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The Mystery Of King Arthur {First American Edition} (Hardcover)

By: Elizabeth Jenkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Coward McCann: 1975

Edition: First.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007980

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Mylar Protected Price Clipped Dust Jacket Clean Tight Condition. NOT a library book U.S.A.: Coward McCann, 1975.Stated First.U.S.Edition. 4to. Excellent Color illustrated 223 pp. introduction to the history of Arthurian literature and Camelot. Includes Arthurian art from the Medieval to the Pre-Raphaelite This is the Original Larger First Edition and NOT the cheaper made remainder reprint. Col & b/w nicely mylared too. Excellent all around introduction to the legends of Arthur, Guinevere Camelot, Merlin and the history. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian ... View more info

Early Christian Inscriptions of Munster A Corpus of the Inscribed Stones (Excluding Oghams) (Medieval Studies) Hardcover

By: Elizabeth Okasha; Katherine Forsyth

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cork, Cork University Press: July 15, 2001

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 6561

ISBN: 1859181708

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Hardcover Fine UnClipped Dust Jacket 374 pp.B/W Illus. Clean Black Cloth and Color Inscribed Standing Stone on front cover. Numerous B/W drawings on Early Medieval Irish Gaelic and Latin Inscriptions of free standing crosses and standing stones in the Province of Munster. Great for research on early Celtic Irish Christian inscriptions in Munster. Academic and exciting and handsome. Great gift or present for one's Irish and Celtic library. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped first in brown paper to protect dust jacket First Edition. View more info

Marcellano Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro

By: Emore Paoli

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Italy, Ediart: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016402

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback Book. 118 pp. Many B/W Photos Maps Italy: Ediart, 1986. Illus. by Aldo Cicinelli. Like New Marcellano Indagine Su Un Castello Medievale Umbro B/W Photographs, maps, drawings. Traditional folklore. Amazing rich Medieval castle and church photos, history and folklore of Marcellano in Italy, Fine collectible condition. Italian text. NOT a library copy. Italian Medieval stone architecture First Edition. View more info

Bardsey Bound: Pilgrim Routes to Wales' Holy Island

By: Enid Roberts

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wales, Y Lolfa: 2012-06

Seller ID: 90053

ISBN: 1847710441

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean Free of Writing 91 pp B/W Illus Translated from the Welsh into English. This Holy Island might deserve to be called 'Avalon' Ynys Enlli was a place of pilgrimage in the days of the Druids and is place of deep Christian relevance today. This little illustrated book is a work of devotion itself View more info

Archaisms In The Ogham Inscriptions Eoin MacNeill Proceedings Of The Royal Irish Academy Volume XXXIX Section C. No.3

By: Eoin MacNeill

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Ireland, Royal Irish Academy: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 016769

Condition: Fine


Near Fine Original Grey. Wrappers. Ireland: Royal Irish Academy, 1980.2nd Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Near Fine 34-53 pp. Clean "Archaisms In The Ogham Inscriptions" By Eoin MacNeill NOT a library copy. Second Irish Edition Large Quarto Original Royal Irish Academy 16pp. Gray Stiff Original Academic Paper binding.. One page has a small tear else' Fine' really. Speaks of the survival of anti-Roman Druidism in the Sixth century as witnessed by these Oghams according to the famed Irish scholar Eoin Macneill Includes Text. Oghams and translations.Wrapping Celtic studies with... View more info

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Celtic Ireland

By: Eoin MacNeill

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Dublin, Martin Lester: 1921

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 11006

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Original First Irish Edition Hardcover 182 Pages clean. Tight binding. Small fade discoloration on edge of front cover and leading edge of paper else great clean shape. Spine brisk with bright Gilt Titling. Fold out Maps,MacNeil brought a clear unbiased eye to ancient Ireland yet was a Patriot and a Scholar. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Mythology since 1977 from the Land to the West. First Edition. View more info

DOR--Ruler of the Seas

By: Ephraim Stern

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Israel, Biblical Archaeology Society: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11060

ISBN: 9652211273

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover Very Good+ Dust Jacket 348 pp.Clean NOT a library copy Color Illus B/W Israel Exploration society. Translated from Hebrew Color illustrated artifact rich site with many clay statues of those who sailed from this Mediterranean city Ancient Israelites, Greeks, Phoenicians more Tin trade, glass. Diffusionist site. Serious academic work in great condition. Three Geese in Flight Books since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur's Battle for Britain

By: Eric Walmsley

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Matador: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11074

