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Abbey and Bishopric of Ely : The Social History of an Ecclesiastical estatefrom the tenth century to the early fourteenth century. Second Printing i n dustjacket.

By: MILLER, Edward Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, New Series, 1)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1969,:

Seller ID: 102085


MILLER, Edward. The Abbey and Bishopric of Ely : The Social History of an Ecclesiastical estate from the tenth century to the early fourteenth century. [With an editor's preface by M.D. Knowles]. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1969. Second Printing. Cambridge University Press Library Edition. Pp. (6),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-313,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, New Series, number 1. Edited by M.D. Knowles. "A study of the formation of a large estate by Ely Abbey during the tenth and eleventh centuries and of the various social ... View more info

Ancient Indian Army : Its Administration and Organization. First Edition industjacket

By: SRIVASTAVA, A. K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ajanta Publications, Delhi, 1985,:

Seller ID: 113775


SRIVASTAVA, A. K. Ancient Indian Army : Its Administration and Organization. (Dehli) : Ajanta Publications, 1985. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,(2),[1]-134,+ 43 plates. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letering to spine. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 40.00 "An analysis of the organisation and administration of the armed forces in ancient India can contribute towards a better understanding of the ancient Indian polity. Unfortunately this aspect of the ancient Indian aimed forces has not received due consideration. Using archaeological material, the indigenous sources and the account... View more info

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Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival. in dj.

By: RAW, Barbara C. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 1)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521363705:

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RAW, Barbara C. Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1990). Pp. [i]-xii,1-296,(12), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England number 1. Series editors: Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge. "The first major study of the drawings, paintings and carvings of the Crucifixion from tenth- and eleventh-century England, placing these works of art within the context of the tenth-century monastic revival. The drawings ... View more info

Anglo-Saxon Medicine. First Editon in dustjacket

By: CAMERON, M. L. Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 7

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993, ISBN:0521405211:

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CAMERON, M. L. Anglo-Saxon Medicine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,(1993). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-211,(1). Index. 8vo, blue cloth wi th gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Number 7 in the Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England series "'This is the first book to make a comprehensive study of Old English medical texts. Professor Cameron compares Anglo-Saxon medical practice with that of the Greeks and Romans from whom the Anglo-Saxons borrowed freely. He analyses the position of physicians in society, the conditions under which their patients lived and th... View more info

Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 3

By: HAWKES, Sonia Chadwick CAMPBELL, James, ed. BROWN, David, ed.

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Publisher: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, 1984,: 1984

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HAWKES, Sonia Chadwick, James CAMPBELL, and David BROWN, (eds.). Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 3. (Oxford) : Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, 1984. Pp 176. Large 8vo, illustrated cardcovers. "Sherborne in Dorset: Am Ecclesiatical Settlement and its Estate" by Katherine Barker; "Insula de Burgh: Excavations at Burrow Hill, Butley, Suffolk, 1978-1981" by Valerie Fenwick; "A Technical and Metallurgical Study of Three Anglo-Saxon Shield Bosses" by Heinrich Härke and Chris Salter; "The Kentish Keystone-Garnet Disc Brooches: Avent... View more info

Annals of Iisfallen (MS. Rawlinson B. 503). Second Printing

By: MAC AIRT, Sean (ed.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin, 1977,:

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MAC AIRT, Sean (ed.). The Annals of Iisfallen (MS. Rawlinson B. 503). Edited with translations and indexes by Sean Mac Airt. Dublin : The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1977. Second Printing. Pp (4),v-lii,[1]-596. 8vo, purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The Annals of Inisfallen are a chronicle of the medieval history of Ireland. There are more than 2,500 entries spanning the years between AD 433 and AD 1450, but it is believed to havebeen written between the 12th and 15th centuries. It was written by the mo nks of Innisfallen Abbey, on Innisfallen Island on Lough Leane, near Killar... View more info

Antimodernism and Artistic Experience : Policing the Boudaries of Modernity. First Edition, softcover

By: JESSUP, Lynda, (ed.) McKAY, Ian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Buffalo / London, 2001, ISBN:0802083544:

Seller ID: 108624


JESSUP, Lynda, (ed.). Antimodernism and Artistic Experience : Policing the Boudaries of Modernity. Toronto / Buffalo / London : University of Toronto Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(4),[3]-223,(3),+ 66 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in white and red. Of local interest : Chapter 7. "Handicrafts and the Logic of 'Commercial Antimodernism' : The Nova Scotia Case" by Ian McKay, (pp 117-129). "Antimodernism is a term used to describe the international reaction to the onslaught of the modern world that swept across industrialized Western Europe, Nor... View more info

