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The Story Of the Irish Race Hardcover

By: Seumas MacManus

Price: $39.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Devin-Adair Company: 1990

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 017115

Condition: Very Good


U.S.A.: Devin-Adair Company, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library Copy NO underlines NO writing NO bookplates. Seumas MacManus was a Donegal Shanachie whose Irish Fairy tale collections are beloved. Here is his big thick history of Ireland. From the Firbolg, Tuatha De Dannan to the role of Irish Brehon lawyer Bardic legal power where the poet was a political power like nowhere else.Irish Druids The Irish war with Vikings. Great stuff! Perhaps one of the best aspects is it'... View more info

The Capel Mair Stone Archaeologia Cambrensis Vol.VII Sixth Series 1907 Original Hardcover

By: SirJohn Rhys J. E. Lloyd Professor Anwyl A.N.Palmer Harold Hughes

Price: $50.60

Publisher: London:, The Journal of the Cambrian Archaological Association,: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005659

Condition: Fine


London:: The Journal of the Cambrian Archaological Association,, 1907. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Original 1907 Hardcover Complete 440pp. The Journal Of The Cambrian Archaeological Association Prof. John Rhys "The Capel Mair Stone" 17pp.Col.W.Li.Morgan "Report on the Excavations at Coelbren" The Sarn Helen" is discussed as prehistoric trackway Vs Roman.Illustrated essay 37pp. "Epigraphic Notes" on Ogam inscribed stones is among the 15 different essays on Welsh and Celtic studies. Famed Welsh historian J.E.Llo... View more info

A Book Of Angels

By: Sophy Burnham

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1990

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 015489

Condition: Very Good


New York: Ballantine Books, 1990. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Trade Paperback Very Good Clean Condition. No writing in text. NOT a library book. Angels are here in stories of people's unexpected experiences Really uplifting book! Just because you do not see something it does not mean it is not there. Great illustrations from centuries and cultures. we wrap with respect for the book and you. Clean tight binding. View more info

Studies in Old English Literature in Honor of Arthur G. Brodeur

By: Stanley B Greenfield

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell: 1963

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014291

ISBN: 0846216736

Condition: Fine


Fine First Edition Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Collectible Condition. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963.First American Edition.NOT a library copy. Clean NO writing. Many great essays on Beowulf by many of the leading scholars of Old English literature. i.e Margaret E. Goldsmith, Francis Lee Utley, C.L.Wrenn, 'The Christian Perspective in Beowulf','Two Anglo Saxon Harps','The Flood Narrative in Junius and in Baltic literature '''Beowulf and Epic Tragedy' 'Hygelac" much more. Like new book and jacket. NOT a library copy. Since 1977 we first wrap in paper before packing to protect your jacket.... View more info

Stone and Tree Sheltering Water An Exploration of Sacred and Secular Wells in County Louth

By: Susan Connolly Anne-Marie Moroney

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Ireland, Flax Mill: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015388

Condition: Fine


Ireland: Flax Mill, 1998. Book. Fine.89 pp Color Photos Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback Fine Collectible Condition NOT a library copy. Clean Pages. A guide to the spiritual heart of Irish Holy Wells color photos, guide, and sacred poetry.. First Edition. View more info

The Iona Community Story

By: T. Ralph Morton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth: 1957

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 011636

Condition: Near Very Good


Near Very Good.Little Trade Paperback. First English Edition. 12mo Trade Paperback Story of the founding and revival of Columba's Iona and the modern community there.Good solid shape. Some discoloration on rear cover but handsome book.Clean 96 pp. Frontis plate. NOT a library book. Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper. First Edition. View more info

A Miracle of Learning Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning. Essays in Honour of William O'Sullivan

By: T.C. Barnard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Ashgate Publishing: May 1998

