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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

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. . First Edition. View more info

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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