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The Derrynaflan Hoard I: a Preliminary Account

By: Ryan, Michael (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dublin, National Museum of Ireland: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013547

ISBN: 0901777072

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean Handsome Copy Full Color.66 pp. Tall Full Color Trade Paperback. First Edition. 4to. Ireland: National Museum of Ireland, 1983.Plus Color Booklet Large Full Color illustrated study of the Silver Ninth century Celtic Irish Derrynaflan Chalice the way it was found before restoration on the cover on this large handsome quarto size study Also Irish Gold artifacts. Study of this Ardagh like chalice and the archaeology behind it Large quarto size Color and b/w photos.Also included brochure with color photo of this silver chalice after restoration, PLUS Irish newspaper clipping eph... View more info

Roman Britain A Sourcebook

By: S. Ireland

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: March 6, 1996

Seller ID: 014133

ISBN: 0415131340

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1996. Second Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Clean pages NOT a library book.280 pp. The best source for primary documents, inscriptions, Roman Coins, letters, observations on the Druids, and everything on Roman Britain..This enlarged second edition translated and illustrated entries on Celtic and Roman Britain. Like new. A one Vol.Great reference source library. View more info

Sir Tristan Of All Time Hardcover

By: Sabra Holbrook

Price: $17.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016419

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1970. Book. Illus. by Enrico Arno. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover and Very Good price cut Dust Jacket. Clean Pages NOT a Library Book.Stated "First Edition" Illustrated b/w Enrico Arno History of Tristan and Iseult is a journey through the Celtic Irish Pictish Welsh history of the romance and it's flowering in France and Norman Britain and Medieval Germany continuing into modern American poets of the Great Gatsby generation 195 pp.. Three Geese in flight 35 years offering Arthurian books wrappin... View more info

Two Lives of Gildas

By: Saint,of Llancarfan; Ruys, Monk of Caradoc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Felinfach, Llanerch Press: 1990

Seller ID: 874716859

ISBN: 0947992456

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Trade Paperback 110 pp..Hugh Williams translations of the Two Lives and Commentary. A whole very interesting section about King Arthur.taking pennance from Gildas different from Cambrensis! 110 pp. Clean text NOT a library copy. View more info

Herself Daughter of Tintagel

By: Sampson, Fay

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 1992

Seller ID: 015926

ISBN: 0747204527

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Hardcover.Fine Dust Jacket Not price clipped.Clean 308 pp. NOT a library copy. England: Headline,First English Edition Numbers in proper row 10987654321 The Fifth in the wonderful Arthurian series 'Daughter of Tintagel' Here Morgan Le Fay tells her story herself.All the series have wonderful color Celtic design covers. Hard to find in this collectible condition. Three Geese In Flight selling Celtic Studies and Arthurian legend since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

Black Smith's Telling - Daughter of Tintagel - Book Three

By: Sampson, Fay

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing PLC, London: 1990

Seller ID: 015927

ISBN: 0747202583

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover with Collectible Fine Dust Jacket Clean NOT price clipped and NOt a library book. England: Headline, 1990. 8vo First thus Another in this wonderful "historical' oriented Arthurian series about Morgan Le fay. All the series have wonderful Colorful Celtic design and painted covers.Well done. Collectible condition and hard to find as such.Since we 1977 we specialize in Arthurian and Celtic legend and wrap first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket Dust jacket present. View more info

Jewish Prince in Moslem Spain: Selected Poems of Samuel Ibn Nagrela (Judaic Studies Series)

By: Samuel Ibn Nagrela, Leon J. Weinberger (Editor), Leon J. Weinberger (Translator)

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Alabama, University Alabama Press: 1973-12-30

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 90011

ISBN: 0817369007

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by AUTHOR PLUS A RARE SEPARATE NOTE TO RABBI ORENSTEIN THANKING HIM BY THE AUTHOR ON UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA LETTERHEAD Fine Blue hardcover clean NOT a library copy Very Good dust jacket Price Intact several small chips at top of jacket spine and closed tears and shelf handling wear else very good. Hebrew with facing English. Introduction Poetry. Samuel was a Hebrew Prince, a warrior, a Levite, A Vizier in a Muslim land and a poet, and "I am a David of my age..Until Shiloh come. Three Geese in Flight Books since 1977 D... View more info

Sealed in Parchment: Rereadings of Knighthood in the Illuminated Manuscripts of Chretien de Troyes

By: Sandra Hindman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press: 1994-10

