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The French Renaissance in Prints, From the Bibliotheque Nationale de France

By: JACOBSON, Karen, ed

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA: 1994

Seller ID: 90042

ISBN: 0962816221

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Clean Massive B/W Illustrated 492 pp. NOT a library copy. NO writing Exhibition catalog and extensive study Hundreds of b/w French prints. Excellent condition Five star customer service since 1977 View more info

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The Golden Legend Jacobus de Voragine Readings on the Saints Vol. I and Vol. II Two Volume Hardcover Set

By: Jacobus de Voragine Translated William Granger Ryan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press:

Seller ID: 90100

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Two Volume Hardcover Set with Fine Dust Jackets NOT clipped NOT library copies Clean free of writing or any marks Third American Edition. Very hard to find both volumes of this Medieval collection of Saints lives by Jacobus de Voragine Translated William Granger Ryan into modern English. Academic notes. Easily the best edition. Some unique "The Life of Mary Magdalene" Her voyage and life in Marseille.Here is one you don't see. "The Circumcision of the Lord" Irish "Saint Fursey Bishop" "Saint Michael Archangel Many more Vol. I 391 pp. Vol. 2. 400 pp.... View more info

Celtic Studies Essays in Memory Of Angus Matheson 1912-1962

By: James Carney and David Greene Edited

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Great Britain, RKP: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016932

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover and Very Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Clean NOT a library copy. Great Britain: RKP, 1968. Some of the greatest Celtic Studies scholars of their day. Many fine essays One on the formation of Gaelic Dalriada amidst Pictish Alba "The Dal Riata and Northern Ireland in the sixth and seventh centuries" J.W. Bannerman and Nora K.Chadwick "Dreams in early European literature" and R.I.Rowlands "Iolo Goch" Celtic grammar as well Many more Clean mylar protected copy. The good stuff here NOT a library copy. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies wraps ... View more info

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The Sources For The Early History Of Ireland

By: James F. Kenny

Price: $149.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016781

Condition: Very Good+


Original Very Good+ 1929. First Edition Hardcover Book. Very Good+. New York: Columbia University Press,Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original Clean Tight 1929 First Edition Hardcover.Gilt lettering on Spine. One of the most important and still unsurpassed useful source studies of early Irish Christianity and Celtic Saint source studies. Rare and particularly in clean Very Good clean shape. NOT a library copy. NO underlines. NO writing. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight Celtic books wrap first in brown paper. First Edition. View more info

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The Quest for King Arthur

By: James Frost

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toplink Publishing, Llc:

Seller ID: 900005

ISBN: 1948262630

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Collectible Fine Dust Jacket Clean First Edition England: Trafford, 2017.148 pp. First Edition. 8vo tall. Concise sympathetic overview of A Historical King Arthur with a very good unpretentious Grail discussion. Discussion of the texts, archeology, and physical locations. Like new.Uncommon in hardcover Celtic and Arthurian books our passion since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Introduction to Celtic Christianity

By: James Patrick MacKey

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Scotland, T. & T. Clark Publishers, Ltd.: March 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014409

ISBN: 056709507X

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Clean Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket First Edition Edinburgh: T&T.Clark, 1989. Book. Fine. 440 pp.Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. B/W Illus. NOT a Library copy. Essays on Irish, Scottish and Welsh early Medieval Christianity and the idea of "Celtic Theology,:Pelagius" Much more.Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 1977 We wrap first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

La nuit des elfes

By: Jean-Louis Fetjaine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Belfond: 1999-09-30

Seller ID: 005840

ISBN: 2714436730

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Original First French Edition Trade Paperback.France: Belfond, 1999.Color Cover Illustrated Fine. Trade Paperback. 8vo Clean This Arthurian series of Novels of Faerie is somewhat a French 'Mists of Avalon" Merlin, Uther Pendragon are all here. Awesome Burne Jones like color wrap around art on dust Jacket. French language text. Clean. NOT library copy.Three Geese In Flight Arthurian Legend since 1977 Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Les Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry

By: Jean. Dufournet

Price: $49.00

Publisher: France, Art Stock: March 1996

Edition: First French Edition

Seller ID: 016923

ISBN: 2909808254

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Collectible Edition: Bibliotheque de L'Image, 1995. Book. Fine.Large Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Fine First French Edition of this exquisite Reproduction in Large Folio size Les Tres Riches Heures Du Duc Berry published by Bibliotheque de L'Image Handsome very large edition with close ups that only the French would show. Peasants eating a pastry. Peasant bending and you see underwear which you only see in this brilliant isolated study of the French Medieval masterpiece. Stunning. French language edition like original and color printing in France ... View more info