Arabic Logic : Ibn dl-Tayyib's Commentary on Porphyry's Eisagoge

By: GYEKYE, Kwame Studies in Islamic Philosophy and Science series AL-TAYYIB, Ibn PORPHYRY)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: State University of New York Press, Albany, 1979, ISBN:0873953088:

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GYEKYE, Kwame. Arabic Logic : Ibn dl-Tayyib's Commentary on Porphyry's Eisagoge. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1979. First Printing. Pp.(8),[ix]-x,[1]-244,(2). 8vo, green cloth with copper titles to spine. A vo lume in the Studies in Islamic Philosophy and Science series. "This is a translation and a study of Ibn al-Tayyib';s commentary on the Eisagoge of Porphyry. The study takes into account the Eisagoge (al-Madkhal) of Avicenna (Ibn Sina), a contemporary of Ibn al-Tayyib. Avicenna's work is, strictly speaking, not a commentary in the sense in which Ibn al-Tayyib's is. That... View more info

Archaeology and the Sea in Scandinavia and Britain : A personal account. First Edition

By: CRUMLIN-PEDERSEN, Ole Maritime Culture of the North, Vol. 3

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde / Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Roskilde, 2010, ISBN:9788785180056:

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CRUMLIN-PEDERSEN, Ole. Archaeology and the Sea in Scandinavia and Britain :A personal account. Roskilde : The Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde in colla boration with The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2010. First Edition. Pp (8),9-184. Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. 4to, ilustrated blueand orange cloth, lettered in black. Maritime Culture of the North, Vol. 3 . "Half a century ago, archaeology entered a new field of work with the excavation of ancient ships found under water. A new discipline emerged: maritime archaeology. In this book, Ole Crumlin-Pedersen, the Danish pioneer... View more info

Archbishop John Stratford : Political Revolutionary and Champion of the Liberties of the English Church, ca. 1275 / 80 - 1348. Studies and Texts No.76

By: HAINES, Roy Martin Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and Texts No.76

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Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, Ontario, 1986, ISBN:0888440766:

Seller ID: 100421


HAINES, Roy Martin. Archbishop John Stratford : Political Revolutionary andChampion of the Liberties of the English Church, ca. 1275 / 80 - 1348. (To ronto, Ontario) : Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xviii,[1]-587,(3). 8vo, deep yellow cardcovers, lettered in brown. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and TextsNo.76 Haines was a member of the History Department of Dalhousie Universit y. Contents: 1. The Making of a Career; 2. Bishop and Primate: Winchester 1323-133 -- Archibishop of Canterbury 1333-1348 -- Stratford's 'Familia' and... View more info

Aristotle in the West : The Origins of Latin Aristotelianism

By: VAN STEENBERGHEN, Fernand ARISTOTLE JOHNSTON, Leonard, trans. SIGER

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nauwelaerts Publishing House, Louvain, 1970,:

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VAN STEENBERGHEN, Fernand. Aristotle in the West : The Origins of Latin Aristotelianism. Translated by Leonard Johnston. Louvain: Nauwelaerts Publishing House, 1970. Second Edition. Pp. (4),[3]-244,(2). 8vo, green cloth with white lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Greek and Arabian Syntheses; 2. The State of Philosophy in the Twelfth Century; 3. The Philosophical Movement in the Thirteenth Century: State of the Question; 4. The Introduction ofAristotelianism into Paris (1200-1230): i. The New Literature at the Turn of the Century, ii. The Ban on Aristotle: the First Prohibitions, iii. A Uni... View more info

Arthur of the English : the Arthurian Legend in Medieval English Life and Literature.

By: BARRON, W.R.J., editor.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: University Wales Press, Cardiff, 2001, ISBN:0708316832:

Seller ID: 107692


BARRON, W.R.J., editor. The Arthur of the English : the Arthurian Legend inMedieval English Life and Literature. Revised paperback edition. Cardiff : University Wales Press, 2001. Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-422,(8). 8vo, beige car d covers. "The English think of Arthur as their own - stamped on the landscape in scores of placenames, echoed in the names of their princes even today. Yet if the English had anything to do with a historical Arthur, it was as his bitterest enemies and hi-jackers of the British heritage. This book, which brings together the work of leading international scholars, is th... View more info

Ballad and Epic : A Study in the Development of the Narrative Art

By: HART, Walter Morris Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature, 11)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Russell and Russell, New York, 1967,:

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HART, Walter Morris. Ballad and Epic : A Study in the Development of the Narrative Art . New York: Russell and Russell, (1967). Reissued edition. Pp. (2),[i]-vii,(1),1-315,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature, volume 11. Contents: 1. The Simple Ballads; 2. The Border and Outlaw Ballads; 3. The Gest of Robin Hood; 4. The Heroic Ballads; 5. The Beowulf; 6. The Roland; 7. Conclusion. A bit musty, top edge spotted, else vg. In printed brown wrapper with inked spine. 150.00 View more info

Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources. 2nd pr

By: FARRAR, Clarissa and Austin P. EVANS EVANS, Austin P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press, 1948,:

Seller ID: 49208


FARRAR, Clarissa and Austin P. EVANS. Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources. NY: Columbia University Press, (1948). Second Printing. Pp. 534. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. From the series Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies No. XXXIX. Light wear to spine, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Calgary Aquinas Studies

By: PAREL, Anthony (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, 1978,:

Seller ID: 50844


PAREL, Anthony (ed.). Calgary Aquinas Studies. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, (1978). Pp. 174. 8vo, brown printed card covers. Crease to rear corner, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Calgary Aquinas Studies

By: PAREL, Anthony PELIKAN, Jaroslav AQUINAS) DULLES, Avery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0888444079:

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PAREL, Anthony, (ed.). Calgary Aquinas Studies. Edited by Anthony Parel. Toronto: Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies, 1978. Pp. (8),[1]-174,(2). 8vo, printed brown card covers. Contents: Edward A. Synan's "Aquinas andhis Age"; Jaroslav Pelikan's "Imago Dei: An Explication of Summa theologia e, Part 1, Question 93"; Anton C. Pegis's "Saint Thomas and the Meaning of Human Experience"; Paul Sigmund's "Thomistic Natural Law and Social Theory"; Parel's "The Thomistic Theory of Property, Regime, and the Good Life"; Dante Germino's "Saint Thomas Aqu... View more info

Callisto Myth from Ovid to Atwood : Initiation and Rape in Literature

By: WALL, Kathleen ATWOOD, Margaret)

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Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 1988, ISBN:0773506403:

Seller ID: 98565


WALL, Kathleen. The Callisto Myth from Ovid to Atwood : Initiation and Rapein Literature. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (198 8). Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-227,(3). 8vo, white cloth with black lettering to spine. "Illustrating the power and transcendence of the patriarchy, the myth of Callisto demonstrates the vulnerability of women to that power. Beginning her analysis with classical versions of the myth, Kathleen Wall parallels Callisto's rape by Zeus with the rape of femininity by the patriarchy and its institutions. Older versions of the myth do not emphasize a... View more info

Captain Korzeniowski's Prince Roman : Nautical Allusion in Conrad's Patriotic Tale

By: CONRAD, Joseph) MORGAN, Gerald MORGAN, Gerald Slavic and East-European Studies, 4:1-2)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Department of Slavic Studies, Université de Montréal, Montreal, 1959,:

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(CONRAD, Joseph) MORGAN, Gerald. "Captain Korzeniowski's 'Prince Roman' : Nautical Allusion in Conrad's Patriotic Tale" . An article in Slavic and East-European Studies, Volume IV, Parts 1-2, Spring-Summer 1959, pp. 49-57. Montreal : The Department of Slavic Studies, Université de Montréal, 1959. Pp. 124. Large 8vo (203 x 263 mm), printed grey cardcovers, with blank spine. Also: Stanislaw Bobe-Tylingo's "La Convention d'Alvansleben); Boleslaw Szczesnlak's "The Medieval Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in Poland"; Jacques de la Goutte's "Frédéric ChOpi... View more info

Celtic Geographies : Old culture, new times.

By: HARVEY, David C., Rhys JONES, Neil McINROY, and Christine MILLIGAN (eds.).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Routledge, London and New York, 0, ISBN:0415223970:

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HARVEY, David C., Rhys JONES, Neil McINROY, and Christine MILLIGAN (eds.). Celtic Geographies : Old culture, new times. London and New York : Routledge, (2002). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,1-274. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated purple card covers, lettered in white. Volume 15 in the Critical Geographiesseries. Contents : 1. Timing and Spacing Celtic Geographies. Part I: Other ing and Identity Politics. 2. Imagined Geographies of the 'Celtic Fringe' and the Cultural Construction of the 'Other' in Medieval Wales and Ireland. 3. 'Their Families Had Gone Back in Time Hundreds of Years at the Same Plac... View more info

Chaucer's Ovidian Arts of Love. First Edition. in dustjacket

By: CALABRESE, Michael A. CHAUCER) OVID)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1994, ISBN:0813013011:

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CALABRESE, Michael A. Chaucer's Ovidian Arts of Love. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, (1994). First Edition. Pp. (i)-x,1-170,(4). 8vo, blackcloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is the fullest study of Ovid and Chaucer available and the only one to focus on love, desire, a nd the gender-power struggles that Chaucer explores through Ovid. Michael Calabrese begins by recounting medieval biographical data on Ovid, indicating the breadth of Ovid's influence in the Middle Ages and the depth of Chaucer's knowledge of the Roman poet's life and work. He then examines two ... View more info