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[Hebrew] Sefer Menorat ha-ma'or

By: Aboab, Isaac - 14th century

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Vilna [Vilnius, Lithuania], Rom - Bi-defus ha-almanah yehe-ahim Rom: 1890

Seller ID: 40588

Condition: Good


2 vols. pages; Contemporary half pebbled dark brown morocco over black cloth. Considerable wear and rubbing to the corners, both backstrips now lost. Two volume edition of Isaac Aboab's Menorat ha-Maor, the great household book of medieval Jews. This two volume edition also has the commentary and Yiddish version of Moses Frankfurter [1672-1762] -- Nefesh Yehudah. The volumes were printed in Vilnius, Lithuania -- a major Jewish center at the time of publication. There are title pages in Hebrew and Russian (both detached and worn in the margins), followed by title pages entirely in Hebrew.... View more info

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CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library

By: Aungier, George James ; editor

Price: $17.95

Publisher: London, Printed for the Camden Society By John Bowyer Nichols and Son: 1844

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40913

Condition: Very Good+


xxii + [2] + 112 + [36] pages; Publisher's dark green-grey cloth, spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, with an arabesque pattern stamped in blind on the front and rear covers, pale yellow endpapers. The half title states: "The French Chronicle of London. " First printed edition of an important source for the Mediaeval history of London -- forming the latter portion of a parchment book in 8vo preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts. It was written in old Norman French, evidently around the middle of the fourteenth century, but the name of the compiler has been lost. An exc... View more info

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STORIA DEL MONDO MEDIEVALE - Vol. IV: La Riforma della Chiesa a la Lotta Fra Papi e Imperatori

By: Brooke; et al.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Garzanti / Cambridge University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 40998

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


990 pages; 140 illustrazioni in nero e 4 cartine, 12 tavole a colori Dustjacket has some edgewear and is chipped at spine ends and corners, now in protective mylar cover. Large heavy book requires additional charge for international shipment. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Catalog VIII - Winter 1970 (Classical and Medieval Coins)

By: Deland, C. & L.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Fort Worth, C. & L. Deland: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38530

Condition: Near Fine


18 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff printed wrappers, 394 coins listed and described, with 8 pages of b&w photographs of 28 - 60 coins per page. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Ekkeharts IV. Casus Sancti Galli : nebst Proben aus den übrigen lateinisch geschriebenen Abtheilungen der St. Galler Klosterchronik  nach der neuen Ausgabe in den "Mittheilungen" des historischen Vereins von St. Gallen übers. von G[erold]. Meyer von Knonau

Ekkeharts IV. Casus Sancti Galli : nebst Proben aus den übrigen lateinisch geschriebenen Abtheilungen der St. Galler Klosterchronik nach der neuen Ausgabe in den "Mittheilungen" des historischen Vereins von St. Gallen übers. von G[erold]. Meyer von Knonau

By: Ekkehard IV (Eccardus, Sangallensis)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Leipzig, Dykschen Buchhandlung: 1891

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39585

Condition: Very Good


Geschichtschreiber der deutschen Vorzeit; xxxxiii, 286 pages; Publisher's pebbled brown cloth over pebble-surfaced paper covered boards. Ekkehard IV (c. 980 – c. 1056), the author of the Casus sancti Galli, was a monk of the Abbey of Saint Gall. The chronicle Casus S. Galli was begun by Ratpert and continued to Abbot Salomon (883), and carried it on from that date to Notker (972). This work is a most important document for the contemporary history of St. Gall. This is the second of the major editions published in the nineteenth century -- (the first was edited by von Arx in 'Monumenta... View more info

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FIGURE E VICENDE DI UNA CITTA - Volume 1 : Imola dall' eta antica al tardo medioevo

By: Galassi, Nazario

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Imola, Marabini: 1984

Seller ID: 40995

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


604 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in near fine dustjacket. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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STORIA DEL MONDO MEDIEVALE - Vol. II: L'Espansione Islamica e La Nascita dell' Europa Feudale

By: Gwatkin; et al.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Garzanti / Cambridge University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 40997

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


136 illustrazioni in nero e 7 cartine, 12 tavole a colori ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

THE THORNTON ROMANCES - Early English Metrical Romances of Perceval, Isumbras, Eglamour, and Degrevant

By: Halliwell, James Orchard ; [editor]

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Camden Society: 1968

Seller ID: 40903

ISBN: 1117944093

Condition: Fine


1968 edition clean and secure in original blue cloth binding. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Histoire des Eveques de Macon

By: La Rochette, comte de

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Macon (France), Protat Freres: 1866

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38900

Condition: Very Good+


xlv, 451 ; xv, 618 pages; Two volume set in a handsome contemporary binding: Plum-brown morocco spines over rose & black pattern printed paper covered boards, marbled endpapers. Minor bumping to the lower corners, a few minor abrasions to the rear gutters of the spines, but a fresh and nice looking binding from the time of publication of this two volume set, a significant contribution to mediaeval history; (the account of the Bishops goes up to the beginning of the 19th century). Published 1866, 1867. With full page lithographic frontispieces to each volume, and a large folding map (in excell... View more info

