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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

A Companion to Old and Middle English Studies

By: A.C. Partridge

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Barnes and Noble: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 007985

ISBN: 0389202878

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition. Excellent Condition U.S.A: Barnes and Noble, 1982 First American Edition. 8vo. Early Medieval England and it's change from 'Old English' to 'Middle English" Excellent Old English grammar as are the Viking sections on language.Since 1977 we wrap to protect your dust jacket in transit. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Anasazi And The Viking

By: A.Tanner Smith

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New Mexico, Sunstone Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016612

Condition: Very Good


New Mexico: Sunstone Press, 1992. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good First Edition Trade Paperback. NOT a library copy. Historical fantasy novel of a Norsemen shipwrecked and his long journey among Anasazi land. Not as crazy as it seems. The same thing happed five hundred years lated David Ingram a ship wrecked Saxon (Elizabethan Englishman if you rather) followed the same route with the same technology. The same for a Spaniard. But it is a novel so it does not have to do more than entertain. First Edition Published in New Mexico. the land ... View more info

The Saga of Hord and the Holm-Dwellers

By: Alan Boucher

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Iceland, Iceland Review: 1983

Edition: First Icelandic Editon

Seller ID: 011839

Condition: Near Fine


Iceland: Iceland Review, 1983. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Icelandic Editon. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Tale of a Viking outlaw gang. Hard battles and red strife. Published in Iceland. One of the lesser known Norse saga.90pp. Like new. Saga, introduction,notes.. First Edition. View more info

Mead Moondaughter & Other Icelandic Folk Tales Hardcover

By: Alan Boucher Jon Aranason

Price: $44.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Chilton: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015656

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover .Fine Mylar protected Dust Jacket both in Fine Collectible condition.First Edition First Printing U.S.A.: Chilton, 1967. Book. Illus. by Karolina Larusdottir. Fine 178 pp. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NOT price clipped and NOT a library book. Clean as Iceland's water. Alan Boucher edited and translated the orally collected Huldur folk Fairy and Troll lore of Jon Aranason. Amazing story of young man who meets a grim end on going back on his marriage to a Huldur girl. Spooky. Plus awesome b/w drawings of Karolina Larusdottir. This is a true mythic tr... View more info

Ghosts, Witchcraft And The Other World Icelandic Folktales I

By: Alan Boucher Translated

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Iceland, Iceland Review Library: 1978

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016378

Condition: Fine


Fine Condition First Icelandic Edition Iceland Review 1978. Book. Fine.Clean 89 pp. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1978 Iceland Ghosts, Witchcraft And The Other World Icelandic Folktale 18th century and later genuine accounts of beliefs by the Icelanders in Witches Ghosts and Other worlds closer to the Icelandic home.Translated by this fine folklorist Clean NOT a institution book. Handsome little book. View more info

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Elves,Trolls And Elemental Beings Icelandic Folktales II

By: Alan Boucher Translated

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Iceland, Iceland Review Library: 1981

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 66887

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Original "Elves, Trolls And Elemental Beings Icelandic Folktales II" 83 pp of Thirty-Four Icelandic Folktales Translated Collection of Genuine Elves or Huldar Tales,Troll lore (We have more than enough on the Internet) Seal People, Lake Monsters, Mermaid. All collected and translated by the great Folklorist Alan Boucher. If you love Faerie, Silkies, Lake Monsters and Freakin Trolls Tolkien and even frightening things this is something special Fine Collectible condition. Hard to find. 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

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

Dalslands Kanal Ett Album Med Sju Utsigter Och Karta Original 1874 Swedish Edition

By: Albert Bonniers Forlag

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Bocker kartor Och Planschverk: 1874

Edition: First Swedish Edition

Seller ID: 008587

Condition: Good


Stockholm: Bocker kartor Och Planschverk, 1874. Book. Illus. by B/W Illus. Good. Pictorial Wrappers. First Swedish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1874 Paperback Six full fold out b/w illustrations of Swedish canals and houses highlight this wonderful 20 pp,plus 4 fold out b/w full page canal illus. Swedish book. In Swedish with French and English summary, Steam powered machine on cover canal.Good shape. Tears and chips on rear paper cover, pages clean. maps Printed in Sweden. NOT a library copy 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

