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Identifying the 'Celtic' Csana Yearbook 2 (CSANA Yearbook)

Identifying the 'Celtic' Csana Yearbook 2 (CSANA Yearbook)

by Joseph Falaky. Nagy

Fine Hardcover and Fine Dust Jacket. Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2002. First Edition. NOT a library copy. Clean 144 pp. Joseph Falaky Nagy, Introduction Catherine McKenna, Patrick K. Ford, Sioned Davies, Maria Tymoczko, Thomas O'Loughlin. Essays on Triple Brigid and Saint Brigit, and Celtic Theology' Also 'Who were the Attacotti.' Philip Freeman. Clean and bright. NOT a library copy. Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books Since 1977 with five star customer service. See our Scans
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$49.00
The Celts

The Celts

by Dr. Joseph Raftery Edited

Original Fine Hardcover. NOT a library copy. Published in Cork Ireland by the great Mercier Press. Concise excellent Celtic studies volume. Six precise essays by great Celtic studies scholars from language to pre-Christian Religion. Here the second edition is uncommonly published in gray Cloth. Page toning. No jacket was ever issued.16mo. 83 pp. Clean free or writing. See our Three Geese In Flight Scans for cover and Table of Contents
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$20.00
New North Brition [Scotland] Edinburgh Sat. May 12 1832

New North Brition [Scotland] Edinburgh Sat. May 12 1832

by Newspaper

Edinburgh: New North Brition, 1832. 1st. No binding. Very Good. [original publication, North Brition" by John Wilkes 1725 - 1797] A point of view from unknown source about the name NORTH BRITION..."Britain is the union between Scotland and England and nothing else, it never managed to amount to a cultural identity. "Britishness" died still-born back in the early 1700s.Soon after the act of Union, it was 'encouraged' for all Scots to think themselves no longer Scottish, but North Britons. Some went for... Read more
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$39.00
Folklore of Nova Scotia

Folklore of Nova Scotia

by Mary L. Fraser

Good+ First Canadian Edition Paperback With Rare Original Fold around Dust Jacket See our Scans for Table of Contents. NOT a library copy NO writing in 115 pp. text. C.1965 N/D No publisher. This book is a classic of Canadian Maritime Celtic Studies. "Halloween" "Mermaids" Fairies" "Witches""Treasure" "Ghost Stories" Much is translated from Scottish Gaelic as well as Native Micmac. Herbal lore True tales of the Fairies and Lutan, Witch stories Second Sight protection from Witches and their like. . So... Read more
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$35.00
Principles Of New Testament Quotation

Principles Of New Testament Quotation

by Rev. James Scott

Original Brown 1877 Scottish Edition Edinburgh: T&T.Clark, Second Edition. Near Very Good. Brown Hardcover. 8vo. Not a reprint. Near Very Good condition..Gilt cover titles.169pp.l ight frays at top of spine and a smaller amount at bottom.This important Christian book is free from underlines or writing. It does have the wonderful book plate of Library of Divinity School of Harvard University and embossed "Divinity School Library imprint on Title page.. Small tan library sticker on spine..See our Scans
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$50.00
Some Welsh Houses Antiquity Vol. X  No. 40 December 1936

Some Welsh Houses Antiquity Vol. X No. 40 December 1936

by Iorwerth C. Peate, Cecil Mowbray Edited G.S.Crawford

Original Antiquity, 1936. Complete 152pp. Good. 8vo Original 1936 First English Edition. Antiquity December 1936 Vol. X No. 40 Clean NOT a library copy. Essays Illustrated by b/w Photos & Drawings "Some Welsh Houses" .Welsh master of Vernacular folklore Iorwerth C.Peate rare essay with four photos of Welsh thatched cottages and farmhouses and fourteen pages of text with floor plans. Photos of old Welsh woman, what stories she could tell! Also b/w plates Pictish inscribed stones and Coptic influence on... Read more
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$27.00
Waifs And Strays Of Celtic Tradition III Argyllshire Series Folk And Hero Tales