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Survivances dans la Toponymie de la Macedoine des Francs d'avant et apres La IVe Croisade

By: Lascaris, M

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Bruxelles, Byzantin: 1954

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 36975

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; 6 pages; Extrait de BYZANTIN, T. XXIII (1953). Inscribed on front wrapper "A Monsieur Francis R. Walton, hommage de l'auteur" OCLC: 70077125; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Orendel und Bride, eine Rûne des deutschen Heidenthums umgedichtet im zwölften Jahrhundert zu einem befreiten Jerusalem

By: Ludwig Ettmüller, editor

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Zürich, Meyer und Zeller: 1858

Seller ID: 38600

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l., 203 & [1, errata] pages; Contemporary pattern-printed paper-covered boards, flat spine ruled in gilt, red titling slip lettered in gilt. Probably a publisher's binding. This is one of the early modern editions of "Orendel" -- a Middle High German poem, traditionally called a "Spielmannsdichtung." The first 103 pages contain the edition of the poem in the Middle High German original with numbered stanzas, and the final 100 pages consist of the introduction and notes by the editor Ludwig Ettmüller. This introduction cites the oldest manuscript of this poem, (Orendel... View more info

Image for Codex diplomatarius Monasterii Sancti Michaelis, Bergensis diocesis, vulgo Munkalif dicti, conscriptus anno Chr. MCCCCXXVII Ex originali libro membraneo, qui in Bibliotheca Academiae Hafniensis asservatur (Additamentorum no. 98 qu.) una cum Registro praediorum ad idem monasterium pertinentium et ipsa in eadem bibliotheca asservato (Addit. no. 99 qu.) nunc primum in lucem editu

Codex diplomatarius Monasterii Sancti Michaelis, Bergensis diocesis, vulgo Munkalif dicti, conscriptus anno Chr. MCCCCXXVII Ex originali libro membraneo, qui in Bibliotheca Academiae Hafniensis asservatur (Additamentorum no. 98 qu.) una cum Registro praediorum ad idem monasterium pertinentium et ipsa in eadem bibliotheca asservato (Addit. no. 99 qu.) nunc primum in lucem editu

By: Munch, P[eter] A[ndreas] ; editor ; Munkeliv Abbey

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Christianiae [Norway], typis C. Gröndahl: 1845

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40569

Condition: Good


[2], vi, 220 & 3 ff. facs pages; Contemporary patterned brown cloth, somewhat shaken, lacks the spine. The title page is detached, but present (having been attached to the following pair of leaves by an old-fashioned paper-clip). With the Library of Congress bookplate ("Huitfeldt-Kaas Collection") mounted to the front paste-down endpaper. There is a handsome presentation inscription on the facing blank leaf, from Peter Andreas Munch, to Christian Lange. Beneath this inscription is the LC Surplus-Duplicate stamp in red ink. Apart from a tiny "LC" perforated stamp on the tit... View more info

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Storia Della Universita Di Bologna Vol I: Il Medioevo (Secc. XI-XV) [by Albano Sorbelli] & Vol. II: L'Eta Moderna (1500-1888) [by Luigi Simeoni]

By: Sorbelli, Albano, & Luigi Simeoni

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Bologna [Italy], Nicola Zanichelli: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40052

Condition: Very Good


327; viii, 304 pages; Two volumes, bound in Library of Congress full tobacco-brown buckram, with original printed wrappers and pictorial jackets bound in. The standard history of the world's first (and continuing) University-- the Università di Bologna, founded in about 1088 AD. Very gently marked ex library set, with Library of Congress bookplates in each volume, and the Surplus-Duplicate stamp in rek ink on facing front endpapers. Faint evidence of the removal at some point of spine labels. (No card pockets or perforations). A clean and sound set; each volume is from the 1940 first edi... View more info

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SYMPOSIUM ON LATE BYZANTINE THESSALONIKE

By: Talbot, Alice-Mary

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Washington, Dumbarton Oaks: 2004

Seller ID: 41403

Condition: Near Fine


Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 57; 308 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding, former owner's name on ffep. Contents include: KITZINGER, 1912-2003; SPIESER: Introduction; BARKER: Late Byzantine Thessalonike - A Second City's Challenges and Responses (Appendix 1: Late Byzantine Thessalonike: Chronological Highlights and Appendix 2: Interpretations of the Zealots); BAKIRTZIS: The Urban Continuity and Size of Late Byzantine Thessalonike; CURCIC: The Role of Late Byzantine Thessalonike in Church Architecture in the Balkans; JACOBY: Foreigners and the Urban Economy in Thessalonike... View more info

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THE MEDIEVAL ARCHBISHOPS IN THEIR DIOCESE

By: Thompson, A. Hamilton

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, SPCK: 1927

Seller ID: 40298

Condition: Very Good


York Minster Historical Tracts, 12; 16 pages; 16 page essay bound in original printed stiff wrappers. OCLC: 28667172; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info