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Aluredi Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis regum Britanniae, libris IX. E codice pervetusto, calamo exarato, in bibliotheca Viri clariffimi
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Aluredi Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis regum Britanniae, libris IX. E codice pervetusto, calamo exarato, in bibliotheca Viri clariffimi

By Aluredi Beverlacensis (Alfred of Beverley)

Exceptionally hard to find rare Medieval British history of only 148 copies of this Original Latin text 1716 First Edition of the Twelfth Century Annals of Alfred of Beverley (Aluredi Beverlacensis). From 'Brutus' to the Romans, Saxons, Uther Pendragon, Arthur and Mordred, Vikings and the Normans. Hugely influential spreading Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Lord of the Rings" like 'historical' epic. Even Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon was influenced by it. Here in Near Very Good shape. 172 pp Internally Very Good, Calf strip put over spine of 19th C. Leather binding and marbled binding paper put over endpaper gutters. NOT touching original binding in text clean interior. Tight, 1716 rare limited edition.No Underlines. No writing in text. NOT a institution copy. Bookplate Charles Francis Wyatt. M.A Broughton Rectory hand written on preliminary. 'Bound by C.Lewis' Same hand '1873 Purchased at Farebrothers Sale of Library of Thos Portern(?) Esq Hill St Berkeley Square Lot 293" Three Geese in Flight Arthurian and Celtic Books our passion since 1977

$1400.00

The Crowning Privilege Collected Essays on Poetry

By Robert Graves

Very Good+ Clean First Edition Hardcover Good+ Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT a library copy 311 pp. Jacket has a very large chip on spine and several smaller Cover intact and nice but bright and tight in mylar. NO underline. Text clean . A poet's inscription on first free endpaper..Graves essay's on White Goddess poetry run through these essays on Milton, Ezra Pound, one on Welsh poetry and the pre-Indo European suppressed by the Medieval Bardic codes that Taliesin satires Also Graves essay on King Arthur. We wrap with care since 1977

$35.00

Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; To Which Is Prefixed An Historical Introduction, Intended To Illustrate The Rise And Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England  Second Edition In Three Original Volumes
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Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances Chiefly Written During the Early Part of the Fourteenth Century; To Which Is Prefixed An Historical Introduction, Intended To Illustrate The Rise And Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England Second Edition In Three Original Volumes

By George Ellis

Collectible Original 1811 Three Volume Set Of Hardcovers SIGNED "ANNE ELLIS" On each preliminary page of all three volumes "Anne Ellis" was wife of Author George Ellis and daughter of Sir Peter Parker (To my fellow Americans, No 'Spiderman' has not been knighted) The hardcovers are in near very good shape. Clean NOT library copies. The front cover of Vol 1 is detached but present and the cover of Volume III is detached but present the rear covers are still attached. VOL.II both covers are fully Attached. Bookplate of Francis Bayley" Except for light rubs the bindings are nice with No chips. Pages clean. The Arthurian and Medieval English Romances are a journey true into Faerie. Wonderful Association set. Three Geese In Flight Arthurian and the mythic roots of the Lord of the Rings since 1977

$224.00

The Book of Kyng Arthur The Unity of Malory\'s Morte Darthur
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The Book of Kyng Arthur The Unity of Malory's Morte Darthur

By Charles Moorman

Very Good First Edition Hardcover Very Good price cut Dust Jacket Clean pages NOT a library copy NO Writing 101 pp. One of the 'greats' in Malory and Arthurian scholarship here. Very good both book and jacket! NO signature NO bookplates. See our photo. Three Geese in Flight passionate about Arthur's Camelot since 1977

$30.00

The Tudor Navy
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The Tudor Navy

By Arthur Nelson

Collectible Fine Large Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT clipped NOT a Library copy 224 pp. Many Illus. Drawings,Maps of Elizabethan era warships, plans and Armada battle engravings. Handsome to flip through visually and exciting and educational to read the history of Tudor and Elizabethan Naval design culminating in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. Well written and exciting by a British naval historian. Much on Drake. Since 1977 wrapping with respect

$65.00

Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893
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Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893

By W C Brogger; Nordahl Rolfsen; translated by William Archer

Original Good+ Decorative Hardcover 1896 First Edition 402 pp B/W Photos. Drawings maps Good+ Solid copy NOT a library copy NO Writing NO Signatures NO Book plates But a Lot of foxing throughout. None on illustrations and not on maps. Some rubbing across top and at and bumped edges. Amazing journey to Greenland and Arctic and a history of Arctic explorers. Social life of the north Dogs, sled. Many maps with tissue paper. Frontis of Nansen with tissue. A good+ solid copy. NO ownership markings. See our photos. Three Geese in Flight Books Passionate customer service since 1977

$70.00

The Works of John Dee: Modernizations of his Main Mathematical Masterpieces

By James Alan Egan

Collectible Fine Condition Large 252 pp. Many of John Dee's great works translated into modern English. A "Monas Hieroglyphica" in large letters in modern English, Euclid more! Many of his illus and maps!

$89.00

Adolf Hitler and the Secrets of the Holy Lance

By Col. Howard A. And Capt. Wilhelm Bernhart Buechner

Good+ Trade Paperback Second Revised Edition 223 pp NOT a library copy Clean pages some light rubbing along spine. Basic shelf wear but clean inside. No writing. Solid Good+ copy. Illus. Another piece of the mad puzzle.. Since 1977 we wrap with care.

$27.00

The Breton Lays in Middle English.

