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Studies in Early British History

By: N. K. Chadwick, Nora K. Chadwick, Kenneth Jackson, Rachel Bromwich, Peter Hunter Blair, Own Chadwick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1954-12-01

Seller ID: 11032

ISBN: 0521046033

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Very Good Mylar protected Dust Jacket Second Edition of this brilliant study of Fifth and Sixth century Celtic Britain in what is controversially called "The Age of Arthur" All the greats of the previous generation are here.Jacket has NO chips Price cut, several closed tears NOT a library copy Private book plate. Some pencil check marks and a few underlines and annotations (Erasable) 281 pp. A study on Vortigern by the Chadwicks. Kenneth Jackson on British into Welsh...So much. Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthurian studies since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

King Arthur - Myth Making and History

By: N.j. Higham

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 2002

Seller ID: 013167

ISBN: 0415213053

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket First English Edition Routledge, 2002.NOT a library copy.303pp. Burn Jones D/J cover Illustration. Arthurian circular criticism Three Geese in Flight Arthurian Books since 1977 Wrapping first in brown paper to protect Dust Jacket in shipping. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth V The Gesta Regum Britannie (Historia Regum Britannie)

By: Neil Wright

Price: $89.00

Publisher: England, D.S.Brewer: December 30, 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 66704

ISBN: 0859912140

Condition: Fine


Fine Red Hardcover Collectible condition Clean Free of Writing NOT an Institution copy. 340 pp. A Medieval Breton Variant of Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of Britain. Merlin and his work., Arthur is particularly hostile to Rome Great Arthurian reading and academic tool Latin diplomatic text left page English prose facing. Important little known work out of a Breton monastery. So little survives of Breton camelot but the mist that hangs over it sings its mysteries. Three Gees In Flight Arthurian wonder since 1977 with books wrapped first in brown paper . View more info

The Florentine Fior Di Virtu of 1491 Translated Into English by Nicholas Fersin

By: Nicholas Fersin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Library of Congress: 1953

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006504

Condition: Very Good


Very Good- Hardcover Internally Clean NOT a library copy The cover is very soiled but the spine is clean and the facsimile interior is clean and tight free of writing U. S. A.: Library of Congress, 1953. Book. Illus. by Facsimiles of the Original Woodcuts. First American Edition. 8vo Hardcover United States Library Of Congress Facsimile.. Beautiful English translation of late Medieval treaty on love and virtue, Ovid, Cato. Exquisite woodcuts recreated in facsimile with King Solomon Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Poetry and Letters in Early Christian Gaul Original Hardcover

By: Nora K. Chadwick

Price: $69.00

Publisher: England, Bowes & Bowes: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Good+


Good+ Hardcover Clean pages No Underlines. Library numbers on spine but pocket removed and no plates. Good solid working copy of a very hard to find Nora Chadwick. If your interested in Celtic Post Roman Celtic Christian Gaul and Britain this contains source material you never ever see. Sulpicius Severus The era of the 'King Arthur' of history is brought closer into focus. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps our books first in brown paper. First Edition. View more info

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The Colonization Of Brittany From Celtic Britain

By: Nora K. Chadwick

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Oxford University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 663

Condition: Very Good+


Clean Pages Very Good+ Nora Chadwick Study of Celtic Brittany from the Veneti Naval War with Caesar to the Migration of the Brythons. 236 pp- 299 pp.Here are unique ideas about the Irish Saints in Dyfed migrating to Brittany and Welsh Royal Saints on Bretona in Celtic Christian Spain. Broceliande is here as well a place where Fairy Forests meet wonder working Breton Celtic Saints. Excellent clean, tight condition NOT a library copy. NO plates. Since 1977 we wrap our Celtic studies first in brown paper to protect your cover. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur

By: Norma Lorre Goodrich

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: 1986

Seller ID: 007054

ISBN: 0531097013

Condition: Very Good


Very Good+ Hardcover and Very Good+ Price Clipped Dust Jacket New York: Franklin Watts, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.406 pp. Medieval scholar's work on the 'history' of the Arthurian legend is always challenging and exciting. NOT a library book.NO jacket chips NO writing in book Unique take on Arthur's identity. Clean pages tight binding and no writing and no stickers. We wrap since 1977 first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The History Of The Franks By Gregory Of Tours Volume II Text Original 1927 Hardcover

By: O.M. Dalton Translated with an Introduction Gregory Of Tours

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford At The Clarendon Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5210

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent condition Red Hardcover Vol.2 Text 660 pp. Fold out Map Clean Near Fine NOT a library copy Here are the Early Medieval wars of the Franks, Bretons, and Visigoths, and Saxons and the Merovingian dynasty. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect your cover First Edition. View more info

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Ogham Stone A Bilingual Inscription at Nevern Pembrokeshire (Photograph of a Rubbing)

By: Ogham Stone Rubbing

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Kuno Meyer Festschrift: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66895