Seller ID: 954

ISBN: 0226341569

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback.: The University of Chicago Press, 1994. 225pp.. First Edition. 8vo. Clean First Edition Trade Paperback Free of Writing NOT a library copy. Great Arthurian study of knighthood hidden in the illuminated manuscripts of Chretien de Troyes. First Edition. View more info

Raven's Saga: An Arctic Odyssey

By: Schledermann, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta, Corvus Press, Calgary, Alberta, Canada: 2000

Seller ID: 012447

ISBN: 0968708803

Condition: Fine


. Fine.Trade Paperback. First Canadian Edition. 8vo.Clean 345 pages NOT a library book. Excellent historical novel of the Norse in the Arctic Greenland.The author is a Danish American scholar from the Arctic Institute and the book teaches as it mystifies. Pre-Columbian seafaring in the far north Atlantic among the Inuit 'Skraelings'. Beautiful painting of a Viking Longship and a Inuit Kayak Like new never read. collectible condition Small Canadian publishing house. Uncommon First Edition..Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps our Viking and First Nation books in brown paper before packing Fir... View more info

Britannia: History of Roman Britain

By: Sheppard Frere

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books: 1978

Seller ID: 014972

ISBN: 0710089163

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Price Clipped Dust Jacket.London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.Third Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. B/W Plates. Clean excellent condition. NOT a library book. In depth study of the invasion, occupation and loss of Roman Britain. Many interesting bits like subjugation of Judea by the Roman generals sent from Judea to quell Hadrian's wall.Bright in it's mylar protected dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

Medieval Ashkenazic History: Windows Into Medieval Jewish Life in Germany (English Essays, Vol. 3)

By: Shlomo Eidelberg

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Jay Street Publishers;: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66751

Condition: Fine


Fine Decorative Hardcover Clean 148 pp. NOT a library book B/W Photo Slavonic Synagogue Medieval Jewish burial illus. Jewish Messianic Germany. Academic study rarely translated into English. Fine condition. Three Geese In Flight packing our Medieval studies with respect since 1977 First Edition. View more info

An A To Z of King Arthur and The Holy Grail

By: Simon Cox; Mark Oxbrow

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: April 24, 2007

Seller ID: 90059

ISBN: 1845960750

Condition: Fine


Collectible Condition Fine Hardcover Fine Dust jacket NOT a Library Copy First Scottish Edition 238 pp. Color Plates. Good Merlin and Glastonbury Arthurian introduction to the key players and Grail locations. Great color plates Clean and free of writing Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Book Of Kells With 24 Colour Reproductions From The Original Pages Hardcover

By: Sir Edward Sullivan

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Studio Limited: 1952

Edition: Fifth edition

Seller ID: 560

Condition: 4to


Very Good Large Handsome 1952 Hardcover Published by Famous Studio Editions Twenty Four Full Page Color Plates plus 61 pp. of history and study of early Medieval Celtic art. Gilt spine titling. This large quarto hardcover is from the Albany New York Diocese Library and has their handsome book plate. No writing in book. Since 1977 Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books wraps our books first in brown paper to protect and respect the book View more info

Some Famous Welsh Leaders in War The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion Session 1945 Hardcover

By: Sir Henry Ap Rhys Pryce, Henry Hughes, Geraint Bowen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wales, London: Issued By the Society, 1946: 1946

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 006045

Condition: Very Good


London: Issued By the Society, 1946. Book. Very Good+.Clean Hardcover. First Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Among the Twelve English and Welsh language essays in this complete The Transactions of the Honorable Society of Cymmrodorion Session Welsh studies anthology 21pp 'Awen Y Rhondda Gynt', 14pp 'Some famous Welsh leaders in war',discusses Arthurian Mt.Badon comparing to German invasion plans in 1940..'Sea raiders in the Waters between Anglesea and Ireland during the 17th and 18th centuries. Some light shelf wear and fades Much more.Very good shape..NOT a l... View more info

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Taliesin Y Cymmrodor VOL.XXVIII Sir John Morris-Jones Original 1918 Hardcover

By: Sir John Morris-Jones

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Y Cymmrodor The Magazine Of The Honourable Society Of Cymmrodorion: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017050

Condition: Fine


London: Y Cymmrodor The Magazine Of The Honourable Society Of Cymmrodorion, 1918. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover First Edition Original Blue Cloth Y Cymmrodor The Magazine Of The Honourable Society Of Cymmrodorion.The primary study of the Chief Bard the Pen teulu Taliesin Shining Brow. Filled with Welsh text and English translation of the historical and mythical as well as the primary discussion on the mystical reincarnating bard and the Pen teulu who praised war band hero and kings. Rare in this fine condition NOT a library copy Tight bi... View more info

