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JAUFRY THE KNIGHT AND THE FAIR BRUNISSENDE. Newly Revised from the Original Provencal by Vernon Ives

By: (Atherton, John). Ives, Vernon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: (New York): Holiday House, 1935.: 1935.

Seller ID: 24235

Condition: Very good


(New York): Holiday House, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, gray & red cloth titled in black with vignette stamped in black on front cover, in dw. The covers are lightly bumped & there is a small hole in the cloth of the spine; the dw is lightly soiled & chipped & somewhat darkened with several small pieces out of the dw spine. [x] & 124 pp. Full-page B&W illustrations & B&W head-pieces by John Atherton. The contents are near fine. First edition."The... View more info

THE LANDSCAPE OF KING ARTHUR

By: (McBride, Simon). Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1987).: (1987).

Seller ID: 2844

Condition: Very good


New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1987).. (1987).. Very good. - Square octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on spine, in color pictorial dw. The dw is very lightly rubbed. 191 pp. A small area of the surface of the front endpaper inner corners is rubbed away. Profuse B&W & color photographic illustrations by Simon McBride. There is a light remainder mark on the bottom edge, else near fine. First American edition."A personal tour of England, Scotland and Wales by ... View more info

THE BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS: Stories from Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Mary MacLeod. Introduction by Angelo Patri

By: (Pitz, Henry C.) MacLeod, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1949).: (1949).

Seller ID: 22467

Condition: Good


Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1949).. (1949).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in red with decorations in red on spine & in blind on front cover, in dw. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed; the dw is rubbed, chipped & soiled with short tears & some staining; the dw spine is faded with the head torn. xvi, [1] leaf, 324 & [1] pp. There is light staining to the endpapers with an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Color pictorial title, col... View more info

THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. Abridged from Malory's Morte D'Arthur by Alfred W. Pollard

By: (Rackham, Arthur). Pollard, Alfred W

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.: 1927.

Seller ID: 24217

Condition: Good


New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927.. 1927.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on spine & in black with vignette stamped in black on front cover. There are some small, light stains to the covers. xxiv, [1] leaf & 517 pp. B&W frontispiece, 6 B&W plates, 1 B&W head-piece & B&W pictorial initials by Arthur Rackham. The endpapers are somewhat darkened; the top edges of the prelims & the last 30 pp. are slightly rippled. Ex-library with hand-written letter on spine... View more info

PARSIFAL: A Mystical Drama by Richard Wagner Retold in the Spirit of the Bayreuth Interpreation by Oliver Huckel

By: (Stassen, Franz). Huckel, Oliver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1903.: 1903.

Seller ID: 24208

Condition: Good


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1903.. 1903.. Good. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt with vignettes of the grail in gilt on spine & in gilt with decorative frame & vignettes of grail stamped in blind on front cover; t.e.g. The covers are bumped & soiled; the spine is faded with the head chipped & lightly frayed. xvii, [i], 70 & [1] pp., printed in red & black. The rear endpaper is lightly creased. B&W frontispiece & 4 B&W plates by Franz Stassen. The contents are ve... View more info

SIR LANCELOT. Authorized Edition based on the Television Series

By: (Wegner, Helmuth). Haas, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, (1958).: (1958).

Seller ID: 2887

Condition: Good


Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, (1958).. (1958).. Good. - (The Big Little Book TV Series). 12mo [5-3/4"x4-3/8"], color pictorial paper covered boards. 276 pp. There is a small date stamp on the front pastedown & 2 series titles are crossed out in ink & red pencil on the front endpaper; there is occasional light foxing & the page edges are darkened. Profuse full-page illustrations by Helmuth Wegner in blue, black & white and orange, black & white. Good. View more info

WAS THIS CAMELOT? Excavations at Cadbury Castle 1966-1970

By: Alcock, Leslie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, (1972).: (1972).

Seller ID: 2778

Condition: Very good


New York: Stein and Day, Publishers, (1972).. (1972).. Very good. - Quarto, green cloth titled in gilt on spine, in color pictorial dw. The front cover is slightly bumped with a small score mark. The dw is rubbed & lightly soiled with a small score mark to the front panel. 224 pp. Profuse B&W & color illustrations & B&W maps & plans. Very good. First American edition.Part of the "New Aspects of Archaelogy" series, edited by Sir Mortimer Wheeler. Dust jacket... View more info

THE ARTHURIAN LEGENDS: An Illustrated Anthology. Selected and Introduced by Richard Barber

By: Barber, Richard; compiler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Totowa, NJ): Littlefield Adams & Company, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 2783

Condition: Very good


(Totowa, NJ): Littlefield Adams & Company, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Square octavo, dark brown cloth titled in silver on spine, in dw. The covers are bumped & slightly warped; the dw is lightly rubbed with a short tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. vi & 224 pp. B&W & color illustrations. 2 leaves of the text are creased. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

By: Barron, W. R. J.; translator and editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Manchester, U.K.): Manchester University Press, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 30351

ISBN: 0719005566

Condition: Good


(Manchester, U.K.): Manchester University Press, (1976).. (1976).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed wrappers. The binding is bumped with the spine & extremities faded. [ix] & 179 pages. The page edges are darkened & there are some ink markings & underlinings in the modern English text. Good. Manchester Medieval Classics, general editor G. L. Brook.Edited with an introduction, prose translation and notes by W. R. J. Barron. The Middle English text is print... View more info

KING ARTHUR'S SOCKS And Other Village Plays

By: Dell, Floyd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 30168

Condition: Very good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1922.. 1922.. Very good. - Octavo, three quarters gilt-ruled green calf & black calf titled in gilt between gilt-decorated raised bands in blind & with decorations in gilt on spine; t.e.g.; marbled endpapers. The binding is lightly rubbed, the covers are lightly bumped & the spine is faded. 238 pp. A very good, attractive copy. First edition."These plays, with one exception, were written in Greenwich Village, and, with another excepti... View more info

GALAHAD: Enough of His Life to Explain His Reputation

By: Erskine, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianpolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).: (1926).