Architecture and Ideology in Early Medieval Spain

By: Jerrilynn D. Dodds

Price: $69.00

Publisher: University Park, Pa, Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (txt): 1990

Seller ID: 5292

ISBN: 0271006714

Condition: Fine


Fine Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket Handsome Large Clean NOT a library copy 170 pp. Eighty-One B/W Plates. No writing History and study of the architecture of early Christian Visigoth and Arabic Spain that inspired Illuminated Manuscripts and even Art Deco architecture. Serious history Many b/w plates Monastic Spanish design art, design plans and photos. NOT a library copy. SALE Price. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Romance Vision & Satire English Alliterative Poems of the Fourteenth Century Newly Rendered In The Original Metres

By: Jesse L. Weston

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton & Mifflin: 1912

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005887

Condition: Near Fine


Very Good+ Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Boston: Houghton & Mifflin, 1912 Original condition. clean pages.Handsome gilt lettering on leather title patch on brown leather spine on this Jesse Weston anthology of Medieval English Arthurian epics and Christian "Piers The Plowman" Also includes "Pearl" that J.R.R. Tolkien so loved. Covers very good.Binding tight except for a previous owners private ex-libris partial book plate internally clean.NOT a public library book NO numbers anywhere.Spine clean and bright This by the great Arthuri... View more info

A Dybbuk and Other Tales of the Supernatural

By: Joachim Kushner Tony ; Neugroschel

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Theatre Communications Group: 1998

Seller ID: 874716855

ISBN: 1568658451

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover Near Fine to Fine Dust Jacket.Nothing clipped NO Chips. NO Writing NO Bookplates 199 pp. Clean pages. Besides the well known play of Yiddish possession and rabbinical exorcism. But it is the other material translated from Yiddish that is startling "The Ten Signs of the Messiah" More..."Gehenna" is scary as well, "Hell" First thus. Packing with care and five star customer service since 1977 Dust jacket present. View more info

Two Celtic Saints Ninian and Kentigern (Historians of Scotland)

By: Joceline Ailred

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Gb, Llanerch Press: 1989

Seller ID: 874716875

ISBN: 0947992294

Condition: Fine


Fine Pristine Collectible Condition Clean 119 pp. English translation of the Lives of Ninian and Kentigern. Texts connected to Myrddin or Merlin and the Arthurian legend and historicity. NOT library copy NO writing at all. Packing with respect to you and the book since 1977 View more info

The Battle Of Brunanburhg And Its Period Elucidated by Place-Names Original Hardcover with Foldout Maps

By: John Henry Cockburn

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Sheffield Telegraph: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5268

Condition: Good+


Original Red 1831 Hardcover with Fold Out Battle Maps of Northumberland and the Viking, Welsh, Saxon, Pictish wars of the Tenth century.focusing Battle of Brunanburhg tactics place-name meaning and amazing fold out maps. Everything really serious wonderful for the renactor or travel historian. Tight binding, complete pages, NO Writing in text.Scottish library copy with very miimum markings. Faded section of real cover, light soiling covers, gilt titling. A treasure for lovers of Vikings, Picts, Cumry, Saxon history! Since 1977 Three Geese in Flight dedicated to these subjects with passion and ... View more info

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Men Went to Cattraeth

By: John James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Tandem: 1972

Seller ID: 90063

ISBN: 0426061462

Condition: Very Good


Very Good First Mass Market Paperback Edition 1972 Clean Pages NOT a library copy NO signatures. Really tough ass battle scenes as the Bard Aneirin tells of the Gododdin and the ride of three hundred Celtic warriors hoping to do what was too late to do. Very good clean tight shape. We wrap with care since 1977 First Edition. View more info

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Brut Y Brenhinedd Cotton Cleopatra Version First Edition Hardcover

By: John Jay Parry Edited And Translated

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, The Mediaeval Academy Of America: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 689

Condition: Near Fine


Brut Y Brenhinedd, basically a Welsh language variant of Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain in as close to Fine possible Clean tight dark green cloth NOT a library copy No private markings, No writing at all. Gilt spine titles. 4to. 243 pp. + 6 facsimile plates Except for the endpaper shadows where a paper had been laid in, this would be "Fine". Here is Merlin and Arthur and Uther and Igerne. Welsh and English translation by the great American Arthurian Medievalist John Jay Parry. Three Geese In Flight Celtic studies and Arthurian legend since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Illustrated Bede

