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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
1 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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Falcon, Fly Back, Blaisdell, Elinore
2 Falcon, Fly Back
Blaisdell, Elinore
New York Julian Messner 1939 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold falcon illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; No names, writing or marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations and page decorations by the author. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips along front top panel edge, large corner chip at bottom right corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy and girl living in the medieval period get falcons of the very own to have and train. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Children's. 017125

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The Saint of the Dragon's Dale, Davis, William Stearns
3 The Saint of the Dragon's Dale
Davis, William Stearns
New York The MacMillan Co. 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with maroon & black decorated cover. Very light corner wear, no fraying. Slight running to colors in lettering, very light soiling. Size approx. 4" x 7". Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean, no foxing. 129 pp. plus 4 pages notes on author + publisher's advertising. This is a signed binding, with monogram C-box-X in lower right corner of cover decoration. 009022

Price: 12.00 USD
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Falcon's Flight, Douglas, Donald
4 Falcon's Flight
Douglas, Donald
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Black cloth boards with illustration of knight on horseback on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013098

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The Inns of the Middle Ages, Firebaugh, W. C.
5 The Inns of the Middle Ages
Firebaugh, W. C.
Chicago Pascal Covici 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Limited Edition in original unclipped jacket. This edition No. 333 of 900 copies. Red, gold and black decorative binding with gold lettering on black cloth spine. Spots of wear at corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Black and white illustrations of inns and tavern life of the times. 274 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), small corner chips at top of spine and a few tiny closed edge tears, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very Good+ 023125

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe, Gottfried, Robert S.
6 The Black Death Natural and Human Disaster in Medieval Europe
Gottfried, Robert S.
New York Free Press 1983 0029126304 / 9780029126301 First Book Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very tiny black dot at base of spine, otherwise pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 203 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Traces the causes and far-reaching consequences of this infamous outbreak of plague that spread across the continent of Europe from 1347 to 1351. 018261

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Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers, Grove, John
7 Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers
Grove, John
New York Dodd Mead 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering, crossed swords on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with small ink-stamped previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Lovely full color frontispiece illustration by R. Wheeler. 309 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge, several small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Timeless stories of the middle ages by Thomas Malory, Thomas Bulfinch, Sir Henry Newbolt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, C. M. Yonge and more. 026594

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The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Gurteen, S. Humphreys
8 The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King
Gurteen, S. Humphreys
New York and London G. P. Putnam's 1895 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners, very light surface wear to upper and lower spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 437 pages with index. 021913

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Guadenzia - Pride of the Palio, Henry, Marguerite
9 Guadenzia - Pride of the Palio
Henry, Marguerite
Rand McNally 1960 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean color-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Lynd Ward. 240 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each summer, in the ancient hill town of Siena, Italy, there erupts one of the mos extraordinary, exciting, and dangerous horse races in the world--the Palio. This magnificent book is a true story of the Palio--a thrilling, heart-stirring tale of a boy and a beautiful half-Arabian mare who won undying fame. All the rich pageantry and medieval splendor that surround this race of Siena are captured in the text and in Lynd Ward's glowing illustrations. 027011

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A Knight of the White Cross - A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes, Henty, G. A.
10 A Knight of the White Cross - A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes
Henty, G. A.
New York Charles Scribner 1895 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Ralph Peacock, Illustrator 
First American Edition decorated American trade binding, with twelve illustrations by Ralph Peacock and a Plan. Preface by the author. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Dark green cloth boards with illustration on cover (black, white, gold and green Knight of the White Cross with swork and shield in hand). Signed binding (RP monogram on cover - Ralph Peacock). Pinhead size spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean charcoal black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All text block edges top-stained green. Full page black and white illustrations by Ralph Peacock. 400 pages + 16 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 027028

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Book of Job - from the Translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I, Heritage Press
11 The Book of Job - from the Translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I
Heritage Press
New York Heritage Press 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Arthur Szyk, Illustrator 
Beautiful book in clean, sturdy slipcase. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Clean beige linen cloth boards with lovely full color paste-on illustration on cover, ivory cloth spine with gold title box. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Full-page, full-color medieval style illustrations by Arthur Szyk. Preface by Mary Ellen Chase. 148 pages. Gold paper-covered slipcase has some edge chipping, no cracking. 026771

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Three Students, MacFall, Haldane
12 The Three Students
MacFall, Haldane
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1926 Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Both title and copyright page show year 1926 - no statement of printing. 351 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, closed tear at center above title, small cello tape reinforcement at bottom rear corner. Very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of Eleventh Century Persia - one of the best of all Oriental novels. Based on the historic lives of three men, it begins with their student days. In a realistic romance of medieval Persia, the author gives us the biographies of three unique characters as well as a new interpretation of Omar Khayyam's poetry. 026304

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Medieval Romances, Miscellaneous
13 Medieval Romances
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1958 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited by Roger Sherman Loomis and Laura Hibbard Loomis. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no chips, slightest hint of edge wear. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023622

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Lost Fight, Prescott, H.F.M.
14 The Lost Fight
Prescott, H.F.M.
New York Dodd Mead 1956 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering, black sword on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - previous owner circular blind-stamp impression on title page, last page. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top spine edge, tiny closed tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of stark realism and veritable details of life as it must have been lived seven centuries ago, at the time of the Sixth Crusade--offset by the glamour of knighthood in full flower, the loveliness of fair women and the stirring action of fighting men. The story centers on one Adam Morteigne who is trusted by his best friend with the guardianship of his wife while he is away at war. 027113

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Introduction to Heraldry, Reynolds, E. E.
15 Introduction to Heraldry
Reynolds, E. E.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First published in 1940" on copyright page, in dustjacket. Clean red cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. Shallow spot of slight fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name and date neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 149 pp. with index. Illustrations by the author. Dustjacket has small shallow chip at top spine edge, tiny chip to one corner tip, clippe at lower corner of front inside flap. Very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020973

Price: 15.00 USD
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Cairo: The City Victorious, Rodenbeck, Max
16 Cairo: The City Victorious
Rodenbeck, Max
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0-679-44651-6 / 9780679446514 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean maroon boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump at top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 300 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Book review from Business Week laid in. A dazzling, cultural excavation of one of the world's greatest cities--from its ancient beginnings through the heights of medieval splendor, to the present day--by a gifted writer who has spent much of his life in Cairo. 017552

Price: 18.00 USD
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Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan, Varley, H. Paul
17 Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan
Varley, H. Paul
Columbia University Press 1971 0231035020 / 9780231035026 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with blue title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 222 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very tiny edge nicks, slightest hint of fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027150

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Heike Story, Yoshikawa, Eiji
18 The Heike Story
Yoshikawa, Eiji
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Kenkichi Sugimoto, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with red cloth spine, small black illustration on beige cloth with blind-stamped Japanese symbols on red cloth, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Kenkichi Sugimoto. Translated from the Japanese by Fuki Wooyenaka Uramatsu. 627 pages. Clean dust jacket (jacket painting by Fumi Komatsu) is not price clipped, unfaded, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A medieval epic novel on a heroic scale, full of splendor and pageantry and surging narrative power. 026300

Price: 75.00 USD
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