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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

The Romance of Morien: A Metrical Romance from Mediaeval Dutch (Arthurian Romances "Unrepresented in Malory's Morte d'Arthur")

By: Jessie L. Weston

Price: $34.00

Seller ID: 11051

ISBN: 1897853599

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback Second Edition Clean 152 pp. Here Verse Medieval Dutch Romance of Morien translated into English prose by Jessie Weston in 1901 David Nutt with two tone frontis by Caroline Watts from 1996 by Llanerch Press This wonderful Gawain tale is in Fine collectible condition free or writing or marking NOT a library copy or signature Three Geese In Flight Celtic and Arthurian books since 1977 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

Gloucester fragments

By: John Earle

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Gaithersburg, Maryland, Folcroft Library Editions: 1974-01-01

Seller ID: 9000029

ISBN: 0841439893

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Condition Limited to 100 Copies Folio Green cloth Gilt spine lettering. Introduction Diplotic and Facsimile Leaves from an Anglosaxon translation, Saint Swinhun, Copy of Saxon handwriting. Like new. Three Geese in Flight Books inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien since 1977 surely he saw knew this handwriting 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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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: Vocal score

By: John Rutter

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974-11

Seller ID: 009504

ISBN: 019338065X

Condition: Near Very Good


London: Oxford Univ Press, 1974 Near Very Good. Trade Paperback. First English Edition. 8vo.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 Midlands Arts Association and Given in Per... 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

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 by Alex Salicath in Boxed Batik Slip Case Full Color Illus Robert Engels

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

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

Price: $150.00

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

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 652

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine Full Green Morocco leather Four Raised Spine Bands Gilt Titles.Hand bound in France Alex Salicath. Paris L'Edition D'Art, 1928. Book. Illus. by Robert Engels. Near Fine. Hardcover. 8vo Silk batik end leaves with hand-decorated gilt end papers with Very Good Batik Slipcase box. 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 romantic sepia color Arthurian illus. in this French text of Tristan and Iseult. Bound in full leather by Alex Salicath. Color illustrated ... View more info

The Romance of Tristan and Iseult

By: Joseph Bedier Translated Hilaire Belloc

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Pantheon: 1946

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 009567

Condition: Fine


Very Good Clean Hardcover. Second American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Clean Brown Hardcover .The Hardcover is clean free of writing No underlines. No jacket NOT a Library Copy. Still the best retelling of the Tristan and Iseult tale combining several medieval French and English texts into one wonderful epic. Since 1977 we wrap our books first in brown paper to protect and respect the covers. View more info

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The Tristan Legend Texts from Northern and Eastern Europe in Modern English Translation

By: Joyce Hill Editor

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Leeds Medieval Studies 2: 1977

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 11086

Condition: Fine


Collectible Fine Condition.First English Edition Clean 158 pp. NO writing or markings. NOT a Institutional copy. NO plates. Rare handsome treasure of little if ever seen Norse and Eastern European Arthurian and Tristan texts, as well as ballads from Denmark, Iceland, Serbo-Russian, Faroese and even Greek Arthurian poem. All translated into English with commentary. Even a Welsh Tristan fragment here translated not seen since Roger Sherman Loomis 's piece. A real treasure collection for Arthurian libraries. Mint condition. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books offering books from beyond the fields... View more info

Barbarians And Romans The Birth Struggle of Europe A.D. 400-700

By: Justine Davis Randers-Pehrson

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Oklahoma University Press: 1983

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 015377

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Oklahoma University Press, 1983. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean pages. Excellent political history during the 'Age of Arthur' both in Britain And on the continent. Very Insightful in the bigger picture of the falling Roman empire. Color and B/W illus.. View more info

The Medieval Cult of St Petroc (Studies in Celtic History) Studies in Celtic History XIX

By: Karen Jankulak

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Woodbridge Suffolk, Uk, Boydell Press: 2000-10

Seller ID: 5223

ISBN: 0851157777

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ Hardcover Clean and Tight Free of any Writing or Markings NOT a library copy. Near Fine actually except for a slight surface scratch on cover. Comprehensive study of Petroc of the Splintered Spear. A Cornish Celtic saint and relative of King Arthur. Here is a comprehensive 261 pp. study of his cult the lives, in Cornwall, Brittany and Britain. Great price in great , clean tight shape. Celtic studies since 1977 View more info

Journal Of The American Viola Society Vol.12 No.3

By: Karl Stierhof Laura Kuennen-Poper Pamela Goldsmith

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Utah, The International Viola Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 015655

Condition: Very Good


Utah: The International Viola Society, 1996. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition First Printing. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Large Trade Paperback Clean very good condition Four essays illus.photos drawings and advertisements 'Memories of Vadim Borissovsky' Karl Stierhof. Three other music essays. Handsome illustrated purple cover of early viola player. First Edition. View more info

Medieval Women Writers

By: Katharina Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, Ga, University Of Georgia Press: 1984-02

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010989

ISBN: 082030641X

Condition: Near Fine


Near FineTrade Paper. Signed by Author "Catherine M. Jones 9/24/84 ""The English Mystic Julian of Norwich". U.S.A: The University of Georgia Press, 1984.First American Edition. 8vo Near Fine Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Signed by One Of The Authors.Clean pages NOT a library book. Excellent anthology of sixteen different essays on Medieval German, French, Swedish, Tuscan, English women. One essay on 'Julian of Norwich' is signed beneath her name by the author 'Catherine Jones' Also essay on 'Saint Bridget of Sweden' another 'The Frankish Mother: Dhuoda" and one b... View more info

QUEEN OF THE LIGHTNING

By: Kathleen Herbert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S.A, St. Martin's Press,: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 6580

Condition: Near Fine


First American Edition Numbers 10-1 10987654321 255 pp Excellent handsome Condition both Hardcover and Mylar Protected dust jacket NOT clipped NOT a library cover. This woman attended a Tolkien lecture learned Welsh to trace Arthur and wrote some fine Arthurian era historical fiction as here. Beautiful jacket painting of a woman on horse whose adventure lies within. Three Geese in Flight Arthurian literature, Celtic Myth, and J.R.R.Tolkien since 1977 wrapped first in brown paper Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Church in Early Irish Society

By: Kathleen Hughes

Price: $50.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Cornell University Press: 1966

Seller ID: 9000005

Condition: Fine


Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Clean NOT a library copy. Excellent copy Price cut or fine. When the fallen Roman empire reached a Celtic tribal society closer to the Hebrew society Jesus lived in.Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books since 1977. Dust jacket present. View more info

Lost Islands: Inventing Avalon, Destroying Eden

By: Kevan Manwaring

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heart Of Albion Press: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 66806

ISBN: 1905646070

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible First Edition Trade Paperback 209 pp. Color and B/W photos journey to the Atlantic islands around Wales and Cornwall that were active in Arthur's era and the Age of the Celtic saints. Calder, Bardsey, Mona Study of these Avalon like islands. Here inscribed and signed by the author First Edition. View more info