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St Patrick's Purgatory Two versions of Owayne Miles and the Vision of William of tranton together with the long text of the Tractatus de Purgatorio Sancti Patricii

By: Easting, Robert, Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford, Early English Text Society: 1991

Seller ID: 9659

ISBN: 0197223001

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xciii, 338 pp. Glossary, bibliography, index. 4 plates. In English, with Middle-English, Anglo-Norman and Latin. Brown cloth with gilt has minor shelf wear, interior clean and unmarked. ; Early English Text Society Original Series; Vol. 298; 8.6 X 5.6 X 1.5 inches; 431 pages View more info

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Poets and Princepleasers Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages

By: Green, Richard Firth

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Toronto, Univ of Toronto Pr: 1979

Seller ID: 5764

ISBN: 0802054099

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ix + 253 pp. Index, notes, bibliography. Frontis plate, Charles VI in conversation with Pierre Salmon. Blue cloth covers with gilt design medieval image of a king and a bookman. Corners and spine tips just a little worn. Interior owner inscript on inside front cover, pencil erasure first page, otherwise clean and tight. Nice initials throughout, in English with some Middle English. This study takes issue with the widely held view that the tastes of a newly emerging middle class were responsible for the direction taken by the mainstream of English letters between Chaucer and Skelton. Drawing on... View more info

The Lyfe of Ipomydon Volume I: Text and Introductions

By: Hue Ikegami, Tadahiro (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Seijo University: 1983

Seller ID: 6203

Condition: Very Good


Lxvi + 86 pps. 2 plates at front. Appendix at rear. Introduction in English, text is Middle English. Tan soft cover wraps. Book is in good condition, very clean with no wear or marks. ; Seijo English Monographs View more info

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The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London. Two Volumes An Edition and Translation

By: Jefferson, Lisa

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Farnham, Ashgate Publishing Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6343

ISBN: 075466404X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume 1: Ix + 577 pp. Volume 2: Vii + 578-1159 pp. Select bibliography, name index, and subject index at the end of volume 2. Text in Old French and English. Red cloth boards with gold gilt lettering. Both volumes in very good condition, with minimal to no wear. Volume 2 has faint wear on lower spine. Both volumes have clean interiors with no marks. Heavy. ; 10.08 X 7.24 X 3.23 inches View more info

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The Old English Metrical Psalter An Annotated Set of Collation Lists

By: Keefer, Sarah Larratt

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Garland: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5752

ISBN: 0824095383

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xii + 207 pp. Bibliography, sigla. Green cloth with gilt, covers are clean. First blank has author's gift inscription, text is highlighted throughout with yellow marker, but otherwise good. Priced low to reflect condition. ; Garland Reference Library of the Humanities; Vol. 189; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Anglo-Saxon Library

By: Lapidge, Michael

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9955

ISBN: 0199267227

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Xiv, 407 pp. Bibliography, index of manuscripts, general index. Dark red glossy dust jacket is clean, minor shelf wear. Book itself has old owner inscript marked out on first blank, otherwise clean and fresh, tight, a very nice copy. Includes inventories of Latin books from Anglo-Saxon libraries, 8th century inventories of Latin books from the area of the Anglo-Saxon Mission in Germany, 9th century manuscripts having pre-conquest English provenance, Latin books cited by principal Anglo-Saxon authors, and a catalogue of classical and patristic authors and works composed before AD 700 and known ... View more info

The English Strong Verb; From Chaucer to Caxton

By: Long, Mary McDonald

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Menasha, WI, George Banta Publishing: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000358

Condition: Good


314 pp + xv. Extremely scarce, this was a Ph.D. dissertation in the Dept. of English for a degree conferred in June 1943. Includes bibliography and text references, as well as statistical tables. Scholarly tour de force analyzing all forms of the the strong verbs as they appeared in Old English, Chaucerian English and in the Southumbrian and Northern texts of the Mid XV Century or in Malory. Very difficult to find in the original. Blue paper wraps are a little faded at the edges, fc splitting away from the spine at the top edge, also reflected at the title page, but binding is strong. Ba... View more info

The Plays of Henry Medwall A Critical Edition

By: Moeslein, M. E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York & London, Garland Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6164

