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A History of The World for High Schools

by Botsford, George Willis and Jay Barrett Botsford

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Published
1918
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Near Fine
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Toronto: The Macmillan Company of Canada, 1918. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (small). Macmillan's Canadian School Series. Original green cloth. iv, 518 pp. [5 two-page spread plates of colour maps]. B&W illustrations in-text. Rubbing to extremities, some light staining to rear board. Foxing to edges of text block. Covers ancient history in Greece and Rome, the Middle… Read more
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The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America - Graenlendinga Saga and Eirik's Saga

by Magnusson, Magnus and Hermann Palsson [translators]

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Published
1970
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Very Good
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1970. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Penguin paperback. 124 pp. Four B&W maps at rear. Some wear to extremities. The two medieval Icelandic sagas translated in this volume tell one of the most fascinating stories in the history of exploration - the discovery of America by Norsemen, five centuries before Christopher Columbus.
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Testament of Cresseid

by Henryson, Robert; Fox, Denton [editor]

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Published
1968
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Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1968. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 12mo. Nelson's Medieval and Renaissance Library. Original dark brown cloth. vii, 165 pp. Ink ownership inscription to ffep. A few neat pencil lines and annotations to interior. Fine condition. Dust jacket has a few spots of wear to joints and edges, some creases and short tears,… Read more
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The Mabinogion

by Jones, Gwyn; Jones, Thomas [translators]

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
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London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1974. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo. Everyman's Library #1097. Paperback. xliv, 283 pp., [6 pp. ads]. Damp stain to lower corner, bumping to corners, a few small spots of wear. This translation of the complete Mabinogion presents in modern English eleven Welsh stories that are among the finest flowerings of the Celtic… Read more
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The Lay of Havelok the Dane

by Skeat, Walter W.; Sisam, K.

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Published
1950
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1950. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 18mo. Re-edited from Ms. Laud Misc. 108 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Reprint of 1915 second edition. Full brown cloth, black stamped lettering to spine, decorative panel and Oxford device to front board. xl, 171 pp. Slight sunning to spine, some light rubbing to extremities. Ink… Read more
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Athelston: A Middle English Romance

by Trounce, A. McI. [Allan McIntyre]

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Published
1957
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London: Published for the Early English Text Society By Oxford University Press, 1957. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Early English Text Society No. 224. Full brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and Early English Text Society device to front board. 157 pp. One folding plate facsimile of manuscript. Rubbing to joints, spine ends and corners, some foxing… Read more
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English Mediaeval Lapidaries

by Evans, Joan and Mary S. Serjeantson

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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London: The Early English Text Society By the Oxford University Press, 1960. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Early English Text Society No. 190. Reprint of 1933 edition. Full brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front, gilt device to front. xii, 205 pp., [8]. Rubbing to joints, spine ends and corners. Sunned panel to rear board. Ink… Read more
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The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History

by Previte-Orton, C.W.

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Cambridge at the University Press, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo. Two Volumes. Orig. blue cloth, xxi, 643pp; xix, 645-1202pp. Illustrated. Name on ff/ endpaper; spine darkened and boards a bit bowed with some white markings on cloth, o/w very good. Volume one discusses the Later Roman Empire to the 12th Century, while volume two… Read more
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The English School: Its Architecture and Organization 1370-1870

by Seaborne, Malcolm

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1971. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Maroon cloth boards. xii, 317, [112 p.p. B&W plates of photos and illustrations]. Top edge red. Some B&W architectural drawings in-text. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Some fading to top edge. Dust jacket is price clipped and lightly bumped at spine head and corners.… Read more
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His Farewell to Military Profession

by Riche, Barnabe and Donaled Beecher

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Published
1992
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Ottawa: Doverhouse Editions Inc, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo (medium). Orig. blue cloth with gilt illustration on front cover, 336pp. Book label of the Centre for Reformation and Rennaisance Studies on ff/ endpaper. Light rubbing on edges, extremities o/w near fine. With an introduction and criticism on the life and works of English author and soldier Barnabe… Read more
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Women at Work in Medieval Europe

by Pelner Cosman, Madeleine

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Published
2000
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New York: Checkmark Books, 2000. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Soft cover, 192 p.p. B&W illustrations. Near fine overall. Organized by profession, this book uses origianl documents and art to explore the many trades women performed at this time, the rewards they attained by their labor as well as the dangers they faced.
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Teaching and Interpreting Historical Swordsmanship

by Price, Brian R. (editor)