By: John Marsden

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Floris Books: 1996

Seller ID: 014196

ISBN: 0863152260

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Large Trade Illustrated Paperback. 213 pp NOT a library book Clean Translation from the Early Medieval English monk Bede's writings including the Celtic dating of Easter controversy with the Anglo-Saxon Roman Church. Here is a window into Dark age Britain. Great color Illustrations. Celtic studies since 1977 wrapped with care . View more info

Sea-Road of the Saints Celtic Holy Men in the Hebrides

By: JOHN MARSDEN

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Herndon, Virginia, U.s.a., Floris Books: January 1, 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66701

ISBN: 0863152104

Condition: Very Good+


First Edition Very Good+ Clean 213 Pages Trade Paperback. Notes. Bibliology. NOT a Institution copy. Among the best books on the Scottish and Irish Papar and their Imramma to the Hebrides, Pictish Orkney and Iceland and even Newfoundland. Academic and popular Marsden is bold but smart and is not afraid to remind that the Vikings are far better to admire from a rear mirror (My words) Excellent discussion on Columba and Voyage of Cormac and Brendan.Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books wrapped in brown paper before packing since 1977. First Edition. View more info

King Arthur and the Grail Quest Myth and Vision From Celtic Times To The Present First Edition Hardcover

By: John Matthews

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Blandford: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008004

Condition: Fine


England: Blandford, 1995. Book. Illus. by Col & b/w. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Great introduction to all the major Grail texts. Wonderful illustrations. Fabulous condition as well. This really is good for a concise journey through all the Arthurian Grail cycles. Clean NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

An Arthurian Reader Selections from Arthurian Legend, Scholarship and Story

By: John Matthews

Price: $45.00

Publisher: England, The Aquarian Press: 1988

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 6517

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library book. First English Edition. Twenty One essays and short stories and reprints of lost and rare Arthurian texts and studies 348 pp..Includes rare Fiona Macleod "Beyond the Blue Septentrions" and printed for first time here Edward Frankland "Medraut and Gwenhwyvar" Much more True First English First Edition Fine condition and Fine mylar jacket NOT a library copy Not a later remainder reprint. We wrap with brown paper before packing. Arthurian literature since 1977 Dust jacket present. ... View more info

Arthuriana Special Double Issue On Modern And Postmodern Arthurian Literature Edited John Matthews And Teaching King Arthur At Harvard Edited Derek Pearsall Volume 9 Number 1 Spring 1999

By: John Matthews And Derek Pearsall Edited

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., International Arthurian Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015324

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine condition Brown covers Gilt titles and logo of the Sword in the Stone The Arthurian bibliography of modern material is a great research tool besides the great essays and book reviews. Double issue Like new Collectible.Mists of Avalon issue Clean excellent condition Three Geese In Flight Arthurian books since 1977 First Edition. View more info

The Age Of Arthur: A History Of The British Isles From 350 To 650

By: John Morris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribners,: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007136

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Mylar protected Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped. NOT a Library Book. No underlines or No writing in text. Morris a fine historian was filled and helped fuel the Arthurian exuberance of the Seventies only checked by the Cynicism of the Eighties and Nineties, now only finding a semblance of balance and respect. This book opened the door to reexamine Gildas and Nennius, and the Easter Tables and overseas letters of the 'Sicilian Britain the Bernie Sanders of the Age of Arthur (Included). Clean, tight shape. Big thick book filled with all aspects of sixth ce... View more info

Dancing Day A Cycle of Traditional Christmas Carols Arranged For S.S.A. Voices and Harp (or Piano)

By: John Rutter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oxford Univ Press: 1974

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 009504

Condition: Very Good


London: Oxford Univ Press, 1974. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback White Christmas Angel on Cover Very Good-. Some light shelf wear. 46 pp. Musical notation. Clean tight binding except for a few pencil musical performing direction clean inside. NOT a library book. First English Edition. A Cycle Of Traditional Christmas Carols. Arranged For S.S.A. Voices and Harp (or Piano) commissioned by the English West Midlands arts association and given in performance at Coventry Cathedral Commissioned by the English West Mid... View more info

The Voice of the Eagle/the Heart of Celtic Christianity Homily on the Prologue to the Gospel of St. John

By: John Scotus Eriugena

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hudson, Ny, Lindisfarne Pr: November 1990

Seller ID: 014903

ISBN: 0940262363

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Excellent Clean pages Early Medieval Irish Celtic Christian theology of John Scotus Eriugena.Text translation and commentary the brilliant Christopher Bamford Clean great shape. No writing Attractive Celtic design cover NOT a library copy Since Celtic Studies 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect your cover. First Edition. View more info

Warfare in the Classical World: an Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Warriors and Warfare in the Ancient Civilisations of Greece and Rome