ISBN: 0824044703

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


X + 481 pp. Illustrated with some b/w manuscripts pages and a woodcut. Text in original early English, else modern English. Cream linen covers with black to spine have moderate minor wear, some shelf dust on the edges, interior has obviously been read but is otherwise clean and good. Includes the plays fulgens and lucres and Nature, along with the menu for the installation of the Bishop of Ely in 1479. ; Renaissance drama; 9 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 481 pages View more info

The Plays of Henry Medwall A Critical Edition

By: Moeslein, M. E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York & London, Garland Publishing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9900

ISBN: 0824044703

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


X + 481 pp. Illustrated with some b/w manuscripts pages and a woodcut. Text in original early English, else modern English. Cream linen covers with black to spine have moderate minor wear, some shelf dust on the edges, a slight ripple to the front cloth in one spot (looks like a bindery error) , interior has an owner inscript, some very light pencil marginalia, but is otherwise clean and good. Includes the plays fulgens and lucres and Nature, along with the menu for the installation of the Bishop of Ely in 1479. ; Renaissance drama; 9 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 481 pages View more info

English and Medieval Studies Presented to J. R. R. Tolkien on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday

By: Norman Davis (Ed. ) ; C. L. Wrenn (Ed. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9816

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


339 pp. 4 plates (including frontis photo of Tolkien) and 2 figures. Mid-blue cloth covers with gilt stamp of Tolkien's signature on f/c have some marks and darkening at the edges, spine is sunned. Interior has owner's mark on first free end paper, normal library stamps (no pocket), normal signs of use but clean and unmarked. Respectable copy. Lots of medieval linguistic studies.; Ex-Library; 339 pages View more info

Book of Showings to the Anchoress Julian of Norwich Part One and Part Two

By: Norwich, Julian Of; Colledge, Edmund and Walsh, James, Editors

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: 1978

Seller ID: 9649

ISBN: 0888440359

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii, 788 pp. Part one and two, continuous pagination.. Text in early English, else modern English. Bright yellow card covers with tape marks at bottom of spines. Minor wear. Interiors have stamp on title page, otherwise good and clean. ; Studies and Texts; Vol. 35; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.7 inches; 788 pages View more info

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The Anglo-Norman Text of the Holkham Bible Picture Book.

By: Pickering, F. P. (edit).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1971

Seller ID: 6355

ISBN: 0631127402

Condition: Good


Xxv + 136 pp. 2 plates. English introduction with Anglo-Norman text. Notes, glossary, and index at rear. Green cloth boards with gold gilt lettering on spine. Book is in good condition, with minimal wear. 2 very faint white marks on front cover. Signed by previous owner on front fly page. Otherwise clean with no other marks. ; Anglo-Norman Texts XXIII View more info

Anglo-Saxon Charters Burton Abbey

By: Sawyer, P. H.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 9117

ISBN: 0197259405

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


lv, 93pp + 12 unnumbered pages. Volume 2 only. Photographs, glossary, index. Book plate on front pastedown. Minor markings and wear on covers and spine. Ex-library with stamps and stickers, otherwise text is clear and unmarked. ; Ex-Library; Vol. 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 165 pages View more info

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Life of Saint Norbert by John Capgrave, O. E. S. A. (1393-1464)

By: Smetana, Cyril Lawrence (Ed. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies: 1977

Seller ID: 6370

ISBN: 0888440405

Condition: Good


Viii + 179 pp. Glossary, bibliography, and index at rear. English introduction, Middle English text. Dark red cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior and exterior marks. Sticker on spine and pocket inside rear cover. Book is otherwise in good condition, only faint wear on exterior. Interior is clean with no marks save library ones. Some minor wear along tops of pages and inside rear cover. ; Studies and Texts 40; Ex-Library; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches View more info

Juliana [Methuen's Old English Library]

By: Woolf, Rosemary, editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5685

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


+ (10) 90 pages, English and Old English languages, contains bibliography, glossary and appendix, glossy orange covers with black illustrations and white and black lettering, spine taupe, minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, pages clear and unmarked; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 90 pages View more info