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The Legend of Pope Joan: In Search of the Truth

By: Peter Stanford

Price: $27.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt And Co: 1999

Seller ID: 012499

ISBN: 0805039104

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Fine Collectible Dust Jacket. Not price clipped NOT a library copy First American Edition. 8vo.The legend of the medieval woman Pope. Very interesting in how comprehensive and convincing and sheds light on Pre-Christian Roman culture and it's influence in the Catholic church and it's attire. Excellent collectible condition inside and out. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Welsh Society Selected Essays "Bardsey, a Study in Monastic Origins" Original Hardcover

By: Pierce, T. Jones & Smith, J, Beverley (ed.)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wales, University Of Wales Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6643

Condition: Good+


Original Dark Green Good+ Hardcover Near Very Good dust Jacket NO Chips. Book a library copy but no pocket No writing in book. No Underlines. Missing f(perhaps) first blank preliminary. No underlines. Amazing collection of essays 452 pp.But "Bardsey, a Study in Monastic Origins" is worth the book alone. Also "The Age of the Princes" How about this title? "The Laws of Wales, the Kindred and the Bloodfeud" Fourteen more. Tight, no writing, no chips ... View more info

The Horse of Pride: Life in a Breton Village

By: Pierre-Jakez Helias

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale Univ Pr: 1978

Seller ID: 006960

ISBN: 0300020368

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Clean Hardcover with Very Good Mylar protected price clipped Dust Jacket. Clean Pages NOT a library copy. Yale University Press, 1978. Illus. by B/W Photos. 351 pp. The Celtic land of Brittany or Armorica is one of the oldest places on earth.Some of It's megaliths might predate the Pyramids, and it's relation to King Arthur and Merlin remains in the forest of Brocelande.Here people live between the Carnac megaliths, this is life in Brittany from the inside.G... View more info

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The Crosses And Culture Of Ireland

By: Porter, Arthur Kingsley

Price: $165.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1931

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 874716932

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine First Edition Clean 143 pp. 275 B/W Photographs. NO Writing NO Signatures Brilliant Study of the Celtic Christian Iconography of the High Crosses. Bold in his defence of Irish Celtic culture and it's pre-Christian influence in it's art and critical of the demise of vibrancy and Spiritual dynamism when the Roman Church ousted the Native culture from its primacy.The Syrian and Hebrew influence on the early Irish church art is explored as well. Outstanding sharp p... View more info

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Ulster Journal Of Archaeology Third Series Volume 22 1959 A Newly Discovered Statue At The Church On White Island, County Fermanagh

By: Professor E.E. Evans

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belfast, Ulster Archaeological Society: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66821

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean 138 pp.Ten B/W Plate Pages. Original Ulster Journal Of Archaeology Third Series Volume 22 1959 NOT a library copy. Fine photos of White Island Saints and Warriors Figures (See our photo) Includes Donegal Coin-Hoard, Socketed Axes of Breton Type,Clea Lakes Crannog, Castle Archdale Fermanagh. Much more many photos. Excellent clean tight condition. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies wrapped in brown paper first to protect cover since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Danes In England The Raleigh Lecture On History. British Academy

By: Professor F.M. Stenton

Price: $29.00

Publisher: England, Published by Oxford University Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66736

Condition: Good+


Original 1927 Edition 46 pp Clean Pages Tight binding Chips on edges of the grey card stock binding NOT a library copy NO writing. Serious study of charters and Danelaw England. Saxon, Norse and Norman Three Geese in Flight Old school bookstore since 1977 NO stickers on books! wrapped with respect First Edition. View more info

Mezuzah - A Comprehensive Guide: Sefer Zichron Shoshana

By: Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2014

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6689

ISBN: 1496037405

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Condition Trade Paperback 245 pp. First English Language Edition NOT an institution copy. No stickers, or writing. This is the text on the use and spiritual necessities in the lettering techniques and meaning. A primary document written by a rabbi for the placement and Kosher application. 245 pages worth. Written and dedicated to a young jewish woman and teacher who was killed by a bomb in Jerusalem eating pizza. The book has the heart and gift of ... View more info

