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Image for Sir Orfeo.

Sir Orfeo.

By: BLISS, A.J. (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: 1866

Seller ID: 34628


(Oxford English Monographs.) First edition. 8vo. 80pp, notes and glossay. Original green cloth, spine and lower edges flecked, with most of the dustwrapper (lacks the spine entirely, the rest in a protective sleeve). A good+ clean copy. View more info

The Harley Lyrics : the Middle English lyrics of Ms. Harley 2253.

By: BROOK, G.L. (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 10859


Old and Middle English Texts series. 131pp, frontis, glossary. Cloth-textured papered boards (head and tail edges sunned, front corners lightly bumped) with d/w (clipped, lightly sunned, a few spots). Annotation in green pen on 4 pages o/w very good. View more info

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Poems by Sir John Salusbury and Robert Chester.

By: BROWN, Carleton (introduction by).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1914

Seller ID: 34692


An undated reprint? (Early English Text Society, Extra Series no 113.) lxxiv, 86pp, folding frontis and one other folding plate (facsimiles of the original manuscripts). Blue cloth, gilt lettering and EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, blind rules. A fine clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [six volumes].

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer [six volumes].

By: Chaucer : edited by Richard Morris.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy: nd

Seller ID: 34682


With a Memoir by Sir Harris Nicols. (The Aldine edition of the British Poets.) Six volumes. Small 8vo. Red half leather with spine labels, marbled boards and edges; extremities rubbed and slight stains on the spines. View more info

Image for Poetical Works : a facsimile of Cambridge University Library MS GG.4.27 [in 3 volumes].

Poetical Works : a facsimile of Cambridge University Library MS GG.4.27 [in 3 volumes].

By: CHAUCER, Geoffrey : introductions by M.B. Parkes and Richrad Beadle.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Cambridge, D.S. Brewer: 1979-1980.

Seller ID: 34725


Three volumes, folio. Unpaginated (except on the original manuscript). [I] The Minor Poems, Troilus & Cresseyde, The Canterbury Tales part one. [II] The Canterbury Tales part two. [III] The Legend of Good Women, The Parliament of Fowls, The Temple of Glass by John Lydgate, colour plates, commentary (86pp), index of contents (for all three vols). Blue synthetic cloth (for vols I & III) and buckram (Vol II), spine title labels. A very good clean set. ***A heavy set which will require extra postage. View more info

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Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments.

By: DAVIS, Norman (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1970

Seller ID: 35067


(Early English Text Society, Supplementary Text no 1.) cxxxii, 168pp, frontis & 4 plates. Publisher's binding of brown cloth, EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, with the dustwrapper (spine sunned). Top edges psotted, otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***Edited on the basis of the edition by Osborn Waterhouse (Extra Series no 104, 1909). With an Appendix on the Shrewsbury Music by F.Ll. Harrison. View more info

Image for Castleford's Chronicle or The Boke of Brut. Volume I: Introduction and Books I to VI.

Castleford's Chronicle or The Boke of Brut. Volume I: Introduction and Books I to VI.

By: ECKHARDT, Caroline D. (ed).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1996

Seller ID: 35048


(Early English Text Society, no 305.) xvi, 559pp, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, blind rules; with the dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. View more info

Image for Ratis Raving and other early Scots poems on morals.

Ratis Raving and other early Scots poems on morals.

By: GIRVAN, R. (ed).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Text Society: 1939

Seller ID: 34747


Edited with an Appendix of the other pieces from Cambridge University Library MS Kk. I. 5, No 6. (Scottish Text Society, New Series, no 11.) 8vo. lxxviii, 234pp, glossary. Publisher's binding of quarter roan and green cloth, top edges gilt; extremities slightly rubbed. Offsetting on endpapers. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Pearl.