Tristania A Journal Devoted To Tristan Studies Volume XVII 1996 HARDCOVER

By: Albrecht Classen and William C.McDonald Edited

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Edwin Mellen Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016714

Condition: Fine


Edwin Mellen Press, 1996. Book. Fine Clean Hardcover. First Edition Fine Condition Black Cloth Complete 181 pp Hardcover Clean pages NOT a library copy.Hardcover No dust jacket ever produced. NO writing in text Eight Arthurian essays on Tristan the lover who drank the blackest sorrow to taste the kindest nectar. Among essays "The southern version of the Prose Tristan The Italo-Iberian Translations and their French Source" James A Schultz "Clothing and Disclosing: Clothes,Class, and Gender in Gottfried's Tristan" More Like new. First Edition. View more info

Tristania A Journal Devoted To Tristan Studies Volume XVIII1998 A Journal Devoted to Tristan Studies PROLEGOMENA TO A NEW BIOGRAPHY OF GOTTFRIED VON STRASBURG ANDRE DE MANDACH HARDCOVER

By: Albrecht Classen William C.McDonald Edited Molly C.Robinson Allen Deighton Peter Dinzelbacher Andre de Mandach Joan Tasker Grimbert Peter Christensen

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., The Edwin Mellen Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016715

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1998. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Black Cloth Gilt embossed illuminated letter on cover. Clean 136 pp. pages NOT a Library copy.Seven Arthurian essays on the Tristan ans Iselt Among them "Prolegomena to a new biography of Gottfried von Strasburg" Andre de Mandach "Tristan A Story of precarious belonging" Molly C.Robinson Five more essays on Medieval Tristan wall paintings, German Tristan and more Like new. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

From Roman to Merovingian Gaul: A Reader (Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures:V)

By: Alexander Callander Murray

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Orchard Park, New York, U.s.a., UTP Higher Education: 2000

Seller ID: 016139

ISBN: 1551111020

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback.Canada: Broadview, 2000. First Edition. 8vo Fine Collectible Condition Trade Paperback A Thick 779 pp. NOT a library copy. One Volume Library of Early Medieval Primary Arthurian era documents of Celtic Gaul through the Roman and Frankish era.. Like New. First Edition. View more info

Ministers to the Soldiers of Scotland A History of the Military Chaplains of Scotland prior to the war in the Crimea

By: Alexander Crawley Dow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scotland, Oliver & Boyd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005237

Condition: Fine


Scotland: Oliver & Boyd, 1962. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fine Red Hardcover With Very Good Not Price Clipped Dust Jacket First Scottish Edition. Original Chaplain Writings from Scottish Soldiers during the Crimean war and from the allies and Dutch and Danish Protestant Mercenaries in other Scottish battles. Amazing look at the soldiers life and their calling upon the greatest warrior of all. Important study of the place the' Saint', or Minister' had in the Scottish army. Clean pages. NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Gudrun Hardcover

By: Alma Johanna Koenig

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Lothrop: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 47b

ISBN: 0688418996

Condition: Very Good+


U.S.A.: Lothrop, 1979. Book. Very Good+.Clean Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover with Very Good+ Dust Jacket both Clean pages Translated from German. Medieval historical adventure romance of Gudrun daughter of Queen Hilde and King Hettel. Wonderful read. Great Medieval classic.Independent wrapping with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Aluredi Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis regum Britanniae, libris IX. E codice pervetusto, calamo exarato, in bibliotheca Viri clariffimi Original 1716 Limited to 148 Copies

By: Aluredi Beverlacensis (Alfred of Beverley)

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: Oxford, E Theatro Sheldoniano: 1916