Waifs And Strays Of Celtic Tradition III Argyllshire Series Folk And Hero Tales

by Rev. J. MacDougall Collected, Edited, Translated With An Introduction Alfred Nutt

ORIGINAL Very Good+ Hardcover. London: David Nutt, 1891.Illus. by E.Griset. Collectable First Edition. Original 1891 Hardcover NOT a library book."Folk and Hero Tales" Argyllshire Series III Waifs And Strays Of Celtic Tradition. Beautiful B/W frontis illus. SEE PHOTO Page toning and foxing on second free endpapers. Clean Free of writing and NO underlines. Scottish Gaelic with English translations. Celtic Fairy lore orally collected and edited and translated as part of the "Waifs & Strays of Celtic... Read more
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$150.00
The Anatomy of Puck

The Anatomy of Puck

by K. M. Briggs

Collectible First Edition 1959 Very Good+ Hardgood Very Good Dust Jacket Clean 284 pp. b/w illus NOT a library copy price cut dust jacket Signature on first free endpaper. No writing in text Bright brisk green hardcover Solid dust jacket a few little chips and wear here and there but Very Good See our Three Geese In Flight Books Scans with hardcover excellent!. Perhaps the greatest recent most comprehensive academic and passionate scholar of the Fairy Faith. Brilliant untouched by madness nor ruined with... Read more
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$195.00
L. Dickinson Hand Colored Lithograph "Ulric" Scottish Highland Clan

L. Dickinson Hand Colored Lithograph "Ulric" Scottish Highland Clan

by R.R. McIan

"Ulric" Early 1845 - 1847 Hand Colored Original Color Lithograph 14" x 11" These powerful prints R.R. McIan Scottish Highland Clan Portraits were similar to the painting of the "Wild Indians" as both cultures were facing cultural sorrow At least we have these noble series Good++ shape Staining at extreme lower right corner and upper left some foxing malaise.Still nice and great buy. See our photo. On glassless picture frame from Original Publisher Arthur Ackerman & Sons London. Great price. Three Geese... Read more
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$115.00
Alexander III: King of Scots

Alexander III: King of Scots

by Marion Campbell

Collectible SIGNED "Marion Campbell" Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket NOT a library copy. Clean 272 pp. First Scottish Edition. History of Medieval Scotland under Alexander III and his defeat of Norway's King Haakon's fleet which preserved Celtic 'Scottish' Scotland Written by Marion Campbell the author of the deep Dark Twin' and "Argyll" scholar. SIGNED "Marion Campbell" Here published in Scotland in Fine condition book and jacket with many b/w plates! See our photos. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Studies... Read more
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$49.00
Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin

Memoirs Of Jeremiah Curtin

by Joseph Schafer Edited Jeremiah Curtin

Original 1940 First Edition Hardcover From the USC Alan Dundes Folkloristics Collection Library Near Very Good Clean 923 pp. Photos. Early owners signature on first free endpaper else clean No writing Some color rubbing without loss binding tight. See our Scans. Amazing Folklore and Linguistic study on the Seneca reservation with the Modocs and Wintus in California and Oregon. In the west of Ireland with Irish Gaelic speakers great Ghost story told of a man who fed a ghost and quit haunting a Well. Finn... Read more
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$150.00
Studies In Medieval Literature A Memorial Collection Of Essays

Studies In Medieval Literature A Memorial Collection Of Essays

by Roger Sherman Loomis

Good+ Blue Original First Edition Hardcover. Ex-Library But except for blackened numbers on spine in a band and a "withdrawn" hand stamped on endpaper it is clean free of writing in text and carefully removed pocket. This has the most remarkable collection of essays by Roger Sherman Loomis "Morgan La Fee in the Oral Tradition" "Breton Folklore and Arthurian Romance" "Scotland in the Arthurian Legend""The Head in the Grail""More Celtic Elements in Gawain and the Green Knights""Was Chaucer a Free Thinker?"... Read more
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$40.00
Mary Stewart's People

