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Roman Scotland, Historic Scotland Discover the realities of life on Rome's northwest frontier

By: David J. Breeze

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Rowman Littlefield: August 5, 1996

Seller ID: 014956

ISBN: 0713478896

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket (Not price clipped) England: Batsford, 1996. 8vo Clean inside and out First Edition. Color and b/w illus. Picts, Votadini, Hadrians wall.Civil life and war on Rome's Northwest frontier.Clean free of writing, markings NOT a library book.Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wrapping in brown paper before packing to protect your dust jacket since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Profane Book of Irish Comedy An Irreverent look at Fourteen Irish Dramatists Hardcover

By: David Krause

Price: $29.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cornell University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007254

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Cornell University Press, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket The struggle between Oisin and Saint Patrick with comedy and drama. Within lies a fine essay on "Oisin" and his place in modern Irish studies, as well as bardic satire and comedy in fourteen dramatists. Like new book and Jacket NOT a library book.Not Price clipped... Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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A New Solution Of The Fairy Problem David MacRitchie The Celtic Review Vol. Vl. No. 22, October 15, 1909

By: David MacRitchie Editor Prof.Mackinnon & Miss E.C.Carmichael

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Celtic Review: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ABE-249814

Condition: Good


Good+ Original 1909 Celtic Knot Design Large Stiff Wrappers. NOT a library copy Clean Interior. Some chipping to paper spine.192pp rare Celtic studies by the author and daughter of the Carmina Gadelica,Edinburgh:. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1909 Celtic Knot Design Large Stiff Wrappers. includes Isle of Man's connections to Ireland by.A.W.Moore,'Conn, Son of the Red, Donald Mackenzie'. One of the most important controversial works on the origin and belief in the "Celtic Fairy Faith" here, "A New Solution Of The Fairy Problem'" David MacRitchie,much more Gael... View more info

The Celtic Peoples And Renaissance Europe A Study of the Celtic and Spanish Influences on Elizabethan History Original 1933 Hardcover

By: David Mathew

Price: $49.00

Publisher: England, Sheed & Ward: 1933

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 66716

Condition: Good+


First Edition Original 1933 Red Hardcover 525 pp. Good+ Clean Pages No Writing tight binding but cocked forward a little and fading on front and back at top of boards . Shelf wear Pretty clean ex- library. No pocket only slight remains and faded spine numbers. No jacket if it ever had one. From Scottish Central Library Edinburgh Book plate. Amazing study divided into all the Celtic language speaking peoples from Ireland to Cornwall to Scotland to Wales and Catholic Spanish involvement in their Elizabethan historical interplay. Chapters i.e. 'The Welsh Aspects of the Essex Rising"The Cornis... View more info

King Arthur's Realm

By: David P Riley

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Arthur H.stockwell Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 016607

ISBN: 0722335741

Condition: Fine


. Fine First Edition Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Clean pages NOT a library copy. Devon: 2004. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Devon Edition. 8vo A historical Arthur and dares to take the traditional tribal makeup of the Dumnonian southwest and the Cornish Saints are interwoven with the historic Arthur at Cadbury and Geraint at Llongborth.Valuable is the section on the Cornish and the Viking battles. Also the Medieval and Tudor history of Cornwall and Devon is examined along with the Celtic language. Excellent Since 1977 we pack with care and respect. Dust jacket present. First Edit... View more info

The Early Medieval Church In Wales

By: David Petts

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The History Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016207

Condition: Fine


Great Britain: The History Press, 2009. Book. Illus. by Color and B/W. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Collectible Condition Large Trade PaperBack history and study of Early Medieval and Medieval Wales. This explores the latest theories and dating in the Celtic Christian Archaeology of North and South Wales. Powys and Border Country Standing Stones Inscribed Stones Ogam Stones and stone Churches. Welsh illuminated Manuscripts usually overlooked for their Irish cousins, Metal work much more. Color Photos. Like new. Great Bibliography of... View more info

Cassell Dictionary of Supersitions

By: David Pickering

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Dummy Book Co: 1998

Seller ID: 007666

ISBN: 1860198406

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine-Dust Jacket -England: Brockhampton Press, 1998. First Edition. 8vo . Excellent Dictionary Of Superstition and Folklore.All the things people do and do not know what is behind it. NOT a library copy Clean pages, tight binding. Handy reference work for one's home mythology library. Since 1977 we wrap with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celts and the Classical World

By: David Rankin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: October 21, 1996