Seller ID: 2814

Condition: Good


Indianpolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1926).. (1926).. Good. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in red. The covers are lightly rubbed with some tiny white marks to the front cover; the spine is somewhat faded. 340 pp. There is light foxing to the endpapers & 2 rear blanks have been roughly opened; the page edges are very slightly darkened. Good. A humourous version of the life of Sir Galahad. View more info

MORTE ARTHURE

By: Finlayson, John; editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 2815

Condition: Very good


Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Octavo, orange & white pictorial wraps. The wraps are very lightly rubbed & soiled with a price sticker on the front wrap. viii & 163 pp. Very good. Second printing.The "alliterative" Morte Arthure, published as part of the York Medieval Texts series of Middle English writing. The text of the poem is in Middle English. View more info

THE AWNTYRS OFF ARTHURE AT THE TERNE WATHELYNE: A Critical Edition

By: Gates, Robert J.; editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 4295

Condition: Very good


Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in brown, in a price-clipped dw. The dw is very lightly soiled & slightly darkened. viii, [iii] & 267 pp. The top corners of the leaves are lightly creased through page 20. Illustrated with a B&W facsimile. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE POETICAL WORKS OF REGINALD HEBER, Late Lord Bishop of Calcutta. A New Edition

By: Heber, Reginald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1853.: 1853.

Seller ID: 2825

Condition: Good


Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1853.. 1853.. Good. - Small octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt with coat of arms stamped in gilt on spine & with multiple frames & device stamped in blind on each cover. The covers are rubbed & bumped; there are tiny white marks to the spine & the head & tail are chipped. 4-page publisher's catalog, xii & 324 pp. B&W portrait frontispiece. The endpapers are foxed & lightly stained; the margins of the frontispiece are foxed with off... View more info

SIR TRISTAN OF ALL TIME

By: Holbrook, Sabra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux / An Ariel Book, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 29020

Condition: Very good


New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux / An Ariel Book, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, golden yellow cloth titled in maroon on the spine in a pictorial dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly creased & soiled with a couple of tiny chips at edges. 196 pages, illustrated in black & white. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. An exploration of the various Tristan legends, their origins and development through the ages. The author pays close attentio... View more info

THE ARTHURIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA. Norris J. Lacy, Editor with Associate Editors Geoffrey Ashe, Sandra Ness Ihle, Marianne E. Kalinke, and Raymond H. Thompson

By: Lacy, Norris J.; editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986.: 1986.

Seller ID: 24236

Condition: Very good


New York & London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986.. 1986.. Very good. - Large octavo, black cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt with image of a knight in armour stamped in gilt on front cover. xxxvii, [1] leaf & 649 pp. B&W illustrations. The bottom corners of the pages in the middle section of the book are slightly bowed, else near fine. First edition. First Edition. View more info

ADVENTURES IN THE MIDDLE AGES: A Memorial Collection of Essays and Studies

By: Loomis, Laura Hibbard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Burt Franklin, 1962.: 1962.

Seller ID: 24237

Condition: Good


New York: Burt Franklin, 1962.. 1962.. Good. - (Selected Papers in Literature and Criticism Number 1). Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped, rubbed and lightly spotted. xvii & 308 pp. There is an owner's ink name & address on the front endpaper. B&W portrait frontispiece & 1 B&W plate. The contents are very good. First edition.Essays on medieval romances, Malory, Chaucer, Charlemagne, King Athelstan, etc. First Edition. View more info

THE CREATION OF THE FIRST ARTHURIAN ROMANCE: A Quest

By: Luttrell, Claude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (London): Edward Arnold, (1974).: (1974).

Seller ID: 2842

Condition: Good


(London): Edward Arnold, (1974).. (1974).. Good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on spine, in dark green pictorial dw. The dw is rubbed with some spotting internally. vii, [i] & 284 pp. The pages are somewhat darkened. Good. First edition."An inquiry into the beginnings of Arthurian romance, centring on the first extant work in that tradition, Eric et Enide by Chretien de Troyes, and ranging over texts as far south as Italy and as late as Malory." [Fro... View more info

LES ROMANS DE LA TABLE RONDE Mis en Nouveau Langage et Accompagnes des Recherches sur l'Origine et le Caractere de ces Grandes Compositions. Tome Troisieme: Lancelot du Lac

By: Paris, Paulin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 24238

Condition: Fair


Paris: Leon Techener, Libraire, 1872.. 1872.. Fair. - Small octavo, three-quarter dark brown calf & brown cloth titled in gilt on spine between gilt-decorated raised bands in blind; marbled edges & endpapers. The binding is bumped & rubbed & the head of the spine is chipped with a short tear to the front joint. 384 & [3] pp. & 7-page publisher's catalogue. The front endpaper, flyleaf & half-title are detached with a small piece out of each front edge. The page edges are ... View more info

PARZIVAL: Ein Versroman in dreI Kreisen

By: Schaeffer, Albrecht

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leipzig: Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig, 1922.: 1922.

Seller ID: 24240

Condition: Good


Leipzig: Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig, 1922.. 1922.. Good. - Octavo, three-quarters dark blue calf & marbled boards titled in gilt between gilt rules on spine; t.e.g. The boards are slightly warped with the front board rubbed & faded; the spine is rubbed & darkened. 633 pp. plus colophon & 1-page publisher's catalog. There is light foxing to the endpapers & prelims, else the contents are very good. The text is in German. View more info