcover and jacket excellent condition. 30 years selling Celtic books. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Crane Bag Vol.4 No.1 1980 Images Of The Irish Woman Sheela-na-gig, Women in Irish Mythology

By: Christina Nulty Editor Proinsias Mac Cana

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland: 1980

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 007591

Condition: Very Good


Ireland: Arts Council of Ireland, 1980. Book. Illus. by B/W Illus.. Near Fine.Trade Paperback 1st Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The Crane Bag Vol.4 No.1 1980 Images of the Irish Woman 'Women in Irish Mythology" Proinsias Mac Cana The most concise explanation of the Feminine heart of the Celtic 'Sovereignty' myth conceivable." "Sheela-na-gig" Anne Madden, also "Woman in Early Irish Myths and Sagas" Muireann Ni Bhrolchain' The Joyce I knew' lol much more cover illustration Louis Le Brocquy cover. Clean. NOT a library copy.A collectible treasure... View more info

The Voice Of The Eagle The Heart Of Celtic Christianity Homily On the Prologue to the Gospel of St.John

By: Christopher Bamford Translated John Scotus Eriugena

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Lindisfarne: 1902

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014903

Condition: Very Good+


U. S. A.: Lindisfarne, 1902. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Excellent Clean Very Good+ Condition. Early Medieval Irish Celtic Christian theology of John Scotus Eriugena.Text translation and commentary. Clean great shape. No writing Attractive Celtic design cover NOT a library copy Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper. First Edition. View more info

Stonehenge Complete

By: Christopher Chippindale

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 015063

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Cornell University Press, 1987. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Trade Paperback. Free of any markings NOT a library book. Comprehensive look at Stonehenge down the ages. Amazing photo journey medieval illustration on to 17th century on to 1800s and then modern photos. Everything! Drawings, advertisements, Cartoons, Stamps. Fabulous one volume Stonehenge library!. View more info

Classical Art Forms and Celtic Mutations: Figural Art in Roman Britain

By: Claire Lindgren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Park Ridge, Nj, Noyes Pubns: 1980

Seller ID: 2000

ISBN: 081555057X

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition.Clean 148 pp. plus 99.pages of B/W Plates Noyes Press, 1980. 1st Edition. 8vo. NOT a library book. No Writing or Markings. How Druidism influenced Roman Britain art representation. Numerous illus and photos of metal work. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books since 1977 We wrap in paper before packing. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Illustrated Guide to Newgrange and the Other Boyne Monuments

By: Claire O' Kelly

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Ireland, C.O'Kelly: 1978

Edition: Third Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 014871

Condition: Near Fine


Ireland: C.O'Kelly, 1978. Book. Near Fine Clean Trade Paperback. Third Revised Enlarged Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Irish Trade Paperback. NOT a library copy. Very Good Clean Condition .138 pp.illus This is the enlarged edition filled with clear crisp b/w photos of the Rock Glyph s including ones rarely seen. Stone pictographs. View more info

The Lost Shrine of Liskeard An Greiva Gellys a Lyskerrys

By: Claire Riche

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, Saint Austin Press: July 2002

Seller ID: 015568

ISBN: 1901157636

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback. Cornwall: The Saint Austin Press, 2002. Book. First English Edition. Fine Trade Paperback Collectible Condition NOT a Library book. Cornish Medieval Catholic Sacred site dedicated to the Virgin Mary reveals itself to a woman and as she fight to win this Holy well Pre-Christian Celtic Goddess Ceridwen perhaps as the same Holy Lady. Fabulous book that is devotional in the purest sense, Illustrated photos, Cornish and English prayers Trade Paperback. Like new Beautiful color cover B/W photos and drawings. We wrap since 1977 first in brown paper to protect cover. First Ed... View more info

Early Literary Channels Between Britain And Ireland Clark Harris Slover Studies In English Number 6 University of Texas Bulletin

By: Clark Harris Slover T.P. Harrison, Jr Fannie E. Ratchford Theodore Stenberg

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U. S. A., University of Texas Press: 1926

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013851

Condition: Good


U. S. A.: University of Texas Press, 1926. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1826 Early Literary Channels Between Britain And Ireland University of Texas Bulletin No.2648 Publication NOT a library copy. C.H. Slover This famous American scholar whose book of Irish medieval translations are still among the best. Here is a his rare 52pp study of Irish Welsh literary interaction from the 6th thru the 10th century within the 126pp. Bulletin. Arthurian discussion, the Mabinogion, and the Saints lives along with Gildas and old and midd... View more info

