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The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History Two Volume. Hardcover Set Book 1 & 2

By: C.W. Previte-Orton

Price: $55.00

Publisher: England, Cambridge University Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006129

ISBN: 0521059933

Condition: Fine


Two Fine Clean Collectible Condition First English Edition.Hardcovers with Near Fine Mylar Protected Price clipped Dust Jackets England: Cambridge University Press , 1952. 8vo. Illustrated each volume is over 600 pages! NO Jacket chips. The section on English Knight Templars is fabulous useful 2 Vols. Complete two vol. medieval library. Great condition. Clean pages. NOT library copies.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting: Book Illumination in the British Isles 600-800

By: Carl Adam Johan Nordenfalk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716840

ISBN: 0807608254

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine First Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Intact Stated "First Edition" The Color Plates from the Book of Kells, and Book of Mulling, Gospels of Saint Chad and the others is far brighter and crisper than the later reprints. Fine Hardcoer 126 Clean tight pages Dust Jacket No chips, a few small tears, else great. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped to protect dust jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Caiphas As A Palm-Sunday Prophet Original Excerpted Essay Anniversary Papers by Colleagues and Pupils of George Lyman Kittredge.

By: Carleton Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Boston Ginn and company,: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5300

Condition: Very Good


Essay Caiphas As A Palm-Sunday Prophet Excerpted from Anniversary Papers by Colleagues and Pupils of George Lyman Kittredge. 105-116 pp. Clean very good clean free of writing or underlines First Edition. View more info

Quest for the True Cross

By: Carsten Peter Thiede

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2000

Seller ID: SKU1000132

ISBN: 0297842285

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust jacket Clean pages. 205 pp. Since Helena the mother of Constantine through King Arthur himself the quest for the true cross goes on. In this book the author claims it is still in Rome where it has been well known. Great condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Pendragon

By: Catherine Christian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Alfred A.Knopf: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 66772

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover and Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Price intact 461 pp. Clean pages NO writing NOT a library copy. One of the best of the Arthurian historical oriented novels really well written. Map endpapers Outstanding Celtic Arthur's companions on Mylar protected dust jacket.Collectible condition. See our photos Three Geese in Flight Arthurian literature with passion since 1977 Dust jacket present. 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 Ce... View more info

The English Folk-Play

By: Chambers E.K.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Univ.Press: 1933

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 005280

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover. Oxford Univ.Press,1933.First English Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good Clean condition. . Classic study and text of Medieval mystery and folk plays."Ampleforth Play" The Sword Dance""The Morris Dance"'Jack of Lent" More Clean pages Original collectible First Edition. Spine a bit sun faded else pages clean, one old unobtrusive 1933 library patch on lower spine plus one small set of numbers of table of content else clean. No wr... View more info

The Middle High German poem of Willehalm

By: Charles E Passage

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick Ungar: 1977

Seller ID: 874716897

ISBN: 0804421838

Condition: Fine


Collectible Condition Fine Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust jacket Clean 404 Pages. NOT a library copy.Translated into readable prose which makes Wolfram's almost conversational style easier to read. Interesting theory that this 'Willehalm' or William of Orange was related to the Jewish Prince of 'Septimania'. handsome copy Dust jacket present. View more info

Strongholds Of The Realm Defences In Britain Hardcover

By: Charles Kightly Peter Cheze Brown

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, Thames and Hudson: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015135

Condition: Fine


England: Thames and Hudson, 1979. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover with Dust Jacket in Fine Mylar jacket. Clean 208 pages. British First Edition Excellent look at Neolithic and Celtic Hill forts of Britain as well as Roman Saxon Forts and Medieval Castles. Color and b/w photos and serious text on early defense. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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... View more info

Perceval; or, The Story of the Grail

By: Chretien de Troyes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Ga, University Of Georgia Press: 1985-10

Seller ID: 015370

ISBN: 0820308129

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: University of Georgia Press, 1983. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 4th Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Red Trade Paperback Excellent condition clean pages Text, intro, notes. This quest is before you. View more info

Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart (Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies ; No. 97)

By: Chretien de Troyes, Deborah Webster Roberts (Translator), W.T.H. Jackson (Introduction)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Ny, U.s.a., Columbia Univ Pr: 1984

Seller ID: 013534

ISBN: 0231058632

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Trade Paperback Clean 122 pp NOT a library copy. NO writing NO signatures of owners U. S. A.: Columbia University Press, 1984. 8vo. Trade Paperback Clean Condition.Wonderful translation of Chretien's poem about Lancelot and Guinevere into modern prose for ease of storytelling. Puts you into the story without verse's slowing filter yet still feels like you are hearing the tale in a castle.Text, Intro.notes. Arthurian books wrapped well with Five Star customer se... View more info

Yvain, the Knight of the Lion

By: Chretien de Troyes, Professor Burton Raffel (Translator), Joseph J. Duggan (Afterword)

