Medieval Books for Sale

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Medieval Art and Architecture (mostly late)

The Golden Age of Dutch Manuscript Painting, James H. Marrow, Henri L. M. Defoer, Anne S. Korteweb, Wilhelmina C. M. Wustefeld. Braziller, 1990. Paper. $20

Schatkamers uit het Zuiden, A. M. Koldeweij and P. M. L. van Vlijmen. Het Catherineconvent, 1985. Paper. $20

St. John the Divine: The Deified Evangelist in Medieval Art and Theology, Jeffrey F. Hamburger. Univ. of California Press, 2002. Like new. $20

Anglo-Norman Castles, ed. Robert Liddiard. Boydell, 2003. Dust wrapper. Like new. $30

Castles of Britain. Balfour, 1973. Dust wrapper. $10

Worcestershire, Nikolaus Pevsner. The Buildings of England BE35. Penguin, 1968. Dust wrapper. $10

Gislebertus; Sculptor of Autun, Denis Grivot and George Zarnecki. Hacker Art Books, 1985. $30

Pattern: A Study of Ornament in Western Europe, 1180-1900. 1: The Middle Ages; 2: The Renaissance to 1900, Joan Evans. Da Capo, 1976. Oversized. Thick paper. Many b/w. $20

The Likeness of the King: A Prehistory of Portraiture in Late Medieval France, Stephen Perkinson. Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009. $40

Il Battistero di Parma: Iconografia, Iconologia, Fonti letterarie, Giorgio Schianchi. Vita e Pensiero, 1999. Paper slipcase. Like $40

Die Parler und der schoene Stil 1350-1400: Europaeische Kunst unter den Luxemburgern, ed. Anton Legner. Vols. 1-4. $80

Die Gruppe der Magdeburger Elfenbeintafeln: Eine Stiftung Kaiser Ottos des Grossen Fuer den Magdeburger Dom, Hermann Fillitz. Schriften des Dom-Museums Hildesheim 1. Philipp von Zabern, 2001. Many color. $10

Gotische Ivoren in het Catharijneconvent, Roland Koekkoek. Clavis kunsthistorische Monografieen 3. Walburg Pers, 1987. Paper. Like new. $10

The Northern Renaissance, Jeffrey Chipps Smith. Art & Ideas. Phaidon, 2004. Many color. Paper. Like new. $10

Das Deckenbild der Michaeliskirche zu Hildesheim, Johannes Sommer. Koenigstein im Taunus, 2000. Like new. $10

Henry VIII and the Art of Majesty: Tapestries at the Tudor Court, Thomas P. Campbell. Yale Univ. Press, 2007. Like new. $50

Tributes to Lucy Freeman Sandler: Studies in Illuminated Manuscripts ed. Kathryn A. Smith and Carol H. Krinsky. Harvey Miller, 2007. Like new. $50

An 11th Century Byzantine Last Judgement in Iceland, Selma Jonsdottir. Almenna Bokafelagith, 1959. Dust cover slightly worn. $10

Illumination in a Manuscript of Stjorn, Selma Jonsdottir; trans. Peter G. Foote. Almenna bokafelagith, 1971. Dust wrapper. Clean. $20

Byzantinische Fresken in Jugoslawien [Vizantijske Freske u Jugoslaviji], Vojislav J. Duric. Manfred Pawlak, [1976]. Dust wrapper. Many b/w and color. $50

The Scallop: Studies of a Shell and its Influences on Humankind by Eight Authors, ed. Ian Cox. Pub. by the 'Shell' Transport and Trading Company, 1957. Including 'A Symbol in Ancient Times;, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, President, Soc. of Antiquaries; 'The Badge of St James', Christopher Hobler, Courtauld Inst.; 'The Cradle of Venus', James Laver, V&A; 'Escallops in Armory', The Hon. Sir George Bellew, Garter King of Arms; et al. Shell illust. endpapers and padded cover with gold shells. $10

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, c. 1525-1569: Peasants, Fools and Demons, Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen. Benedikt Taschen, 1994. Oversized paper. Many color. $10

Facsimiles - Literary

Poetical Works: Geoffrey Chaucer, A Facsimile of Cambridge University Library MS GG. 4.27, with Introductions by M. B. Parkes & Richard Beadle. Vol. 3 (of 3): LGW, PF, Temple of Glass by John Lydgate. Pilgrim Books/D.S. Brewer, 1980. B/w. $100

3 facsimiles of texts from the Chester Plays (BL Harley 2124):

Leeds Texts and Monographs (Medieval Facsimile Series), The Univ. of Leeds School of English, 1983. Oversize paper. $30

Heilsspiegel: Speculum humanae salvationis, Margit Krenn. Handschrift 2505 der Universitaets- und Landesbibliothek, Darmstadt. WBG, 2006. Facsimile in tall quarto, in slipcase. Like new. $30

The Mirour of Mans Saluacioun: A Middle English Translation of 'Speculum Humanae Salvationis', Avril Henry. A critical edition of the fifteenth-century manuscript illustrated from Der Spiegel der menschen Behaeltnis, Speyer: Drach, c. 1475. A transcription and reproduction of the early printed woodcuts. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1987. $50

Karel ende Elegast, A. M. Duinhoven. Diplomatische uitgave van de Middelnederlandse teksten en de tekst uit de Karlmeinet-compilatie. Zwolse drukken en herdrukken voor de maatschapppij der nederlandse letterkunde te Leiden 62. W. E. J. Tjeenk Willink, 1969. Dust wrapper. $20 [Deel 1 is bound; Deel 2 is bound as a separate paperback designed to fit inside the back cover]

Palaeography, etc.

Le Statut du scripteur au Moyen Age: Actes du XIIe colloque scientifique du Comité international de paléographie latine [Cluny], ed. Marie-Clotilde Hubert, Emmanuel Poulle, and Marc H. Smith. Matériaux pour l’histoire 2. École des chartes, 2000. Oversize paper. Like new. Lower corner bumped. $30

La Collaboration dans la production de l'ecrit medieval: Actes du XIIIe colloque du Comite international de paleographie latine [Weingarten], ed. Herrad Spilling. Materiaux pour l'histoire 4. Ecole des chartes, 2003. Oversize paper. Like new. $40

Specimina codicum latinorum vaticanorum, Franciscus Ehrle and Paulus Liebaert. Tabulae in usum scholarum 3. De Gruyter, 1932; rpt. 1968. Clean. $10

Introduction to Medieval Latin Studies: A Syllabus and Bibliographical Guide, Martin R. P. McGuire and Hermigild Dressler. 2nd ed. Catholic Univ. Press, 1977. $20


Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources, Clarissa P. Farrar and Austin P. Evans. Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies 39. Signed: A. L. Kellogg. Columbia Univ. Press, 1946; 3rd printing 1964. Clean. TOGETHER WITH Bibliography of English Translations from Medieval Sources, 1943-1967, Mary Anne Heyward Ferguson. Records of Civilization, Sources and Studies 88. Columbia Univ. Press, 1974. Clean. $10

Manuscripts and Manuscript Studies

Studies in the Vernon Manuscript, ed. Derek Pearsall. D.S. Brewer, 1990. Clean. $20

Studies in the Harley Manuscript: The Scribes, Contents, and Social Contexts of British Library MS Harley 2253, ed. Susanna Fein. TEAMS. Medieval Inst. Publications, 2000. $10

The Murthly Hours: Devotion, Literacy and Luxury in Paris, England and the Gaelic West, John Higgitt. The British Library Studies in Medieval Culture. British Library, 2000. Dust cover. Like new. $30

The Cambridge Illuminations: Ten Centuries of Book Production in the Medieval West 1: Catalogue, ed. Paul Binski and Stella Panayotova; 2: The Conference Papers, ed. Stella Panayotova. Harvey Miller, 2005. Dust covers. Vol. 2 has slight crinkling of upper left corner of textblock (water?). Text is unaffected. $100

The Sherborne Missal, Janet Backhouse. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1999. Large format. Dust cover. $10

The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library, Lucy Freeman Sandler. Harvey Miller, 1999. Paper. Large format. $10

Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts 1350-1525 in the Houghton Library, Roger Wieck. Harvard, 1983. Paper. $20

Medieval Manuscripts from the Collection of T. R. Buchanan in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, Mary Clapinson. Bodleian Library, 2001. Like new. [catalogue] $10

New Studies on Yale Manuscripts from the Late Antique to the Early Modern Period, ed. Robert G. Babcock. Beinecke Library, 2005. Paper. Like new. $10

Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, Joseph A. Dane. Ashgate, 2009. Like new. $50

Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts: A Glossary, Lucia N. Valentine. Faber and Faber, 1965. Dust cover with clear plastic overlay. Clean. $10

Pictorial Invention in Netherlandish Manuscript Illumination of the Late Middle Ages: The Play of Illusion and Meaning, James H. Marrow. Corpus of Illuminated Manuscripts. Peeters, 2005. Oversized paper. Like new. $10

Cursus Sanctae Mariae: A Thirteenth-Century Manuscript, now M.739 in The Pierpont Morgan Library, Meta Harrsen. Probably executed in the Premonstratensian Monastery of Louka in Moravia. Pierpont Morgan Library, 1937. Paper. Color frontispiece. $20

The Golden Age of Dutch Manuscript Painting, intro. by James H. Marrow. George Braziller, 1990. Dust Wrapper. $10

A Century of Dutch Manuscript Illumination, L. M. J. Delaisse. Univ. of California Press, 1968. $10

The Glory of the Page: Medieval & Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Glasgow University Library, Nigel Thorp. Harvey Miller, 1987. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

Leaves of Gold: Manuscript Illumination from Philadelphia Collections, ed. James R. Tanis. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2001. Paper. Like new. $20

The Art of the Book from the Early Middle Ages to the Renaissance: A Journey through a Thousand Years. Exhibition at the John J. Burns Library, Boston. Dr. Joern Guenther Antiquariat, Hamburg, 2000. Many color. $10

The Golden Age of English Manuscript Painting 1200-1500, Richard Marks and Nigel Morgan. Braziller, 1981. Dust wrapper. $10

Centuries of Books: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Houghton Library, Anne Anninger and Roger Stoddard. Harvard Univ. Press, 1992. Paper. B/w. $10

The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at the New York Public Library, J. J. G. Alexander, James Marrow, Lucy Freeman Sandler. Harvey Miller, 2005. Paper. Like new. $20

Western Manuscripts and Miniatures. Auction in London, Tuesday, 7 December 2010. Sotheby's 2011. Paper. Many color. $10

Peniarth 28: Illustrations from a Welsh Lawbook, Daniel Huws. National Library of Wales, 1988. Paper. $10

Album de manuscrits francais du XIIIe siecle: Mise en page et mise en texte, Maria Careri, Francoise Fery-Hue, Francoise Gasparri, Genevieve Hasenohr, et al. CNRS. Viella, 2001. Paper. Like new. $30

Studies in Manuscript Illumination 1200-1400, Lucy Freeman Sandler. Pindar Press, 2008. Dust wrapper. Like new. $140

Het handschrift-Van Hulthem: Hs. Brussel, Koninklijke Bibliotheek van Belgie, 15.589.623, Henk Brinkman and Janny Schenkel. 2 vols. Diplomatic edition. Verloren, 1999. Dust wrappers. Like new. $50

De verluchte handschriften en incunabelen van de Koninklijke Bibliotheek: Een overzicht voorzien van een iconografische index, J. P. J. Brandhorst and K. H. Broekhuijsen-Kruijer. Den Haag, 1985. Paper. Oversize. Unillustrated. $20

Manuscripts, Market and the Transition to Print in Late Medieval Brittany, Diane E. Booton. Ashgate, 2010. Like new. $50

Andachtsbucher des Mittelalters aus Privatbesitz, Joachim M. Plotzek. Catalogue Schnutgen-Museum. Cologne, 1987. $20

Abstractions of Evidence in the Study of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books, Joseph A. Dane. Ashgate, 2009. Like new. $50

Schatten van de Koninklijke Bibliotheek: Acht eeuwen verluchten handschriften, Anon. Exhibition catalogue. Rijksmuseum Meermano-Westreenianum, 1980. Many b/w. Paper. $10

Tributes to Lucy Freeman Sandler: Studies in Illuminated Manuscripts ed. Kathryn A. Smith and Carol H. Krinsky. Harvey Miller, 2007. Like new. $50

Reading Images: Narrative Discourse and Reception in the Thirteenth-Century Illuminated Apocalypse, Suzanne Lewis. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995. Dust cover. Like new. $40.