The Origin And Signification Of Scottish Surnames Hardcover

By: Clifford Stanley Sims

Price: $13.66

Publisher: U.S.A, Avenel: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 817

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: Avenel, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover and Dust Jacket Besides a dictionary of Scottish Clan Names this is a history and Gaelic meanings behind those names. Fine Red Hardcover; Great shape. Dust jacket has one small tea stain at the top edge corner else very good too. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Old Irish Wisdom Attributed to Aldfrith of Northumbria: An Edition of Briathra Flainn Fhina Maic Ossu Hardcover

By: Colin A.Ireland Edited and Translated

Price: $36.00

Publisher: U. S. A., MRTS: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014253

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: MRTS, 1999. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Collectible First Edition Red Hardcover with Fine Red Dust Jacket Gilt Celtic design embossed on front cover. This is an early medieval Irish wisdom text with English translation, history, modern translation and Diplomatic text. Handsome and fine Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Romano-British Curse Tablets: The Religious and Spiritual Romanization of Ancient Britain

By: Colleen M. Bradley

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform: 2011-12

Seller ID: 015789

ISBN: 1463758081

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Trade Paperback 138 pp.Clean. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback B/W Photos. Study of the cursing tablets found in water deposited by Celts and Romans. A overlooked source of Celtic Roman Britain and the magic that united them in a way as nowhere else. Great discussion and translations. Like new. Clean. Not a library book!. First Edition. View more info

Galicia To Glora The Last Of The Tribe Of Danu And The Children Of Lir

By: Colm Fahy Written and Illustrated

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Fahy: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017025

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: Fahy, 2015. Book. Illus. by Colm Fahy. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Fine First Edition Celtic Mythic Epic od The Tuatha De Dannan Their Journey to Ireland from Galicia their magical battles the old Gods and Goddess Each page of the tale is painted with original pastel colors. Also includes the Children of Lir. Well done collectible First Edition Irish Fantasy Epic Very small printing amd already out of print. First Edition. View more info

Poems and Songs by Sileas MacDonald Bardachd Shilis Na Ceapaich

By: Colm O'Baoill Edited Sileas MacDonald

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Gaelic Texts Society: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016313

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover and Good+ Dust Jacket. Clean Text. No Writing in Text. Dust Jacket has small tears and tiny chips at spine edges and rubbing on tan jacket spine. Not price clipped. NO Library markings or pocket. Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, 1972. Book. Very Good+.Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.Scottish Gaelic Text Society Gaelic one side English facing page. Poems and Songs by a Scottish Noble woman, battle poems to an Jacobin army, love advice to young woman, and poetry of sorrow. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ireland It's Beauty and Splendor Hardcover Color Photos

By: Color Photo Tour

Price: $21.31

Publisher: U.S.A/ Ireland, U.S.A/ Ireland: Color Library International/John Hinde, 1980: 1980

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007839

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A/ Ireland: U.S.A/ Ireland: Color Library International/John Hinde, 1980, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st.U.S.Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Very Good Tall Hardcover Very Good.Dust Jacket 1st.U.S.Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. A color window into Ireland that makes you feel happy as soon as you look into it. A color journey around the mountains, cottages and lakes. The color here is as luminescent as the Irish people or the Fairy world in dreaming.Wonderful as a gift or a private journey. 127pp. Color illus. Clean pages,. Dust jacket present. First Editi... View more info

Laugharne Local History and Folklore

By: Compiled by Head, Senior Assistant and Senior Pupils Of Laugharne School, 1925

Price: $16.39

Publisher: Wales, Gomer Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011246

Condition: Fine


Wales: Gomer Press, 1980. Book. Illus. by Photographs. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Excellent Hand Written local South Welsh history and Folklore Published for the first time. No date C.1980 65pp. Tells how the Flemings came to South Wales and did not intermarry with Welsh speakers. Weaving lore, Halloween legends, Laugharne Castle, local industry. meaning in place names. An important local historical, folklore and geneology document from South Wales.Wonderful early photos. Like new Collectible Condition.. First Edition. View more info

The Annals of Chonmacnoise

By: Conell Mageoghagan; Denis Murphy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Felinfach, Llanerch Press: May 1993