Seller ID: 66851

ISBN: 0415150906

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition First Trade Paperback in Pristine Condition 326 pp.NOT a library copy. Excellent study in contrast between the Greek and Roman Classical Tradition and The Celtic Bardic and Druidic. Excellent in linguistics and historical interactions. Seriou and very readable Like new and not the reprint either. We wrap in paper first to protect your jacket Celtic books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Stonehenge Revealed

By: David Souden

Price: $20.53

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012163

Condition: Fine


New York: Facts on File, 1997. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fine Large Hardcover with Fine Collectible Not Price Clipped Dust Jacket Wonderful large Color filled insightful look at Stonehenge construction that does not push one theory but presents all the theories. Great photos and drawings and philosophical discussions. No writing NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Castles of Ireland

By: David Sweetman

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: 2000

Seller ID: 008504

ISBN: 0851157882

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket: Boydell, 2000. First.U.S.Edition. 215 pp. 4to.Color and B/W photos, fortification plans, earth and timber halls of Ireland, weaponry, swords, Great condition.Col & b/w illus..Many floor plans Excellent. Celtic studies from America the land that was already great Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

History of Wales 1485-1931 Hardcover

By: David Williams

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1948

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008720

Condition: Good+


London: John Murray, 1948. Book. Good+. Hardcover. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This hardcover little history of Wales tells it's history from a Welsh perspective from Tudor Wales to the attempt by England to destroy "Welsh' in it's Blue Books" Red dragon on cover, fading on spine and some soiling on rear cover. Else good tight binding, pages clean and free of markings. NOT a library copy. View more info

Patterns of Power in Early Wales (Hardback)

By: Davies, Wendy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1990

Seller ID: 66868

ISBN: 0198201532

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Intacy Jacket NOT a library copy. Clean 102 pp. No writing at all Mysterious figure holding rods of power on tenth- century stone slab at Llandyfaelog on Jacket cover.From the Welsh resistance to Saxons under Urien and his son to the Welsh Viking wars by a fine scholar of Charters and source material. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped to protect dust jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Sacred Isle Pre-Christian Religions in Ireland

By: Dáithí O hOgain; Daithi O'Hogain

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: April 22, 1999

Seller ID: 015998

ISBN: 0851157475

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover with Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Boydell Press, 1999. First Edition. 8vo. Collectible Not Price Clipped and NOT a library book. Clean Pages. Photo of Two sided stone pre-Christian Celtic head. This fine Irish scholar and poet does what few achieve. He balances poetic understanding with linguistic knowledge. Fine First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books Since 1977 packing with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Introduction to Celtic Coins (A Colonnade book)

By: Derek Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd: 1978

Seller ID: 006225

ISBN: 0714108413

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Trade Paperback. First 1978 Edition.England: NOT a library copy. No writing a little shelf wear.Illustrated by B/W Photos. 8vo Clean pages B/W Illus. Photos. Study and Fine illustrated gazetteer of early Celtic Tribal coins Some of the abstract Celtic design based on Greek naturalistic models. Window into Druidic thought in these Celtic designs. Regni, Atrebates, Dobunni, Iceni, just a few of the Celtic tribal coins etc. One of the few ways to see int Celtic consciousness is these coins, Clear photos of the abstract Celtic design that captures the essence of the image Picasso like ... View more info

Symbolism of the Celtic Cross

By: Derek Bryce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: York Beach, Maine, U.s.a., Red Wheel / Weiser: 1995-11

Seller ID: 66839

ISBN: 087728850X

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Clean 128 pp. B/W Illustrated Study of Celtic Mysticism hidden with the art of the Christian Cross. Pictish symbol stones Irish and Welsh Standing Stones. The World Tree Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books since 1977 View more info

Henry and Katharine Jenner A Celebration of Cornwall's Culture Language and Identity

By: Derek R Williams

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Francis Boutle Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 671

ISBN: 1903427193

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition B/W Illus Clean 267 pp.No Writing in text NOT a library copy. Fourteen Full Cornish Essays by and about Henry and Katharine Jenner who worked to reinvigorate the Celtic Brythonic Cornish language. Here are writings on the Druidic Bardic Gorsedd and Joseph of Arimathea Folklore, Cornisj language studies and pieces on the Jenners as well as poetry by them. B/W Illus. Henry Jenners wrote very compelling pieces of the Cornish place names on King Arthur as well as Tintagel, Castle Dinas, hillfort associations as well. We wrap in brown paper since 1977 before packing to p... View more info

