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Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault.  in dj , ACLAND, James H.
1 ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. in dj
University of Toronto Press, 1972, ISBN:0802018866 
ACLAND, James H. Medieval Structure : The Gothic Vault. (Toronto): University of Toronto Press, (1972). Pp. 254. Illustrated. 4to, tan ill. cloth, gilt titles to black spine. The author discusses both the Gothic style of decoration and the logic and development of Gothic architectural structure in medieval Europe. Faint brown speckles to the top corner, else vg in dj (light wear to head of spine and top corners). 125.00

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2 ADAM of EYNSHAM) ARBER, Edward, (ed.) Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482
A. Constable and Co., Ltd., Westminster, 1901, 
(ADAM of EYNSHAM)). Revelation to the Monk of Evesham 1196 : Carefully edited from the unique copy, now in the British Museum, of the editon printed by William de Machlinia about 1482, English Reprints. Edited by Edward Arber. Westminster : A. Constable and Co., Ltd., 1901. Pp [1]-112. Small ,8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped lettering to front board. Adam of Eynsham (c.1135 - c1233). This is a description of a vision that his brother Edmund saw in 1196. Contents : Introduction. The Revelation to the Monk of Evesham : (1) The Prologue of the Revelation; (2) [The Table ofChapters]. The Revelation, In Fifty-eight Chapters and an Epilogue. The Tr ance and Recovery of the Young Monk of Evesham Abbey. The Journey through Purgatory & Paradise to Heaven. I. Purgatory. The firft place of Pains. Characters — A Prior, that died this same year; An Anchoress, that had come late from the world; A Bishop ' horn in this ground of England' and had his Bishopry beyond the Sea, deceased this same year about the Feast of Michael the Archangel; A poor man's wife; A Knight that brake the Vow of Pilgrimage;A Knight with the sparrowhawke on his fist, that had passed to God ten yea rs ago. The second place of Pains : Characters — A sinful Woman saved by Saint Margaret; A drunken Goldsmith saved by Saint Nicholas; The three Bishops; An Archbishop of Canterbury; Poisoners; Usurers, Fugitives out of Religion;; A certain King of England; A Bishop, an Archbishop-elect, that died 4 years ago; An Abbot, that died 10 years ago; An Abbess, that passed this same year out from this world; A Knight guilty of Simony; A young Monk, that was Sexton of the Church; A certain Clerk that lived holily. The third place of Pains. Character — A Doctor of Law, that died about 9 months ago. II. Paradise. The Vifion of the Crofs in Paradife. Characters — An Abbess, thatdied 13 years ago : A devout and aged Prior, that died 3 years ago;; A you ng Monk, that died early; A worshipful Priest, who was an holy preacher. III. Heaven : The Cryilal Wall; The Gate and the Entring in thereof; The Stairs in the Wall and the Throne; The fweet Peal and Melody of Betts. Top portion of covers soiled, penned name, else very good. 20.00

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Das Sakrament der Firmung nach Thomas von Aquin , ADAM, Adolf Aquinas, Thomas)
3 ADAM, Adolf Aquinas, Thomas) Das Sakrament der Firmung nach Thomas von Aquin
Verlag Herder, 1958, 
ADAM, Adolf. Das Sakrament der Firmung nach Thomas von Aquin. Freibu: Verlag Herder, 1958. Pp. 131. Text in German. 8vo, tan printed card covers. Previous owner's name inked to front cover, else vg. 50.00

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4 ADAMS, Eleanor N. Yale Studies in English, 55 Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800. in dj.
Archon Books, New Haven, CT, 1970, 
ADAMS, Eleanor N. Old English Scholarship in England from 1566-1800 . [New Haven, CT]: Archon Books, 1970. Pp. [1]-204,(4). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Yale Studies in English, volume 55. "When Old English was a spoken language there was no scholarship, in the strict sense. How andwhen did the study of the language and literature of Old English begin and what obstacles did it meet in its development? The first old English book was published in 1566 and the first professorship of the language in an English university was established in 1795. This study has considerably wider implications than its title might imply. It connects a literary movement ofa peculiar kind with the general political and religious history of Englan d. In a broader sense, it touches upon all men - in what are they interested, and why, at a given time? how do they learn? how do they build upon the past?" - from the dj. Top edge spotted, a bit musty, small damp spot to front board, name stamp, else vg in dj. 65.00