Mary Stewart's People

by Margaret Sanderson

Collectible Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket First American Edition. 8vo Fine Clean 189 pp. Hardcover Dust jacket NOT price clipped NOT a library copy. A fascinating window into Mary Queen of Scots 16th century Elizabethan Scotland thru the everyday social lives of eleven different Scots.Since 1977 wrapping first in brown paper to protect your dust jacket
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$25.00
Scottish History: The Power of the Past

Scottish History: The Power of the Past

by Finlay, Richard J.,Cowan, Edward J

Collectible Fine First Scottish Edition Hardcover Clean NOT a library copy NO markings. 279 pp. Illus. Clean no writing No signatures, No remainder marks. Like new. Twelve academic essays on Scottish history and its relation to Medieval and Tudor and Elizabethan iconography. The Picts and their perception in history and another essay directed to Arthurian interests is "Late Medieval Scotland and the Matter of Britain by Steve Boardman includes folklore from Scotland such as Queen Guinevere was captured... Read more
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$75.00
Highland Clans & Tartans

Highland Clans & Tartans

by Munro,R. W

Highland Clans & Tartans by R. W. Munro, Octopus, cloth, dust jacket, 1977, 128pp, over 150 color and b/w photos, book tells the story of the clans from their beginnings to the present day activities.
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$12.00
The Biography of the Irish God of the Sea from the Voyage of Bran (700 A. D.) to Finnegan's Wake (1939): The Waves of Manannan (Studies in Irish Literature, 13)

The Biography of the Irish God of the Sea from the Voyage of Bran (700 A. D.) to Finnegan's Wake (1939): The Waves of Manannan (Studies in Irish Literature, 13)

by Charles W. MacQuarrie

Very Good+ Hardcover First Edition Clean 471 pp. NOT a library copy. Fade spots on cover that came from Edwin Mellen like that (See our photo). Tight No markings within.No jacket was ever issued by publisher. Extraordinary work of scholarship by Charles MacQuarrie of Manannan the God of the Otherworld and driver of a chariot on the Sea in Voyage of Bran and offers every single other manifestation in literature and folklore.Primary texts translated as well. It is expensive and deserves to be reprinted in... Read more
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$450.00
Sporan Dhomhnaill Gaelic Poems and Songs

Sporan Dhomhnaill Gaelic Poems and Songs

by Donald Macintyre

First Edition. Condition: Near Fine in NF DJ; crisp clean copy, no markings; appears unread. DJ is price-clipped and has minor surface scratches on the back cover. Scottish Gaelic Texts Vol 10. Text in Gaelic.
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£29.99
The Throne of Tara

The Throne of Tara

by John Desjarlais

Very Good+ Trade Paperback. First American Edition. 8vo. Clean 249 pages NOT a library book. Trade Paperback. Celtic historical novel about Colmcille and Iona and the early pre-Roman Celtic Church. Spiritual and good storytelling of the historical Age of Saints in the Age of Arthur. No underlines or markings. Very good shape. Clean pages. Remainder line at bottom. See our scan. Over 40 years selling Celtic studies and wrapping each book with care..
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$18.00
Celtic Art: From Its Beginnings to the Book of Kells

Celtic Art: From Its Beginnings to the Book of Kells

by Ruth And Vincent Megaw

Fine Collectible Hardcover Fine Dust jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library copy No writing Many Color plates No signatures Clean tight handsome Condition First Edition 288 pp. 452 Illustrations 24 Color Very little if any pre- Christian "Celtic Art" are entwined knots, much more bright color and b/w illus and informative history. Cover Bronze Enamel Dragon brooch. Since 1977 wrapping our Celtic studies with the respect the book and you deserve
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$65.00
When Monsters Come Ashore