An Epic Tudor Journey: John Lelands'' Itinerary of Northern Wales

By: Derek Williams

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Llygad Gwalch Cyf: 2008-06

Seller ID: 017096

ISBN: 1845241215

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Wales: Llygad Gwalch, 2008.First Edition. 8vo Fine B/W Photo Filled Tudor Study in Modern English Handsome NOT a library copy.Excerpts From John Leland's journey to gather antiquities from Monasteries, and Castles of Tudor North Wales. John Leland was a believer and champion of the historical King Arthur and its ideals and hoped to find evidence. Here is a fascinating photo filled little gem of Tudor Gwynedd.. First Edition. View more info

Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. XI Part II September 1968 Notes on the Poems ascribed to Mary Macleod in D.C. Macpherson's Duanaire

By: Derick S. Thomson Edited John Bannerman, Derick S. Thomson, Hugh Barron, J.L. Campbell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scotland, University of Aberdeen: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6606

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Clean Complete Original 124 pp. Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. XI Part II September 1968 Some light cover soiling particularly where staples were. Tight binding clean insides.Six essays including " Notes on the Poems ascribed to Mary Macleod in D.C. Macpherson's Duanaire" J.L. Campbell "Notes On the Scottish Entries In The Early Irish Annals" by Dalriada scholar John Bannerman and "Unpublished Letters by the Poet Ewan MacLachlan plus more Clean NOT a library copy Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped well. First Edition. View more info

Gaelic Songs of Mary Macleod" John MacInnes Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol. XI. Part I December 1966

By: Derrick S.Thomson Edited John Bannerman, John MacInnes, Norman MacDonald, Ian Grimble

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, Scotland, University Of Aberdeen: 1966

Edition: First Scottish Edition

Seller ID: 6601

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Clean First 1966 Scottish Edition Tight NO Writing NOT a library copy 145 pp. Tight, Clean NOT a Library copy. A little silver Celtic 'Finedruin' on rear cover. A few small pieces of silver foil like material on rear cover soiling near where staples were. Very nice clean text..Eight Scottish Gaelic and Celtic Study essays."The Convention Of Druim Cett" John Bannerman the Dalriada scholar examines the convention that almost ended the Bardic order even before the Saxon's did. Also "Some rare Hebridean Gaelic Words and Phrases" Norman MacDonald "Gaelic Songs of Mary... View more info

Ancient Siluria Its Old Stones And Ceremonial Sites

By: Dewi Bowen

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Wales, Llanerch: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015407

Condition: Fine


Wales: Llanerch, 1993. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback in Fine Condition. Clean Pages. NOT a library book B/W Illustrated drawings of Megalithic Standing Stones, Cairns, Stone circles. Guide to locations, uses, meanings, great for the modern traveler to ancient Bronze age Wales. Three Geese In Flight 35 years combining Celtic studies with Arthurian legend.. First Edition. View more info

A Clwyd Anthology

By: Dewi Roberts Edited Ellis Peters Glenda Beagan A.A.Gill John Williams

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Wales, Seren: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014790

Condition: Fine


Wales: Seren, 1995. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FineTrade Paperback Published in Wales A gold mine collection of dozens of Welsh May day celebration, love trysts, typography,Witches, The Battle of Cinder Hill, A Winter Journey" Even the author of Rip Van Winkle, Washington Irving's tour of Wales and his comments of the language and how prevalent it was and on seeing Witches! So much here. Wonderful anthology. Great condition. NOT a library copy.First Welsh Edition Clean inside and out.. First Edition. View more info

Secret of the Bards of the Isle of Britain

By: Dillwyn Miles

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Dyfed, Dinefwr Publishers Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 66712

ISBN: 0951992600

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT an Institution copy Clean 248 pages. B/W Photos and Illus. Gilt spine titles. Published and handsomely printed in Wales..History of the Gorsedd from Iolo Morganwg and fragments of Druidic memory and the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Excellent history by someone who knows. Fantastic illus from secret languages to clothing, to previous Gorsedds. Pristine condition.. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapping to protect dust your jacket with outstanding customer service . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Gaelic Pioneers Of Christianity The Work and Influence of Irish Monks and Saints in Continental Europe (VI-XIIth Cent.)

