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Glastonbury Maker of Myths

By: Frances Howard-Gordon

Price: $19.12

Publisher: England, Gothic Image: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016385

Condition: Very Good


England: Gothic Image, 1982. Book. Illus. by Tom Eveson Bob Ring Sarah Platts-Mills. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very GoodClean Glastonbury Maker of Myths First English Edition Clean pages NOT a library book. Color photos of Arthurian sacred site Maps of terrestrial Zodiacs. Photos you usually do not see. 'The Abbey Barn' 'Chalice Hill ''The Abboy's Kitchen' etc. Plus unusual takes on ones you do, The Tor on a snowy hill, which is great because you see the contours of the hill like a lady at her rest. 'Tunnels and Waterways' Written out of care. ... 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

Early Christian Irish Art Three Candles

By: Francoise Henry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Ireland, Three Candles,: 1963

Edition: First Irish Edition

Seller ID: 013035

Condition: Very Good


Ireland: Three Candles,, 1963. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Irish Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Clean First Edition. NOT a library copy. Excellent classic study of Celtic art symbolism in early medieval Christian Ireland. Great introduction into Celtic philosophy in design and inner thought. Great b/w photos too.Very good shape. Illustration from Irish illuminated manuscript one rarely sees Book of Mac Regol, close up gold jewelry, stone crosses First Irish Edition . First Edition. View more info

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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 A Novel First Edition Hardcover

By: Frederick Buechner

Price: $70.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Atheneum: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016824

Condition: Fine


U.S.A: Atheneum, 1987. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a library copy. No markings. 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 ... View more info

Treasures Of Early Irish Art 1500 B.C.To 1500 A.D.

By: G.Frank Mitchell Liam De Paor Peter Harbison

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U. S. A., The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1978

Edition: Second American Edition

Seller ID: 012462

Condition: Very Good


U. S. A.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large Trade Paperback Color Photos Very Good Clean Tight Binding. Perhaps the finest collection of full color photos of early medieval gold jewelry and illuminated manuscripts. The quality of the printing is at least a worthy medium for the shinning joy of early Irish art. This was an exhibition in N.Y.C and this stunning catalog was published by the Large Trade Paperback with Full Color Photos on nearly every page Tara Brooch, Brian Boru Harp, the Book... 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

Religion, Language and Nationality in Wales: Historical Essays

By: Glanmor Williams

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Cardiff, University Of Wales Press: 1979

Seller ID: 015812

ISBN: 0708307027

Condition: Fine


Fine Trade Paperback University of Wales, 1979.First Welsh Edition. Fine Trade Paperback Clean inside NOT a library book. Ten historical essays by this great Welsh Celtic Studies scholar. Within 252 pp. are essays on the historical Saint David and his relationship to Gildas, Cadoc other Welsh Saints as well as the Norman and Saxon Church as well as several fine essays on Tudor Wales and England and the Welsh dream of America as an 'Avalon'. Great clean shape Since 1977 Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books wrapping your book with care. First Edition. View more info

The Brendan Legend Texts and Versions Hardcover

By: Glyn S.Burgess and Clara Strijbosch Edited

Price: $114.00

Publisher: Leiden, Brill: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016353

Condition: Fine


Leiden: Brill, 2006. Book. Fine.Clean Decorative Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Collectible Hardcover First Edition. Clean Pages NOT a library book. Anthology of essays on the Irish Seafaring Saint who sailed on two seas. One across the Atlantic to the Land of Promise,1000 years before Columbus, and the other metaphysical to the world beyond our own. Essays as Giovanni Orlandi "Brendan and Moses" the Hebrew Torah and the Christian Bible meet in Celtic Christian Apocrypha. Another, Seamus Mac Mathuna "The Irish Life of Saint Brendan Textural History... 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

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

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

By: H. Idris Bell

Price: $55.00

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

Little Saint Hardcover First Edition

By: Hannah Green

Price: $20.24

Publisher: U.S.A, Random House: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008239

Condition: Near Fine


U.S.A: Random House, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Hardcover with Near Fine Dust Jacket both excellent and clean. NOT a library copy. B/W Illus. map. Early Celtic Saint from Gaul that transformed a modern woman's Spiritual life. Beautiful Spiritual histoty travel journey thru a French village in search Hardcover Very Good both book as is clean price clipped jacket. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to protect the book's cover. 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