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Brooke, Daphne The Medieval Cult of Saint Ninian
Whithorn: Friends of the Whithorn Trust, 1995. Soft cover. Very Good. Reprint. From a lecture given in 1987 to the Friends of the Whithorn Trust, on the pilgrimages, relics and liturgy linked to the saint. (Book ref. BYB9164) £4.41
Diehl, Daniel Constructing Medieval Furniture - plans and instructions with historical notes
Stackpole Books Mechanicsburg 1997 HB. Hardcover. Good. Designs for building 16 reproductions of furnishings from the Middle Ages, with step-by-step instructions for woodworking and metalworking. Ex-lib, in hard laminated illustrative library binding, clean and sound, good. 180pp (Book ref. BYB9160) £9.70
Edmonds, Fiona Whithorn's Renown in the Early Medieval Period: Whithorn, Futerna and Magnum Monasterium - 16th
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2009 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Glimpses of 7th to 12th century Whithorn from stories of early Irish Saints who studied there. 16th Whithorn Lecture 2008. Stapled booklet, VG. 40pp (Book ref. BYB9115) £5.29
Oram, Richard A Monastery and its Landscape: Whithorn and Monastic Estate Management in Galloway (c1250-1600) 13th
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2005 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Using surviving early documentation to flesh out land-use around Whithorn. The thirteenth Whithorn Lecture. Stapled booklet, VG. 20pp (Book ref. BYB9124) £5.29
Higgitt, John 'Imageis maid with mennis hand': Saints, Images, Belief and Identity in Later Medieval Scotland -9th
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2003 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. The Ninth Whithorn Lecture 2000. Stapled booklet, VG. 32pp (Book ref. BYB9120) £5.29
Stringer, Keith J The Reformed Church in Medieval Galloway and Cumbria: Contrasts, Connections and Continuities - 11th
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2003 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Cross-border links, using church records from Cumbria, the Isle of Man and Ireland to illuminate the scantier records at Whithorn. The eleventh Whithorn Lecture, 2002. Stapled booklet, VG. 54pp (Book ref. BYB9117) £5.29
Stone, Brian trans. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Penguin Classics London 2nd edition 1974 PB. Soft cover. Good. A masterpiece of English Medieval alliterative poetry, in a translation true also to metre. Good - slight shelf wear, bumped at base of spine, pages slightly yellowed around the adges of the text block. 144pp (Book ref. BYB894) £5.29
Wickham, Glynne The Medieval Theatre
Weidenfeld & Nicholson London 1980 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Reprint. A subject which spans from the 10th Century to the 16th. The book considers Medieval Theatre through religion, through recreation and through commerce. VG clean tight copy. Light indentation marks to cover and light creasing only. 245pp (Book ref. BYB8768) £5.29
Person, Henry A ed. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics
University of Washington Press Seattle 1953 HB. Hardcover. Good. Seventy Middle English poems from manuscripts held at various Cambridge colleges, with the original orthography, notes etc. Ex-academic-lib, covers worn and marked, internally clean, tight and sound, good. 92pp (Book ref. BYB8467) £9.70
Cook, Theodore Andrea The Story of Rouen
J M Dent London 1899 HB. Hardcover. Good. In the series Mediaeval Towns. Fully illustrated by Helen M James and Jane E Cook, with maps, plans and the words and music of a 16C madrigal. Covers worn and marked, top edge gilt, no inscriptions, tissue guarded frontis, five fold-out maps, pages yellowed, tight and sound, good. 409pp (Book ref. BYB8399) £7.94
Woolf, Rosemary The English Mystery Plays
Routledge & Kegan Paul London 1972 PB. Soft cover. Good. The uncorrected proof copy of the first edition, in paper wraps a little worn and marked, name and address to back of front cover, some pages unopened, good. 428pp (Book ref. BYB7319) £6.17
Urrea, Jesus ed. Museo National de Escultura - El Encanto Medieval
Diputacion de Valladolid 2003 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. The catalogue of an exhibition of mediaeval sculpture, profusely illustrated. Text in Spanish. VG 55pp (Book ref. BYB6658) £9.70
Witt, Elizatheth A Contrary Marys in Medieval English and French Drama
Peter Lang New York 1995 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Vol 17 in the Studies in the Humanities series. VG, very minor pencil annotation. 196pp (Book ref. BYB4789) £24.70
journal European Medieval Drama 1 (1997)
BREPOLS 1997 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Papers from the First International Conference on European Medieval Drama, Camerino, June 1996. With contributions from Meredith, Coldewey, Thomson, Giaccherini, Drumbl, Newbigin, D'Agata D'Ottavi, Arcangeli, Streitman, Meter, McGavin, Higgins, Marshall, Mullini, Soule and Grantley VG 246pp (Book ref. BYB4731) £15.00
journal European Medieval Drama 2 (1998)
BREPOLS 1998 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Papers from the Second International Conference on European Medieval Drama, Camerino, July 1997. With contributions from Johnston, Meredith, Coldewey, Happe, Giaccherini, Caie, Strietman, Cartwright, Tersteeg, Kramer, Korokawa, Potter, Newlyn, Higgins, Moore, Thomson, de Vroom, Lascombes and Soule VG 291pp (Book ref. BYB4730) £15.00
journal The Medieval Legacy - A Symposium
Odense University Press 1982 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. The proceedings of the 6th International Symposium organised by the Centre for the Study of Vernacular Literature in the Middle Ages, 1981. With contributions by Ehrismann, Shippey, Gudmundsson, Bo,Mjoberg, Brondsted, Olsen and Glamann. VG 172pp (Book ref. BYB4714) £15.00
Cawley, A C ed. Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays
J M Dent London 1979 PB. Soft cover. Good. Good. 266pp (Book ref. BYB3732) £5.29
Cawley A C (ed) The Wakefield Pageants in the Towneley Cycle
Manchester Univ. Press 1963 hdbk. Hardcover. Very Good. Classic edition of the six complete pageants, - Mactacio Abel, Processus Noe Cum Filiis, Prima Pastorum, Secunda Pastorum, Magnus Herodes, Coliphizacio - in Middle English, with Glossary, notes and introduction. Reprint. Name and residual tape marks to ffep, occasional neat pencil annotation, o/w VG in VG dj 187pp (Book ref. BYB2948) £7.06
Reeves, James The Shadow of the Hawk
Collins London 1st 1975 HB. Hardcover. Very Good. Stories from the Lay of Marie de France ( a collection of French narrative poems from the latter end of the 12th century) made available for children. VG, attractive bookplate to ffep, in slightly edge-worn, price-clipped, generally VG DJ 153pp (Book ref. BYB1178) £6.17
Milton, Giles The Riddle and the Knight - In Search of Sir John Mandeville
Hodder & Stoughton London 2001 PB. Soft cover. Very Good. Travels in the steps of the mediaeval fabulist. VG 228pp (Book ref. BYB1163) £5.29