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Hanging Bowls By Francoise Henry The Journal Of The Royal Society of Antiquaries Volume LXVI December 1936

By: Francoise Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ireland, The Royal Society of Antiquaries: 1936

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015203

Condition: Very Good+


Ireland: The Royal Society of Antiquaries, 1936. Book. Very Good+. Trade Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Clean Original 1936 Blue Card Stock Binding from The Royal Society of Antiquaries Great condition.Clean pages. NOT a library book. Here is the Irish Celtic Art Francoise Henry's rare study of enigmatic Hanging Bowls.37 pp.Text, photos.with four pages b/w plates Many drawings of the bowls and specifically the enamel and Celtic mil foil work with trumpet or La Tene, Celtic art. NOT a library copy. Sine 1977 Three Geese In Flight wraps our Celtic books f... View more info

Brendan

By: Frederick Buechner

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1987

Seller ID: 016824

ISBN: 0689119054

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a library copy. No markings.U.S.A: Atheneum, 1987. . Here the Immram meets a fine modern writer. We do not know who composed the original Voyage of St Brendan, the Irish sailor saint seeking paradise in the Land to the West. Arthur was a historical contemporary of St.Brendan and Buechner includes him in a less than flattering fashion, but includes him, he does. Here is a portrayal of St. Brendan hiding from his fame like Bob Dylan in the late sixties. Handsome copy stated "FIRST EDITION" Since 1977 Three Geese In Fligh... View more info

The Book Of Kells A Selection of Pages Reproduced With An Introduction and Notes

By: G.O. Simms

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dublin, Dolmen Press: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016311

Condition: Fine


Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1968. Book. Illus. by Color and B/W. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover and Near Fine Dust Jacket. Clean Pages. Jacket Near Fine Price Clipped. Except for shelf wear soiling wonderful. Red Dolmen Press Logo on Back of Jacket. First Edition of New 1968 Larger Edition. NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Tree Of Salvation Yggdrasil and the Cross in the North Hardcover

By: G.Ronald Murphy

Price: $65.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Oxford University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017240

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Oxford University Press, 2013. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Collectible Dust Jacket B/W Illus Deep study of Germanic and Norse texts and archaeological expression such as the Norwegian Stave Churches and Runic inscriptions on weapons and the Cosmic tree as a Christian preliminary. Fascinating scholarship with physical evidence. NO writing in text. NO bookplates and NOT a library copy. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect cover. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Galwad ar Ieuengetyd Gofio Creawdwr Henuriaid yn hhob Eglwys Sylwedd Pregeth Actau xiv.23 Athrawiaeth Etholedigaeth bethania yn sir gaerfyrddin

By: Gan George Lewis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, Edward Pritchard: 1803

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015957

Condition: Good


Wales: Edward Pritchard, 1803. Book. Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Good Original 1803-1809 First Edition Anthology of Four Welsh Language Religious Tracts by George Lewis "Galwad ar Ieuengetyd Gofio Creawdwr" "Henuriaid yn hhob Eglwys Sylwedd Pregeth Actau xiv.23""Athrawiaeth Etholedigaeth bethania yn sir gaerfyrddin" Also partial 'Y Catecism Byraf Gymmanfa Ddifinyddion Westminster'' with title page absent The other three complete and very good.. Boards missing. Most of the leather spine present. Paper bound with out covers. Pages tight ... View more info

The Treasures Of Coptic Art In Coptic Museums And Churches Of Old Cairo Hardcover

By: Gawdat Gabra Marianne Eaton-Krauss

Price: $40.47

Publisher: Egypt, American University: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014761

Condition: Very Good


Egypt: American University, 2007. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardcover Large Folio size with Dust jacket Color and b/w illus.Clean pages, no writing, tight binding. One chip in back of dust jacket on bottom of page else excellent. NOT a Library copy. Coptic churches, woodcarving, manuscript pages, textiles, stone crosses. You can see how Celtic Christianity learned from here. Wonderful huge treasure. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Sun Dancing A Vision Of Medieval Ireland Hardcover

By: Geoffrey Moorhouse

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Harcourt Brace: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014876

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Harcourt Brace, 284 pp.1997. Book. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket. NOT price clipped. Celtic Christian life on Skellig Michael, Beehive huts. Saint Brendan, and later Vikings,Culdee revival. Handsome dust jacket as well. NOT a library copy. Since 1977 we wrap Celtic our studies with brown paper to protect Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Celtic Art The Methords of Construction Spirals Original Oblong Glasgow Edition