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The Tale Of The Death of King Arthur

By: Sir Thomas Malory Edited Eugene Vinaver

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ Press,: 1955

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 66879

Condition: Very Good


Very Good First English Edition Hardcover 146 pp.Malory Caxton Edition NOT a library copy. However academic pencil marginalia notes.No dust jacket. Otherwise tight binding. Malory unmodernized except for spelling. Arthurian studies since 1977 First Edition. View more info

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The King's Household In The Arthurian Court From Geoffrey Of Monmouth To Malory Original 1937 Edition

By: Sister Imogene Baker

Price: $174.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Catholic Universiry of America: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017010

Condition: Very Good


Original Rare Clean 1937 First Edition The King's Household in the Arthurian Court from Geoffrey of Monmouth to Malory Published by The Catholic University 166 pp. A focus on the placement of the Round Table and the Household officers at the Feasting hall in Camelot. The Steward, the Butler, the Seneschal, etc Very rare study of Kay and Lucan the Butler etc in English and Norman Arthurian texts."Wace" "Layamon" "Sir Gawayne and the Green Knight" "Morte Arthure" etc This s a rare academic Arthurian treasure. Clean tight NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

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The Vulgate Version Of The Arthurian Romances Volumes I Thru VII & Index Complete Original Eight Volume Set

By: Sommer, H. Oskar (Editor)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Carnegie Institution of Washington,: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90058

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Condition All Eight Folio Volumes Including Index Original Editions bound into Handsome Blue Library Buckram.Preceding Malory's Morte D' Arthur was the Magnificent French Vulgate Cycle From the Quest for the Holy Grail and Joseph of Arimathea to the sorrowful tale of Lancelot and the tragic Death of Arthur. Very good shape. Half inch tear on side of title page NO Writing Handsome black cover patch and gilt design. A little fading on rear inseam cover Private Library embossed imprints on title page. "R.H. Titherington" Bookplate.French text with English summary in margins. Ra... View more info

Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages (The Middle Ages Series)

By: Stephen A. Mitchell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6640

ISBN: 0812242904

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible First Edition Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Intact NOT a library copy. Signature of previous owner on end paper else pristine and bright in its spell proof Mylar jacket.369 pp. B/W Photos of Witch scenes from Medieval Church murals. Comprehensive history and study of Norse magic before and after Christianity effect on farm life and laws. The bibliography is pretty stunning as well. Handsome collectible bright hardcover copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Later Roman Britain Hardcover

By: Stephen Johnson

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009685

Condition: Very Good+


New York: Charles Scribner, 1980. Book. Very Good+ Clean. Hardcover. Very Good Dust Jacket with a little shelf wear on jacket but no real chips or tears. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean free of writing and NOT a library copy. Overview with specific and useful color illustrations to understand the period after the Romans withdrew or some say were forced out of Celtic Britain. Just in time for the German Saxon raids and the Ambrosius and Arthur counter attack. Good sharp introduction with great drawings and artifacts at a great price. 192 pp Great clean sh... View more info

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The Matter Of Britain And The Praise of Spain (The History Of A Panegyric)

By: Stephen Reckert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66820

Condition: Fine


Fine First Welsh Edition Original University of Wales Press Clean 37 pp NOT a library copy. Uncommon Inaugural lecture on Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Arthurian 'Matter of Britain' it's influence and the place of El Cid and Don Rodrigo in Spain and Portugal's Celtic settler epic and 16th Century Romances of Gongora and Lope de Vega in the rival Matter of Spain, Fascinating Arthurian discussion around Geoffrey of Monmouth Excellent clean condition First Edition. View more info

The Lords of Battle: Image and Reality of the Comitatus in Dark-Age Britain

By: Stephen S. Evans

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell & Brewer Inc: 1997

Seller ID: 013314

ISBN: 0851156789

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine First Edition Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket. Clean pages NOT a library copy. England: Boydell, 1997. The Gododdin pounding beat of the warband battle ponies, casting spears deep into the Saxon shield wall. Here is a study of the Bard and the warband brothers who comprise it's loyal make up. Like new both book and jacket. NOT a library book. Rare in this pristine condition. Since 1977 wrapping your Celtic and Saxon books with care. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Saints' Cults in the Celtic World (Studies in Celtic History)

By: Steve Boardman

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2009-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716872