Journal Of The International Arthurian Society 2017 Volume 5 Issue 1

By: Raluca Radulescu Editor-In-Chief Juan Miguel Zarandona, Lino Leonardi, Yuro Fuwa, Juliette Wood, Anastasija Ropa

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Great Britain, The International Arthurian Society: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6694

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Pristine 171 pp. No Finer Prouder, Older Academic Institution for lovers of all thing Arthurian than the The International Arthurian Society. Here is this Issue 1 Volume 5 are essays from the always great Juliette Wood "Jessie Weston and the Ancient Mystery of Arthurian Romance" to Anastasija Ropa "Between the Carnal and the Spiritual : The Parsifal of T.W. Rolleston" with color illus Willy Pogany. Another on "Contemporary Iberi... View more info

History Of Ireland Civil and Ecclesiastical From the Earliest Times Till The Death of Henry II Original 1863 Hardcover

By: Rev. D. Falloon Edited Rev. John Irwin

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell: 1863

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 006775

Condition: Good


Original Good Antique 399 pp. History of Ireland Hardcover.Montreal: John Lovell, 1863. Book. First Canadian Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Original 1863 Hardcover Good. Pages Clean Free of Underlines First 1863 Canadian Edition. fades to covers and spine frays with a little bit of loss to top edge of spine. Binding solid. Book Plate of The Montreal Fraser Institute. NO Spine Numbers. NO underlines.No Pocket NO writing in text History of ancient and ... View more info

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Medieval Ties Between Italy and Ireland Hardcover

By: Rev.Martin Harney

Price: $34.00

Publisher: U.S.A, St.Paul Editions: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010472

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: St.Paul Editions, 1963. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Mylared dust jacket. Concise study of the Irish Saints in Northern Italy in the early Middle Ages. b/w illus. Great collectible condition inside and out.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Text Of The Bruts From The Red Book Of Hergest Volume 2

By: Rhys. John and Evans. J Gwenogvryn ( Editors )

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Oxford, J.G. Evans: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6534

Condition: Very Good+


Large Dark Green Very Good+ 444 pp. Five Handsome Plates First Limited Numbered Edition of 500 Copes This being hand numbered "257" With Deckled Edged Paper frontis with tissue,Facsimile page with title page in bright red and black inks,Welsh diplomatic text English introduction.Here we have the Welsh variant of the Arthurian Geoffrey of Monmouth, the Brut Brenhinedd and the progression into Brut "Tywysogion" and "Brut Saxonum".the struggle of th... View more info

Arthurian Literature I An Edition of the Vera Historia de Morte Arthuri

By: Richard Barber Edited Constance Bullock-Davies, Michael Lapidhe, Derek Brewer, Karl Heinz Goller

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Great Britain, D. S. Brewer,: 1981

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6669

Condition: Fine


Fine True 1981 First Edition Hardcover Clean 173 pp. NO Markings NOT a library copy Not the later glossy edition. No jacket included. Among the five fine Arthurian essays is one on the Arthuriad of Charles Williams, 'From Logres to Carbonek' and two on the little known "Vera Historia de Morte Arthuri" One the actual text with translation. Besides the exciting account of Arthur's battle with Modred is the position of Avalon being in Gwynedd and an account of Welsh... View more info

Graal et littératures d'aujourd'hui

By: Robert Baudry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terre De Brume Editions: 1998-01

Seller ID: 007600

ISBN: 284362035X

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+. Clean Trade Paperback First French Edition. 4to Very Good+. First French Edition.408pp.Fascinating study of the "Grail" in modern French Fantasy and Arthurian literature. French text. Beautiful Pre-Raphaelite cover..NOT a library copy. Arthurian books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Life in the Middle Ages

By: Robert Delort Robert Allen

Price: $55.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Greenwich House: 1988-12-12

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016098

ISBN: 051740771X

Condition: Very Good


Huge Collectible Very Good+ Hardcover And Very Good+ Dust Jacket Fully Intact Price NOT a library copy Clean 345 pp. Filled With Text and Color and B/W Illustrations. From the Dust Jacket Cover photo of a statue of a knight and his lady U.S.A.Greenwich House, First Edition 1973. Focus on Medieval Castle architecture ,Tables Clothing Churches and farm building at monasteries and castles, food and feasts, clothing and jewelry. Great condition NOT a library copy. Three Gee... View more info

