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Saint Paulinus Of Wales A Recent Discovery About The Founder Of St. Pol-De-Leon Original Edition

By: Canon G.H. Doble

Price: $44.00

Publisher: England, Billing and Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006194

Condition: Very Good


England: Billing and Sons, 1941. Book. Very Good.Original. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Clean 20 pp. b/w illus. Tight. Collectible First Edition. B/W Illus.The lives of the Welsh Saints by Canon Doble are a Gold mine or a Tin mine, of Celtic and Dark Age Arthurian lore .This is one of the rare original series of booklets of Lives of Cornish Saints published by Canon Doble. Rare NOT a library copy.and intact without loss or marking. Illus, Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wrapping Celtic Mthology with care. First Edition. View more info

The Saints of Cornwall: 1500 Years of Christian Landscapes

By: Catherine Rachel John

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Tabb House: 2001-09-06

Seller ID: 6654

ISBN: 1873951272

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust jacket Price intact NO chips. 149 pp. B/W Illus, Published in Padstow Cornwall .NO writing in text NO signatures NO book plates at all. Excellent 149 pp. History of the Celtic Saints of Cornwall. Illustrated dictionary of Cornish Saints,and their relation to the land Saint Michael , Festivals Celtic Folklore associations written by a Cornish woman the book seems part of the rocks themselves Great photos of sites "the Chi/Rho And Celtic Crosses In Cornwall" Dust jacket present. View more info

Precis de L'Histoire De France Original 1840 1/4 Red Leather Hardcover Edition

By: Charles Cayx

Price: $39.00

Publisher: France, Chez Louis Colas, Libraire: 1840

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007633

Condition: Good+


France: Chez Louis Colas, Libraire, 1840. Book. Good+. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original French Quarter Leather. Good+ Comprenant L'Histoire de France depuis les temps les plus anciens jusqu'a la mort de Charles VII Good+..Quarter Red leather Spine. Marble boards. Bottom edge of spine some loss. . Marbled board have white patches rubbed. Gilt Spine Marble endpapers Tight binding. Clean internally. History of Celtic Gaul through Clovis and the Late Middle Ages to Charles VII. French text. NOT a library book Handsome. Dust jacket present. 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

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

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

Peronnik A French Fairy Tale of the Grail Quest Hardcover

By: Christiane Lesch Illustrated Breton Tale Full Color

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Inner Traditions: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007282

Condition: Very Good


New York: Inner Traditions, 1984. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition Hardcover Breton Fairy Otherworld illustrated Pastel Colors Christiane Lesch. This Celtic Holy Grail story is a Celtic Breton folk tale of the Arthurian. Quest for The Grail and the Spear of Destiny. Each page a color drawing connecting the story of the diamond headed lance. Good clean shape Top of spine bumped, else Very Good. NOT a library copy. Color Pictures radiate a luminescence like the diamond spear! Three Geese In Flight Arthurian books wrapping since 1977 first... 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

The Reign of Arthur: From History to Legend

By: Christopher Gidlow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Thrupp, Glos., The History Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66767

ISBN: 0750934182

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible First English Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library copy Jacket price intact 268 pp.Text Many Plates Photos. One of the most refreshing study of the historical Arthur. Thankfully he does not say who it is but he does say who was in the Welsh bardic tales. Excellent look at Culhwch and Olwen and Arthur's family and In Spoils of Annwn etc. Very worthwhile without the naivety or opposite the cynicism . Fine First Edition collectible shape. Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthurian books with a passion since 1977 happily copied but still not us. Dust jacket present. Fi... View more info

The Chronicles of Combe Dingle Wood 'There Be Goblins in the Wood'

By: Christopher Gray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Authorhouse: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016178

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Authorhouse, 2012. Book. Illus. by B/W Drawings. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback West Country Devon and Somerset Folk, Witch and Fairy Stories by this West Country. Collectible fine condition. . First Edition. 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

Hommes et Cites De Bretagne

By: Claude Dervenn

Price: $51.90

Publisher: Paris, Editions Du Sud: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007028

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Editions Du Sud, 1965. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Huge volume of Breton history. Made up of biographies of great writers,statesmen and heroes of Brittany! Included are sections on 'Merlin' and 'Tristan and Iseult" and lives of Breton Saints. Original texts are included. French language.Numerous illus.. First Edition. View more info

La légende de Merlin (L'histoire illustrée)

By: Claudine Glot

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Rennes, Ouest-France: 2003

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 010988

ISBN: 2737330513

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover.First French Edition Rennes: Editions Quest, 2003 8vo.NOT a library copy. Excellent Color Illustrations by Jean-Noel Rochut accent every page of this 59 pp children's illustrated story of Merlin and Arthur and Vivian in the forest of Broceliande in Britta. This wonderful Arthurian Children's book about Merlin and the Lady of the Lake comes from Renne in Brittany and the text is in French. 59pp. Color illustration on every page Really wonderful! Hardcover. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur Country in Cornwall: In Search of the Real Arthur

