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Outcasts : Signs of Otherness in Northern European Art of the Late MIddle Ages 2 vols. California Studies in the History of Art XXXII

By Mellinkoff, Ruth

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Two heavy quartos (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jackets. Spine of djs are faded. Vol. 1 has 360 p. w/ endnotes,bibliography, index. Vol. 2 has all the plates. A thorough study of the representation of all kinds of outcasts and those on the edge of society - Jews, heretics, lepers, gamblers, executioners, prostitutes, and more. Uncommon.

$160.00

The Wall Paintings of the Panagia Olympiotissa at Elasson in Northern Thessaly 2 vols.

By Constantides, Efthalia C. edited by Jacques Y. Perreault. preface by Prof. Doula Mouriki

Athens, Greece: Canadian Archaeological Institute at Athens, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Two heavy quartos (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jackets. Primarily in English. Vol. 1 has 401 p. w/ footnotes, appendices bibliography, index, and summary in Greek. Vol. 2 has all the plates. A thorough study of the late Byzantine wall paintings in this northern Greek monastery, providing great insight into the regional art of the period. Uncommon.

$225.00

Conflict and Cooperation: Zoroastrian Subalterns and Muslim Elites in Medieval Iranian Society

By Choksy, Jamsheed K.

New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. 207 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index, a few illus. A study of the interactions of Zoroastrians and Muslims from the seventh to thirteenth centuries AD and how both groups were changed, affecting the Middle east and Central Asia.

$65.00

The Voice of Trobairitz : Perspectives on the Woman Troubadours

By Paden, William D. editor

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so dust jacket. 264 p. w/ notes at end of essays, select bibliography, index. 11 scholarly essays on women (usually noble born ) troubadours of the 12th and 13th centuries and their poetry - the Trobairitz, composed and performed at noble courts in Occitania.

$40.00

The Occitan War : a Military and Political History of the Albigensian Crusade, 1209 - 1218

By Marvin, Laurence W.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 328 p. w/ maps, foonotes, select bibliography, index.

$70.00

Sin and Society in Fourteenth Century England : a Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

By Haren, Michael

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xviii, 254 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliography, index. A thorough study of a 14th c. English medieval confessor's manual, looking at the manual in its context of religion and in the regime of a particular bishop of Exeter.

$65.00

The Romance of Tristram of Lyones & La Beale Isoude [ Tristan and Iseult ]

By illustrad by Evelyn Paul

[London]: George G. Harrap and Company, Limited, circa 1920. Hardcover w/designs embossed on front board. Very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. A bit of spotting on front board. 160 p. w/ 4 color plates with celtic designs (including the title page) at front, and 12 internal color plates, along with numerous black and white illus., and various celtic-style capitals and marginal designs in tan.

$45.00

The Condemnation of Heroism in the Tragedy of Beowulf. Studies in Epic and Romance Literature Volume 2

By Fajardo-Acosta, Fidel

Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellon Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. 215 p. w/ chapter endnotes, bibliography, index. The author argues that the Beowulf poet was to condemn the heroic view without offending the audience he was trying to "educate and civilize".

$50.00

Contrary Things : Exegesis, Dialecic, and the Poetics of Didacticism

By Brown, Catherine

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Gift inscription on flyleaf. 209 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index.

$30.00

The Northern Crusades : the Baltic and the Catholic Frontier 1100 - 1525

By Christiansen, Eric

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1980. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. 273 p. w/ maps, illus., further reading, references to sources, index. A survey of the campaigns, political history, and ideological developments in the Crusades in Nothern Gemrany and the Baltic States the mid- late medieval period.

$35.00

The Poetry of François Villon : Text and Context

By Taylor, Jane H. M.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 234 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A re-evaluation of the work and importance of this Medieval poet.

$30.00

Love, Work, and Death : Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

By Toaff, Ariel ranslated by Judith Landry

London: LIttman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1998. Trade Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 297 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index.

$30.00

A Companion to the Study of St. Anselm

By Hopkins, Jasper

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Dj is slightly browned at edges. Name and address of former owner stamped on flyleaf. 291 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, bibliogaphy, index.

$35.00

Coins of Henry VII : Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Part III. Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles 23

By Metcalfe, D. M.

Oxford: British Academy, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xlviii (1) and 212 unnumbered pags of 53 plates, notes, and secion titles.

$45.00

Poets, Saints, and Visionaries of the Great Schism 1378 - 1417

By Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate

University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 240 p. w/ maps, illus., footnotes, bibliography, index.

$40.00

The Syntactic Development of the Gerund in Middle English

By Tajima, Matsuji

Tokyo: Nan'un Do, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to another professor. 154 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. Covers the period 1100- 1500, covering syntactic changes from many texts.

$60.00

Medieval Jewish Seals from Europe

By Friedenberg, Daniel M.

Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto (slightly oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. Bookplate of former owner on flyleaf. 399 p. w/ many illus., footnotes, bibliography, index.

$50.00

Bernard of Clairvaux and the Shape of Monastic Thought : Broken Dreams

By Pranger, M. B.

Leiden: Brill, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 375 p. w/ footnotes, latin appendix, bibliography. A study that describes the literary devices usd by Bernard to shape monastic life.

$80.00

The Cilician Kingdom of Armenia

By Boase, T. S. R.

New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Bookplate of former owner on endaper, name on former owner in ink on table of contents page. 206 p. w/ maps, illus., foonotes, gazeteer, bibliography, index. 5 scholarly articles and a gazeteer covering this kingdom of Armenians on the Mediterranean coast, up to 1375 when their last king was taken as captive.

$35.00

The Art of the Franciscan Order in Italy

By Cook, William R. editor

Leiden: Brill, 2005. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dj issued. 297 p. w/ footnotes, indexes, and many unnumbered pages of color and b&w illustrations at end. A collection of scholarly essays on Franciscan art of the late Medieval and early Renaissance.

$65.00

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