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1987-09-10

Seller ID: 90035

ISBN: 0300038372

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Condition First American Edition Hardcover No Dust Jacket was ever issued in First Edition. U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1987. Clean free of markings.228 pp. NOT a Institution copy. Chretien de Troyes. Pristine collectible condition..Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight offering Arthurian books wrapped in brown paper before packing First Edition. View more info

Journey to Avalon: The Final Discovery of King Arthur

By: Chris (Introduction by), and Pykitt, David (Introduction by) Barber

Price: $23.00

Publisher: York Beach, Maine, U.s.a., Redwheel / Weiser: 2008-01

Seller ID: 015678

ISBN: 157863024X

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. Trade Paperback 354 pp.No writing in text and NOT a library book.Some light creasing on rear cover Illus. by B /w Illustrations. First American Edition. 8vo Clean pages, A little light shelf wear Very enjoyable Arthurian reading from a Welsh perspective which is surely the right language. NOT a library book.Three Geese in Flight Arthurian books since 1977 wrapped well.. First Edition. View more info

Arthurian Caerleon Plus Typed Signed Letter from David Pykett, Co-Author Chris Barber

By: Chris Barber

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Blorenge Bks: 1996

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6525

ISBN: 1872730108

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean B/W Illustrated 44 pp. Study of Arthurian Caerleon Plus Arthurian Signed Ephemera, One of the Most Significant Site Mentioned in Arthurian Literature which has some pretty compelling landscape and artifact associations with Camelot. Here clean free of markings and includes a tipped in signed letter from Chris Barber's co author, David Pykett on "Journey to Avalon" Illustrated cover NOT a library copy. First Edition. View more info

Vassar Mediaeval Studies "Polynesian Analogues to the Celtic Otherworld and Fairy Mistress Themes" by Martha Warren Beckwith Arthur in Avalon and the Banshee Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis

By: Christabel Forsyth Fiske Edited By

Price: $68.00

Publisher: U.S.A., 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 90050

Condition: Good-


Good- Original Hardcover. Ex-library Good- Condition only butthe Original Hardcover 493 pp. Good working copy Gilt spine and cover titles bright..Among the Sixteen different Medieval academic essays are "Arthur in Avalon and the Banshee" by Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis A study of Irish and Welsh Fairy elements in Arthur's sojourn to Avalon and also equally stimulating is "Polynesian Analogues to the Celtic Otherworld and Fairy Mistress Themes" by Martha W... View more info

The Creation of the First Arthurian Romance: A Quest

By: Claude Luttrell

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., Edward Arnold: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6666

ISBN: 0713157240

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition Near Fine Clean Hardcover Very Good Plus Dust Jacket Intact Jacket.Small little Closed tear at bottom of front jacket cover else great. with typical high acid paper page yellowing. NO Writing NOT a library copy. Important 284 pp. study that seeks to find Chretien de Troyes French Medieval origin,for Erec et Enide and perhaps Knight Templar poet's influence rather than a championed Celtic source. Important book and here in as good as seen, Three Geese In Fl... View more info

The Life Of Sir Aglovale De Galis

By: Clemence Housman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakland, Ca, Impressions: July 30, 2000

Seller ID: 015064

ISBN: 1928999085

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Green Knight Publishing. First Thus 2000. Trade Paperback 319 pp. Like New inside and out.Clean pages,tight binding, Crisp collectible unread condition. Beautiful cover painting of a Medieval knight in a winter wood. Fine series of out of print Arthurian novels reprinted in a uniform collectible size with wonderful painted covers and introductions. Reprinted from the 1905 Edition by the Green Knight Publishing. Alas this series in no more..Malory lik... View more info

Menestrellorum Multitudo: Minstrels at a Royal Feast

By: Constance Bullock-Davies

Price: $68.00

Publisher: University Of Wales Press: 1978

Seller ID: 007516

ISBN: 070830656X

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket.Wales: University of Wales, 1978.188 pp. Book. Fine.Clean Hardcover. First Welsh Edition. 8vo .Much about Robert Bruce and the death of John Comyn of Scotland by this fine scholar. A window into Medieval Bardic Castle life. A primary source work for Medieval feasts at a castle in the time of King Edward of England and Robert the Bruce of Scotland. Great Fine hardcover shape. The jacket would be "Fine" too as except for the... View more info

Religious Poetry in Late Medieval Wales The Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies Volume XXX Part I and II November 1982

By: D. Ellis Evans Edited E.I. Rowlands, J.W.James, P.A. Rahtz, Gareth O. Watts

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Wales, Univ of Wales, 1982: 1982

Edition: 1st. Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 007648

Condition: Very Good


Wales: Univ of Wales, 1982, 1982. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st. Welsh Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Complete Issue Bulletin of Celtic Studies.Volume XXX Part 1 and 2 November 1982 Very Good clean shape Complete 195 pp. Issue Within is a 20 pp. essay of late Medieval Religious poetry by E. Rowlands Also' Welsh conjunctive pronouns'. Also Arthurian era essay by P.A. Rahtz, 'Celtic Society in Somerset A.D.400-700 " 8 pp" The Roman Wheel ... View more info