Codicology (and manuscript making)

The Medieval Book, Barbara A. Shailor. Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University. Yale, 1988. Clean. $20

Late Medieval English Literature and Language including Chaucer

[See also Facsimiles]

Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans's English Book of Love, ed. Mary-Jo Arn. A Critical Edition. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 138. MRTS, 1994. $10

Readings in Medieval Texts: Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature, ed. David Johnson and Elaine Treharne. Oxford Univ. Press, 2005. Paper. Like new. $20

Speaking Two Languages: Traditional Disciplines and Contemporary Theory in Medieval Studies, ed. Allen J. Frantzen. SUNY Series in Medieval Studies. SUNY Press, 1991. Paper. Clean. $10

Joseph of Arimathea: A Critical Edition, ed. David A. Lawton. Garland Medieval Texts. Garland, 1983. Clean. $20

Writers and their Work [British Council]. 3 vols. bound by hand into 1:

Sixty Bokes Olde and Newe, ed. David Anderson. Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from libraries in and near Philadelphia illustrating Chaucer's sources, his works and their influence. New Chaucer Society, 1986. Paper. Together with photocopy of An Exhibition of Fifteenth Century Manuscripts and Books in Honor of the Six Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Geoffrey Chaucer (1340-1400), March 25 to April 30, 1940, at The Rosenbach Company, 15 East 51st St. NYC. $10

Essays on the Art of Chaucer's Verse, ed. Alan T. Gaylord. Routledge, 2001. Like new. $10

Preaching in Medieval England:An Introduction to Sermon Manuscripts of the Period c. 1350-1450, G. R. Owst. Russell & Russell, 1965. Clean. $10

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature 1100-1500, ed. Larry Scanlon. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009. Paper. Like new. $10

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c. 1350-1500, ed. Peter Brown. Blackwell, 2007. Like new. $20

Bibliography and Index of English Verse in Manuscript 1501-1558, William A. Ringler, Jr.; Completed by Michael Rudick and Susan J. Ringler. Mansell, 1992. Many pencil checkmarks. $10

A Bibliography of Middle Scots, with an Introduction on the History of their Reputations, William Geddie. The Scottish Text Society 61. 1912; Johnson Reprint, 1968. Clean. $20

The Poems of Robert Henryson, ed. G. Gregory Smith. 3 vols. The Scottish Text Society 64 (1914); 55 (1906); 58 (1908); Johnson Reprint, 1968. Clean. $50

The Kingis Quair and Other Prison Poems, ed. Linne R. Mooney and Mary-Jo Arn. TEAMS. Medieval Institute Publication, 2005. New. $10

Selections from Gavin Douglas, ed. David F. C. Coldwell. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Clarendon Press, 1964. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

Words of Love and Love of Words in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ed. Albrecht Classen. ACMRS, 2008. Like new. $10

Chaucer and the Cult of Saint Valentine, Henry Ansgar Kelly. Brill, 1986. Paper. Clean. $30

Medieval Venuses and Cupids: Sexuality, Hermeneutics, and English Poetry, Theresa Tinkle. Stanford Univ. Press, 1996. Dust wrapper. $10

The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex and Marriage in the Medieval World, ed. Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector. SUNY Press, 1991. Paper. Clean. $10

The French Tradition and the Literature of Medieval England, William Calin. Univ. of Toronto Press, 1994. Paper. Few light pencil marks. $10

Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry: Alan of Lille's 'Anticlaudianus' and John Gower's 'Confessio amantis', James Simpson. Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature 25. Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995. Clean. $30

Music in the Age of Chaucer, Nigel Wilkins. Chaucer Studies 1. D.S. Brewer, 1979. Oversized paper. Musical examples. Clean. $10

Music in the Age of Chaucer, Nigel Wilkins. Chaucer Studies 1. D.S. Brewer, 1979. Dust cover with clear plastic cover. Musical examples. Clean. $20

Essays in the Numerical Criticism of Medieval Literature, ed. Caroline D. Eckhardt. Bucknell Univ. Press, 1980. $30

Silent Poetry: Essays in Numerological analysis, ed. Alastair Fowler. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1970. Clean. $10

De vertellingen van de pelgrims naar Kantelberg, trans. A. J. Barnouw. [Complete work] Prisma Boeken 1506. Het Spectrum, 1954. Paper. Clean. $10.

Gawain on Marriage: The 'De coniuge non ducenda', ed. and trans. A. G. Rigg. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1986. Paper. Clean. $10

Heer Gawein en de Groene Ridder, trans. Erik Hertog, Guido Latre, Ludo Timmerman. Prisma Klassieken. Het Spectrum, 1979. Paper, with dust wrapper. Clean. $10

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, ed. and trans. William Vantuono. A Dual-Language Version. Garland, 1991. Paper. Clean. $10

Sir Gawain e il Cavaliere Verde, trans. Piero Boitani. Piccola Biblioteca 193. Adelphi, 1986. Paper. Clean. $10

An Anthology of Chancery English, John H. Fisher, Malcolm Richardson, Jane L. Fisher. Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1984. Clean. $10

In forme of speche is chaunge: Readings in the History of the English Language, John H. Fisher, Diane Bornstein. Univ. Press of America, 1984. Paper. Clean. $10

Osbern Bokenam's Legenden, C. Horstmann. Gebr. Renninger, 1883. Cover plasticized. $20

The Melancholy Muse: Chaucer, Shakespeare and Early Medicine, Carol Falvo Heffernan. Duquesne Univ. Press, 1995. $30

Earlier Medieval English Literature

Anonymous Old English Homilies: A Preliminary Bibliography of Source Studies, Janet Bately. Compiled for Fontes Anglo-Saxonici and Sources of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture. CEMERS, 1993. Paper (stapled). $10

Wordcraft: Wordhoard and Wordlists, Stephen Pollington. Concise New English to Old English Dictionary and Thesaurus. Anglo-Saxon Books, 1993. Paper. Like new. $10

Doctrine and Poetry: Augustine's Influence on Old English Poetry, Bernard F. Huppe. SUNY Press, 1959. Dust wrapper. $10

Beowulf and the Appositive Style, Fred C. Robinson. The Hodges Lectures. Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1985. Like new. $10

Anglo-Saxons and the North, ed. Matti Kilpio, Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, Jane Roberts, and Olga Timofeeva. Essays Reflecting the Theme of the 10th Meeting of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists in Helsinki, August 2001. MRTS 364. ACMRS, 2009. Like new.