By: George Bain

Price: $36.80

Publisher: Glasgow, William Maclellan: 1967

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 914

Condition: Very Good


Glasgow: William Maclellan, 1967. Book. Illus. by B/W Drawings. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Third Impression. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Original Oblong Glasgow Scottish Edition Celtic Art Book Spirals Near Very Good. This is the original form by George Bain, father of this famous Celtic Art revival book from the Glasgow Art Deco scene appeared. This is the rare original. This is actually printed and published in Glasgow it is the third in the series.This is on 'Spirals' often called 'Trumpets' but really more like a Celtic 'Yin and Yang' symbols A little soiling and shelf wear but c... View more info

Catecism Byraf

By: George Lewis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wales, Cyhosseddedig Gan Yr Awdwr: 1906

Edition: 1st. Welsh Edition

Seller ID: 006299

Condition: Good


Wales: Cyhosseddedig Gan Yr Awdwr, 1906. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st. Welsh Edition. Good- Original 1906 Hardcover First Welsh Edition. Great photos of Welsh farm houses in this huge 629pp. Welsh stone chapel photo Hen Gapel Trerddol Many photos of old Welsh ministers and preachers. Stone houses and mountain photos too. Religious history book in Welsh language. Serious mottling fade across back half of rear cover. That is the bad news the good news is the binding is tight and it is NOT a library book No markings, no underlines and no writing. No chips in binding. Clean spine with gold letterin... View more info

Brendan The Navigator Exploring the Ancient World

By: George Otto Simms

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Dublin, O'Brien: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 016855

Condition: Fine


Dublin: O'Brien, 1993. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean B/W Illus Telling of the Brendan Voyage. Great b/w drawings of Sea Monsters and Curragh. A great Irish scholar does a masterly job of combing the original Immram with speculation of its meaning and a short novel. Great way to go on the Brendan's curragh and not even get wet. Since 1977 Three Geese In Flight offering Celtic books from America wrapped first in brown paper. View more info

An Irish Pilgrimage Hardcover

By: George W. Potter

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Ireland, Ireland: Providence Journal Company: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008031

Condition: Fine


Ireland: Ireland: Providence Journal Company, 1950. Book. Illus. by Paule Loring. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1950 First Irish Edition Hardcover Fine Clean Pages No Writing or Markings. NOT a library copy. Series of 17 articles published in the 'Providence Journal Irish newspaper Nothing better to see or feel Ireland from the inside out.'"Great Blasket Islands" "Douglas Hyde's home" "The Roads' of Ireland" the Tinkers" "The Old Storyteller" This is NOT the tourist stuff , but written half a century ago for... View more info

The Monastic Achievement Library Of Medieval Civilization

By: George Zarnecki Edited Joan Evans And Professor Christopher Brooke

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, McGraw-Hill: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016408

Condition: Very Good


England: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Red Hardcover and Very Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Ex-Libray book with pocket removed. Tight binding. No writing or underlines. Excellent color and b/w illustrated history of the western monastic movement. From Judea and Egypt it's influence on Celtic Christianity, Book of Kells, Carolingian reforms, Cluny Pilgrimage roads...Compostela Cistercian templars. Really wonderful intelligent and inspired hardcover and color dust jacketand visually as rich as the holy men's vows were p... View more info

Saint Samson In Cornwall Notes By the Late Mr.Charles Henderson On The Parishes Of St.Sampson, Golant And St.Sampson, Southill Hand Sewn With Cord

By: Gilbert H.Doble, Charles Henderson, H.N.Cuthbert Atchley, R.Mortan Nance

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Brittany, F.Rene Mignen: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014996

Condition: Good+


Brittany: F.Rene Mignen, 1935. Book. Good+. Paperback. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large Handmade Cornish and Breton booklet with hand sewn cord binding from Brittany. This is No.36 in Canon Doble's Cornish Saints but it has added illustrated Arthurian era material by George Henderson and Breton dedications to Saint Sampson by H.N.Cuthbert Atchley and more.B/W Photos of Castle Dore Stone. Larger format than the Cornish Saint series. Half the cover blackened mysteriously, intriguingly given the subject. Cover and 36pp. pages intact inside and clean except hints of the black... View more info

Karen George

By: Gildas's De Excedio Britonum And The Early Church Studies In Celtic History XXVI

Price: $125.00

Publisher: England, Boydell: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016303

Condition: Fine


England: Boydell, 2009. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover Clean Pages. NOT a library copy. Gildas's De Excedio Britonum and The Early Church Studies In Celtic History XXVI Each book in this academic series becomes a classic even before it goes out of print. Here is fine tune focus on Gildas and Augustine Versus Pelagian theology or even if Gildas fits it at all. No writing, no markings. NOT a library book. Three Geese In Flight 35 years combining Arthurian and Celtic studies from America the land to the west. . Dust jacket present. First Editio... View more info