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 1859282938

Condition: Fine


Fine Collectible Hardcover with Fine Dust Jacket.England: Ashgate, First Edition 1998.Ten scholars present Irish studies 303 pp. essays in honor of William O'Sullivan keeper of Irish manuscripts at Kells "Lebor Gabala in the Book of Lecan" "The Book of Kells and the Corbie Psalter", and "County Mayo 1684" among the others is this fascinating one about Pilgrim Massachusetts Bay Colony!" Preliminaries to the Massachusetts Bay Colony:The Irish ventures of Emanuel Downing and John Winthrop Sr." Like new!. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Comprehensive New Testament

By: T.E. Clontz

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cornerstone Publications: 2009-01

Seller ID: 015816

ISBN: 0977873714

Condition: Fine


Fine.Collectible Hardcover. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Hardcover Fine Clean Collectible Condition. NOT a library copy. No writing OR Underlines. Excellent study bible right from the Greek with concordance with Dead Sea Scrolls, Talmud and everything else of biblical revelation.. The hardcover opens flat and the pages are white, acid free and clear. Since 1977 we wrap first in brown paper to respect the covers of the book and you.. First Edition. View more info

George Zarnecki

By: The Monastic Achievenent Hardcover

Price: $12.57

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016209

Condition: Very Good


New York: McGraw-Hill, 1972. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Hardcover and Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Very Nice Ex-Library copy. Just library markings. NO Writing or Underlines. Many Color Illustrations. Wonderful study of Dark Age Europe Illuminated Manuscripts, Gold Wire Jewelry Gold Enamel and Silver Communion, Romanesque Architecture Wall Paintings, France, Spain, Britain, Ireland. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

A History Of The Monks Of Syria by Theodoret Of Cyrrhus

By: Theodoret Of Cyrrhus R.M. Price Translated

Price: $24.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Cistercian Publications: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 015413

Condition: Fine


U.S.A.: Cistercian Publications, 1985. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. Fine Trade Paperback Translation of early Eastern Christian monastic Syrian text. NOT a library copy. Notes, history, text. Near fine condition. Clean pages. Handsome parchment like cover. Christians were in Syria right at the beginning It is where some of the Jewish Christians went. . First Edition. View more info

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Anianyddiaeth Sefyllfa Ddyfodol Pregeth Ar Malachi III.18 and 1835 Traethawd Ar Matthew XXVI Yn Yr Hwn y Dangosir Annghymharol Werthfawrogrwydd Gwaed Crist

By: Thomas Dick Richard Parry Owen Williams

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Wales, Griffith Jones: 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008677

Condition: Good+


Wales: Griffith Jones, 1848. Book. Good plus. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover 1848 Original Edition Leather spine.Marble boards. NOT a library book. Several Books from the Bible "Pregeth Ar Malachi III 1833 In this Welsh Protestant tract are early translations of the Bible by Owen Williams in 1833 'Pregeth Ar Malachi III.18 and 1835 Traethawd Ar Matthew XXVI Yn Yr Hwn y Dangosir Annghymharol Werthfawrogrwydd Gwaed Crist. The only serious flaw is page 57 has half the page torn away. Otherwise complete and except for fading on the cover and overal... View more info

The Journal Of The Cambrian Archaeological Association Vol III. Sixth Series The Early Life of St.Samson of Dol1903 Archaeologia Cambrensis Hardcover "The Golden Grove Book of Pedigrees" "The Early Life of St.Samson Of Dol" St. Brychan, King Confessor" "Pre-Norman Cross-Base at Llangefelach Glamorganshire" "Forgotten Sanctuaries"

By: Thomas Gray F.Haverfield Edward Owen Rev.W.D. Bushell Rev.S.Baring Gould S.Baring Gould and J.Fisher Gwenllian E. F. Morgan

Price: $99.00

Publisher: London, London: Archaeologia Cambrensis,the Journal of the Cambrian Archeological Association,: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005963

Condition: Fine


London: London: Archaeologia Cambrensis,the Journal of the Cambrian Archeological Association,, 1903. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Original Welsh Bound 1903 Clean Hardcover NOT a library copy. Over Two Dozen Welsh Essays Among them discussed 'The Early Life of Saint Sampson" and 'St.Brychan by S.Baring Gould 'Roman Forts in South Wales","The Early settlers of Brecon " "Forgotten Sanctuaries" "Pre-Norman Cross-Base at Llangefelach Glamorganshire" with illustrations of incised stones. many more and by such sc... View more info