The Hero in the Earthly City: A Reading of Beowulf, Bernard F. Huppe. MRTS 33. MRTS, 1984. Inscribed to myself. $20

Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn, R. W. Chambers, with a supplement by C. L. Wrenn. 3rd. ed. Cambridge, 1967. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

The King's Mirror, trans. Laurence Marcellus Larson. Library of Scandinavian Literature 15. Twayne Publishers & The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 19817 [1972]. Dust cover. Unread. $20

Early English Text Society

[See also Facsimiles]

The Middle English Poem, Erthe upon Erthe, Printed from Twenty-Four Manuscripts, ed. Hilda M. R. Murray. o.s. 141.1911, rpt. 1964. $10

Political, Religious and Love Poems from . . . Lambeth MS. No. 306, ed. Frederick J. Furnivall. o.s.15. 1866; re-ed. 1903; rpt. 1965. $30

The Lay Folks Mass Book, or the Manner of Hearing Mass . . . in four texts and Offices in English according to the Use of York, ed. Thomas Frederick Simmons. o.s. 71. 1879; rpt. 1968. $10

The Prymer, or Lay Folks' Prayer Book; Part 1: Text, ed. Henry Littlehales. From CUL Dd. 11, 82, ab. 1420-30. o.s. 105, 109. 1895; rpt. 1996. $10

[NOT EETS:] Die Diaetetik nach dem 'Secretum secretorum' in der Version von Jofroi de Waterford, ed. Gundolf Keil. Teiledition und lexikalische Untersuchung. Wuerzburger medizinhistorische Forschungen 92. K&N, 2007. Paper. Like new. $20

Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253, N. R. Ker. No. 255. 1965. Clean. $30

Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue, Alexander Hume; ed. Henry B. Wheatley. o.s. 5. 1870, rpt. 1975. Paper. $10

The Exeter Book Part 1: Poems I-VIII, ed. Israel Gollancz. o.s. 104. 1895; Part 2: Poems IX-XXXII, ed. W. S. Mackie. EETS o.s. 194. 1934. Both vols. rpt. 1978. $30

Morte Arthure, or The Death of Arthur, ed. Edmund Brock. o.s. 8. 1865; rpt. 1967. $10

Yvain and Gawain, ed. Albert B. Friedman and Norman T. Harrington. o.s. 254. 1964; rpt. 1982. $10

The Parlement of the Thre Ages, ed. M. Y. Offord. o.s. 246. 1959; rpt. 1967. $10

Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt, ed. Pamela Gradon. Vol. 2 only. o.s. 278. 1979. $10

English Gilds, ed. Lucy Toulmin Smith. o.s. 40. 1870; rpt. 1963. $10

The Book of the Knight of the Tower Translated by William Caxton, ed. M. Y. Offord. s.s. 2. 1971. $20

The Lyric

Medieval English Lyrics and Carols, Thomas G. Duncan. D.S. Brewer, 2013. Paper. Like New $20

The Index of Middle English Verse, Carleton Brown and Rossell Hope Robbins. Index Society/Columbia Univ. Press, 1943; TOGETHER WITH Supplement to The Index of Middle English Verse, Rossell Hope Robbins and John L. Cutler. Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1965. Both clean and in very good shape. $30

The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose, ed. Douglas Gray. With a Note on Grammar and Spelling in the Fifteenth Century by Norman Davis. Clarendon Press, 1985. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

The Harley Lyrics: The Middle English Lyrics of Ms. Harley 2253, ed. G. L. Brook. Old and Middle English Texts. Manchester Univ. Press, 1956. Paper. Clean. $10

German and Italian Lyrics of the Middle Ages, Frederick Goldin. Original Texts with Translations. Anchor Books, 1973. $10 See also under Italian Literature.

Medieval Lyric: Middle English Lyrics, Ballads, and Carols, ed. John C. Hirsh. Blackwell, 2005. Paper. Like new. $20

The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813, ed. Sharon L. Jansen and Kathleen H. Jordan. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 75. MRTS, 1991. As if unread. $40

Shards of Love: Exile and the Origins of the Lyric, Maria Rosa Menocal. Duke Univ. Press, 1994. As if unread. $30

With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How It Was Made, Leo Treitler. Oxford Univ. Press, 2003. Paper. Like new. $20

Poems to Friends, Venantius Fortunatus; trans. Joseph Pucci. Hackett, 2010. Paper. Like new. $10

The Middle English Penitential Lyric: A Study and Collection of Early Religious Verse, Frank Allen Patterson. AMS Press, 1966. Clean. $10

Annotated Bibliographies of Old and Middle English Literature, VII: The Middle English Lyric and Short Poem, Rosemary Greentree. D.S. Brewer, 2001. Like new. $20


[NB: See also EETS and English Literature]

Boethian Apocalypse: Studies in Middle English Vision Poetry, Michael D. Cherniss. Pilgrim Books, 1987. Clean. $10

New Directions in Boethian Studies, ed. Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr. and Philip Edward Phillips. Studies in Medieval Culture 45. Medieval Inst. Publications, 2007. Like new. $10

Consolation of Philosophy, Boethius, tr. Joel C. Relihan. Hackett, 2001. Paper. Like new. $10

Verse with Prose from Petronius to Dante: The Art and Scope of the Mixed Form, Peter Dronke. Harvard Univ. Press, 1994. Dust wrapper. Like new. $10

Food, Herbs, Gardens

Harbs for the Mediaeval Household, for Cooking, Healing and Divers Uses Margaret B. Freeman. Metropolitan Museum, 1971 (first published 1943). Dust wrapper. Very good condition. $10

An Ancient Egyptian Herbal, Lise Manniche. Many b/w. British Museum/Univ. of Texas Press. Paper. Clean. $10

Medieval English Gardens, Teresa McLean. Collins, 1981. Dust wrapper. ex lib stamp on front flyleaf. Otherwise clean. $10

Geoponika: Farm Work, Andrew Dalby. A modern translation of the Roman and Byzantine farming handbook. Prospect books, 2011. Dust wrapper. Like new. $40

Dutch Literature, Art, and History

Een school spierinkjes: Kleine opstellen over Middelnederlandse artes-literatuuur, ed. W. P. Gerritsen, Annelies van Gijsen and Orlanda S. H. Lie. Middeleeuwse studies en bronnen. Verloren, 1991. Paper. Clean. $10

Heiligen uit de modder: In Zeeland gevonden pelgrimstekens, R. M. van Heeringen, A. M. Koldeweij, A. A. G. Gaalman. Clavis kunsthistorische monografieen 4. De Walburg Pers, 1987. Many b/w. Paper. Clean. $10

Heksen, ketters en inquisiteurs: Geloofsvervolging en heksenprocessen door de eeuwen, Arie Zwart and Karel Braun. Fibula-Van Dishoeck, 1981.Large paper. Many b/w. $10

Een wereld van kennis: Bloemlezing uit de Middelnederlandse artesliteratuur, ed. E. Huizenga, O. S. H. Lie, L. M. Veltman. Artesliteratuur in de Nederlanden 1. Verloren, 2002. Paper. B/w. Clean. $20

Een Schoon Liedekens-Boeck in den welcken ghy in vinden sult veelderhande liedekens oude ende nyeuwe om droefheyt ende melancolie te verdryven, ed. W. Gs. Hellinga, 1941; rpt. 1968. $10