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5 ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1 Quest for the Absolute
Boston College, Martinus Nijhoff, Chestnut Hill and The Hague, 1966, 
ADELMANN, Frederick J., ed. The Quest for the Absolute. Frederick J. Adelmann, Editor. Chestnut Hill, MA and The Hague: Boston College and Martinus Nijhoff, 1966. Pp. (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-207,(1). 8vo, printed cream card covers with french flaps. Boston College Studies in Philosophy, Volume 1. "This volume of essays is of especial interest to scholars working in the areas of the studies. The insights developed especially in the medieval period are valuable to students of this period. The studies range on metaphysical and historical thems from the later Aristotelians through the Greek Fathers, JohnDamascene, Aquinas, Suarez, Solovyov, Marx and Merleau-Ponty. The student interested in Marxism will find new developments of the thought of Solovyovand Contemporary Marxism. Studies of modern thinkers like Solovyov, Husser l and Marx from a scholastic background will be helpful for those preparingdissertations on these philosophers. The copious references are valuable g uides for future doctoral candidates in their work; and hence, this volume is an essential library acquisition for the university." - from the front flap. Contents: Stuart B. Martin's "The Nature of the Human Intellect as it is Expounded in Themistius' 'Paraphrasis in Libros Aristotelis de Anima'"; Frederick J. Adelmann's "The Theory of Will in St. John Damascene"; WilliamE. Carlo's "Idea and Concept: a Key to Epistemology"; John P. Rock's "Divi ne Providence in St. Thomas Aquinas"; Norman H. Wells's "Descartes on Distinction"; Joseph L. Navickas's "Hegel and the Doctrine of Historicity of Vladimir Solovyov"; Thomas J. Blakeney's "The Salient Features of the Marxist-Leninist Theory of Knowledge"; and Richard T. Murphy's "A Metaphysical Critique of Method: Husserl and Merleau-Ponty". Covers rubbed with a small dampstain to upper left front corner, chip to head of spine, bookplate verso front cover, name, else very good. 30.00

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6 AELRED OF RIEVAULX. Aelred of Rievaulx's De Institutione Inclusarum. Two English Versions. Edited by John Ayto and Alenxandra Barratt
Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press EETS, London , 1984, 
AELRED OF RIEVAULX. Aelred of Rievaulx's De Institutione Inclusarum. Two English Versions. Edited by John Ayto and Alenxandra Barratt. London : Published for The Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, (1984). Pp [i]-lx,[1]-193,(3), frontis + 1 plate. Glossary. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Early English Text Society, Original Series 287 (1984). “[...] a treatise on the ordering of the external and inner life of an anchoress, written in the form of a letter to his sister.” - from the Introduction. Musty, namestamps, else very good. 40.00