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 90073

Condition: Very Good


Exceptionally hard to find rare Medieval British history of only 148 copies of this Original Latin text 1716 First Edition of the Twelfth Century Annals of Alfred of Beverley (Aluredi Beverlacensis). From 'Brutus' to the Romans, Saxons, Uther Pendragon, Arthur and Mordred, Vikings and the Normans. Hugely influential spreading Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Lord of the Rings" like 'historical' epic. Even Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon was influenced by it. Here in Near Very Good shape. 172 pp Internally Very Good, Calf strip put over spine of 19th C. Leather binding and marbled binding paper p... View more info

Tourney Dogs Revisited Tournament Illuminated Spring XXIV 90 The Society For Creative Anachronism

By: Anastaija Ludmillia Krasnovolkov Editor Llamrei y Hethnen

Price: $19.00

Publisher: California, The Society For Creative Ananronism: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016526

Condition: Very Good


California: The Society For Creative Ananronism, 1989. Book. Very Good. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Complete Issue Tournament Illuminated Spring XXIV The Magazine journal of The Society For Creative Anachronism Within the 47 pages are numerous articles essays and book reviews. This article 'Woman Gladiators Of The Roman Empire' is a 1 page essay with bibliography within the complete magazine. Another"Berserkergang" a 5pp illustrated essay on Norse 'Bersekers' by Gunnora Hallakarva Another "The Temporary Pict" on putting on genuine Pictish de... View more info

The Demon Of Scattery

By: Anderson, Poul & Broxon, Mildred Downey, Illustrated by Alicia Austin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: U.S.A, ACE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017242

Condition: Near Very Good


U.S.A: ACE, 1979. Book. Near Very Good. Mass Market Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Near Very Good First Edition with Numbers beginning at "1" Poul Anderson is one of the greats of heroic fantasy often, as here, combining Norse Mythology interacting with Irish Mythology is a very visceral satisfying way. Every third page has a b/w fantasy illustration in a Graphic Novel Animated style. NOT a library copy, light shelf wear totally enjoyable. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wrapping first with brown paper to protect cover See ABE story on us http://www./blog/ind... View more info

Les Celtes et Les Germains

By: Andre Varagnac R. Derolez

Price: $22.00

Publisher: France, Bloud & Gay: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 573

Condition: Very Good


Very Good 139 pp. B/W Illus Gaulish artifacts and Celtic jewelry and pagan Celtic art and inscriptions in Europe. Little seen outside of France. Pre-Christian german artifacts as well. Clean. NOT a library copy. Since 1977 we wrap first in paper before packing. First Edition. View more info

Irresistible North From Venice to Greenland On the Trail of the Zeno Brothers Hardcover

By: Andrea Di Robilant

Price: $23.00

Publisher: NewYork, Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016299

Condition: Fine


NewYork: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fine Hardcover and Dust Jacket Stated 'First Edition' Fine Collectible Condition. The heart of the discovery of America was based on the hidden belief that the 'Fortunate Isles' was 'America' and discovered by King Arthur Here one of the original texts is challenged by a Italian descendent of Zeno and travels the route and re-examines. Good reason to be skeptical but... Like new. Maps NOT a library book. NOT price clipped. Stated "First Edition'. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Story Of Siegfried Illustrations By Lynd Ward

By: Angela Diller

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011980

Condition: Fair


Jonathan Cape, 1931. Book. Illus. by Nine Plates. Fair. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover dis bound. Boards present pages clean and as are Lynd Ward's illus. Nine full page illustrations including Siegfried Dragon Slayer. The spine is missing and the cloth boards are detached but present. Internally very good and plates clean. Musical notation. Either can be rebound or enjoyed as such or even the Lynd ward original First Edition plates can be removed and framed. The plate of the Valkyries Ride is amazing. First Edition. View more info

England And Wales A Traveller's Companion

By: Arnold Fellows

Price: $16.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1964

Seller ID: 009654

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket England: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1964.Clean inside and out. Excellent travel guide to Welsh and English historical culture. Welsh Roman Roads and Border Castles, Church plans, medieval house plans, Roman roads plans, monastic plans, Castles. Handsome wonderful plates of Maiden Castle A bargain and a half. Arthurian and Celtic books since 1977. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Fall Of The Roman Empire The Military Explanation