Hoe Artur sinen inde nam: Studie over de Middelnederlandse ridderroman 'Arturs doet', door een workgroep van Groninger neerlandici. Groningen, 1980. Paper. Clean. $10

Arturus Rex, ed. W. Verbeke, J. Janssens, M. Smeyers. Vol. 1: Catalogus. Tentoonstelling ingericht in het Stedelijk Museum L. Vander Kelen-Mertens te Leuven van 25 juli tot 25 Oktober 1987. Mediaevalia Lovaniensia ser. 1, studia 16. Leuven Univ. Press, 1987. Paper, with dust wrapper. $10

Spiegel van de Nederlandse Poezie: Elfhonderd tot negentienhonderd, ed. Victor E. van Vriesland. Meulenhoff, 1979, Dust wrapper. Cloth ribbon. Dust wrapper. Like new. $20

Over Wilden en Narren, Boeren en Bedelaars: Beeld van de Andere, Vertoog over het Zelf, Paul Vandenbroeck. Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen. 1987. Paper. Many b/w and color. $40

Een zoet akkoord: Middeleeuwse lyriek in de Lage Landen, Frank Willaert et al. Nederlandse literatuur en cultuur in de middeleeuwen 7. Prometheus, 1992. Paper. Clean. $20

Maerlants Wereld, Frits van Oostrom. Prometheus, 1996. Paper. Clean. $10

Esopet, ed. Garmt Stuiveling. Facsimile-uitgave naar het enig bewaard gebleven handschrift. Menno Hertzberger, 1965. 2 vols. Clean. $20

Karel ende Elegast: Diplomatische uitgave van de Middelnederlandse teksten en de tekst uit de Karlmeinet-compilatie, ed. A. M. Duinhoven. Zwolse drukken en herdrukken voor de maatschappij der Nederlandse letterkunde te Leiden 62. W. E. J. Tjeenk Willink, 1969. Bound with a second loose vol. 2 in the back. Corrigenda sheet. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

Het woord van eer: Literatuur aan het Hollandse hof omstreeks 1400, F. P. van Oostrom. Meulenhoff, 1987. Paper. Clean. $10

Hoofse Cultuur: Studies over een aspect van de middeleeuwse cultuur, ed. R. E. V. Stuip and C. Vellekoop. Utrechtse bijdragen tot de medievistiek 1. H&S, 1983. Paper. TOGETHER WITH Andere strudturen andere heiligen: Het veranderende beeld van de heilige in de Middeleeuwen, ed. R. E. V. Stuip and C. Vellekoop. Utrechtse bijdragen tot de medievistiek 2. H&S, 1983. Paper. $10

Middeleeuwers over vrouwen, ed. R. E. v. Stuip and C. Vellekoop. H&S, 1985. Paper. Clean. $10

Gewone mensen in de Middeleeuwen: Bundel studies aangeboden aan F. W. N. Hugenholtz ter gelegenheid van zijn afscheid, ed. R. E. V. Stuip and C. Vellekoop. H&S, 1987. Paper. $10

Any two (2) of the following texts for $10:

Karel ende Elegast, A. M. Duinhoven. Diplomatische uitgave van de Middelnederlandse teksten en de tekst uit de Karlmeinet-compilatie. Zwolse drukken en herdrukken voor de maatschapppij der nederlandse letterkunde te Leiden 62. W. E. J. Tjeenk Willink, 1969. Dust wrapper. $20 [Deel 1 is bound; Deel 2 is bound as a separate paperback designed to fit inside the back cover] Middelnederlandsch Handwordenboek, ed. J. Verdam; partial ed. C. H. Ebbinge Wubben. Martinus Nijhoff, 1976. $20

Kijk op Kerken, C. W. Monnich. Kijk op Nederland. Elsevier, 1979. Dust wrapper. Many color. $10

Kijk op Groningen, Tom Bouws. Kijk op Nederland. Elsevier, 1977. Dust wrapper repaired. Many color. $10

Suster Bertken. Facsimile with intro. by A. M. J. van Buren. Twee bij Jan Seversz in Leiden verschenen boekjes ('s-Gravenhage, Kininklijke Bibliotheek, 227 G 46) in fascilisme uitgegeven. Stichting UTI, 1989. Paper. Clean. $10

Denkbeelden van een vliesridder: De 'Instruction d'un jeune Prince' van Guillebert van Lannoy, C. G. van Leeuwen. Academische Proefschrift, Vrije Universiteit te Amsterdam. Paper. Academische Pers, 1975. Paper cover slightly detached from front inner edge of book block. $20.

De poetica van Hadewijch in de Strofische Gedichten, Frank Willaert. White ribbon marker. HES, 1984. Clean. $20

Der minnen loep van Dirc Potter: Studie over een middelnederlandse 'ars amandi', ed. A. M. J. van Buuren. [with English summary, pp. 309-21] HES, 1979. Paper. Clean. $20

Die rose van Heinric van Aken, met de fragmenten der tweede vertaling . . ., ed. Eelco Verwijs. HES, 1976. Paper. Very few neat marks in ink. $20

Het Nederlandsche handschrift in 1600, W. Bogtman. Facsimile of hands. Self-published, Haarlem, 1973 (not 1st ed.). Paper. $10

Woord en rede [Word and logos]: Pleidooi voor een ethische literatuurbeschouwing, George Steiner; trans. Peter Bergsma. Uhlenbeck-lezing, 1985. Goossens, 1985. Paper. $10

Letters from Holland, Karel Capek, trans. Paul Selver. Faber & Faber, 1933, 6th impression 1945. Front hinge slightly split. With charming sketches. $10

Aan de vruchten kent men de book: De book in tekst en beeld in de middeleeuwse Nederlanden, ed. Barbara Baert and Veerle Fraeters. Paper. Universitaire Pers Leuven, 2001. Some b/w. Paper. $10

Ridderverhalen uit de Middeleeuwen, ed. Jozef Janssens. Het Roelandslied, Karel ende Elegast, Renout van Montalbaen, De Trojeroman van Sigher Diengotgaf, Floris ende Blancefloer, De roman van Heinric en Margriete van Limborch. Bibliotheek der Nederlandse Letteren. Elsevier, 1979. $10. Middeleeuwse geschiedenis der Nederlanden, H. P. H. Jansen. Prisma-Compendia 19. Het Spectrum, 1965. Paper. Clean. $10

Liturgische handschriften uit de Koninklijke Bibliotheek: Middeleeuwse manuscripten voor religieus gebruik. Exhibition catalogue, 1984. Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1983. Paper. Some b/w, color. $10