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7 ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.) Warfare in History series Society at War : The Experience of England and France during the Hundred Yeras War. New Edition in dustjacket
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1998, ISBN:085115672x 
ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.). Society at War : The Experience of England andFrance during the Hundred Yeras War. (Woodbridge) : The Boydell Press, (19 98). New Edition. Pp (4),v-xx,1-236. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The impact of war on England and France in the late middle ages,and the reaction to the conflict between them, is fully explored through t he evidence and commentary presented here. The Hundred Years War forms the framework for the chosen documents, all from the fourteenth and fifteenth century. Extracts illuminate how men thought about war and how they faced upto it in practice, the problems of manpower, and the effects of the milita ry needs of the day on society. The importance of economic motives in goingto war is considered, together with the changing methods used in fighting the war and the role of the noncombatant who contributed financially, materially and morally towards his country's war effort. Finally, the attempts at peace-making are illustrated, showing how war did not end suddenly, sinceits effects - social, economic and political - were felt for many years af ter it was officially over." (rom the dj). Contents : Part I : LATE MEDIEVAL ATTITUDES TO WAR. 1. The justifications for war. 2. War and chivalry. 3. The professional attitude. 4. The opponents of war. 5. The judgement of God. Part II : ARMIES AND THEIR ORGANISATION. 1. The French army. 2. The English army. 3. Muster and review. 4. Non-military personnel and transport. 5. Weapons. 6. Provisions. 7. The navy. Part III : THE ENTICEMENTS OF WAR. 1. Wages. 2. Pillage and booty. 3. Prisoners and ransoms. 4. Appatis. 5. Land.6. The consequences of enticement. 7. Enticement, indiscipline and its sol utions. Part IV : THE PRACTICE OF WAR. 1. Training for war. 2. Declaration of war. 3. War on land. 4. War at sea. Part V : WAR AND THE CIVILIAN POPULATION. 1. Attitudes to the non-combatant. 2. Paying for war. 3. Involvement in war. 4. War and nationalism. 5. Profit and loss. Part VI DIPLOMACY, PEACE AND THEIR AFTERMATH. 1. Peacemaking. 2. The problems of peace. 3. Measures for economic revival. FINAL COMMENTS. APPENDIX : 'Battle Plan for the Agincourt campaign. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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8 American Neptune LEWIS, Archibald R. FELLER, John Quentin GILCHRIST, John H. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 4, Fall 1985
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 4, Fall 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem,1985. Pp [221]-296. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, wh ite and blue striped card covers. Contents : The Medieval Background of European and American Oceanic History (by Archibald R. Lewis). China Sojourn: A Brief Account of Commander Bushrod B. Taylor's Tour of Duty (by John Quentin Feller). No Mistake About It: A Response to Jonathan R. Dull (by William S. Dudley & Michael A. Palmer). Cabotian Conjectures: Did a Cabot Reach Maine in 1498? (by John H. Gilchrist). Almost Down East (by John C. Bower, Jr.). Rubbed, else very good. 10.00

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9 ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.) Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. First Edition in dustjacket
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1977, ISBN:0710085893 
ANGLO, Sydney, (ed.). The Damned Art : Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1977). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-258,(2). Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "Learned demonological literature, though frequently cited, is little read; and facile generalisation about such material has preceded the detailed study of individual texts. The Damned Art seeks to reverse this process. Only indirectly concerned with the unanswerable problems of popular mentality which have largely occupied recent students of medieval and renaissance witch persecution, the book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal not with the inchoate prejudices of the multitude but rather with contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute, persecution. Eight scholars of differing interests, and with different approaches to their subject, examine a selection of important, representative witchcraft texts - published in England, France, Germany, Italy and America - setting them within their intellectual context,and analysing both their style and argument. Thus not only the emotionalis m, but also the methodology of witchcraft belief is set before the modern reader; and the latter is, perhaps, even more harrowing than the former." (from he dj). Contents : 1. Evident authority and authoritative evidence : The malleus maleficarum (by Sydney Anglo). 2. Witchcraft and magic in Renaissance Italy : Gianfrancesco Pico and his Strix (by Peter Burke). 3. Johann Weyer's De praestigiis daemonum : unsystematic psychopathology (by Christopher Baxter). 4. Jean Bodin's De la demonomanie des sorciers : the logic of persecution (by Christopher Baxter). 5. Reginald Scot's Discoverie of witchcraft : scepticism and Sadduceeism (by Sydney Anglo). 6. A Tudor anthropologist : George Gifford's Discourse and dialogue (by Alan Macfarlane). 7. KingJames's Daemonologie : witchcraft and kingship (by Stuart Clark). 8. Pierr e de Lancre's Tableau de l'inconstance des mauvais anges et demons : the sabbat sensationalised (by Margaret M. McGown). 9. Cotton Mather's Wonders ofthe invisible world : some metamorphoses of Salem witchcraft (by M. Wynn T homas). 10. Two late Scottish witchcraft tracts : Witch/craft proven and The tryal of witchcraft (by Christina Larner). Epilogue : The desiderata of disbelief (by Sydney Anglo). Some underlining in pen, else very good in spine-browned, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