The Secret Book of Revelation: The Apocalypse of St. John the Divine

By: Gilles Quispel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-hill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 874716890

ISBN: 0070510806

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust jacket NOT a library copy Clipped Price and Some Underlines in key places else very good book and jacket. Beside a translation of the Book of Revelation the amount of color illustrations of Spanish and Ethiopian art is amazong. The famous Dutch scholar author champions the Jewish Christian origin of the text. large amazing work. First Edition. View more info

Masada and the Dead Sea

By: Giovanna Magi

Price: $19.12

Publisher: Florence, Steimatzky: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014190

Condition: Very Good


Florence: Steimatzky, 1993. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Color photos. The quality of the color photos makes you feel the texture of fortress of Masada. Close up of the stone walls, the Roman fortifications and the Zealots. The same vivid sun colored stones contrasts the oasis green of Ein Gedi. Salt bleached Dead sea. Trade Paperback in very good shape stresses the Biblical Essene . First Edition. View more info

Jesus The Master Builder Hardcover

By: Gordon Strachan

Price: $41.40

Publisher: Scotland, Floris: 1999

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 017028

Condition: Near Fine


Scotland: Floris, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover Clean Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library book Fascinating look at the mystical connections of Druidism, Pythagoras, and Hebrew Hasidim. Here Jesus, Joseph of Arimathea, Glastonbury and sacred mathematics. Illustrations Excellent condition book and jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

In The Name Of Jesus Exorcism Among Early Christians

By: Graham H.Twelftree

Price: $23.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Baker: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015815

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Baker, 2007. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Near Fine Clean free of markings and writing. The beautiful thing in the movie 'The Exorcist' is that moment when the Exorcist shouts "THE POWER OF CHRIST COMPELS YOU" and you truly see true dominion of Christ over Satan and it is a wonderful thing. It is a huge part of the Jewish tradition Here we see how little, Paul followed in that power. Academic and well written. Like new collectible. First Edition. View more info

The Sign and the Seal: the Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant

By: Graham Hancock

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1992-03

Seller ID: 013221

ISBN: 0517578131

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+.Hardcover.Very Good+ Hardcover with Unclipped Dust jacket First American Edition.Collectible First American Edition. NOT a library copy. Clean no writing or marks Here the Ethiopian claims to have the Ark itself and the author seeks to back up that claim. The author compares the Grail and it's quest. Enjoying mythic reading and great pictures. First edition hardcover with dust jacket in very good clean condition.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Friar's Map of Ancient America 1360 AD: The Story of Nicholas of Lynn and the Franciscan Map of America (Guernsey Museum Monograph, Multicultural Heritage Series No. 3)

By: Gunnar Thompson

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Bellevue, L. Lee Productions: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11105

ISBN: 0962199087

Condition: Good+


Good+ Large Trade Paperback 304 pp. Medieval Cartography Clean pages NOT a library copy. Dusky cover soiling. No markings No plates or No underlines Many maps Study of this enigmatic Friar and arctic voyage and surely knew about the Knight Templars First Edition. View more info

La Legende Du Village Maudit

By: Guy Merlin

Price: $19.12

Publisher: Belgium, La Renaissance Du Livre: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007845

Condition: Very Good


Belgium: La Renaissance Du Livre, 1950. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback French Language Guy Merlin Illustrations From Belgium come these Fairy tales with two tone illustrations by the author. One tale 'Lutins' are a type of 'Fairy' still in parts of rural Quebec.B/W Illustrations French style Wrap around paperback. First Edition. View more info

Image for Vita Sancti Tathei And Buched Seint Y Katrin The Bangor Welsh MSS. Society  H.Idris Bell 1908 Limited Edition

Vita Sancti Tathei And Buched Seint Y Katrin The Bangor Welsh MSS. Society H.Idris Bell 1908 Limited Edition

By: H. Idris Bell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wales, The Bangor Welsh MSS.Society: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ABE-257727

Condition: Very Good+


Wales: The Bangor Welsh MSS.Society , 1908. Book. Very Good+. Soft Parchment. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good+ Original 1908 Limited Edition to 200 Copies. First Welsh Edition The Bangor Welsh MSS.Society Edition. NOT a library book. Clean pages, No book plates Hand Bound and Printed Medieval Welsh manuscripts text printed in limited Brown Parchment binding in Wales. Hand Made Paper. Medieval like Brown Card Stock covers. Welsh monastic society logo glued on to cover. Welsh Saints lives from the Celtic church. The life of Saint Tathan is in English. Seint Y Katr... View more info

