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Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens, Evelyn, John &  John E. Ingram
1 Evelyn, John & John E. Ingram Elysium Britannicum, or the Royal Gardens
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 2000 0812235363 / 9780812235364 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Vii + 491 pp. 14 appendices, notes, index, and acknowledgments at rear. Light blue/green/grey DJ in good condition, bumped along edges, slightly bent along bottom. Green cloth boards. Book is in excellent condition clean with no marks or wear. Very usable copy. ; Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture; 11.36 X 8.85 X 1.54 inches; 496 pages 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Poets and Princepleasers  Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages, Green, Richard Firth
2 Green, Richard Firth Poets and Princepleasers Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages
Toronto Univ of Toronto Pr 1979 0802054099 / 9780802054098 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ix + 253 pp. Index, notes, bibliography. Frontis plate, Charles VI in conversation with Pierre Salmon. Blue cloth covers with gilt design medieval image of a king and a bookman. Corners and spine tips just a little worn. Interior owner inscript on inside front cover, pencil erasure first page, otherwise clean and tight. Nice initials throughout, in English with some Middle English. This study takes issue with the widely held view that the tastes of a newly emerging middle class were responsible for the direction taken by the mainstream of English letters between Chaucer and Skelton. Drawing on continental as well as English coursec, Dr. Green demonstrates the overwhelming cultural dominance of the aristocracy in this period and shows how the preoccupations of a courtly society were reflected in much of the literature of late medieval England. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F. 10, Grisdale, D. M. (Ed. )
3 Grisdale, D. M. (Ed. ) Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F. 10
Leeds The University of Leeds 1939 Softcover Fair 
Xxx+ 111 pp. English introduction, Middle English text. Gray softcover wraps. Book is in fair condition, worn along spine, and slightly bumped along edges. Some underlining throughout. Rough cut pages. Still a very usable copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Hue Ikegami, Tadahiro (Ed. ) The Lyfe of Ipomydon Volume I: Text and Introductions
Tokyo Seijo University 1983 Softcover Very Good 
Lxvi + 86 pps. 2 plates at front. Appendix at rear. Introduction in English, text is Middle English. Tan soft cover wraps. Book is in good condition, very clean with no wear or marks. ; Seijo English Monographs 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London An Edition and Translation, Jefferson, Lisa
5 Jefferson, Lisa The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London An Edition and Translation
Farnham Ashgate Publishing Company 2009 075466404X / 9780754664048 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Volume 1: Ix + 577 pp. Volume 2: Vii + 578-1159 pp. Select bibliography, name index, and subject index at the end of volume 2. Text in Old French and English. Red cloth boards with gold gilt lettering. Both volumes in very good condition, with minimal to no wear. Volume 2 has faint wear on lower spine. Both volumes have clean interiors with no marks. ; 10.08 X 7.24 X 3.23 inches 
Price: 230.00 USD
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The Old English Metrical Psalter  An Annotated Set of Collation Lists, Keefer, Sarah Larratt
6 Keefer, Sarah Larratt The Old English Metrical Psalter An Annotated Set of Collation Lists
New York Garland 1979 0824095383 / 9780824095383 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Xii + 207 pp. Bibliography, sigla. Green cloth with gilt, covers are clean. First blank has author's gift inscription, text is highlighted throughout with yellow marker, but otherwise good. Priced low to reflect condition. ; Garland Reference Library of the Humanities; Vol. 189; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Manipulus Vocabulorum 1570, Levins, Peter
7 Levins, Peter Manipulus Vocabulorum 1570
Menston, England The Scolar Press Limited 1969 085417155X / 9780854171552 Hardcover Good 
Facsimile of 1570 edition. 158 pp. Pale green cloth boards. Book is ex-library with bookplate inside front cover. Book is in good condition. Faint mark on top cover and edges/spine very slightly bumped. Interior is very clean with no marks. Very usable copy. ; Ex-Libris; X X ; 158 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Long, Mary McDonald The English Strong Verb; From Chaucer to Caxton
Menasha, WI George Banta Publishing 1944 First Edition Softcover Good 
314 pp + xv. Extremely scarce, this was a Ph.D. dissertation in the Dept. of English for a degree conferred in June 1943. Includes bibliography and text references, as well as statistical tables. Scholarly tour de force analyzing all forms of the the strong verbs as they appeared in Old English, Chaucerian English and in the Southumbrian and Northern texts of the Mid XV Century or in Malory. Very difficult to find in the original. Blue paper wraps are a little faded at the edges, fc splitting away from the spine at the top edge, also reflected at the title page, but binding is strong. Back cover has small corner chip. Interior lightly toned but otherwise clean.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 65.00 USD
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9 Moeslein, M. E. The Plays of Henry Medwall A Critical Edition
New York & London Garland Publishing 1981 0824044703 / 9780824044701 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
X + 481 pp. Illustrated with some b/w manuscripts pages and a woodcut. Text in original early English, else modern English. Cream linen covers with black to spine have moderate minor wear, some shelf dust on the edges, interior has obviously been read but is otherwise clean and good. Includes the plays fulgens and lucres and Nature, along with the menu for the installation of the Bishop of Ely in 1479. ; Renaissance drama; 9 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 481 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Anglo-Norman Text of the Holkham Bible Picture Book., Pickering, F. P. (edit).
