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1) Archaeology and the After-Life in Pagan and Christian Imagery
Richmond, I. A
 
London: Oxford, 1950. Reprint. Blue linen wrappers, 57 pp., followed by 1-page description of plates and 9 photographic plates. Three lectures given at the University of Durham. Fading around sides of covers. Light foxing to prelims, very good.. Reprint. Cloth Wrappers. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
2) Chaucer and the French Poet Graunson
Braddy, Haldeen
 
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisana State University Press, 1947. First edition. 100 pp. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title to another professor. Sewn binding with self-wrappers. Very good condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$65.00
3) Confessions of St. Augustine
St. Augustine
 
London: J. M. Dent, 1942. Reprint. Blue cloth binding, gilt titles, decorated endpapers. 348 pp. Light fading and scuffing to boards. Very good condition. . Reprint. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
4) Dante In Love: The World's Greatest Poem And How It Made History
Rubin, Harriet
 
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover binding, 288 pp. Dante Alighieri, exiled from his home in Florence and a fugitive from justice, followed a road in 1302 that took him first to the labyrinths of hell then up the healing mountain of purgatory, and finally to paradise. Here the author of The Princessa: Machiavelli for Women first makes clear how adrift he really was, describing how the medieval exile left everything behind, from his identity to his language. S... more information

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$22.00
5) Domesday Book: Its Place in Administrative History
Galbraith, V. H.; Galbraith, Vivian Hunter
 
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1974. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1974. First edition. 8vo. Black cloth binding, gilt titles, pp. xiv, 242 2. Fold-out illustration from Domesday Book as frontispiece. Between the battle of Hastings and the Norman conquest in 1066 and the Domesday Inquest twenty years later 1086 the aristocratic English land-owning class was expropriated in favour of a French-speaking, fedual society which for more than two centuries substituted Latin for Anglo-Saxon as the la... more information

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$65.00
6) English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages. Oxford History of English Literature Volume II Part 2
Chambers, E. K
 
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1947. Second edition, revised. 8vo. Cloth binding, 247 pp. Previous owner name in pencil. Wear top of spine. Very good.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
7) English Literature at the Close of the Middle Ages. Oxford History of English Literature Volume II Part 2
Chambers, E. K
 
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1947. Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1947. Second edition, revised. 8vo. Cloth binding, 247 pp. Small rub to spine, rubbing top of boards. Very good.. Second Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$29.00
8) English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century
Brown, Carleton, editor
 
Oxford: Oxford, 1932. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1932. 8vo. First edition. Blue cloth binding, gilt titles, 312 pp. Laid paper. Name on front endpaper, small paper fragment, rubs bookplate removed?. bumping to board edges. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.. ... more information

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$45.00
9) Eschatology and the Nativity in English Mystery Plays
Campbell, Thomas P
 
Stapled wrappers. 24 pp. Reprint of scholarly paper. Covers soiled, very good condition.. Stapled Wrappers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Reprint. ... more information

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$22.00
10) Everyman : A Moral Play; Elckerliijc
Editor
 
New York: Duffield and Company, 1907. 8vo. Original wraps. 43 p. Very striking woodcut illustrations and chapter embellishments. Everyman is a 16th-century English morality play, with origins in the late 15th-century Dutch morality play titled Elckerlijc. An important example of Christian allegory and Medieval literature. Rare in this edition. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Woodcut of the figure of Death on front. Moderate shelfwear, rubbing, and minor staining to paper on boards. Very goo... more information

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$40.00
11) The Far-Farers: A Journey from Viking Iceland to Crusader Jerusalem
Clark, Victoria
 
New York: Walker and Company, 2003. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 400 pp. Just before the year 1000, a young Viking named Thorvald turned his back on the pagan gods of his fathers to preach the Christian gospel. But his Icelandic countrymen mocked and outlawed him. Abandoning his homeland, Thorvald embarked on an epic journey to the heart of all medieval world maps -- Jerusalem. A thousand years later, Victoria Clark embarked on the same journey to discover to what extent the dramatic changes and conf... more information

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$19.00
12) The Far-Farers: A Journey from Viking Iceland to Crusader Jerusalem
Clark, Victoria
 