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10 ANGSTROM, Margareta. Studies in Old English MSS with special reference to the delabialisation ofy (
Almqvist & Wiksells Bokthyckeri-A.-B, Uppsala, 1937, 
ANGSTROM, Margareta. Studies in Old English MSS with special reference to the delabialisation of y (
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11 ANSCOMBE, G.E.M., and P.T. GEACH. ARISTOTLE AQUINAS FREGE, Gottlob Three Philosophers.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford , 1973, ISBN:0631070303 
ANSCOMBE, G.E.M., and P.T. GEACH. Three Philosophers. Oxford : Basil Blackwell, 1973. Fourth Impression. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-162,(2). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : G.E.M. Anscombe's “Aristotle” (pp 1-63); P.T. Geach's “Aquinas” (pp 65-125); P.T. Geach's “Frege” (pp 127-162). Very good in spine and edge browned dustjacket. 50.00

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12 Antarctic Exploration BROOKE, James Chambers's Papers for the People. Volume V.
William and Robert Chambers, Edinburgh, 1850, 
(Antarctic Exploration). Chambers's Papers for the People. Volume V. Edinburgh : Published by William and Robert Chambers, 1850. Pp (4),1-[32],1-[32],1-[32], 1-[32], 1-[32],1-[32],1-[32],1-[32]. 8vo, decorated in red and green on cream paper covered boards. Chapters (each of 32 pp) : Secret Societies of the Middle Ages; Rajah Brooke and Borneo [James Brooke; 29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868)]; The Last of the Ruthvens; The Education Movement; Antarctic Explorations; The Queen of Spades; Jewish Life in Central Europe; William Wordsworth. Lacking spine, covers very rubbed, worn and nearly detached, foxed, contemporary gift inscription, a good, reading copy only. As is. 50.00