10 Pickering, F. P. (edit). The Anglo-Norman Text of the Holkham Bible Picture Book.
Oxford Basil Blackwell 1971 Hardcover Good 
Xxv + 136 pp. 2 plates. English introduction with Anglo-Norman text. Notes, glossary, and index at rear. Green cloth boards with gold gilt lettering on spine. Book is in good condition, with minimal wear. 2 very faint white marks on front cover. Signed by previous owner on front fly page. Otherwise clean with no other marks. ; Anglo-Norman Texts XXIII 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Life of Saint Norbert by John Capgrave, O. E. S. A. (1393-1464), Smetana, Cyril Lawrence (Ed. )
11 Smetana, Cyril Lawrence (Ed. ) Life of Saint Norbert by John Capgrave, O. E. S. A. (1393-1464)
Toronto Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies 1977 0888440405 / 9780888440402 Hardcover Good 
Viii + 179 pp. Glossary, bibliography, and index at rear. English introduction, Middle English text. Dark red cloth boards. Book is ex-library with usual interior and exterior marks. Sticker on spine and pocket inside rear cover. Book is otherwise in good condition, only faint wear on exterior. Interior is clean with no marks save library ones. Some minor wear along tops of pages and inside rear cover. ; Studies and Texts 40; Ex-Library; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Pearl Poems: an Omnibus Edition. Volume I and II Pearl and Cleanness; Patience and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Vantuono, William, editor
12 Vantuono, William, editor The Pearl Poems: an Omnibus Edition. Volume I and II Pearl and Cleanness; Patience and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
New York Garland Publishing 1984 0824054512 / 9780824054519 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Lvii + 435 pp and xxiii + 700. Bibliographies, glossary, index. Illustrated with b/w plates. Text with facing Middle English and English translation, else English. Dark red cloth covers with gilt to spine are nice and clean. Interiors have owner marks on first free endpapers, a few pencil marks in the text, otherwise respectable and good. Critics for a long time have recognized the common features of Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and thus the importance of treating these poems as a unit. The present two-volume edition, comprising definitive texts and exhaustive variorum commentary, has been designed to be the definitive collected edition. ; Renaissance Imagination; Vol. 5/6/2016; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1135 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
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Linguistic Change and the Great Vowel Shift in English, Wolfe, Patricia M.
13 Wolfe, Patricia M. Linguistic Change and the Great Vowel Shift in English
Berkeley And Los Angeles London University of California Press 1973 0520018354 / 9780520018358 Hardcover Good 
X + 198 pp. Bibliography and index at rear. Dark grey cloth boards. Book is in good condition, clean with no marks, and only minimal wear. ; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 208 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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14 Woolf, Rosemary, editor Juliana [Methuen's Old English Library]
Appleton-Century-Crofts 1966 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
+ (10) 90 pages, English and Old English languages, contains bibliography, glossary and appendix, glossy orange covers with black illustrations and white and black lettering, spine taupe, minor wear to head, tail, edges and corners, pages clear and unmarked; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 90 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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