ISBN: 1843834324

Condition: Fine


Fine Decorative Hardcover Collectible Condition Clean 217 pp. NOT a library copy. Ten Essays by Great Modern Celtic Studies scholars. From "Bishop Kentigern Among the Britons" to "The Cults of Saint Patrick and Palladius in early Medieval Scotland" Eight more Fine collectible condition Beautiful cover Illustration. Celtic studies with Five Star customer service since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Origins of Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms (Studies in the Early History of Britain Series)

By: Steven Bassett

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester Univ Pr: September 1993

Seller ID: 5250

ISBN: 0718513673

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Collectible Clean 300 pp. Trade Paperback Excellent Academic Window into the Saxon and Angle and Jute conquest of much of the Briton's post Roman kingdoms either en masse or by aristocracy change. Seventeen essays by everyone from Barbara Yorke to John Blair to David Dumville to Thomas Charles-Edwards, Martin Welch, so many more leading up to and including the unmentioned "Age of Arthur". Here in Very Good+ clean condition. hard book to find particularly so clean and NOT a library copy. One small private book plate on first free endpaper and only a hint of shelf wear else re... View more info

The First Crusade Hardcover

By: Steven Runciman

Price: $34.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 212

Condition: Very Good+


Handsome Very Good+ Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket Color and B/W filled Plates maps weapons, armor. Excellent history and study great illustrations and photos of castles still there Great book Knight Templar s. Clean. NOT a library NOT clipped.just a hint shelf wear to Jacket.. NO Writing, tight binding. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian Books Since 1977 Before packing we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect their jackets. No awful stickers either First Edition. View more info

Sulamith Wulfing Knights And Chivalry Hardcover

By: Sulamith Wulfing

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Amersterdam, VOC: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 656


Fine First Edition Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket 50 pp. Full Color Full Page Paintings Of Faerie. This German woman painter captured an aspect of the Faerie world like no other. here are perhaps her closest to the knights and ladies of Camelot but it is the Elvish Fairy spirit she is master of. While her work might be more whimsical than Tolkien would choose it does capture a 'Grace' that would seen on Tom Bombodil's lady Fine collectible condition book and jacket. NOT a library copy. English language Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Shankara's Crest-Jewel of Discrimination

By: Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hollywood, California, Vedanta Press: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66884

Condition: Good


Good First Edition Little Yellow Hardcover Small 12mo 149 pp. Published First Edition in English Language. Hollywood California 1947 Brilliant path. Many underlines. Good shape only two pieces of tape on cover and underlines throughout text. Complete Good working copy."Realize this Atman within the shrine of your heart" We wrap with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Norwegian Runes and Runic Inscriptions

By: Terje Spurkland

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: November 3, 2005

Seller ID: 874716820

ISBN: 1843831864

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Decorative Hardcover Clean 206 pp. B/W Illus. Photos Runic Stones. From Practical Writing to Magical all aspects of the Runes are explored in this well illustrated study. The Runes of Norway are the focus but all are explored as well. Some photo here little seen with translation. First written in Norwegian this is the First English language translation. Handsome Collectible clean condition. NOT a library copy. Unmarked Appears exactly as it was published.Great for study or one's Norse library. Fine gift for lover of the "Vikings" show. Three Geese in Flight Books selli... View more info

Alison Adams Edited and Translated

By: The Romance Of Yder

Price: $59.00

Publisher: England, D.S. Brewer: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6630

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket Handsome Brown Cloth 259 pp. NO Writing NO Underlines NO plates. NOT a library copy The original pink dust jacket which is not on the reprint glossy books, and hard to find. The cover would be fine like the book but it has sunning on cover where a book was on it. Completely intact. Handsome copy without any markings. Norman French Arthurian romance with Celtic influences and action packed Diplomatic French text and modern English prose translation of facing page. Notes, introduction, bibliography. text. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian and Celtic Mytho... View more info

The Huns and the Vandals The Barbarian Invasions Of The Roman Empire Fine Folio Hardcover

By: Thomas Hodgkin Introduced Peter Heather

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5303

Condition: Fine


Fine Condition hardcover Clean Pages NOT a library copy. First Folio 420 pp.Edition Color Frontis. Beautiful colored and gilt spine. If your interested in the period after the Roman empire and before Medieval kings here is the Huns, vandals, and Britons that produced Arthur. Fine collectible condition. Three Geese In Flight Celtic, Norse and Arthurian books wrapped well since 1977 First Edition. View more info