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13 AQUINAS, Thomas ATHERTON, Patrick CROUSE, Robert D. Tommaso d'Aquino: Nella Storia del Pensiero. I: Le Fonti del Pensiero di S.Tommaso; II. Dal Medioevo ad Oggi (Tommaso d'Aquino nel suo Settimo Centen ario, I)
Edizioni Domenicane Italiane, Napoli / Naples , 1975, 
AQUINAS, Thomas. Tommaso d'Aquino: Nella Storia del Pensiero. I: Le Fonti del Pensiero di S. Tommaso; II. Dal Medioevo ad Oggi. Napoli : Edizioni Domenicane Italiane, 1975 /1976. Pp (5),6-470,(2) / (4),5-645,(3). Large 8vo, cardcovers. Volumes 1 and 2 of Atti del Congresso internazionale (Roma-Napoli, 17-24 aprile 1974) Tommaso d'Aquino nel suo settimo centenario. VOLUME 1. A. Fernandez's "Tommaso d'Aquino nel suo Vil centenano: considerazioni introduttive"; G.M. Card. Garrone's "La doctrine de Thomas d'Aquin sur l'horizon de la pensée catholique de notre temps"; M.D. Chenu's "S. Thomas innovateur dans la créativité d'un monde nouveau". First Session: S. Tommaso nella storia del pensiero. F. Van Steenberghen's "Thomas d'Aquin devant la crise du XIII siècle"; O. N. Derisi's "Actualidad del intelectualismo tomista frente al inmanentismo irracionalista contemporaneo"; C. Fabro's "L'interpretazione dell'atto in S. Tommaso e Heidegger"; A. Gonzalez Alvarez's "Santo Tomas de Aquino y el pensamiento contemporaneo"; A. Dondeyne's "Pensée metaphysique et foi en Dieu". A. Le fonti arsitoteliche. S. Arcoleo's "S. Tommaso e la « Politica » di Aristotele"; Patrick Atherton's "The validity of Thomas' interpretation of noesis noeseos"; F.L. Beeretz's "Begraff unmd Aufgabe der « Metaphysik » der Aristoteles"; F. Corvino's " I commenti al « De anima » aristotelico di Alberto Magno e di Tommaso d'Aquino" Robert D. Crouse's "St. Thomas, St. Albert, Aristotle: Philosophia ancilla Theologiae"; S.P. East's: "Remarques sur la double appellation du Stagirite « Aristoteles » et « Philosophus » par Thomas d'Aquin"; L. Elders's "Le Commentaire sur le quatrième livre de la Metaphysique". B. Le fonti platoniche e agostiniane. C.. Boyer's "De l'accord de S. Thomas et de S. Augustin sur la prédestination"; P. Faucon de Boylesve's "Aspects augustiniens de la noëtique thomiste"; G. Giannini's "Riflessi della concordanza tra S. Agostino e S. Tommasonel pensiero moderno"; J. Moreau's " Le platonisme dans la « Somme théolog ique»"; N. Toner's ' La sapienza nel pensiero agostiniano e tomistico"; A. Von Ivanka's " S. Thomas platonisant". C. Le fonto arabe. R.E. Abu Shanab's".Points of encounter between Al-Ghazali and St. Thomas Aquinas"; G.C. Ana wati's "St. Thomas d'Aquin dans le monde arabe moderne et contemporain"; Y.Chisaka's "St. Thomas d'Aquin et Avicenne (sur les interprétations de l'et re et de l'essence)"; M. L. Colish's "Avicenna's theory of efficient causation and its influence on St. Thomas Aquinas"; M. Cruz-Hernandez's "Santo Tomas y la primera recension de Averroes por los latinos"; J. G. Flynn's "St.Thomas' of the arab philosophers on the nature of God"; S. Gomez Mogales's "Los arabes en la vida y en la doctcrine de St. Tomas"; G.G. Hana's "Revis er l'abord thomiste d'Averroès?" ; A.N. Nader's "L'influence de la pensée musulmane sur la philo?sophie de saint Thomas d'Aquin"; I. Saadé's " El pensamiento arabe en el siglo de Santo Tomas de Aquino". D. Le fonti latine. L.M. Antoniotti's "Boèce et Saint Thomas d'Aquin: le miroir ou le mitador de l'eternité: in speculo vel in specula?"; Y.D. Gélinas's "La critique de Thomas d'Aquin sur l'éxègese de Joachim de Flore"; A. Linage's "Santo Tomas y la vida y la regla de San Benito"; A. Siclari's "Una fonte di Tommaso d'Aquino: Giovanni Damasco"; R. Thomas's "Die Präfiguration thomistischen Denkens bei Petrus Abaelardus". VOLUME II. M. Bartolomei's "S. Tommaso espressione del rinnovamento evangelico ed ecclesiastico degli Ordini mendicanti"; T.Benotti: Ragione e fede in Tommaso d'Aquino"; N. Blazquez's "Santo Tomas d e Aquino y la frustration intelectual"; S. Carrasco Calvo's "Herejes e infieles en la obra de Santo Tomas"; and so on. Bookplates, faint staining and light wear to covers, nick to one spine, else very good, clean and tidy interiors. Two volumes for 120.00