Het middeleeuwse boek in Groningen: Verkenningen rond fragmenten van handschrift en druk, ed. Jos. M. M. Hermans. Exhibition catalogue, 1980. 2nd. rev. ed. Paper. Bibliotheek der Rijkuniversiteit te Groningen, 1981. $10

Verluchte handschriften uit eigen bezit 1300-1550. Exhibition catalogue. Paper. Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1979. Paper. $10

Groningen in Prent, A. T. Schuitema Meijer. Europese bibliotheek, 1981. [From the Bronze Age to the 1900s] $20

Medieval Women

Women in Late Medieval and Reformation Europe 1200-1550, Helen M. Jewell. Palgrave, 2007. Paper. Like new. $20

Elizabeth I: Autograph Compositions and Foreign Language Originals, ed. J. Mueller and Leah S. Marcus. Chicago, 2003. Dust wrapper. Like new. $10

The Trial of Womankind: A Rhyming Translation of Book IV of the Fifteenth-Century 'Le Champion des Dames', Martin Le Franc; ed. and trans. Steven Millen Taylor. McFarland, 2005. Paper. Like new. $30

Queen Elizabeth's Englishings of Boethius . . . Plutarch . . . Horace, ed. from the unique MS, partly in the queen's hand . . . by Caroline Pemberton. o.s. 113. 1899. $20

Middeleeuwers over vrouwen, ed. R. E. v. Stuip and C. Vellekoop. H&S, 1985. Paper. Clean. $10

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Medieval Medicine

The Melancholy Muse: Chaucer, Shakespeare and Early Medicine, Carol Falvo Heffernan. Duquesne Univ. Press, 1995. $30


The Wycliffe New Testament 1388, ed. W. R. Cooper. British Library, 2002. [modern spelling] Like new. $20

The Origins of 'Ancrene Wisse', E. J. Dobson. Clarendon Press, 1976. Clean. $20

The Benedictines in Britain. British Library Series 3. British Library, 1980. B/w and color. Clean. $10

A Book of Showings to the Anchoress Julian of Norwich, ed. Edmund Colledge and James Walsh. Studies and Texts 35. 2 vols. Part 1: Introduction and the Short Text; Part 2: The Long Text, Appendix, Bibliography, Glossary, Index. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1978. Paper. Clean. $50

From Virile Woman to WomanChrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature, Barbara Newman. Univ. of Penn Press, 1995. Paper. Clean.

Prayer: The Spirituality of the Christian East, Tomas Spidlik. Vol. 2 only. Cistercian Studies Series 206. Cistercian Publications, 2005. Paper. Clean. $20

'Speculum Curatorum': A Mirror for Curates, Book I: The Commandments, ed. Eugene Crook and Margaret Jennings. Dallas Medieval Texts and Translations 13.1. Peeters, 2012. Paper. Like new. $50.

The 'Liber celestis' of St Bridget of Sweden, ed. Robert Ellis. The Middle English Version in BL MS Claudius B i, together with a life of the saint from the same manuscript. Vol. 1: Text. Vol. 291, 1987 $20

Piers Plowman

[Most titles are gone. Sorry. Do check the Bargain Bin.] Piers Plowman and the 'Moderni', Janet Coleman. Letture di pensiero e d'arte. Rome, 1981. Paper. Few light pencil marks. $10

The Nature of Alliterative Poetry in Late Medieval England, Geoffrey Shepherd. Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture, British Academy, 1970. Paper. $10

6 Langland studies:

The Poetics of Alliteration, Alan T. Gaylord. Medieval Perspectives. The Chaucer Studio: Occasional Readings 26. This is Prof. Gaylord's plenary address presented at the Southeast Medieval Association meeting of 1998. Bound booklet and accompanying CD. SAMLA, with the Chaucer Studio, 1999. $10

Italian Literature

Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture, Teodolinda Barolini. Fordham Univ. Press, 2006. Paper. Like new. $20

Divine Comedy, Dante; trans. John D. Sinclair. 3 vols. Italian text with English translation. OUP, 1974. Paradiso lightly annotated in ink, with damage to front cover. Paper. $10

Divine Comedy, Dante; trans. Dorothy L. Sayers. 3 vols. annotated in ink. Penguin, 1976. Paper. $10

Divine Comedy, Dante. The Temple Classics. Dent, 1965. Dust wrappers. Few annotations in ink. $10

The New Life, Dante; trans. Dante Gabriel Rossetti. NYRB, 2002. Dust Wrapper. Like new. $20

Dante's 'Rime', trans. Patrick S. Diehl. The Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation. Princeton Univ. Press, 1979. Paper. Clean. $10

Dante and his Comedy, Allan Gilbert. Peter Owen, 1964. Dust cover, corner chipped. $10

A Shadow of Dante, Being an Essay towards Studying Himself, his World and his Pilgrimage, Maria Francesca Rossetti [sister of Dante Gabriel Rossetti]. 1871; rpt. Longman's, Green, and Co., 1901. Clean. $10

Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio: Studies in the Italian Trecento in Honor of Charles S. Singleton, ed. Aldo S. Bernardo and Anthony L. Pellegrini. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies 22. MRTS, 1983. Clean. $10

The Corbaccio, Giovanni Boccaccio; trans. Anthony K. Cassell. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1967. Clear vinyl cover on dust wrapper. $10

In Defence of Poetry: Genealogiae deorum gentilium liber XIV, ed. Jeremiah Reedy. Toronto Medieval Latin Texts. Pontifical Inst., 1978. Paper. Like new. $10

Petrarch's Book without a Name: A Translation of the 'Liber sine nomine', trans. Norman P. Zacour. Pontifical Inst. 1973. Paper. Like new. $10

Songs and Sonnets from Laura's Lifetime, Francis Petrarch; trans. Nicholas Kilmer. North Point Press, 1981. Paper, with dust wrapper. Facing page. $10

Canzoniere, Petrarch; trans. J. G. Nichols. Routledge, 2002. Paper. $10

Petrarch's Lyric Poems: The 'Rime sparse' and Other Lyrics, ed. and trans. Robert M. Durling. Harvard Univ. Press, 1976. Paper. $20

History (mostly English late medieval)

The Dissolution of the Lancastrian Kingship: Sir John Fortescue and the Crisis of Monarchy in Fifteenth-Century England, Anthony Gross. Paul Watkins, 1996. Few minor markings in ink. $30

Humanism in England during the Fifteenth Century, R. Weiss. 3rd. ed. Medium AEvum Monographs 4. Blackwell, 1967. $10

Humphrey Newton (1466-1536): An Early Tudor Gentleman, Deborah Youngs. Boydell & Brewer, 2008. Dust cover. Like new. $30

