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THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
Written by Margery Kempe; B.A. Windeatt; Alice Thomas Ellis. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 2138147
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
A Woman's Life In The Middle Ages. Imitation vellum binding with bright colour decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Slip case is very good - some fading along edges and a few marks.
A Handbook for visitors to the fourteenth century. Blue cloth boards, gilt title block with black title to spine. Pictorial front board. Slip case is very good - a few scuffs and some white marks.
Black cloth spine with gilt title. Vivid pictorial boards illustrating some of the inventions. From table forks to buttons and underwear! Colour illustrations. 186 pages includes index. Slip case is better than very good.
SCALACRONICA: THE REIGNS OF EDWARD I, EDWARD II, AND EDWARD III
Written by Thomas Gray; Herbert Maxwell.
Stock no. 1823541
Published by James Maclehose And Sons. 1st 1907. Very good condition.
A chronicle written in Anglo-Norman French and translated here by Sir Herbert Maxwell. Documenting the history of Britain until 1363, one of the few early chronicles written by a layman. Limited edition of 95. White vellum spine with gilt title, Red cloth boards with gilt vignette to front. Handmade paper, deckle-edged. Top edge gilt. 18 colour plates of heraldic shields with tissue guards. This is copy 33 of 95. Boards & spine mottled. Bookplate to front pastedown. A few foxspots present. All plates present minus three tissue-guards.
THE ANGLO-SAXON WAY OF DEATH: BURIAL RITES IN EARLY ENGLAND
Written by Sam Lucy.
Stock no. 1823532
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
An account of death and burial in pre-conquest England. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 075092103X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
STAINED GLASS OF THE MIDDLE AGES IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE
Written by Hugh Arnold. Illustrated by Lawrence B. Saint.
Stock no. 2136954
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st thus 1925. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth with gold/yellow titles and decorations. 50 colour plates (mostly double sided). Spine is faded and browned with small splits to top. Browning and foxing throughout. Pencil annotations. Page 223/4 has piece missing from top corner.
CULTURES IN CONTACT: SCANDINAVIAN SETTLEMENT IN ENGLAND IN THE NINTH AND TENTH CENTURIES
Written by Dawn M. Hadley; Julian D. Richards.
Stock no. 1322637
Published by University Of York. 1st 2000. Very good condition.
Studies in the Early Middle Ages (Volume 2). Blue boards. 331 pages. ISBN: 2503509789. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine.
THE MILITARY LEADERSHIP OF MATILDA OF CANOSSA 1046-1115
Written by David J. Hay.
Stock no. 1823482
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Gender in History series. An account of the entire 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, it explains how one famous noblewoman rose to the defence of the reforming papacy, defeated the Holy Roman Emperor and turned the tide of the first great war between Church and state. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780719073588.
THE BATTLE OF THE GOLDEN SPURS (COURTRAI, 11 JULY 1302)
Written by J.F. Verbruggen.
Stock no. 1823478
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A contribution to the history of Flanders' War of Liberation 1297-1305. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0851158889. A fine copy. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE LAST VIKINGS: THE EPIC STORY OF THE GREAT NORSE VOYAGES
Written by Kirsten A. Seaver.
Stock no. 1823475
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Drawing on her deep knowledge of the culture and history of the region as well as the most up-to-date evidence from archaeology, medieval history and evocative sagas, Seaver weaves together a compelling and authoritative history of the Norse Greenlanders. Black cloth boards, sliver title to spine. ISBN: 9781845118693. A very nice copy.
ENGLISH VERNACULAR HOUSES: A STUDY OF TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSES AND COTTAGES
Written by Eric Mercer.
Stock no. 1823432
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1979. Very good condition.
A study of small rural houses throughout England, tracing their history from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. Covering all major aspects of vernacular architecture from house-plans and construction methods to the influence of the homes of the great upon smaller dwellings. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0117008931. Second impression. Spine faded. Text block a little grubby. Lower edge of text block has a minor scrape. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents clean.
WEAPONS & FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE MEDIEVAL WARRIOR 1000-1500 AD
Written by Martin J. Dougherty.
Stock no. 1823339
Published by Chartwell Books. 1st thus 2016. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Divided into four chapters covering mounted knights, foot soldiers, missile troops, and siege weapons and techniques. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate combat skills, including how to fire a longbow, fight with a sword and buckler, attack with a lance, defend with a pole ax, long sword combat, and many, many other techniques. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour illustrations and drawings. ISBN: 9780785834250.