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14 Archaeology - Norway] Norwegian Archaeological Review 11:1) Norwegian Archaeological Review, Volume 11, Number 1, 1978
Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, 1978, 
[Archaeology - Norway]. Norwegian Archaeological Review, Volume 11, Number 1, 1978 . Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1978. Pp. [1]-69,(3). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, printed yellow card covers. Includes: Kristian Kirstiansen's "The Application of Source Criticism to Archaeology", Carl-Axel Moberg's "Some Developments in North European Prehistory in the Period 1969-1976", Irmelin Martens's "Some Reflections on the Classification of Prehistoric and Medieval Iron-smelting Furnaces", and Einar Ostmo's "Value Number Consideration: A New Appraisal". Name stamp, else vg. For the issue. 15.00

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15 ARNOULD, Alain and Jean Michael MASSING MASSING, Jean Michael SPUFFORD, Peter (contributions from) BLACKBURN, Mark Splendours of Flanders : Late Medieval Art in Cambridge Collections : The Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993, ISBN:0521446929 
ARNOULD, Alain and Jean Michael MASSING. Splendours of Flanders : Late Medieval Art in Cambridge Collections : The Fitzwilliam Museum . With contributions from Peter Spufford and Mark Blackburn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1993). First Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xiv,1-240, including colour plates. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated black card covers. A survey of Flemish painting in the later medieval period, focusing not only on the painting coming out of the Low Countries prior to the Renaissance, but also the artwork that appeared in religious books. A bit musty, name and personal acquisition note inked in, else vg. 30.00

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16 ARQUILLIERE, H.-X L'Église et l'Etat au Moyen Age series. L'Augustinisme Politique : Essai sur la Formation des Théories Politiques du Moyen-Age. pb.
Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1934, 
ARQUILLIERE, H.-X. L'Augustinisme Politique : Essai sur la Formation des Théories Politiques du Moyen-Age. Paris: Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin, 1934. Pp 157. 8vo, printed card covers. L'Église et l'Etat au Moyen Age series. Nicks to head and tail of spine, light foxing throughout, sunned, owner'ssignature, else vg. 35.00

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17 Art - Ceramics] Ceramics from France : The Middle Ages to the Revolution
Helio-Typo Aulard, Paris, 1971, 
[Art - Ceramics]. Ceramics from France : The Middle Ages to the Revolution / Céramiques de France du Moyen Age a la Révolution. 1300-1800. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 6 May - 13 June 1971. The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 14 July - 22 August 1971. (Paris: Hélio-Typo Aulard), 1971. Pp. [1]-110,(2), including tipped in plates. Plates leaves are laid in, but included in pagination. Illustrated. 4to, printed cream yarn-bound card covers with illustrated pictorial panel to front. A catalogue of an exhibition of French ceramics that visited two Canadian galleries in 1971. Text in French and English. Rubbed, edges nicked, gift bookplate verso front cover, else vg. 25.00

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18 Art - Greece - Preservation and Restitution) Works of Art in Greece, the Greek Islands and the Dodecanese : Losses and Survivals in the War. Compiled by the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Sub-Commission of the C.M.F
His Majesty's Stationery Office HMSO, London , 1946, 
(Art – Greece - Preservation and Restitution). Works of Art in Greece, the Greek Islands and the Dodecanese : Losses and Survivals in the War. Compiled by the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Sub-Commission of the C.M.F., and issued by the British Committee on the Preservation and Restitution of Works of Art, Archives, and Other Material in Enemy Hands. London : His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1946. Pp (2),i-ii,1-63,(1). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue stapled card covers. Contents : Foreword. 2. Athens– Damage sustained as a result of the fighting in December, 1944. 3. Damag e sustained by Temples, Classical Sites and Museums as a result of the AxisOccupation or the fighting in December, 1944 (Attica – Peloponnese – Boeot ia and Central Greece – Thessaly – Aetolia and Acernania – Epirus – Macedonia and Thrace). 4. Damage sustained by Classical Sites and Museums as a result of the Axis Occupation (Crete – Samos – Euboea- Cyclades – Ionian Islands). 5. Map. 6. Damage sustained by the Byzantine Antiquities as a result of the Axis Occupation or as a result of the fighting in December, 1944 (Athens and Attica – Peloponnese – Boeotia and Central Greece – Thessaly – Epirus – Macedonia). 7. Damage sustained by the Medieval Antiquities in Greece and the Greek Islands. 8. Damage sustained by the Classical and Medieval Antiquities in the Dodecanese. 9. Index. Rubbed, browned, creased, else good.20.00