New York: Walker and Company, 2003. First Edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 400 pp. Just before the year 1000, a young Viking named Thorvald turned his back on the pagan gods of his fathers to preach the Christian gospel. But his Icelandic countrymen mocked and outlawed him. Abandoning his homeland, Thorvald embarked on an epic journey to the heart of all medieval world maps -- Jerusalem. A thousand years later, Victoria Clark embarked on the same journey to discover to what extent the dramatic changes and conf... more information

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$19.00
13) The Golden Age: Manuscript Painting at the Time of Jean, Duke of Berry
Thomas, Marcel
 
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1979. New York: Norton, 1979. First edition, second printing. 4to. Trade paperback, 119 pp. Glorious full-page color illustrations. The victory of Charles V 1364-1380 against the English, and against his own feudal nobility, marked the beginning of a golden age in the history of book illumination. Around the turn of the 15th century, magnificent examples emerged from scriptoria all over Europe, especially in France, setting new standards for fine il... more information

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$22.00
14) Handwork and Social History
Stevinson, E
 
London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1916. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 112 p. Illustrated. The author writes in the preface "in this little handbook for teachers I have endeavored to picture certain scenes from early and Medieval history and to show how these may be reproduced by children." She stresses the importance of allowing children time away from writing and deskwork for creating scenes of history and thus expanding their learning. Minor shelfwear. Near fine. RARE.. First Edition.... more information

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$75.00
15) Historical Outlines of English Phonology and Morphology
Moore, Samuel
 
Ann Arbor, MI: George Wahr, 1925. Ann Arbor: Wahr, 1925. First edition. Tall 8vo. Maroon silk binding, 153 pp. Some wear to extremities. Previous owner name, very good.. First Edition. Silk. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$32.00
16) History of England During the Early and Middle Ages, Volume I (of 2) only
Pearson, Charles H
 
London: Bell & Daldy, 1867. First edition. Cloth binding, xv, 675 pp. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Part of spine cloth gone, rear board loose. Text block in very good condition. Fair.. First Edition. Cloth. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

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$24.00
17) The International Library of Famous Literature : Selections from the World's Great Writers, Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, With Biographical and Explanatory Notes in Twenty Volumes
Editor
 
New York: International Library Company, 1898. Imperial Edition De Luxe, Limited to 1,000 complete sets, of which this is Number 7. 8vo. Cloth. 20 volumes. Index in volume 20. With introductions by Donald G. Mitchell IK Marvel and Andrew Lang. Compiled and arranged by Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, and Caroline Ticknor. A beautifully produced anthology of world literature, poetry, mythology, essays, biographical sketches, drama, and more. Illustrated with color and black and white plates. E... more information

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$600.00
18) LE ROMAN DE THÈBES, publié d'après tous les manuscrits
Constans, Leopold, editor
 
Paris: Société des Anciens Textes Français/Librairie de Firmin Didot et Cie., 1890. First edition. Two volumes, complete. Brick cloth binding, gold decoration and titles. A reprint of the medieval French tale of the Greek Oedipus story published by the Société des Anciens Textes Français/Librairie de Firmin Didot et Cie. This particular edition has a complete scholarly introduction comparing the language and version of extant manuscripts, appendices, and index. Fin... more information

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$285.00
19) La Chanson de Roland, Poème de Théroulde, suivi de la Chronique de Turpin, traduction de Alex. De Saint-Albin
Théroulde
 
Paris: Ernest Flammarion Paris: Flammarion. Reprint. Quarter-leather over marble boards, marble endpapers, 313 pp. Prose translation in modern French. Pages tanned. Good.. Reprint. Quarter Leather. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$35.00
20) The Life and Times of Chaucer
Gardner, John
 
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 328 p. Index. Notes. Acclaimed novelist John Gardner's presents a biography of Chaucer. His storytelling gifts recreate the climate, the feel, of Chaucer's day, of life at the court and for the poor. He gives the reader a wholly convincing portrait of Chaucer in his day. Gift inscription on ffep. Near fine in very good dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Wolf, J.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9... more information

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$25.00
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