By: Clive Gunnell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bodmin, Bossiney Books: 1979

Seller ID: 011830

ISBN: 0906456215

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Condition.Trade Paperback. Cornwall: Bossiney Books, 1979. Book. 1st Edition. 8vo Trade Paperback B/W Photos Clean,104 pp.b/w photos. Tight Binding Fine condition. NOT a library book.An illustrated guides to the places in Cornwall that King Arthur knew. Great b/w photos. Plus a great clear headed essay on the validity of the historical Arthur by Colin Wilson author of the iconic "Mind Parasites" . 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

Seat of Storms

By: Craig Weatherhill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Tabb House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 571

ISBN: 1873951116

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible First Edition Of this Cornish Fantasy Trilogy. A bit like "Dark Is Rising" but focused on Celtic Cornish Arthurian, Mermaid and Pisky mythology. Wonderful stuff. Clean 139 pp. trade paperback free of any marks or writing Book Two in the series. Celtic, Arthurian, and Tolkien vision since 1977. First Edition. View more info

The Tinners' Way

By: Craig Weatherhill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cornwall, Tabb House: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716871

ISBN: 1873951477

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Price Intact NOT a library Copy Clean 198 pp. No Writing. A Cornish "Otherworld and Time" sort of "Dark is Rising" sort of series. Here is the third in the Lynonesse Stone Trilogy..Like new book and jacket. Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthur since 1977. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Transactions Of The Celtic Congress 1921 Papers Read at the Douglas Congress Original 1923 Hardcover

By: D. Rhys Phillips Douglas Hyde Lennox Robinson Ernest Rhys Mrs Kennedy Fraser Dr. P. Diverres Henry Jenner Magdalen Morgan Y.M. Goblet

Price: $79.00

Publisher: Swansea, Beili Glas: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007312

Condition: Very Good


Swansea: Beili Glas, 1923. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. SALE Hardcover Original 1923 First Edition. Very Good+ Beautiful Hardcover Clean pages, Gilt titles spine and cover NOT a library book. Beautifully made book. Essays from the fourth Celtic Congress. "Celtic Music in Brittany" P.Diverres "Some Traits common to the Celts in the Middle Ages" Douglas Hyde"The Irish Theatre" Lennox Robinson" "Recent Celtic activities in Cornwall" Dr.Henry Jenner "Folk-Song Collecting in the Hebrides" Mrs Kennedy Fras... View more info

Dark-Age Britain Studies Presented to E.T.Leeds Hardcover

By: D.B. Hardin Editor Francoise Henry, J.N.L.Myres, C.A.Raleigh Radford, T.C. Lethbridge, R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford

Price: $69.00

Publisher: England, Methuen: 1956

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 015658

Condition: Very Good


England: Methuen, 1956. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First English Edition. 4to. Hardcover Large black cloth Very good clean, tight binding, No writing, NOT a library book. Great classic of early medieval Britain, Celtic, Viking and Anglo Saxon. Fourteen essays from Celtic heads to Arthurian era coins to Pagan Jutes to Irish enamel R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford jewelry by fourteen great scholars from Francoise Henry, J.N.L.Myres, C.A.Raleigh Radford, T.C. Lethbridge, R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford more. First Edition. View more info

The Iron Age In Lowland Britain Hardcover

By: D.W.Harding

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006051

Condition: Fine


London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by b/w Photos and Illus. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Hardcover and Collectible Not Clipped Dust Jacket Bright in it's Mylar jacket. No writing at all NOT a library book. In depth study of Celtic fortifications on Iron age hillforts, drawings, weapons. Much on Druidism, economy. First Edition Like new book and jacket Three Geese In Flight 35 years offering Celtic studies wrapped with paper first.. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Life and Times of John Trevisa Medieval Scholar

By: David C.Fowler

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U. S. A., U.S.A: Univ. of Washington Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006606

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: U.S.A: Univ. of Washington Press, 1995, 1995. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Very Good-Fine/Very Good-Fine. 1st.ed. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Medieval Cornish scholar. Oxford university in the middle ages. This Cornish scholar's defense of the historicity of King Arthur and Geoffrey of Monmouth is fascinating enough, even just due to it's Celtic Cornish connection! Very nice condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Channel Islands: An Archaeological Guide

By: DAVID E. JOHNSTON

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013993

ISBN: 0850333954

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket NOT a Library copy. Clean inside and out Excellent illustrated 144 pp. archaeological guide book and history of the Dolmens and Megaliths, the Celtic Bronze age culture and the Celtic Christian on these sacred islands.Little known Megalithic or Celtic Goddess or Priestess statue photo on guernsey Fine photos and maps and directions and background. Excellent condition inside and out. Since 1977 We wrap our Celtic studies books first in brown craft paper to protect the dust jacket. 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: $47.00

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. 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 Cornish and Welsh Pirates in the West Indies"... View more info