The Poems of Robert Henryson

By: Robert Henryson

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: March 26, 1987

Seller ID: 874716913

ISBN: 0198123248

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Trade Paperback Clean 296 Pages NOT a library copy Wrapping with care since 1977 View more info

Merlin Hardcover First Edition

By: Robert Nye

Price: $39.00

Publisher: N.Y., Putnam: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 572

Condition: Fine


Fine First American Edition Fine Dust Jacket. Clean pages. Unclipped jacket 215 pp. Not a library copy. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect the jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Mediaeval Lore From Bartholomew Anglicus By Robert Steele With Preface By William Morris

By: Robert Steele Preface William Morris

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Alexander Moring The De La More Press: 1905

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6587

Condition: Good+


Original 1905 De La More Press With William Morris Preface Of this Medieval Knowledge Book Frontis Engraving of Divine Science Gray Chiswick Press like binding with tan spine and bands,. Clean pages. One inch chip in spine surface and part of paper titling. Else very good, tight and clean 195 pp.. Handsome The King's Classics preliminary logo. NOT a library copy. End Papers clean as well. Another wonder touched by the hand of William Morris. Three Geese In Flight The Myt... View more info

The Road To Judgment From Custom To Court In Medieval Ireland And Wales Hardcover

By: Robin Chapman Stacey

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U. S. A., University of Pennsylvania Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015995

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Condition Hardcover And Fine Dust Jacket In Collectible Condition. NOT price clipped NOT a library book. Clean free of marks. Serious academic study of Celtic legal obligations and contracts. The Bardic legal system in Ireland and Wales. The author here basically offers a course in Medieval Celtic Contract Law. Quite an achievement. Similarities... View more info

Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches

By: Roger Rosewell

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell Press: 2008

Seller ID: 66853

ISBN: 1843833689

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket 380 pp. Color Photos Clean Pages NOT a Library Copy Comprehensive Illustrated study to the little known and even lesser seen English and Welsh Medieval Church Wall Paintings. A whole world of Medieval art and religious philosophy and even angel lore and Folk lore are displayed and discussed Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Breton Lays in Middle English.

By: Rumble, Thomas C. (Edited)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Detroit Wayne State University: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 874716916

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket First American Edition 269 pp. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Price clipped and one very small chip on top of front cover and light handling else Very Good and the Hardcover is "Fine" Here are well known Breton Lays and ever lesser known ones but the Arthurian Fairy story "Sir Launfal" is here as are seven others is diplomatic Middle English editions with notes and even Facsimile pages. Nice copy. A treasure this almo... View more info

Celtic Art From Its Beginnings To The Book Of Kells Hardcover First Edition

By: Ruth And Vincent Megaw

Price: $69.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Thames And Hudson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5259

Condition: Near Fine


Handsome Collectible Condition First Edition 288 pp. 452 Illustrations 24 Color New Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library copy No writing No plates No signatures Clan tight. Very little of "Celtic Art" are entwined knots. With the new understanding of "Celtic" as being so much more, and deeper than Indo European one must go back to where the Mythological touches the Archeological,Here we see many little seen pieces in bright c... View more info

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... 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 ... 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 pres... 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 ... 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 Viz... View more info

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Die Sagen Von Merlin Mit Der Prophetia Merlini Und Vita Merlini

By: San Marte Albert Schultz Edited Gottfried Von Monmouth (Geoffrey of Monmouth)

Price: $190.00

Publisher: Germany, Halle: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 687

Condition: Very Good


Handsome Quarter Moroccan leather and Marble Boards Life Of Merlin Very Good Hardcover. First Edition First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1853 First Edition Hardcover Five raised spine bands. Light rubbing on red leather. Much foxing on title page. Tight Binding. NO writing in text. Tight binding . Swansea library book numbers just visible on spine. NO library pocket or markings in book. NO Numbers in book. In German with Welsh, Latin and some En... 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