ISBN: 1780884001

Condition: Fine


Collectible Signed and Inscribed by Author Fine Trade Paperback Clean 302 pp. NO Writing NOT a library copy. Color Illus.Discussing historical battle sites and locations with storytelling. First Edition. View more info

Templars' Secret Island

By: Erling Haagensen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, WEIDENFELD & NICOL I: March 14, 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 90107

ISBN: 076073206X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Handsome Trade Paperback Barnes and Noble Publisher Clean 194 pp Illus. NOT a library copy The Knight Templars and their round church on a danish island and the mathematical alignments it computates. Like all Renne Chateau books it mistakes the Merovingians as connected with the Davidic line for the Carolingians of Charlemagne who indeed did have a favorable true connection. Like new Packed with care First Edition. View more info

Morte Arthur Two Early English Romances With An Introduction By Lucy Allen Paton First Everyman Hardcover Edition With Dust Jacket

By: Ernest Rhys Edited Lucy Allen Paton Introduction

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Dent: 1912

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 597

Condition: 12 mo


First Dent 1912 Everyman Hardcover With rare Original Dust Jacket, Very Good Clean hardcover. No writing in text No plates. No numbers. NOT a library copy. Blind spine Pencil inscription on inside end paper else clean, tight binding. Good Dust Jacket. .1/4 chip at the head of jacket and 1/8 at bottom and a few little ones reinforced with clear tape. Jacket cover clear and complete and rear No chips either just a red streak. Pictures to follow. Very good clean Everyman First Edition Alliterative and Stanziatic English Death of Arthur with the very rare Good still nice dust jacket. This has Luc... View more info

Early Medieval Art

By: Ernst Kitzinger

Price: $49.00

Publisher: England, British Museums: 1960

Edition: Third English Edition

Seller ID: 015642

Condition: Very Good


England: British Museums, 1960. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Third English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Gray Academic Trade Paperback. Excellent British Museum study of Romanesque early Medieval art of France Spain and Saxon and Celtic educated England. 113pp. of text and 48 full pages of Plates Light shelf wear crease on cover else clean interior NOT a library book and an excellent study of the art of the "Dark Ages". View more info

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The Black Book of Carmarthen Limited Numbered Edition 600 Copies No."395" Deckled Edge Paper

By: EVANS, J. Gwenogvryn (reproduced and edited by).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Pwllheli, Issued to Subscribers only: 1906

Edition: First Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 90074

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ First Edition Handsome Large Quarto Blue Hardcover Frontis Photo of Author .Gilt Spine Titles and Society Design Welsh Dragon Limited Numbered Edition 600 Copies No."395" Deckled Edge Paper 167 pages Very Good shape. Tight binding. NOT a library copy Handling age soiling.Some foxing on first few pages Clean pages free of writing except "O.T.W" on inside front cover and under authors name (?) Otherwise free of signatures. English introduction Welsh facsimile text with original manuscript text and Celtic design. Among the most mystical of Welsh Bardic Arthurian poetry... View more info

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The White Book Mabinogion: Welsh Tales & Romances Reproduced from the Peniarth Manuscripts

By: Evans, J. Gwenogvryn.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Wales, Issued to Subscribers: 1907

Seller ID: 90087

Condition: Very Good


Published for Subscribers "No 411" of 500 Copy Edition Book is Very Good but it has a great deal of early annotations with some underlines as well by a dedicated linguist so it is Good+ We have the crucial Welsh Arthurian delight Culhwch and Olwen which Presents Arthur as a king displaying the generous noble character of the Welsh people. Arthur tells Cai way ahead of the "Civilized Arthur to paraphrase" "We are only noble when we are called to act noble".Also the other Mabinogi Arthurian stories. Also "Rhiannon, Branwen in their primary form. !/4 leather.Tight bind... View more info

Continental and Mediterranean Imports to Atlantic Britain and Ireland, AD 400-800

By: Ewan Campbell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Council for British Archaeology: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 655

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Clean 163 pp. Pages Color and B/W Photos. Drawings. If you wish to see Queen Guinevere's tableware this would be a start. Here are the imported glass and colorful ceramic dishes and drinking vessels imported into Cadbury, Tintagel, and Dinas Bran Academic and comprehensive covering from post Roman to the beginning of the Norse raids. If you are interested in the historical Arthur this is a important book on the Fifth century luxury goods someone sure liked. Handsome large book Fine condition. NOT a library copy. We for 37 wrap first in brown paper First Edition. View more info

