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Comments of John Ruskin on The Divina Commedia

by Ruskin, John

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1903
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1903. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No dust jacket. Thoughtful analysis of Dante. Introduction by Charles Eliot Norton
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Dante Alighieri

by Grandgent, Charles H.

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Published
1966
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1st edition
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Ungar, NY, 1966. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. Thoughtful analysis of Dante. A reprint of the much earlier 1st edition.
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Time Frame AD 200-600: Empires Besieged

by Editors of Time Life Books

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1987-1988
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Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1988. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. Imperiled Rome; China's Great Wall Breached; Disorder In Guba, India; The Persian Renewal; New World Migrations; Fine/ As New. An entire college course between two covers!
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Time Frame AD 800-1000: Fury of the Northmen

by Editors of Time Life Books

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1987-1988
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Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1988. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. The Viking onslaught; Byzantium Resurgent; The Changing Face of Southeast Asia; Japan's Distinctive Stamp; Monument Builders in the America; Fine/ As New. An entire college course between two covers!
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Landmarks: The Medieval World

by Kidson, Peter

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1965-66
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1965-66. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "The art of the Middle Ages is a period of a thousand years with antiquity at one end and the Renaissance at the other. It is a period of invention and astonishing in its variety. In architecture it takes us from the simple stone churches of Saxon England to the soaring splendor… Read more
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Landmarks: The Early Christian & Byzantine World

by Lassus, Jean

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1965-66
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1965-66. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "The unique story of the development of Early Christian art and the magnificent culture sphere of the Byzantine Empire have seldom been examined in such a comprehensive study." [Dust Jacket] Excellent detailed relevant map on the inside front cover and a timeline on the inside back cover. Compelling text and lavish… Read more
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Landmarks: The World of Islam

by Grube, Ernst J

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1965-66
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McGraw Hill, NY, 1965-66. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "This is the art of a culture which stems from the teachings of one man, Muhammad, and from the Koran which influenced the life of every Muslim and every Muslim artist. This magnificently illustrated book shows not only the range, but also the amazing skill and virtuosity of the Islamic artist." [Dust Jacket]… Read more
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Medieval England 1066-1485

by King, Edmund

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1988
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1st edition
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Phaidon/ Oxford University, Oxford UK, 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 18 essays by experts on the cultural history of the period 1066-1485. "The integration of images with text displays the range and variety of the surviving visual evidence of medieval culture." [Pub. Info] 260 illustrations. 1ST EDITION
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The Story of King Arthur and his Knights

by Pyle, Howard

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1903
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1st edition
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Scribners, NY, 1903. Reprint of 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The Story of King Arthur and His Knights is a novel by the American illustrator and writer Howard Pyle. Pyle's illustrations for the stories have been called 'glorious', with the text and the illustrations complementing each other. The book consists of a large series of episodes in the legend… Read more
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Epistolae Obscurorum Variorum (The Letters of Obscure Men)

by Stokes, Francis Griffin (translator)

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Published
1925
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Near Fine
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Chatto & Windus, London, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine. "The Letters of Obscure Men (Epistolae Obscurorum Variorum) were a collection of Latin letters, which satirized the lamentable conditions dominated by scholasticism among the clergy and in the universities." [Pub. Info] Both the Latin and English are offered here. Rendered into English by Stokes, with Notes and a Historical Introduction. Formerly… Read more
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The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden

by Voltaire, M. de

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Published
1833
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1st edition
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Dru and Fudd, Hartford CT, 1833. 1st edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. New Translation from the last Paris editon. Front cover is detached. Pages are very good. 1ST THUS.
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The Atlas of Medieval Man

by Platt, Colin

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Published
1980
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1st edition
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St. Martins, NY, 1980. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1ST US EDITION.
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The Medici Aesop

by McTigue, Bernard trans.

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Published
1989
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1st edition
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Abrams, Ny, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 1ST EDITION.
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The Medieval Reader: First-hand Accounts of the Middle Ages

by Cantor, Norman F.

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Published
1994
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1st edition
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HarperCollins, NY, 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Selections from the works of more than 100 men and women. STATED 1ST EDITION.
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The Encyclopedia of The Middle Ages

by Cantor, Norman F. Ed.

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Published
1999
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1st edition
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Viking, NY, 1999. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 600 entries.1ST EDITION.
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Alcuin, Friend of Charlemagne: His world and his Work

by Duckett, Eleanor Shipley

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Published
1951
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1st edition
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Macmillan, NY, 1951. 1st edition. Fine/Fine. "It has been said: 'From 782 till Alcuin's death in 804 there is hardly a diplomatic act of the great King, Charlemagne, hardly a controversy in the Church, hardly a project of social reorganization and no plan of educational reform in what was to become the Holy Roman Empire, on which the English… Read more
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Cambridge Medieval History [complete set of 9 volumes]

by Bury, J.B. and H.M. Gwatkin

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Published
1964
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2nd edition
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Cambridge University, UK, 1964. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Fine. "Planned by one of the most renowned Byzantinists and Medievalists of the day, John B. Bury... [the nine volume Cambridge Medieval Hisory] became the de facto standard by which all comprehensive period histories would be measured. Its impact on the field of medieval scholarship is every bit as great… Read more
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Richard Coeur de Lion

by Wilkinson, Clennell

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Published
1933
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1st edition
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Peter Davies, London, 1933. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "The enduring figure of the Middle Ages is the chivalrous knight, who played the role of hero across much of Europe and was equal parts courage and valor, and nobody played a more defining role in casting the popular image of medieval knights than Richard the Lionheart, one of… Read more
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Pilgrim's Progress: In Two Parts

by Bunyan, John

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Published
1840
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L. and G. Seeley, London, 1840. Hardcover. Leather. Fine. "John Bunyan could be said to have authored one of the most influential books in the English language. But 'The Pilgrim's Progress' is so much more than an historical novel. Bunyan's plan for his readers is for them to travel through this book as an adventure through… Read more
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Robin Hood

by Creswick, Paul

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Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, No date. Hardcover. Fine/ Fine Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. "Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English Folklore, a highly skilled archer and swordsman. Although such behaviour was was not part of his original character, since the beginning of the 19th century he has been known for robbing the rich and giving to the… Read more
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