By: Dom Louis Gougaud

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Dublin, M.H. Gill And Son: 1923

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 66740

Condition: Very Good+


First English Language Hardcover Edition Original Handsome Very Good+ Near Fine Purple Cloth Gilt Tiles on Spine Clean 166 pp. Free of Writing NO underlines Tight binding Handsome Medieval bookplate with the Seal of Manchester Public Library Very small faded library circle on spine looks part of binding. Translated from French classic study of Celtic Saints work among the early Medieval Franks and Goths. The early Celtic Church was seriously influenced by Hebrew Syrian Christianity their love of Apocrypha and Hebrew Psalms and Lunar calendar similarities made this tribal faith of family appeal... View more info

Ireland the Great The Irish Discovery Of North America

By: Don Carleton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bristol, Goldneybooks: 2004

Seller ID: 016685

ISBN: 0954809025

Condition: Very Good


2005. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Edition Collectible Trade Paperback. Very Good Clean pages NOT a library copy, small crease on corner cover no writing inside. No bookplates NO writing. Excellent academic chapter on similar irish clothing with Native American and the use of Inauguration trees and hill top sacred enclosures.A lot of thought here. Footnotes,Curraghs and coracles bibliography. Well researched and serious not sensationalist.Since 1977 we wrap with care.. First Edition. View more info

Poems From Ireland The Irish Times 1944 Hardcover

By: Donagh MacDonagh Edited

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dublin, 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 636

Condition: Fair+


First Edition 1944 Hardcover Published by the Dublin Times Fair+ Reading copy 91 pp. Pages clean but much of leather spine chipped away. Boards loose but attached.Title on cover clear. NOT a library copy. A fine reading copy only anthology of Anglo-Irish poetry from the heart of the men and women of 1940's Ireland. No writing in book First Edition. View more info

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Scotland The Ancient Kingdom Plus Map of Ancient Scotland

By: Donald A. Mackenzie

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Londin, Blackie & Son: 1930

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006318

Condition: Near Very Good


First Edition First Printing. 8vo Original 1930 Near Very Good. Thick Hardcover with Ancient Scotland map in folder. Clean covers and pages. Preliminary page missing with some discoloration in gutter at site else excellent. NOT a library book.From the ancient Picts to Wallace and Bruce. This history written in passionate and knowing manner by a great Scottish writer covers aspects of Scottish history often overlooked. Such as the absorption of the Welsh in what is now lowland Scotland. Blackie & Son,. Illus. by Map. Celtic social. Druidic and spiritual life and customs, great thick book. Map ... View more info

Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems Nua -Bhardachd Ghaidhlig

By: Donald Macaulay

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York,, New Directions Publishing Corporation: May 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011081

ISBN: 0811206319

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket U.S.A: New Directions, 1977..8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First American Edition Clean Hardcover and Dust Jacket, English-Scottish Gaelic facing page. Real modern Scottish Gaelic poetry from as assortment of master Poets. English one side Gaelic facing. 220 pp. So good this! "To A Bonny Birch Tree" Great condition too except for one small rub on back of price clipped dust jacket. NO underlines or markings.Hardcover with dust jacket. NOT a library copy. The poetry in here, hears hiding the birds hiding in the twigs Three Geese in Fli... View more info

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The Irish Sea Province In Archaeology And History

By: Donald Moore Edited E.G. Bowen, Leslie Alcock, Michael Herity, Nora K. Chadwick Trefor M. Owen, Caoimhin O Danachair, P.H. Sawyer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cardiff, Cambrian Archaeological Association: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11079

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Trade Paperback 125 pp. B/W Illus NOT a library copy. Eleven essays on Megaliths in Wales, Irish Seafaring, Celtic Hillforts. So much Here are some of the great scholars Donald Moore Edited E.G. Bowen, Leslie Alcock, Michael Herity, Nora K. Chadwick Trefor M. Owen, Caoimhin O Danachair, P.H. Sawyer Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books Five Star Customer service since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Nuit celtique (la)

By: Donatien Laurent

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brittany, Presses Universitaires De Rennes: 1997

Seller ID: 010335

ISBN: 2843620023

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Trade Paperback Brittany: Presses Universitaires De Rennes, 1997. Book. Fine.Clean 252 pp. Trade Paperback. Essays on Breton Celtic culture with a anthology of extracts of many known and little known Breton texts in French and Breton. Fine clean condition Barzaz-Breiz Clean free of markings French language NOT a library copy. View more info

Ireland: The Rock Whence I Was Hewn Hardcover

By: Donn Byrne.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, And Company: 1929

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 542

Condition: Very Good


Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1929. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green Original Cloth. First American Edition Very Good clean shape. B/W photos of Megaliths, chapels, thatched cottages, fishermen. The pictures are a window into an older Ireland you can still see bits of. Here you see before. One of the best early travel writing to Ireland. Not much better since! NOT a library book. First Edition. View more info