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Tristan and Isolde (Illuminated Manuscripts series), Bise, Gabriel. Introduction by Dagmar Thoss
1 Bise, Gabriel. Introduction by Dagmar Thoss Tristan and Isolde (Illuminated Manuscripts series)
Fribourg - Genève Productions Liber SA 1978 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
123 pp. Edgewear, including stains and creases, to unclipped dustjacket. Faint mustiness. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour throughout. From a manuscript of "The Romance of Tristan" (15th century). 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Discourses of Authority in Medieval and Renaissance Literature, Brownlee, Kevin, and Walter Stephens, Eds.
2 Brownlee, Kevin, and Walter Stephens, Eds. Discourses of Authority in Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Hanover and London University Press of New England 1989 0874514711 / 9780874514711 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
297 pp. Boards clean, bright, square. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. A.R. Ascoli, The Vowels of Authority (Dante's Convivio IV.vi.3-4); D.P. Verene, Vico's New Critical Art and the Authority of the Noble Lie; F. Rigolot, Homer's Virgilian Authority: Ronsard's Counterfeit Epic Theory; D.F. Hult, Author/Narrator/Speaker: the Voice of Authority in Chretien's Charrete; N. J. Vickers, Widowed Words: Dante, Petrarch and the Metaphors of Mourning; M. S. Brownlee, The Counterfeit Muse: Ovid, Boccaccio, Juan de Flores; K. Brownlee, Structures of Authority in Christine de Pizan's Ditie de Jehanne d'Arc; W. J. Kennedy, Petrarchan Textuality: Commentaries and Gender Revisions; W. Stephens, Saint Paul Among the Amazons: Gender and Authority in Gerusalemme liberata; J. F. Burke, Counterfeit and the Curse of Mediacy in the Libro de buen amor and the Conde Lucanor; G. Mazzotta, Theologia Ludens: Angels and Devils in the Divine Comedy; N. S. Struever, Machiavelli, Montaigne, and the Problem of External Address in Renaissance Ethics. Notes, List of Contributors, Index. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Plantagenet Encyclopedia: An Alphabetical Guide to 400 Years of English History, Hallam, Elizabeth, General Editor
3 Hallam, Elizabeth, General Editor Plantagenet Encyclopedia: An Alphabetical Guide to 400 Years of English History
London Tiger Books International 1996 1855017326 / 9781855017320 First Tiger Edition Pictorial Boards Very Good Very Good Folio 
224 pgs. Dustjacket, now protected, is unclipped but has slight wear and wrinkling to edges. Book covers have several very unobtrusive dents to the top edges. There is a 2-inch grey (production-related?) stain on the front paste-down. Pages very bright, clean and unwrinkled. Over 1200 entries arranged in alphabetical order tell the story of the Plantagenet era (from the origins of the House of Anjou to the Battle of Bosworth Field) and the people, places and events that shaped 400 years of history. More than 120 illustrations (most of them are in colour and quite large), maps, bibliography, index. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France, Jager, Eric
4 Jager, Eric The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
New York Broadway Books 2004 0767914163 / 9780767914161 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
242 pp. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps. Notes, list of sources, index. "Combines the vivid erudition of Barbara Tuchman's A Distant Mirror with the suspense and drama of Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose. Eric Jager has invented a genre that reminds us that human nature has not changed very much over the ages and that sometimes reality is bigger than life and more riveting than fiction." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Montaillou: Cathars and Catholics in a French Village  1294-1324, Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel. Translated by Barbara Bray
5 Le Roy Ladurie, Emmanuel. Translated by Barbara Bray Montaillou: Cathars and Catholics in a French Village 1294-1324
London The Folio Society 2005 First Folio Society Hard Cover Fine Very Good Slipcase Large 0ctavo Maps by Reginald Piggott 
414 pp. Very light scuffing and a few shallow bumps to edges of slipcase. Book is as new. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The High Middle Ages 1150-1309, Mundy, John H.
6 Mundy, John H. The High Middle Ages 1150-1309
London The Folio Society with Addison Wesley Longman 2000 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Fine No Jacket. No Slipcase Octavo Maps by Reginald Piggott 
443 pp. As New. Decorated endpapers. Black-and-white maps. No Slipcase. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Medieval Warfare: An Illustrated Introduction, Newark, Timothy
7 Newark, Timothy Medieval Warfare: An Illustrated Introduction
Australia Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1979 0039002012 / 9780039002015 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good Good Small Quarto 
189 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little abrasion to edges of red cloth boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Bibliography. "A tour de force by Timothy Newark, brilliantly combining his skills as a historian with his enthusiasm for war-games. The result is a wealth of historical fact spiced by imaginative reconstructions of famous battles." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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On Divers Arts (Dover Art Instruction), Theophilus
8 Theophilus On Divers Arts (Dover Art Instruction)
New York Dover Publications 1979 0486237842 / 9780486237848 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
216 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated covers. ("Divers" is misspelt as "Diverse" on the spine, but is correct on the front cover.) All else as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. List of plates, list of figures, bibliography, index. "Theophilus teaches, with rigorous attention to fact but also with great reverence, the making of pigments for fresco painting, the manufacture of glue, the technique of gold leaf on parchment, how to blow glass and design stained glass windows, fashion gold and silver challices, make a pipe organ and church bells. Precise instruction on enamelling, chasing, repousse, niello, and beaded wire work prove Theophilus' first-hand knowledge of his craft. While 90% of Theophilus is sound technical knowledge, medieval folklore occasionally spices his text: 'Tools are also made harder by hardening them in the urine of a small red-headed boy than by doing so in plain water.'" 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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