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19 ASCH, Ronald G., (ed.) BIRKE, Adolf M., (ed.) Studies of the German Historical Institute series. Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility : The Court at the Beginning of the Modern Age, c. 1450-1650. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press, Oxford and London, 1991, ISBN:0199205027 
ASCH, Ronald G. and Adolf M. BIRKE, (eds.). Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility : The Court at the Beginning of the Modern Age, c. 1450-1650. London and Oxford : The German Historical Institute, London, 1991. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,1-507,(1). 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Studies of the German Historical Institute, London series. "This book dealswith the court as a crucial center of government and politics, and as the dominant focus for the ruling elites. Princes, Patronage, and the Nobility shows how the early modern court gradually developed from the medieval royal household, and how it functioned in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Comparing England, Germany, France, Spain as well as the Netherlands and Italy, the editors find that several common themes emerge: the problem ofintegrating a number of often vastly different provinces and principalitie s through the attraction of a court; the capital city's function as the basis of the court and as its rival; the role of the Court during the great religious conflicts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; and the courtas an instrument for domesticating the nobility and a stronghold of aristo cratic influence." - from the dj. 1. Introduction : Court and Household from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Centuries by Ronald G. Asch; Part I. Court, Administration and Nobility in the Sixteenth Century. 2. The King's Court during the Wars of the Roses : Continuities in an Age of Discontinuitiesby Ralph A. Griffiths; 3. The court of the dukes of Burgundy : a model for Europe? by Werner Paravicini 4. The court of the German king and of the em peror at the end of the Middle Ages, 1440-1519 by Peter Moraw;- 5. How large was the court of Emperor Frederick III? by Paul-Joachim Heinig 6. Southern German Courts around 1500 by Dieter Stievermann. Part II. 7. Court, Council, and Nobility in Tudor England by David Starkey; 8. The Court of Philip II of Spain by M.J. Rodrguez-Salgado; 9. The Court as 'Civilizer' of the Nobility : Noble Attitudes and the Court in France in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries by Ellery Schalk; 10. Favourites and Factions at the Elizabethan Court by Simon Adams; 11. The Imperial Court of the Habsburgs : From Maximilian I to Ferdinand III, 1493-1657 by Volker Press -- Part III. Patronage and Court Politics in the Early Seventeenth Century. From Aristocratic household to princely court : restructuring patronage in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries by Antoni Maczak -- Papal power and family strategy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Wolfgang Reinhard -- The revival of monopolies : court and patronage during the personal ruleof Charles I, 1625-1642 by Caroline M. Hibbard -- The crown, Ministe´riat, and nobility at the court of Louis XIII / Klaus Malettke. (cont.) The Oran ge court : the configuration of the court in an old European republic by Heinz Schilling; 18. Sovereignty and Authority : The Role of the Court in theNetherlands in the First Half of the Seventeenth Sentury by Olaf Mörke. Ep ilogue 19. The Court : A Protean Institution and an Elusive Subject by R.J.W. Evans. $

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20 ASHBY, George) . BATESON, Mary, (ed.) . Early English Text Society, Extra Series, no. 76). George Ashby's Poems
Early English Text Society / Oxford University Press, London, 1965, 
(ASHBY, George) Mary BATESON, (ed.). George Ashby's Poems. Edited by Mary Bateson. London : published for the Early English Text Society by the OxfordUniversity Press, (1965). Pp. [i]-vii,(1),[1]-105,(9). 8vo, brown cloth wi th gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. Early English Text Society, Extra Series, number 76. A bit musty, all edges lightly spotted, else very good. 30.00

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