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),-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...
SRIVASTAVA, A. K. Ancient Indian Army : Its Administration and Organization. (Dehli) : Ajanta Publications, 1985. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,(2),-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...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521363705 : 1990
Seller ID: 71721
RAW, Barbara C. Anglo-Saxon Crucifixion Iconography and the Art of the Monastic Revival . Cambridge, &c. : Cambridge University Press, (1990). First Edition. Pp.(4),v-xii,1-296,(12) + a central 16-page section of b&w plates. Illustrated. 8vo (160 x 234 mm), navy blue cloth with gilt decoration to front & gilt lettering to spine.
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England number 1. Series editors: Simon Keynes and Michael Lapidge.
Barbara Catherine Raw (d. August 2, 2018, Oxford) was at the University of Keele at the time of publication.
"The first major study of the drawings, paint... View More...
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1993, ISBN:0521405211 : 1993
Seller ID: 110212
CAMERON, M. L. Anglo-Saxon Medicine. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-211,(1). Index. 8vo (158 x 234 mm), blue cloth, with gilt decoration to front & gilt lettering to spine.
Number 7 in the Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England series.
Malcolm Laurence Cameron (b. October 23, 1918, Orangedale, Inverness County, Nova Scotia - d. August 10, 2011, Halifax) was retired from being a Professor of Biology at Dalhousie Unversity at the time of publication. He and his wife Anne were regular and wonderful custumers of the local bookshops. ... View More...
Oxford University Committee for Archaeology, 1984, : 1984
Seller ID: 41733
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's Classes 1-3 Reconsidered" by David Le... View More...
Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin, 1977,
Seller ID: 110480
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,-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...
University of Toronto Press, Toronto / Buffalo / London, 2001, ISBN:0802083544
Seller ID: 108624
JESSUP, Lynda, (ed.). Antimodernism and Artistic Experience : Policing the Boundaries of Modernity. Toronto / Buffalo / London : University of Toronto Press, (2001). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(4),-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, Nort... View More...
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1979, ISBN:0873953088
Seller ID: 99919
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,-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...
Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, Ontario, 1986, ISBN:0888440766
Seller ID: 100421
HAINES, Roy Martin. Archbishop John Stratford : Political Revolutionary and Champion of the Liberties of the English Church, ca. 1275 / 80 - 1348. (Toronto, Ontario) : Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xviii,-587,(3). 8vo, deep yellow cardcovers, lettered in brown. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Studies and Texts No.76.
Haines was a member of the History Department of Dalhousie University.
1. The Making of a Career;
2. Bishop and Primate: Winchester 1323-133 -- Archibishop of Canterbury 1333-1348 -- Stratford's '... View More...
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),-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...
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),-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...
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...
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...
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, 1978, ISBN:0888444079
Seller ID: 97266
PAREL, Anthony, (ed.). Calgary Aquinas Studies. Edited by Anthony Parel. Toronto: Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies, 1978. Pp. (8),-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...
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),-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...
Department of Slavic Studies, Université de Montréal, Montreal, 1959,
Seller ID: 61866
(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 ChOpin, poète et penseur"; Abbé Kamil Kanta... View More...
Routledge, London and New York, 0, ISBN:0415223970
Seller ID: 93299
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...
University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 1994, ISBN:0813013011
Seller ID: 77489
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...
Sheed & Ward, for the Institute of Mediaeval Studies, New York, 1939,
Seller ID: 99902
GILSON, Etienne. Christianity and Philosophy. Translated by Ralph MacDonald. New York: published for the Institute of Mediaeval Studies by Sheed & Ward, 1939. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxvi,1-134. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Contents: 1. Nature and Philosophy; 2. Calvinism and Philosophy; 3. Catholicism and Philosophy; 4. Theology and Philosophy; 5. The Intelligence in the Service of Christ the King. Name inked to ffep, nicking to tail of spine, else very good. 40.00 View More...