Condition: Fine


Ogham Stone Photograph Of a Rubbing from a Standing Stone in Nevern Pembrokeshire. The Printed Photo Print is from the C.1920s Kuno Meyer Festschrift. About One Foot by Two Foot Framed in Plexiglass Clean Great Condition Highly Uncommon. Powerful looks great. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 View more info

Celtic Christianity in Early Medieval Wales: The Origins Of The Welsh Spiritual Tradition Hardcover

By: Oliver Davies

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 1996

Edition: First Welsh Editon

Seller ID: 015598

Condition: Good+


Wales: University of Wales Press, 1996. Book. Good+. Hardcover. First Welsh Editon. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. First Welsh Edition Brown Hardcover No Dust jacket Was Ever Issued By the Publisher Clean pages. NOT a library book. Good+ Some cover soiling and fading. Tight binding Inside clean. No writing. Uncommon in hardcover. One of the best Spiritual books on early Welsh Celtic Christian tradition. Academic, but passionate and inspired. Cover wear inside pristine.Since 1977 we wrap first in brown craft paper to respect the book and you. First Edition. View more info

A Medieval Cornish Miscellany

By: Oliver J. Padel W. M. M. Picken

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co.: 2000

Seller ID: 307

ISBN: 1860770983

Condition: Fine


Near Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Uncut Dust Jacket. Clean Handsome 136 pp. No writing in text NOT a library copy.. Small signature on end paper and very slight residue of paper. Else tight and free of underlines and notes. Fifteen essays on Medieval Cornwall Charters, Place Name meanings, Cornish Tax accounts by W.M.M.Picken. "10th Century Gloss in Bodmin Gospels" "Light on Lammana" "Tremail and Turgoil in Domesday Book" Also Cornish Saints and their genealogy. Also one on a discussion of the location of Arthur's Hall from Culhwch and Olwen."Callington and Kelliwic... View more info

Map of Roman Britain Ordnance Survey Fold Out Map and Book

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, England: Director General of the Ordnance Survey, 1956: 1956

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 008308

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Ordnance Survey, 1956 Fold Out Map and 25 pp Book. Very Good+ Clean. Paperback. Third Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Tall Stiff Wrappers. NOT A Library copy Third Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Great Roman Britain Ordinance survey map in a handsome card cover folder and historical history book.Very useful for the traveler looking for Roman Bath or 'Arthur' or the 'Brigantes' Handsome wonderful large map View more info

Kings and Vikings Scandinavia and Europe AD 700 -1100 Hardcover

By: P.H. Sawyer

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Inc: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 577

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust jacket Clean no writing inside 180 pp. B/W Plates. Unique Viking book as it studies the origins and evolution of the Viking peoples. Also the interaction of the Muslim world with the Vikings. Great deep book. Like new and collectible. Since 1977 we wap our books with brown paper to protect.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Heroic Age Numerous Internet Essays in 2005 Clean Study Copy

By: P.J.C. Field, Martin Grimmer, Kurt Hunter-Mann, Kent G.Hare, Deanna Forsman

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U. S. A., The Heroic Age: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014926

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: The Heroic Age, 2005. Book. Fine. Hardcover type Binder. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Huge Anthology of Early Medieval essays from the brilliant "The Heroic Age" on the Age of the Historical Arthur,Gildas, Beowulf,Ambrosius, The Gododdin, all the usual suspects. About 250-300 pp and perhaps a dozen essays are bound in hard black spiral bound loose leaf. Excellent condition. Someone went to a lot of ink to download these Early Medieval Arthurian essays a downloaded internet and bind in a folder. One copy..[removed][removed] First Edition. View more info

The Star And The Sword Hardcover (Jewish Tale Of Robin Hood)

By: Pamela Melnikoff

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1968

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 013891

Condition: Near Very Good


Near Very Good Hardcover and Very good Dust Jacket New York: Crown Publishers, 1968. Ex-Library. Illus. by Hans Schwarz. . First American Edition.Wonderful Young Adult Novel Set in Medieval Yorkshire amidst the Jewish community. Oh yeah Robin Hood is a friend to the Jews and he unlike king John is no anti-Semite. B/W drawings much like Victor Ambrose. Beautiful color cover nice b/w drawings too. This is a Ex- library book but the jacket has NO markings of numbers of any kind and is very good condition. The book does has a pocket and some numbers , not too bad and the dust jacket is very good ... View more info

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Brut Y Brenhinedd Cotton Cleopatra Version

By: Parry, John Jay (Editor and Trans.)