By: GORDON, E.V. (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1953

Seller ID: 34261


lx, 168pp, frontis; notes and glossary. Navy blue cloth. Owner's name. A fine clean copy; apparently unused. *** The late 14th century Middle English poem, of which the only copy is in the Cotton collection in the British Museum. View more info

Image for Launcelot of the Laik : from Cambridge University Library MS.

Launcelot of the Laik : from Cambridge University Library MS.

By: GRAY, Margaret Muriel (ed).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Text Society: 1912

Seller ID: 34746


(Scottish Text Society, New Series, no 2.) 8vo. xxxvi, 114pp, 3 folding plates (facsimiles). Publisher's binding of quarter roan and green cloth, top edges gilt; extremities a little rubbed, head and tail of spine a little more so. A good to very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***An incomplete poem of over 3000 lines, of uncertain authorship and date (but late 15thC?), translated by a Scot, into English, from the French romance. View more info

The Northern Passion (Supplement). Cambridge University MS. Gg.1.1. [and ] Oxford MS. Rawlinson Poetry 175.

By: HEUSER, Wilhelm & Frances A. Foster (eds).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint / Early English Text Society: 1971

Seller ID: 35066


Reprint. (Early English Text Society, Original Series no 183, 1930). xii, 142pp. Brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine. A fine clean copy. View more info

Piers the Plowman: a critical edition of the A-Version.

By: KNOTT, Thomas A. and David C. Fowler.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 26041


Third printing. x, 302pp, 8 black and white illustrations. Glossary and Index. Original cloth decorated with gilt. Owner's name on front free endpaper, small liquid stain top edges. Very good. View more info

Image for The Middle English poem Erthe Upon Erthe, printed from twenty-four manuscripts.

The Middle English poem Erthe Upon Erthe, printed from twenty-four manuscripts.

By: MURRAY, Hilda M.R. (ed).

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1964

Seller ID: 34633


With Introduction, Notes and Glossary.(Early English Text Society, Original Series no. 141.) Reprint. 60pp, frontis. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, blind rules. A fine clean copy. View more info

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The Parlement of Thre Ages.

By: OFFORD, M.Y. (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Early English Text Society: 1967

Seller ID: 34634


(Early English Text Society, Original Series no 246.) Reprint. 100pp, frontis; introduction, notes glossary. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and EETS crest in gilt on the upper board, blind rules. Small spot on front cover, otherwise a fine clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Ballads and Romances: Volumes I-III & Loose and Humorous Songs.

By: PERCY, Thomas : edited by John W. Hales & Frederick J. Furnivall.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: London, Trubner & Co.: 1867-68.

Seller ID: 35686


Four volumes. 8vo. Volume I: lxxiv (Forewords, Life of Bishop Percy, notes), [ii], 12 (list of subscribers), [ii], 536pp; folding facsimile. Volume II: lxxii, 610pp. Volume III: xliv, 596pp. [Vol IV] Loose & Humorous Songs: viii, 128pp. Contemporary brown half leather and cloth, gilt rules and spine lettering, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, the others uncut; extremities slightly rubbed. Each front paste-down has two bookplates (of successive owners), with another owner's name writ small on a preliminary blank in each volume. A little pale foxing to early pages, otherwise a very good clean ... View more info

Secular Lyrics of the XIVth and XVth centuries.

By: ROBBINS, Rossell Hope (ed).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1955

Seller ID: 34266


Second edition (corrected). lviii, 332pp, notes, glossary. Navy blue cloth, small bump indentation near front corner of foot edge, lower board; otherwise a very good clean copy. Owner's name. View more info

Image for Floris and Blancheflour : a Middle-English romance. Edited from the Trentham and Auchinleck MSS.

Floris and Blancheflour : a Middle-English romance. Edited from the Trentham and Auchinleck MSS.

By: TAYLOR, A.B. (ed).

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1927

Seller ID: 34627


First edition. 108pp, notes and glossary. Original green cloth, somewhat flecked, mostly on the upper board. Offsetting on endpapers. A good to very good clean copy. *** The author was then (and until 1957) Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Tasmania. View more info