By: Arther Ferrill

Price: $17.00

Publisher: England, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016187

Condition: Fine


England: Thames & Hudson, 1991. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback Clean free of Markings. NOT a library book 48 Illustrations of uniforms, weapons of Visigoths, Franks, Roman Cavalry etc. Excellent concise military and political history of the last centuries. Clear and visual. View more info

Perceval/Parzival: A Casebook (Arthurian Characters and Themes)

By: Arthur Groos

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York And London, Routledge: 2002-02-15

Seller ID: 013708

ISBN: 0815307810

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover First Edition Clean London: Routledge, 2002. First Edition. 8vo . Anthology of Arthurian essays centering on Perceval or Parzival and the Grail. Two among fourteen Carl Dahlhaus "Parsifal" and Brynley Roberts on the Welsh 'Peredur Son of Efrawg' from the Mabinogion. Great Condition.Passionate customer service since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Tudor Navy

By: Arthur Nelson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Md, US Naval Institute Press: March 2001

Seller ID: 90006

ISBN: 155750816X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Large Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT clipped NOT a Library copy 224 pp. Many Illus. Drawings,Maps of Elizabethan era warships, plans and Armada battle engravings. Handsome to flip through visually and exciting and educational to read the history of Tudor and Elizabethan Naval design culminating in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Well written and exciting by a British naval historian. Much on Drake. Since 1977 wrapping with respect Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Vinlanders' Saga Hardcover And Dust Jacket

By: Barbara Schiller

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Holt Rhinehart Winston: 1966

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011388

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A: Holt Rhinehart Winston, 1966. Book. Illus. by Illustrated By William Bock. Very Good. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First American Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket. Very Good Hardcover. Clean interior. No markings NOT a library book. Jacket Very Good Price Clipped but clean and no chips, Very Good. Full page powerful b/w line drawings by William Bock in this wonderful young adult retelling of the 'Vinlander's Saga' Norse discovery of Native America. Clean and nice. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The pirate queen in search of Grace O'Malley and other legendary women of the sea

By: Barbara Sjoholm

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Emeryville, CA, Seal Press: 2004

Seller ID: 66849

ISBN: 158005109X

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Condition 355 pp. First Edition. NOT a library copy. Besides Granuaile the author examines the Silkie legend and Cailleach the Sea Goddess in Gaelic and Norse traditions and the churning sea Cauldron of the Hebrides Orkneys, Shetland and the Faroes First Edition. View more info

Out Of The Ordinary Folklore And The Supernatural

By: Barbara Walker Edited David J. Hufford, Barre Toelken, Timothy C. Lloyd, kenneth D.Pimple, Erika Brady, Joyce D. Adler

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Utah, Utah State University Press,: 1995

Seller ID: 005698

ISBN: 0585023484

Condition: Fine


Utah: Utah State University Press,, 1995. Book. Fine First Edition. Clean 211 pp. Trade Paperback Fine Clean Condition Study of the folklore of the Supernatural. Clean free of markings and underlines. Ghosts, food and the traditional methods of ridding ghosts, Flathead native people, Hawaiian Pele. and Menehune, the little people is part of these six different essays that take the folklore of this seriously. Clean NOT a library copy . Three Geese In Flight since 1977 books on Traditional lore wrapped with respect and devoted customer service View more info

Lazamon's Arthur: The Arthurian Section of Lazamon's Brut

By: Barron, W. R. J., Weinberg, S. C Layamon

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, U.s.a, Univ Of Texas Pr: 1989-11

Seller ID: 6693

ISBN: 0292746601

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Collectible Dust Jacket 282 pp. Clean NO writing NOT a institution copy. Not even a private copy. NO chips. Layamon's Brut his Medieval English version of Geoffrey is a tougher, Arthur. a more 'Beowulf' like Arthur. "Elves" are at his birth. This has the diplomatic original text on the left and the translation on the right. Textual notes, introduction. Since 1977 we wrap our Arthurian and Celtic books first in brown paper before packing to protect the jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info