Seller ID: 6633

ISBN: 0947992995

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Clean Condition Trade Paperback Primary Irish Medieval Annals 393 pp.Translated into Modern English Historical Text Clean NOT a library copy From the Flood to the Tuatha de Dannan to the Viking wars to Strongbow. Translated into English in 1627 and here reprinted in Wales First Thus in 1993 Celtic knots on Front cover. Excellent clean tight condition. A bump at head of spine else like new. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies wrapped with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Glanworth A Medieval Castle, Friary and Town in County Cork Archaeology Heritage Guide No.9

By: Conleth Manning Edited Tom Condit and Gabriel Cooney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ireland, The Heritage Service: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017230

Condition: Near Fine


Ireland: The Heritage Service, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Clean Near Fine Irish Archaeology Series. Focused on Concise Fine High resolution photos and clear academic text.Usually covering as here, from Neolithic and it;s artifacts to the Medieval "Glanworth" Color photos 6 high gloss quarto pages of color maps text, and artifacts. Clean NOT a library copy. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps first in brown craft paper to protect cover . First Edition. View more info

Red Hand The Ulster Colony Hardcover

By: Constantine Fitzgibbon

Price: $15.18

Publisher: U.S.A, Doubleday: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011259

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: Doubleday, 1971. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Fine Collectible Unclipped Dust Jacket Both in excellent clean condition as well. NOT a library book Clean fist edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ireland Before and After the Famine Explorations in Economic History,1800-1925

By: Cormac O' Grada

Price: $23.00

Publisher: England, Manchester University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007342

Condition: Fine


England: Manchester University Press, 1988. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback. First English Edition An hard economic look at the famine. Clean great shape. NOT a library copy. Fine b/w photo on cover of irish woman tiin the fields farming. First Edition. View more info

An Ordenal Rag Gwesperow Dyllys rak "Tyr ha Tavas" dre Lecyans an Deyn ha Cornish Language

By: Cornish Language Publication

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Cornish Language Board: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005419

Condition: Very Good


Cornwall: Cornish Language Board, 1973. Book. Very Good.16 pp Paperback. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Cornish Language Booklet. Crest on Cover. Very Good. First.Cornish Edition. Chap Book Pamphlet..Handsome Cornish coat of arms on front cover. Cornish language pamphlet. Celtic language Christian text. Staple bound with rust stains around staples. All pages intact and still bound tight. Clean pages free of writing. NOT a library copy. Printed in St.Ives Cornwall. Since 1977 we pack with care. Please see our other Cornish and Celtic titles. First Edition. View more info

The Celtic Art Source Book Hardcover

By: Courtney Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Blandford,: 1999

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 005730

ISBN: 0713719826

Condition: Near Fine


London:: Blandford,, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Reprint Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket. NOT a library book. A journey through a psychedelic Celtic wonderland and at the same time practical for the Celtic application for design, or even tattoos! We pack carefully and do not put stickers all over your book. Dust jacket present. View more info

Celtic Borders & Decoration

By: Courtney Davis

Price: $39.00

Publisher: England, England: Blandford, 1992: 1992

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 011348

ISBN: 0713723300

Condition: Very Good


England: England: Blandford, 1992, 1992. Book. Very Good. Large Trade Paperback. Third Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large Trade Paperback. Very Good. Third Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large handsome source book of Celtic knots, Celtic border work and design. 104pp b/w illus Large quarto size.. View more info

Habitations of the Great Goddess Hardcover

By: Cristina Biaggi Ph.D. Foreward By Marija Gumbutas

Price: $54.63

Publisher: U.S.A, KIT: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006113

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: KIT, 1994. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover and Dust Jacket Both Excellent Great book on the Goddess as temple! The Scottish Orkney islands and the Megalithic temples on Malta are featured. in this terrific handsome large hardcover book on the Great Goddess.Foward by Marija Gimbutas. Not a library book Color and b/w illus. Excellent condition. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ancient Ireland Journeys Through Our Early History Hardcover

By: Cyril Bunt

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, The Bruce Publishing Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010742

Condition: Fine


England: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1955. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1955 Hard Cover. Fine. First Edition. Concise Wonderfully illustrated bardic circuit of Ancient Ireland. A inside picture of a Beehive hut. or a 'Clochans' Also a photo of a Holy well pilgrimage from the nineteenth century! B/W Photos Irish children on Aran . B/W illus.No date C.1955 Wonderful text too. NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info