By: John Warry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.s.a., University Of Oklahoma Press: 1995-10

Seller ID: 015542

ISBN: 0806127945

Condition: Very Good


Very Good.Clean Trade Paperback. Oklahoma University Press, 1995. Book. First Edition. Large Trade Paperback in Very Good Clean shape. No underlines or marks. NOT a library copy either. Excellent in depth color illustrated study of war tactics in Greek Persian and Roman armies, war elephants Athens archers Weapons, armor. More in depth than any television series can do. Maps, photos and color warfare drawings galore. Clean..Since 1977 we wrap in brown paper before packing First Edition. View more info

Gaurdian of the Grail a New Light On The

By: John Whitehead

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dorset House Publishing Co Inc: January 1, 1993

Seller ID: 012506

ISBN: 1566193850

Condition: Fine


Fine Clean Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket U. S. A.:352 pp. B/W Illus Barnes and Noble, 1993.. First Thus. 8vo . Looks at the Roman invasion of Celtic Britain to find the historic King Arthur. Comprehensive in examining the Roman Celtic Britain conflict and theorizes how an ' Arthur' as 'Caratacus', made history legend. First American reprint edition.Great condition book and jacket.. Dust jacket present. View more info

Sarn Helen: Walking a Roman Road Through Wales (A Cicerone guide)

By: John; Rylance, Arthur Cantrell

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Milnthorpe, Cumbria, Wales, Cicerone Press: 1992

Seller ID: 874716928

ISBN: 185284101X

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Clean 240 pp. Illus.NOT a library copy. The Sarn Helen the Mabinogi story of the layout of the Road system aligned with the Goddess Helen represented in the working Roman Road system. Here is a guide to the roads and history, maps great practical guide. Like new. View more info

A Piece of Horse Liver Myth, Ritual and Folklore in Old Icelandic Sources

By: Jon Hnefill Adalsteinsson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Iceland, Univ of Iceland Pr: December 1998

Seller ID: 874716867

ISBN: 9979542640

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback 181 pp Clean Pages NOT a library copy."Huldufolk" or "Alfar" Elves This is Icelandic lore, myth and magic by Icelanders. "Giants and Elves in Mythology and Folktales" "Wrestling with a Ghost in Icelandic Popular Belief" Much scarier that the TV ghost hunters that is for sure. Since 1977 we wrap with care and respect First Edition. View more info

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Scotland In Early Christian Time The Rhind Lectures In Archaeology -1879

By: Joseph Anderson (Author)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, David Douglas: 1881

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 6636

Condition: Near Fine


Original Near Fine Green 1881 Dark Green Hardcover Xiv + 262 pp, illustrated with plates,89 text Tight binding, clean pages. NO writing NOT a library copy NO book plates Clean black end papers Bright gilt spine titles. The illustrations are amazing of Beehive huts and Clochans and Monastic sacred sites. Holy bells and Standing Crosses.. Really special copy Near Fine. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Studies our passion since 1977 packed with respect. First Edition. View more info

Image for Le Roman De Tristan Et Iseult Bound In full Green Morocco leather by Alex Salicath in Boxed Batik Slip Case Full Color Illus Robert Engels

Le Roman De Tristan Et Iseult Bound In full Green Morocco leather by Alex Salicath in Boxed Batik Slip Case Full Color Illus Robert Engels

By: Joseph Bedier Color Illus. Robert Engels/ Alex Salicath Binding

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Paris L'Edition D'Art: 1928

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 652

Condition: Near Fine


Paris L'Edition D'Art, 1928. Book. Illus. by Robert Engels. Near Fine. Hardcover. Limited. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Full Green Morocco leather Four Raised Spine Bands Gilt Titles. Hand bound in France Alex Salicath. Silk batik end leaves with hand-decorated gilt end papers with very good Batik Slipcase box. Handmade very good fine binding. Some spine sunning making the leather spine a lighter shade than the covers or the book would be Fine. No writing No plates NOT a library copy. Many exquisite romantic sepia color Arthurian illus. in this handsome French text of Tri... View more info

The Romance Of Tristan And Iseult Hardcover

By: Joseph Bedier Retold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pantheon: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 547

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful Green Hardcover With Bright Gilt Celtic Harp On Cover and bright gilt titling on spine. Clean pages NOT a library cover. Near Fine Dust Jacket Intact jacket Unsnipped. Excellent retelling of the Medieval French Tristan and Isolt romance into modern English. Fantastic it reads like a great novel but is a serious telling that touches the heart. Clean 203 pp.Beautiful dust jacket drawing of the two lovers.Since 1977 We wrap our books first in brown paper to protect dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info