Some Ancient Defensive Earthworks Near Aberystwyth, The Anglo-Saxon Riddles Aberystwyth Studies Vol.1 and Vol.2 1912-14 Hardcover

By: F.S.Wright, George A.Wood, F.M.Jones, Edited Members Of The University College Of Wales

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Wales, University College Of Wales: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016914

Condition: Very Good+


Wales: University College Of Wales, 1914. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1914 Brown Hardcover The Anglo-Saxon Riddles 105.pp Academic Essay here in two parts by George A.Wood both included. Aspects and Anglo-Saxon Riddles never seen. Includes some riddles in Old English that have never been answered. Included here Comparisons with Latin Riddles given as well Brown Cloth Gilt titles on spine, Ex-library From University College of Wales. Tight No writing in text No underlines. Also essay with diagrams on "Welsh Defensive Works." An... View more info

White Nun's Telling (Daught Tintagel)

By: Fay. Sampson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: February 22, 1990

Seller ID: 005904

ISBN: 0747202214

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover with Fine Collectible Dust Jacket NOT a library copy. Price intact.First thus London::Headline, 245 pp.1990. Beautiful Celtic Design Dust Jacket accent this hard to find hardcover edition in excellent clean condition of these well done historical Arthurian fiction series through a woman's eyes. Each told by a different character. Great condition book and jacket. Not price clipped. NO writing anywhere. Clean really great condition. We have the whole series in our Arthurian catalog listed on this site. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian Books since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

Wise Woman's Telling (Daughter of Tintagel, Book 1)

By: Fay. Sampson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Trafalgar Square: July 1992

Seller ID: 005223

ISBN: 0747232636

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket.NOT a library copy NOT Clipped London::Headline, 1990. 8vo . Great pastel Celtic illustration on these fine series of Arthurian historical novel's dust jacket. Here Morgan Le fay and Morgause told from the woman's perspective. Fine condition book and jacket. Beautiful Jacket art Very handsome condition. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian books since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

Audacht Morainn First Irish Edition Hardcover

By: Fergus Kelly

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dublin, Dublin Institute For Advanced Studies: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 604

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Green Dublin Institute For Advanced Studies 1976 First Edition Clean 83 pp. NO writing at all. NOT a library copy. This is most likely the Eighth century written Irish text of a far older oral work said to be spoken perhaps by the Druid at a Irish kings inauguration."It is through the Justice of the ruler that he secures peace, tranquility, joy, ease, and comfort" As recent research shows "Celtic culture," which is far older and encompasses more than it's eastern "Indo European" component, after Rome's fall, it spread with Christianity back e... View more info

A Silver Saga Viking Treasure from the Northwest

By: Fiona A. Philpott

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Liverpool, National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside: May 15, 1990

Seller ID: 66791

ISBN: 0906367417

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean Pages Handsome Illustrated Study and Catalog of Norse Silver Jewelry. 87 pp. Color Photos B/W drawing. Coins clothing. History and catalog of Norse artifacts and jewelry. Amazing silver brooches. NOT a library copy. Many Photos. Added bonus lists of Viking museums and collections Since 1977 Wrapping and packing with care First Edition. View more info

The Immortal Bear of the North: Stone Memories of Arthur

By: Fiona Mulgrew

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Iudeu Publishing: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66848

ISBN: 0993585000

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition 250 pp. NOT a Library copy. Unusual Scottish Arthurian narrative novel based on found Pictish stones. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian Books since 1977. We wrap in brown paper before shipping to protect the cover in transit First Edition. View more info

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History Of The Archbishops Of Hamburg - Bremen

By: Francis J. Tschan Translated Adam Of Bremen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 11081

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. NO Writing NO Book Plates NOT a Institutional copy. 253 pp. Early Medieval history Germany and Slavs and saxons and Iceland Three Geese in Flight Books since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Irish Art In The Early Christian Period by Francoise Henry Original Hardcover

By: Francoise Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Methuen: 1947

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011422

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+.Clean Hardcover England: Methuen, 1947. Book. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1947 Hardcover Very Good+ No Writing or Underline NOT a library copy. Excellent classic illustrated study of Celtic Art and Architecture in early Medieval Christian Ireland and the Symbolic Meanings beneath the surface. Great b/w drawings of Celtic 'Heads' and lesser known illuminated manuscripts. Many b/w plates. Ogham. NOT a library book. Clean handsome copy. Good price too, Since 1977 Three Geese In flight Celtic Books wraps first in brown paper. View more info

A Royal Historie of the Excellent Knight Generides. Edited from the Unique Ms. Of John Tollemache.