When Monsters Come Ashore

by Roland Watson

Collectible Fine Clean 267 pp. B/W Photos Drawings Study of Lake Loch Ness Monsters increasingly seen on land near the lake.Closer to Scottish Kelpie of Water Horse or Irish Phooka perhaps. One of best on the subject rational but wisely not too rational.Fine First Edition Three Geese In Flight Celtic myth and Arthurian legend since 1977
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$45.00
Giant Of Britain With additional Psychometric Interpretations by Miss Iris Campbell

Giant Of Britain With additional Psychometric Interpretations by Miss Iris Campbell

by J. Foster Forbes

Original Rare Enough First Edition Very Good+ Hardcover Very Good- Mylar Protected Dust Jacket 1945 Clean 93 pp. B/W illus Hilda W. Lomas Excellent French racing blue hardcover Mylar covered Jacket has some creases and rubs on the covers with chips at spine and edges. Old inscription by a previous owner on title page. Great drawing by H.W. Lomas of British Goliath like Giant and blond King David like British boy facing him See our Scans. Clean interior and excellent shape hardcover. Fascinating equating... Read more
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$255.00
G. Hawthorne holograph letter

G. Hawthorne holograph letter

by Hawthorne G

1898. No binding. Very Good. 4pp. 8-3/4 x 7 inches flat folded to 4-3/8 x 7 inches.On Walton Hall, Kelso, N.B. [Scotland] blind embossed letterhead dated April 2nd 1898.Letter written by G. Hawthorne regarding thanking for the copy sent of the play "Summer ?" Talks about "the Ball" a lovely party Very good condition. The Walton Hall, Kelso, N.B. in Scotland Built as a fishing lodge for John Ballantyne, Sir Walter Scott's friend and publisher but he died before it was completed.
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$55.00
Sir Tristrem; A Metrical Romance Of The Thirteenth Century By Thomas Of Erceldoune, Called The Rhymer The Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott VOL. V.

Sir Tristrem; A Metrical Romance Of The Thirteenth Century By Thomas Of Erceldoune, Called The Rhymer The Poetical Works Of Sir Walter Scott VOL. V.

by Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Of Erceldoune

Original Hardcover C.1833 N/D Amazing collection of essay, study and Ballad of the Arthurian Romance of Tristan and Iseult here "Sir Tristrem" attributed to Thomas of Ercildoune, or True Thomas but composed by Sir Walter Scott, Here Thomas who was taken by the Queen of Faerie as J.R.R. Tolkien speaks of in his "On Fairy Stories" Here Scotts actual ballad of Tristrem and long discussion of Scottish lore and True Thomas. Good+ shape Two Engravings 482 pp. NOT a library copy. Complete some foxing on... Read more
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$85.00
Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of Thomas Faed

Autographed Signed Letter (ASL) of Thomas Faed

by FAED, Thomas (1826-1900)

1863. No binding. Very Good. 7 x 8-7/8 inches flat folded to 7 x 4-1/2 inches. Very good condition. Autograph letter signed. Two pages (blind embossed Dobus London letterhead). Dated Royal Seahouse Hotel, Worthing. Sunday [1863] to the editor of The Athenaeum. William Hepworth Dixon a friend, and English historian and traveler. Noting a change in the title of his 1864 Academy work Bajth Fajther and Mither, and hoping it can be correctly noted, as "the Athenaeum is likely to be the first article on the... Read more
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$248.00
Annals Of Scotland From The Year 1514 To The Year 1591

Annals Of Scotland From The Year 1514 To The Year 1591

by George Marioreybanks

Original Edinburgh: Andrew Balfour, 1814. Book. Good+.Hardcover. First Scottish Edition. Good+ Edinburgh Hardcover Rare 1814 history of Sixteenth century of Scotland. NOT a library book. Marbled boards binding 62 pp.Titling present on spine. Rubs on boards and bottom spine end. Internally good, tight, page foxing else very good. No writing or marks. Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. James the First. First Scottish Edition. Rare Scottish source material.
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$169.00