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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

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

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. T... 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" ... 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... 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 Rou... 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 bindin... 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... 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. R... View more info

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

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

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Wales, University of Wales Press: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016887

Condition: Very Good


Wales: University of Wales Press, 1934. Book. Near Very Good. Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original 1934 Very Good 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. .... 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... 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. ... 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 manuscrip... View more info