St Patrick at Glastonbury West-Country Historical Studies Hardcover

By: H.P.R. Finberg

Price: $32.20

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1969

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 010799

Condition: Fine


England: David & Charles, 1969. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First English Edition. Fine Original Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Excellent condition both jacket and book. NOT Price cut. NOT a library copy. Includes "St Patrick at Glastonbury", Six other essays such as '"Tavistock"' and Medieval Devon in this hardcover study of early Medieval Devon and Cornwall.. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Carolingian Empire

By: Heinrich Fichtenau Translated Peter Munz

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Canada, Medieval Academy: 1995

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 005297

ISBN: 0802063675

Condition: Fine


Canada: Medieval Academy, 1995. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean Trade Paperback NOT a library copy. Translations of Frankish Primary Sources. Critical History of early Mediaeval Europe and Charlemagne's rise to power!The Military tactics, the rich and the poor. Vikings and Muslims invaders. Irish and Jewish scholars. Clean great shape.. View more info

Irish Folk History Texts from the North

By: Henry Glassie

Price: $16.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ.of Pennsylvania: 1982

Edition: 1st.U.S.Edition

Seller ID: 007249

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Univ.of Pennsylvania, 1982. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st.U.S.Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Trade Paperback First U.S. Edition Excellent Fine Contribution to Celtic and Irish folklore studies and collecting of folktales, and living storytelling. b/w Drawings. Clean free of writing, clean. NOT a library book. Stone Celtic Head on cover. First Edition. View more info

Irish Folk History Texts From the North Hardcover

By: Henry Glassie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010479

ISBN: 0812278259

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket. First American Edition. Clean free of marks or writing Dust Jacket not clipped one tiny closed tear. Collectible Oral Irish folklore from the north. Very real. Songs, folktales, Saint's tales, Molly Maguires, Sinn Fein. Handsome First Edition NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Passing The Time Hardcover

By: Henry Glassie

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Dublin, O.Brien: 1982

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 009106

Condition: Fine


Dublin: O.Brien, 1982. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Hardcover First Irish Edition. Clean NOT a library book. Tight binding No writing in text. The author Henry Glassie is one of the true greats of modern folklore collecting. This work is a huge collection of Irish Folk and Fairy lore along with folk memories of the Potato famine, agricultural round, Irish folk and Ceili music. Photos B/W Illustrations, notes. Great shape, no jacket, clean. Like new. We wrap for 35 years first in brown paper to protect the cover!. First Edition. View more info

Image for All Silver and No Brass: an Irish Christmas Mumming

All Silver and No Brass: an Irish Christmas Mumming

By: Henry Glassie

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 014924

ISBN: 0253304709

Condition: Very Good+


Very Good+ First Edition Hardcover with Mylar Protected Not Clipped Near Very Good Dust jacket.192pp.b/w illusU. S. A.: Indiana University Press,1975. First American Edition. 8vo . A study of this part Harvest, part Pagan, part Christian, and part 'Troubles' festival. This folklore study is one of the modern greats of Irish folklore. Very good shape. A few dust jacket discolorations and bright in it's mylar jacket. Handsome Painting on cover.No chips, NOT price clipped and NOT a library book, pages clean.Great price for this cloth first edition with dust jacket. 40 years selling Celtic books w... View more info

Arthur And The Grail Hardcover

By: Hubert Lampo & Pieter Paul Kostler Colin Wilson Introduction

Price: $39.00

Publisher: England, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1988

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011651

Condition: Very Good


England: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First English Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Large Collectible Hardcover with Mylar Protected Dust Jacket. Tour around the Arthurian physical and Spiritual landscape. Very worthwhile introduction to the medieval Arthurian literature. Photos accompany this worthwhile discussion of Grail themes. large oblong shaped volume. Color photos. Very good shape, clean pages, NOT price clipped and NOT a library book. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Art Of The Celts Origins History Culture Hardcover

By: Iain Zaczck

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Parkgate: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016105

Condition: Fine


Great Britain: Parkgate, 1997. Book. Illus. by Color and B/W. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fine Large Hardcover With Fine Unclipped Dust Jacket NOT a library copy. Clean pages free of marks. Great full page photos of the "Turoe Stone" and other Pagan artifacts but the inclusion of large full quarto page from Celtic illuminated manuscripts you seldom see is a real plus i.e. the Welsh "Psalter of Ricemarch" and Portrait of St.John MacDurnan Gospels ans St.Matthew,"Echternach Gospels" Plus the familiar Book of Kells Plus an array of Celtic Iron age weapons.Much more When... View more info