Le Duche de Bourbon des origines au Connetable, suivi d'un extrait du 'Desastre de Pavie' de Jean Giono. Actes du colloque des 5 et 6 octobre 2000 organise par le Musee Anne-de-Beaujeu de Moulins. Bleu autour, 2001. Paper. Like new. $100

Christianity and Community in the West: Essays for John Bossy, ed. Simon Ditchfield. St Andrews Studies in Reformation History. Ashgate, 2001. Dust wrapper. Like new. $30

The Hylle Cartulary, Robert W. Dunning. Somerset Record Society 68. 1968. Clean. $20

Tant d'emprises -- So Many Undertakings: Essays in Honour of Anne F. Sutton, ed. Livia Visser-Fuchs. Special issue of The Ricardian: Journal of the Richard III Society, 13 (2003). Paper. $10

The Likeness of the King: A Prehistory of Portraiture in Late Medieval France, Stephen Perkinson. Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009. $40

Medieval Narrative Sources: A Chronological Guide, with a list of major letter collections, Janos M. Bak. Garland, 1987. Clean. $20

Calais: An English Town in France, 1347-1558, Susan Rose. Boydell, 2008. Dust wrapper. Like new. $40

The History of the King's Works. Plates vol. only. 4 large foldout plans. Conditiion of box and plans: worn, but good. $20

From the Norman Conquest to the Black Death: An Anthology of Writings from England, ed. Douglas Gray. Oxford, 2011. Dust wrapper. Like new. $50

The Lyttelton Papers. The Property of the Viscount Cobham. Tuesday, 12th December, 1978. Sotheby's. [some medieval] Clean. $10

The Commons in the Parliament of 1422: English Society and Parliamentary Representation under the Lancastrians, J. S. Roskell. Manchester Univ. Press, 1954. ex lib. Hofstra, stickers, stamped "discard". Clean text. $10

A Register of Royal and Baronial Domestic Minstrels, 1272-1327, Constance Bullock-Davies. Boydell, 1986. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

The First General Entry Book of the City of Salisbury, 1387-1452, ed. David R. Carr. Wiltshire Record Society, vol. 54. Trowbridge, 2001. Dust wrapper. $10

L'Innovation technique au Moyen Âge: Actes du VIe Congrès International d'archéologie médiévale, ed. Patrice Beck. Archéologie Aujourd'hui. Editions errance, 1997. Paper. Many b/w. Clean. $50

Das Siegel: Gebrauch und Bedeutung, ed. Gabriela Signori. WBG, 2007. B/w. $20

Agincourt, Anne Curry. Great Battles. Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Dust wrapper. Like new. $10

Readings in Medieval History, ed. Patrick J. Geary. 3rd ed. Broadview Press, 2003. Paper. Like new. $20

A Feast of Words: Banquets and Table Talk in the Renaissance, Michel Jeanneret; trans. Jeremy Whiteley and Emma Hughes. Univ of Chicago Press, 1987. Paper. $10

Book Arts

Ars Typographica: A Miscellany of the Printing Art, ed. Frederic W. Goudy. vol. 1:3 (1920). Set by hand at The Marchbanks Press, New York. Illust. Light water staining along top and upper outer edge of inner pages. Sm. tear at top of paper cover. Also included: sm. bifolium 'For the Birthday of Frederic William Goudy, March eighth, 1947' containing passage from Wu Ti Po. $20

Incunabelen in de Universiteitsbibliotheek Nijmegen 1923-1984, A. H. Laeven. Uitg. Alfa, 1986. Paper. Illust. $10

Graphic Arts Manual. Arno Press, 1980. $10

Adventure and Art: The First One Hundred Years of Printing, Paul Needham and Michael Joseph. An Exhibition of Books, Woodcuts, and Illustrated Leaves Printed between 1455 and 1555. Illust. Rutgers Univ. Libraries, 1999. Paper. Like new. $10

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Monuments of Printing 1455-1500, including first editions of the great classical and medieval authors, January, 1931. The Rosenbach Company. Paper. $10

Private Press Books and Books about Private Press Books. Catalogue 194. Oak Knoll Books, c. 1996. 3 sm. brown smudges on upper, outer corner of cover. $10

Classical Typography in the Computer Age. Papers presented at a Clark Library Seminar in 1988 by Hermann Zapf and John Dreyfus. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA, 1991. Paper. $10

The Elements of Typographic Style, Robert Bringhurst. Version 3.2. Hartley and Marks, 2005. Red ribbon marker. Like new. $20

A.T.A. Type Comparison Book, Frank Merriman. On the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the First Printing from Roman Type, at Subiaco, Italy, 1464-65. Advertising Typographers Assoc. of America, 1965. $10

Printing Presses: History and Development from the Fifteenth Century to Modern Times, James Moran. Univ. of California Press, 1978. Clear vinyl over paper cover. B/w plates. $10

American Iron Hand Presses, Stephen O. Saxe. The Story of the Iron Hand Press in America, with fifteen Wood Engravings by John DePol. Oak Knoll Books, 1992. Paper. $10

Merrie England by Nunquam, Robert Blatchford. London, 1893; facsimile reprint 1977. $10

Tekstwijzer: Een gids voor het grafisch verwerken van tekst, K. F. Treebus. 2nd ed. Staatsuitgeverij, 1983. Stiffened paper covers. As if unread. $10

Schrijfwijzer: Handboek voor duidelijk taalgebruik, J. Renkema. 2nd ed. Staatsuitgeverij, 1979. Stiffened paper covers. As if unread. $10

Aldus Manutius and his Thesaurus cornucopiae of 1496, trans. Antje Lemke. Syracuse Univ. Press, 1958. Some facsimile pages. Clear dust wrapper. $10

In Praise of Aldus Manutius: A Quincentenary Exhibition, H. George Fletcher. Pierpont Morgan Library, 1995. Paper. Like new. $10

Johann Gutenberg: Inventor of Printing, Victor Scholderer. Trustees of the British Museum, 1970. Paper.

The 19th book: Tesoro de poveri, Lessing J. Rosenwald. Library of Congress, 1961. $10

Het boek in Nederland in de 16de eeuw, P. van Boheemen, N. J. P. van der Lof, E. van Meurs. Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 1986. Exhibition catalogue. Oversize paper. $10

Kneep en binding: Een terminologie voor de beschrijving van de constructies van oude boekbanden, W. K. Gnirrep, J. P. Gumbert, J. A. Szirmai. Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 1997. Many illust. Oversized paper. $40. Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, Matt T. Roberts and Don Etherington. Library of Congress, 1982. $10.