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Published
2005
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Highland Village, Texas: The Chivalry Bookshelf, 2005. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Paperback. 184pp. Illustrated. Light creasing to corners of pages, edges and spine rubbed but o/w very good. A collection of essays on the history of swordsmanship, martial culture and western martial arts.
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A Leaf From a Medieval Manuscript Breviary

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France. Near Fine. 18mo. [ca. 1450 or later, Southern France]. Disbound single leaf from a Breviary, used by monks and priests to conduct daily services. Latin. Parchment with rubcricated and blue decorative initials, gothic script. Writing to both sides of leaf. Some darkening and light soiling to edges, else fine specimens of a leaf from a medieval prayer… Read more
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A Leaf from a Medieval Manuscript Breviary

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France. Near Fine. 18mo. [ca. 1450 or later, Southern France]. Disbound single leaf from a Breviary, used by monks and priests to conduct daily services. Latin. Parchment with rubcricated and blue decorative initials, gothic script. Writing to both sides of leaf. Some darkening and light soiling to edges, else fine specimens of a leaf from a medieval prayer… Read more
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On the Supreme Good, On the Eternity of the World, On Dreams

by Boethius of Dacia; Wippel, John F. [translator]

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Published
1987
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Toronto: Pontificial Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1987. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 12mo (tall). Mediaeval Sources in Translation series No. 30. Cream card wraps, sewn and glued binding. 89 p.p. Some slight darkening to edges, minimal wear. Boethius of Dacia was a Master in the Arts Faculty at Paris ca. 1270, and a leading representative of the movement often… Read more
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Pendragon: Arthur and His Britain

by Clancy, Joseph P.

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Published
1971
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New York: Praeger Publishers, 1971. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Tan cloth boards with red lettering to spine, red endpapers. viii, 136 p.p. B&W illustrations, incl. frontis. The illustrations accompanying this text are from a manuscript of Lancelot du Lac, written and illuminated in northeastern France at the beginning of the fourteenth century and now M. 805-6… Read more
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The Saint and The Devil: The Story of Joan of Arc and Gilles De Rais

by Winwar, Frances

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. First edition stated. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, publisher's device in blind to lower front board. ix, 303 p.p. Six B&W plates of illustrations. Bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners, else fine. Offsetting to endpapers. Bookplate of C.B. Farrar… Read more
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Dafydd Ap Gwilym: A Selection of Poems

by Ap Gwilym, Dafydd; Bromwich, Rachel [translator]

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
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1st English Edition
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Middlesex, England: Penguin Books, 1985. 1st English Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. New edition. Paperback. xxxi, 207 p.p. English and Welsh, facing translations. Light wear to extremities and creasing to spine, small rust stain to a few pages near the front, else a fine copy. This parallel text introduces Dafydd ap Gwilym, one the great European poets… Read more
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The Romance Cycle of Charlemagne and His Peers

by Weston, Jessie L.

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Published
1905
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Very Good
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2nd Edition
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London: David Nutt, 1905. 2nd Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo (small). Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance & Folklore, No. 10. Green paper wraps, sewn and glued binding, unlettered spine. 50 p.p. Darkening to edges and spine, a few small stains, else minimal wear. Copy is tight and clean. A study of the romance cycle of medieval Europe… Read more
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Medieval German Literature

by Gibbs, Marion E. And Sidney M. Johnson

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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New York: Routledge, 1997. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Paperback. xiv, 457 p.p. A few scuffs to edges of text block, corners lightly bumped. Both reference work and general overview of medieval German literature, this book provides a comprehensive survey of this Germanic body of work from the eighth century through the early fifteenth century. Each… Read more
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