By: Frederick James Furnivall

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin,: 1971

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 874716936

Condition: Fine


Fine Dark Blue Hardcover 334 pp. Clean Pages Gilt Lettering on the Spine Burt Franklin 1971 handsome reprint of the 1865 Roxburghe Club Original View more info

Ermengard of Narbonne and the World of the Troubadours (Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past)

By: Fredric L Cheyette

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ithaca, New York, U.s.a., Cornell University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66814

ISBN: 0801439523

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket First Edition UnClipped NOT a library copy 474 pp.The tale of the birth and home of the Troubadour culture, one that revolved around romance and the soul of women. Mystical subtext. Brilliant book illustrated Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

HERVARAR SAGA OK HEIDREKS WITH NOTES AND GLOSSARY BY G.TURVILLE- PETRE INTRODUCTION CHRISTOPHER TOLKIEN G.Turville-Petre Christopher Tolkien Introduction

By: G. Turville-Peter Christopher Tolkien Introduction

Price: $69.00

Publisher: London, Viking Society For Northern Research: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6651

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean Academic Grey Card Stock Binding. 145 pp.[xx] NO Writing NOT a library copy First thus. 1956 was the First edition This 1976 edition has minor corrections and expanded bibliography.While the Icelandic Saga is not translated into English Christopher Tolkien's introduction is of course is. Interestingly besides discussing the Gothic- Hun battle piece here in 1956 he talks of "Riddle Contests". Wonderful twenty pages and insightful into Norse myth and much else. Clean and tight interior pristine rear cover has a one inch shadow where a book lay protecting it from the sun.... View more info

The Stannaries A Study Of The Tin Miners Of Cornwall And Devon

By: G.R.Lewis

Price: $94.00

Publisher: Cornwall, D.Bradford Barton Ltd: 1965

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 306

Condition: Near Very Good


Original 1965 Hardcover Second Cornish Edition Blue Cloth with Dark Blue Spine title Patch. No writing in text. Ex- library copy but no pocket. 298 pp.Good solid working copy of Medieval Celtic Cornwall and the Tin miners who worked at this craft since before Joseph of Arimathea came there on a business trip. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps our Arthurian and Celtic studies first in brown paper View more info

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Colum's Other Island: The Irish at Lindisfarne (Hardcover)

By: Gareth W Dunleavy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Of Wisconsin Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66878

Condition: Very Good


Collectible Very Good+ Hardcover Very Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Price Intact on Jacket NOT a library book 149 pages. Important history of the Celtic Church's expansion,into Britain, Colmcille, the Synod of Whitby and Lindisfarne. Great shape one small chip at head of jacket spine else great and bright in mylar protected dust jacket. See our photo Text clean. NO book plates. Celtic Studies since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celts And Normans A History of Ireland

By: Gearoid MacGearailt General Editor Margaret MacCurtain

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Dublin, Gill and Macmillan: 1969

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 90102

Condition: Good


Good Trade Paperback 184 pp. A signature on the cover and on several pages else free of writing.No markings. NOT a library copy A little edge loss at bottom of spine.Some overall shelf wear still "Good" Many b/w illustrations in this Irish produced introduction to the early Celtic Irish and Viking and Norman Medieval Ireland. large quarto First Edition. View more info

King Arthur In The Medieval Low Countries

By: Geert H.M. Claassens

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Leuven Univrsity Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5272

Condition: Fine


Fine Condition Original Wrap Around European Dust Jacket Paperback Clean Collectible 272 pp.Rare Academic study from the Netherlands on all the Low Country Arthurian, Merlin, and Grail texts with a description of all the stories. Least known of the major countries contributing Arthurian texts this is finally changing. The story "Roman von Walewein" where Gawain, or "Walewein" much like in his "Green Knight" challenge bravely follows a Flying Chess set to retrieve it for Arthur, has in my mind's eye, one of the most ferocious fight scenes between a Knight and a Dragon, ... View more info

Masterpieces of Tapestry from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century: An Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Geneviève Souchal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1974

Seller ID: 008465

ISBN: 0870990861

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Trade Paperback .U. S. A.: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974. NOT a library copy Illus. by Color and b/w Illustrations. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean pages. this wonderful color & b/w filled 223pp.history, study and exhibition catalog is in very nice shape. Translated from the French. Besides the wondrous Unicorn tapestries, other full page color illus. and b/w photos explore other late Medieval tapestries. Beautiful color close up of the face of the medieval queen from the Unicorn tapestries grace the cover. First Edition. View more info