Price: $140.00

Publisher: U.S.A, The Mediaeval Academy of America: 1937

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6548

Condition: Very Good-


Original 1937 First Edition Large Green Quarto Hardcover 243 pp. + 6 Facsimile plates. Clean Endpapers and clean pages of text. Rough darkened over spine numbers.. NO pocket NO Numbers only library marking on bottom leading edge of paper.. Else binding tight. Pages free of writing. Welsh one side English facing. English intro by this great Welsh American Medievalist John Jay Parry. Here is Arthur, Merlin and Uther. Geoffrey of Monmouth translated from Latin into Welsh and here into English. Here is a tight working copy. We also offer a collectible condition copy also listed. First Edition. View more info

Sacred Time in Early Christian Ireland Hardcover First Edition

By: Patricia M. Rumsey

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, T. & T. Clark Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017054

ISBN: 0567032051

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Book. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean 258 pp. Hardcover First Edition Decorative Cloth. NOT a library copy. No dust jacket was ever issued by the publisher Excellent Penetrating insight into the two competing philosophies of the Celtic Church, one "Celtic" the other "Roman". Brilliant book with many translations from Latin and Irish and for book lovers a feast of a bibliography of the early Celtic Church.Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect cover . First Edition. View more info

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Celtic Knot Ceramic Print Block 8" x 15" Hand Illuminated

By: Patrick Gallagher Celtic Artist and Sculpture

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Patrick Gallagher: 1987

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 66902


Celtic Knot Ceramic Print Block 8" x 15" One Inch Deep Hand Cast by Famed Irish American Artist Patrick Gallagher in 1987 Hand Illuminated in 1999.by Ryan Taliesin Wenger. Excellent Condition. One of a kind. Can be hung embedded bracket in rear or perhaps inked for print making! Heavy. View more info

Albion A Novel of Arthurian Britain

By: Patrick McCormack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Robinson: September 25, 1997

Seller ID: 013633

ISBN: 1854874128

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Clean Paperback England: Robinson, 2000. Second English Edition Well written Welsh historical oriented Arthurian novel set in the historical post Roman early Sixth century. Well written, not sappy.Clean 466 pp.Tight Trade Paperback Clean pages .NOT a library copy three Geese In Flight Arthurian books are passion since 1977 with five star customer service View more info

Candle in the Darness Celtic Spirituality from Wales

By: Patrick Thomas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Llandysul, Hyperion Books: December 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11003

ISBN: 0863839746

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean 151 pp. B/W Illus. Condition NO writing NOT a library copy. A moving study of the Welsh Age of Saints in the early Celtic Medieval era. B/W drawings of Celtic Crosses in Wales Handsome in its soul. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies and Arthurian Legend since 1977 wrapped with respect First Edition. View more info

Tintagel and the Arthurian Mythos

By: Paul Broadhurst

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Easingwold, United Kingdom, Pendragon Partnership: 1999

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 90067

ISBN: 0951518399

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible Near Fine Condition SIGNED LIMITED HAND NUMBERED "520" Limited Edition.Near Fine Clean NOT a library copy a little shelf handling only Trade Paperback. Color Plates 203 pp.This makes any journey to Tintagel deeper. Illus Arthurian books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Lay of Sir Tristram

By: Paul Griffiths

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: June 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716901

ISBN: 0701135700

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket First Edition 131 pp. Clean Pages NOT a library copy. Cutting edge Arthurian fiction that is a fresh take on Tristan and Iseult but remains a classic novel of same. Collectible condition Wrapping with care since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Angels

By: Peter Lamborn. Wilson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: October 1983

Seller ID: 016699

ISBN: 039451355X

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT Price Cut NOT a library copy.New York: Pantheon Books, 1980.Stated FIRST EDITION 4to There is not another more beautifully illustrated expression of the sacred in Angel lore than this book. Peter Lamborn Wilson knew Iran when Zoroastrian Angels filled the Holy Books. Kabbalah and Sufi Nothing better Large red hardcover. Exquisite dust jacket. Clean 199 pages NOT a library copy. NO writing in text or endpapers Beautiful great gift for Christmas morning Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Camelot's Frontier Arthurian Legend in the Border Lands of Scotland and England Signed and Inscribed by Author

By: Peter McKenzie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: England, Longhurst Press: 1999

Edition: First English Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 6521

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Condition 80 pp. Color Photos. Stunning Color photos In this Journey to Cornwall, Scotland and Welsh border lands following the trail of King Arthur and Camelot. Fine collectible condition. Here signed and inscribed by the author. Uncommon small press and handsome. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian and Celtic Myth since 1977 First Edition. View more info

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Chretien De Troyes and the Troubadours Essays in Memory of the Late Leslie Topsfield

By: Peter S. Noble and Linda M. Paterson Edited

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Cambridge, St. Catherine's College: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11087

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Card Stock Covers 282 pp. NOT a library copy NO writing. Seventeen essays on Chretien de Troyes and the Mystical influence of Knight Templar inspirer Saint Bernard as well as troubadour and Occitan material. Much more i.e. Peter Noble's critical reading of the king in "Chretien's Arthur" Many more scholars essays. Tight clean slight sun fade at extreme corner of cover. See our photo. Else pristine. Uncommon and great read. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian and Celtic studies since 1977 First Edition. View more info

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 on jacket. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper to protect jacket. Dust jacket prese... 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.Great book and clean copy bright in it's mylar protected jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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 photos in this First Edition. A slight hint of shelf wear an foxing.. Tight free of any writing. Pages clean too Deep outstand... 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