French Literature and Language

'Chancon legiere a chanter/: Essays on Old French Literature in Honor of Samuel N. Rosenberg, ed. Karen Fresco and Wendy Pfeffer. Summa Publications, 2007. Like new. $20

Knowing Poetry: Verse in Medieval France from the 'Rose' to the 'Rhetoriqueurs', Adrian Armstrong and Sarah Kay. Cornell Univ. Press, 2011. Dust wrapper. Like new. $20

Journee d'etudes anglo-normandes: Organisee par l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, Palais de l'Insititut, 20 juin 2008, ed. Andre Crepin and Jean Leclant. De Boccard, 2009. Paper. Like new. $30

Guillaume de Machaut: Secretary, Poet, Musician, Elizabeth Eva Leach. Cornell Univ. Press, 1911. Paper. Like new. $20

In Defense of French Poetry: An Essay in Revaluation, William Calin. Pennsylvania State Univ. Press, 1987. Dust wrapper (repaired tear). $10

Le purgatoire d'amours, ed. Sandrine Thonon. Travaux de la faculte de philosophie et lettres de l'Universite catholique de Louvain 41. Section de philologie romane 15. Presses Universitaires de Louvain, 1998. Paper. Clean. $20

The Comedy of Eros: Medieval French Guides to the Art of Love, trans. Norman R. Shapiro. Univ. of Illinois Press, 1997. Paper. Like new. $10

La Cite des Hommes: Eustache Deschamps, expression poetique et vision politique, Thierry Lassabatere. Etudes d'histoire medievale 12. Champion, 2011. Like new. $50

The Pilgrimage of Human Life (Le Pelerinage de la vie humaine), Guillaume de Deguileville; trans. Eugene Clasby. Garland Library of Medieval Literature, vol. 76, ser. B. Garland, 1992. $40

The Distaff Gospels: The First Modern English Edition of ‘Les Évangiles des Quenouilles’, ed. and trans. Madeleine Jeay and Kathleen Garay. Broadview, 2006. Paper. Like new. $10

Le roman de la rose, ed. Daniel Poirion. Garnier-Flammarion, 1974. Paper. $10

Rethinking the 'Romance of the Rose': Text, Image, Reception, ed. Kevin Brownlee and Sylvia Huot. Middle Ages Series. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. Paper. Like new. $10

Debating the 'Roman de la rose': A Critical Anthology, ed. Christine McWebb. Routledge Medieval Texts. Routledge, 2007. Paper. Like new. $30

Die rose van Heinric van Aken, met de fragmenten der tweede vertaling . . ., ed. Eelco Verwijs. HES, 1976. Paper. Very few neat marks in ink. $20

Der minnen loep van Dirc Potter: Studie over een middelnederlandse 'ars amandi', ed. A. M. J. van Buuren. [with English summary, pp. 309-21] HES, 1979. Paper. Clean. $20

Reason and the Lover, John V. Fleming. Princeton Univ. Press, 1984. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

The Honeysuckle and the Hazel Tree, trans. Patricia Terry. Medieval Stories of Men and Women. Univ. of California Press, 1990. Paper. Clean. $10

Erec, by Hartmann von Aue, trans. Michael Resler. Middle Ages Series. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1987. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes, trans. David Staines. Indiana Univ. Press, 1990. Dust wrapper. Clean. $10

Lectures françaises de la fin du Moyen Âge: Petite anthologie commentée de succès littéraires, Frédéric Duval. Textes Littéraires Français 587. Droz, 2007. Paper. Like new. $30

On Editing Old French Texts, Alfred Foulet and Mary Blakely Speer. Regents Press of Kansas, 1979. Dust wrapper. Clean. $30

"De vrai humain entendement": Hommage a  Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, ed. Yasmina Foehr-Janssens and Jean-Yves Tilliette. Recherches et rencontres 21. Droz, 2005. Paper. Like new. $30

Studies in French Poetry of the Fifteenth Century, C. S. Shapley. Martinus Nijhoff, 1970. Paper. Clean. $10

Froissart dans sa forge: Colloque réuni a  Paris, du 4 au 6 novembre 2004, ed. Michel Zink. AIBL. De Boccard, 2006. Paper. Like new. $30

In Old Paris: An Anthology of Source Descriptions 1323-1790, ed. and trans. Robert W. Berger. Italica Press, 2002. Paper. New. $10

Theorizing the Ideal Sovereign: The Rise of the French Vernacular Royal Biography, Daisy Delogu. Univ. of Toronto Press, 2008. $20


French Secular Music of the Late Fourteenth Century, ed. Willi Apel. Mediaeval Academy, 1950. Oversized. Many musical examples. Clean. $30

Early Music Discography: From Plainsong to the Sons of Bach, comp. Trevor Croucher. Vol 1: Record Index; Vol. 2: Composer, Plainsong, Anonymous Work and Performer Indexes. Library Association, 1981. Clean. $10

Capturing Music: The Story of Notation, Thomas Forrest Kelly. With CD (recordings by Blue Heron). Norton, 2015. Like new. $20

Anonymous 4 (CD): 11,000 Virgins: Chants for the Feast of St. Ursula, Hildegard von Bingen. Sung by Anonymous 4. $10

Music in the Age of Chaucer, Nigel Wilkins. Chaucer Studies 1. D.S. Brewer, 1979. Oversized paper. Musical examples. Clean. $10


Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, 3rd ser. vol. 5. Includes Eric Stanley (hopes, joys, sorrows), Elaine M. Beretz (Beauvais and Suger), Ralph Hanna (on English Vernacularity), Robin S. Oggins (Game in the English diet), Brantly Bryant (Wynnere and Wastoure), etc. $10

Manifest in Words, Written on Paper: Producing and Circulating Poetry in Tang Dynasty China [617-907 CE], Christopher M. B. Nugent. Harvard, 2010. Like new. $30

La Noblesse dans les territoires angevins à la fin du Moyen Âge, ed. Noël Coulet and Jean-Michel Matz. Collection de l'école Française de Rome 275. De Boccard, 2000. Paper. Like new. $50

Bernat Metge: Book of Fortune and Prudence, trans. David Barnett. Barcino-Tamesis, 2011. Paper. Like new. $10

Sets and Series Petrarch's Remedies for Fortune Fair and Foul, Conrad H. Rawski. 3 vols. in 5.

A Transcript of the Registers of the Company of Stationers of London 1554-1640 A.D. London, 1894; Rpt. Gloucester, Mass: Peter Smith 1967. 5 volumes in 8. Library cloth binding. Clean. $100

TEXT: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies vol. 1-11 (1981-1998). $20

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