By Rumble, Thomas C. (Edited)

Fine Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket First American Edition 269 pp. Clean pages NOT a library copy. Price clipped and one very small chip on top of front cover and light handling else Very Good and the Hardcover is "Fine" Here are well known Breton Lays and ever lesser known ones but the Arthurian Fairy story "Sir Launfal" is here as are seven others is diplomatic Middle English editions with notes and even Facsimile pages. Nice copy. A treasure this almost as much as the Fairy woman Sir Launfal was sworn not to brag of! We wrap in brown paper before shipping to protect your jacket. Forty years selling what we read

$28.00

The Poems of Robert Henryson

By Robert Henryson

Very Good+ Trade Paperback Clean 296 Pages NOT a library copy Wrapping with care since 1977

$49.00

King Arthur\'s Death The Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure (Exeter Medieval English Texts and Studies)
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King Arthur's Death The Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure (Exeter Medieval English Texts and Studies)

By Larry Dean Benson

Very Good+ trade Paperback First English Edition Clean NOT a library copy.Great study edition of these two great Medieval Arthurian epics. Clean 257 pages except for one thumb print size discoloration on the cover the book is really 'Near Fine' This is the earlier First Edition University of Exeter Press Edition with the Handsome cover. Since 1977 we wrap our Arthurian books with care.

$30.00

The Middle High German poem of Willehalm

By Charles E Passage

Collectible Condition Fine Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust jacket Clean 404 Pages. NOT a library copy.Translated into readable prose which makes Wolfram's almost conversational style easier to read. Interesting theory that this 'Willehalm' or William of Orange was related to the Jewish Prince of 'Septimania'. handsome copy

$40.00

Alexander III: King of Scots
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Alexander III: King of Scots

By Marion Campbell

SIGNED Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT an Institutional copy. Clean 272 pages History of Medieval Scotland under Alexander III and his defeat of Norway's King Haakon fleet which preserved 'Scottish' Scotland Written by Marion Campbell the deep author of the 'Dark Twin' and Argyll scholar.SIGNED "Marion Campbell" Here published in Scotland in Fine condition book and jacket with many b/w plates! Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies since 1977

$44.00

Satan and the Swastika

By Francis King

Collectible Near Fine Condition. Clean 287 pp. NOT a library copy NO Writing. Rare to find in such great shape. Hitler really expected the ice of the Russian winter to retreat before him as the Frost Giants had done in the Aryan. Apparently some Jotun did get the message. The World Ice theory of Horbiger is here examined as is the very earliest influences on the Thule party. Hollow Earth here tooOne of the best and in Near Fine clean tight condition. Since 1977 we wrap each book first in brown paper to protect cover

$88.00

Crowning The King The History Symbolism And Meaning Of The Coronation Ceremony

By Published by Allied Newspapers

Original Hardcover Good Clean 256 pp. B/W Illustrations and Photos. NOT a library copy.Interior Tight but Splits to the outer cloth. Binding itself tight and no writing no underlines good solid reading and study copy of the secret English ceremony of kingship and coronation from Medieval to 1930s.Recipe of royal pottage for "king's table a mess (here a compliment!?) called "dillegrout!. Dymoke Armour with photo..So much

$30.00

A Piece of Horse Liver Myth, Ritual and Folklore in Old Icelandic Sources
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A Piece of Horse Liver Myth, Ritual and Folklore in Old Icelandic Sources

By Jon Hnefill Adalsteinsson

Fine Trade Paperback 181 pp Clean Pages NOT a library copy."Huldufolk" or "Alfar" Elves This is Icelandic lore, myth and magic by Icelanders. "Giants and Elves in Mythology and Folktales" "Wrestling with a Ghost in Icelandic Popular Belief" Much scarier that the TV ghost hunters that is for sure. Since 1977 we wrap with care and respect

$65.00

The Squire of Val
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The Squire of Val

By Marion Campbell

Fine Collectible Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a library Copy. Tiny little tear or chip on top rear cover but you have to search for it Hardcover pristine. Jacket near so. NOT a library copy. Young adult Scottish Norman Norse historical novel set in 13th century. Wonderful. Marion Campbell is the author of the brilliant "Dark Twin" Three Geese in Flight Celtic Myth since 1977

$35.00

Saxo Grammaticus: The History of the Danes, Books I-IX I. English Text; II. Commentary
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Saxo Grammaticus: The History of the Danes, Books I-IX I. English Text; II. Commentary

By Hilda Ellis Davidson

Collectible Fine Trade Paperback Two books in One Fine clean condition. Pagan Germanic Europe on up to Medieval by this great scholar of Norse and Saxon and Celtic early culture, swords and Spirituality. Perfect copy. NOT a library copy Three Geese in Flight Early Medieval Europe Mythic Books since 1977

$45.00

Merlin and Woman: the Second Merlin Conference: London, June 1987

By Stewart, R J

Collectible Fine Clean Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Price intact NOT a library copy.NO writing NO book plates First English Edition 190 pp. Anthology of over a dozen essays "From John Dee the Elizabethan Merlin" to "The Merlin Tarot" to "Merlin's Esplumoir" "Little Gwion" Even "The Sleep of Albion" by William Blake scholar Kathleen Raine. Like new. Three Geese in Flight Celtic and Arthurian Books since 1977

$35.00

The folklore of Orkney and Shetland
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The folklore of Orkney and Shetland

By Ernest W Marwick

Good+ Hardcover Good+ Dust Jacket Tight NO Writing in Text NO Underlines. Ex-Library but not too very obtrusive, but there. 215 pp. Filled with Orkney and Shetland Stone or "Stane" magic, Stone fighting circles too. Witchcraft protection and wind spells Yule prayer. This is a serious work with extensive bibliography. Great Norse and Pictish magical lore here. Library copy but solid and nice. Celtic Studies since 1977

$40.00

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