Gottfried von Strassburg and the Medieval Tristan Legend: Papers from an Anglo- North American Symposium (Arthurian Studies)

By: D.S.Brewer

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Suffolk, England, D.S.Brewer: September 6, 1990

Seller ID: 015193

ISBN: 0859912949

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover. Near Fine Price Clipped Dust Book Jacket NO Chips A little sun fading on Rare Pink Dust Jacket Else Fine. First Edition First Printing England: Boydell & Brewer, 1990. 8vo tall. Great Arthurian essays such as 'Medieval German Dwarfs' Anthology of 18 Arthurian essays on German Tristan literature. One essay on the 'Celtic Material Re-Examined.' 284 pp. Dwarfs" More Tristan.NOT a library copy. Arthurian literature since 1977 Dust jacket present. Fi... View more info

Early Medieval Ireland: 400-1200 (Longman History of Ireland)

By: Daibhi O Croinin

Price: $94.00

Publisher: Longman Group United Kingdom: 1995

Seller ID: 016429

ISBN: 0582015669

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover And Near Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Not Price Clipped. NOT a library copy. First Edition.London: Longman, 1995. Book. Fine. 379 pp.Comprehensive use of source material and early Irish law. Sees Irish Ogam as mostly Pagan without Christian influence. Hard to find in hardcover. Fine black cloth. Silver spine titles. Dust jacket has an inch repaired tear on the lower back of the jacket but NO chips. Otherwise "Fine" Three Geese in Flight since... View more info

The tale of Balain, from the Romance of the Grail,: A 13th century French prose romance (Northwestern University Press medieval French texts)

By: David E. Campbell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Evanston, Northwestern University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 955

ISBN: 0810103850

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+.Hardcover Northwestern University Press, 1972. First.U.S.Edition. 8vo tall. Hardcover in Very Good clean shape.Part of the "Continuation of Merlin" This 13th century French Grail text is translated into modern English. 121pp.b/w Illustration. First Edition. View more info

Lost Cities of Atlantis, Ancient Europe & the Mediterranean (Lost Cities Series) (Lost Cities Series)

By: David Hatcher Childress

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kempton, Illinois, U.S.A, Adventures Unlimited Press: November 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6682

ISBN: 0932813259

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean NOT a library copy First 1996 Edition 456 pp. This will take you to places you would never find on your own from Ireland to Carthage and their mysteries, also Knight Templar sites in Portugal, Spain and elsewhere. First Edition in handsome condition First Edition. View more info

Penninc & Pieter Vostaert Roman Van Walewein (Garland Library of Medieval Literature) Hardcover

By: David. Johnson

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Ny:, Routledge: May 1, 1992

Seller ID: 6644

ISBN: 0824073932

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean 575 pp. Green Hardcover. Gilt Spine and Cover Titles. Frontis. Like new. One of the most exciting Medieval Arthurian Romances. The Dutch Gawain is the hero and the ultimate Arthurian tough, loving knight. Hands down one of the best dragon fights ever. Great fantasy chasing a flying chess board to bring to Camelothere is a collectible hardcover important addition to an Arthurian and mythic library. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian and Celtic Books since 1977 wra... View more info

The Sword in Anglo-Saxon England: Its Archaeology and Literature

By: Davidson, Hilda Roderick Ellis

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, U.s.a., Boydell and Brewer, corrected edition 1994: 1994

Seller ID: SKU1000008

ISBN: 0851153550

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Unclipped. NOT a library copy. NO Underlines. Small crease in rear inner flap of dust jacket else Fine. Clean pages. NO plates NOT Clipped writing! First Revised Boydell Press Edition. Nothing better written than this great scholars history of the pattern-welded sword process. The Runic inscription etched blade and the Anglo-Saxon and Viking sword. H.R.Davidson is as inspired as she is knowledgeable. Plus Ewart Oakeshott crisp drawings and... 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

Ywain The Knight of the Lion

By: de Troyes Chretien; C. Carroll

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Long Grove, Illinois, U.s.a., Waveland Press: November 1992

Seller ID: 66854

ISBN: 0881337161

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Trade Paperback Clean 111 pages. NO writing in text NOT a library copy. No real flaws just slight malaise just for being read. Translated from Medieval French Verse into English prose makes this wonderful Arthurian Romance of the Goddess of the Well and Yvain or "Owain" Knight of the Lion come alive. Arthurian books wrapped in paper before packing since 1977 View more info

Scottish Gaelic Studies Vol.XI. PART. I December 1966 The Convention Of Druim Cett John Bannerman

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

Price: $29.00

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. 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 "... 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 C... View more info