Sacred Biography Saints and Their Biographers In The Middle Ages

By: Thomas J.Heffernan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford Univ.Press: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Very Good


N.Y.: Oxford Univ.Press, 1988. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Trade Paperback Near fine clean pages.NOT a library books Authors theory the Saints lives were Christian versions of Celtic and Saxon hero tales! Excellent and fascinating study of these Medieval English Saint's lives. No writing or marks,. First Edition. View more info

A Comparison of Some Sanskrit and Celtic Words Y Cymmrodor Vol. VII Part 1 1884

By: Thomas Powel Rev.John Davies

Price: $43.71

Publisher: Wales, The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion: 1884

Seller ID: 008326

Condition: Good


Wales: The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1884. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original 1884 Complete 53pp.First Welsh Edition Y Cymmrodor Great 17pp essay on comparisons of 'Sanskrit and Celtic words. Similarities in Celtic and Hindu Spiritual origins well as music. Also there is an essay 20pp. on comparisons of 'Highland Fairy lore to Welsh Fairy tradition. More 54pp.here Published in Y Cymmrodor Vol VII, Part 1.The great Welsh Cymmrodorion Society Journal. Good grey colors some light spine chips tight clean. Rare NOT a library copy.. View more info

Round Towers Of Ireland Edinburgh Review April 1834 Original Tom Moore's Critical Review Of Henry O'Briens 'Round Towers Of Ireland

By: Tom Moore

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scotland, Ediinburgh Review: 1834

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016431

Condition: Very Good


Scotland: Ediinburgh Review, 1834. Book. Very Good. Wrappers. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Original 1834 Excerpted 12pp. Tom Moore's Critical Review Of Henry O'Briens 'Round Towers Of Ireland' This was published in the April 1834 Edinburgh Review. Here is those twelve pages in a archival plasticine clear envelope. Clean pages loosely bound. Not a reprint. and no markings. This 1834 criticism by Tom Moore was well founded. O'Brien's portrayal of Irish Round Towers as a Persian Zoroastrian Fire Tower with Atlantis connections is a terrific visual image but remains highly unlike... View more info

Anti-Pelagian Works Of Saint Augustine, Bishop Of Hippo Volume I Original 1872 Hardcover

By: Translated Peter Holmes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, T&T.Clark: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014080

Condition: Fair+


Edinburgh: T&T.Clark, 1872. Book. Fair+. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fair+ Hardcover Original 1872 Edition of Anti-Pelagian Texts by Saint Augustine. Fair+ condition Hardcover Working copy only. Fading and some discoloration on boards. Frays on edges of spine. Ex-Library markings and pocket. Underlining and highlighting on several pages. repaired to strengthen binding. Complete text. Fair- Rare 1872 original brown cloth. Tight binding. Complete text.. First Edition. View more info

John Cassian Conferences

By: Translation Colm Luibheid Introduction Owen Chadwick

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Paulist Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015004

Condition: Fine


U. S. A.: Paulist Press, 1985. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Near Fine Trade Paperback NOT a Library book. A little shelf wear.Clean no underlines, no writing. A key text in the formation of early Celtic monasticism was the writings of Cassian. Here we have translation of his Fifth Century study of the Egyptian monastic ideal. Germanus etc. Primary source. First Edition. View more info

Irische Miniaturen Zwolf Farbige Bilder Aus Handschriften Irischer Monche

By: Von Paul Wilhelm Wenger

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Germany, Friedrich Wittig Verlag: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009612

Condition: Fine


Germany: Friedrich Wittig Verlag, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Fine Clean First Edition Hardcover and Very Good Dust Jacket with a two inch chip on the back cover. Color Illumination on jacket cover. Not Price cut NOT a library copy. Twelve Celtic Illuminated Pages. Concise study of Irish illumination. German text 12 page color plates of Irish and Celtic illumination from books other then the Book of Kells!. 32pp.Lesser seen Celtic plates. Clean pahes NOT a library copy. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Book Of Margery Kempe A Modern Version

By: W Butler-Bowdon Edited R.W.Chambers Introduction

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New York:, Devin-Adair Company: 1944

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005866

Condition: Very Good


Very Good Hardcover Good.Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Fourteen Hundred & Thirty Six :Devin-Adair Company, 1944 First American Edition. 8vo Very Good Hardcover and Good Mylar Protected Dust Jacket with a good bit o Jacket chipping. NOT Price clipped. First Hardcover. Tight binding. NOT a library book. Clean interior A modern version of the first ever known autobiography in English. Written by a fascinating medieval women traveler to the shrine of St.James of Compostella. Rare. Illustrated by Facsimile Pages. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Aberystwyth Studies Vol.XIII The Travels Of St.Samson Of Dol

By: Walter Fogg, E.G Bowen, T.Gwynn Jones

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016887

Condition: Near Very Good


Near Very Good. Academic Paperback. First Welsh Edition. 8vo Original 1934 Academic Anthology of Seven Essays From this fascinating Travel and history look at Warzan to the great E,G.Bowen "The Travels of St.Samson Of Dol' to Viking and Celtic magic verse "Alliteration Welsh And Scandinavian" T.Gwynn Jones and "French Translators of Burns" More Very good No writing No underlines.Llyfrgell Hugh Owen Library small numbers on bottom of cover. Text clean Celtic studies wrapped well since 1977 First Edition. View more info

Image for The Creation Of The World, Gwreans An Bys  A Cornish Mystery Play  Original 1864 Hardcover Edition

The Creation Of The World, Gwreans An Bys A Cornish Mystery Play Original 1864 Hardcover Edition

By: Whitley Stokes

Price: $155.00

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate,: 1864

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 005091

Condition: Very Good


London: Williams and Norgate,, 1864. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First English Edition. Very Good 208 pp. [1] Hardcover Original Brown Cloth binding. Handsome Earth Colored End Papers. Rare Whitley Stokes late medieval Cornish Christian mystery play. Cornish language one side English translation facing page, notes, introduction, Celtic Christianity, Angel lore. Edited by one of the fathers of Celtic studies. Very good, some fade spots on cover, the title Page much foxing. Title on spine crisp gold. No writing in text. No underlines.Tight binding NOT a library copy which is rare with a interest... View more info

Image for Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus A Collection Of Old-Irish Glosses Scholia Prose And Verse Edited By Whitley Stokes And John Strachan Vol 1.Biblical Glosses And Scholia Original 1901 Hardcover

Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus A Collection Of Old-Irish Glosses Scholia Prose And Verse Edited By Whitley Stokes And John Strachan Vol 1.Biblical Glosses And Scholia Original 1901 Hardcover

By: Whitley Stokes John Strachan

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011418

Condition: Good-


Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1901. Book. Good-. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Rare Original 1901 Hardcover First Edition NO Library paraphernalia. Very Important collection of Irish Glosses and their relation to the Psalms in the Hebrew Bible and the epistles of the New Testament. Translations and commentaries on the Glosses on the Pauline Epistles the Psalms of David, The Milan Glosses on the Psalms. This is Vol.1 of a 2 Vol. series but complete in itself. Working Original copy. Thick clear binders tape over the spine and edge of the boards to reinf... View more info

The Cave Church Of Paul The Hermit Hardcover

By: William Lyster

Price: $80.00

Publisher: U. S. A., Yale University: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 014501

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. A.: Yale University, 2008. Book. Near Fine Hardcover.Near Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition Large Quarto Volume in excellent condition. Color and b/w illus. photos, maps. Window into the early Coptic and Syrian Christianity of the Desert Fathers. Fine color pages of the monastic wall paintings as well as the architecture of this ancient Egyptian monastery. The wall paintings look like illuminated manuscript pages. A huge Medieval Coptic Christian treasure book. Academic history too. Clean great shape. NOT a library copy. Extra p... View more info