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Medieval/Renaissance Studies

Medieval/Renaissance Studies

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1 The Story of Lionbruno (Historia di Lionbruno)
Toronto, Canada The Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H. Smith Collections, Toronto Public Library, 1976 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, slender, with pink illustration stamped to cover, title gilt, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Judith St. John provided the Note that appears at the end of the book, noting also that the first appearance of the book dates to about 1525. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.40 USD
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2 Allen, P.S. The Age of Erasmus, Lectures Delivered in the Universities of Oxford and London
New York Russell & Russell, 1963 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Clean and tight, with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Mild discoloration to endpapers; previous owner's name on front endpaper; faint musty odor. Reprint of the 1914 edition. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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The Heavenly Jerusalem: a mediaeval song of the joys of the Church Triumphant, Andrews, William Loring
3 Andrews, William Loring The Heavenly Jerusalem: a mediaeval song of the joys of the Church Triumphant
New York Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908 Very Good 
An unusually lovely copy that is beautifully produced and illustrated and lovely to hold in one's hands. Published in First Edition state by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1908, a particularly lovely copy of this Limited Edition, being one of only 120 copies printed upon "Arches" hand-made paper, and illustrated throughout. Fine frontis portrait, protected by tissue guard. The binding is stiff cardboard wraps, with gilt lettering and illustrations, split brown paper covers present, but halved, chipped. Housed in a publisher's slipcase, worn with rubbing. xxviii + 77 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Baird, Forrest E., ed., and Walter Kaufmann
4 Baird, Forrest E., ed., and Walter Kaufmann Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2008 Fifth Edition Softcover As New Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Volume II of the Philosophic Classics Fifth Edition. Culled from the academic library of Professor Rembert from the Philosophy Department of the Friends-affiliated Wilmington College in southwest Ohio. Meticulously maintained, free of markings, etc., and complete with scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 518 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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5 Barozze, L.; Sabbadini, R. Studi Sul Panormita e Sul Valla
Ann Arbor University Microfilms, 1970 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Authorized facsimile (photocopied and bound) reprint of the 1891edition printed in Florence. Perfect bound, in plain blue wraps with label on cover. Binding tight, pages unmarked. 265 pp. Text in Italian. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Mediaeval Studies, Volume 63, 2001, Black, Jonathan et al., eds.
6 Black, Jonathan et al., eds. Mediaeval Studies, Volume 63, 2001
Toronto Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2001 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 
Ivory paper bindings, only very slightly rubbed at spine ends, corners; front cover just a wee bit smudged, else Near Fine and now in a protective plastic sleeve. In wraps, with lots of black-and-white photos, facsimile illustrations. Contributors include Michael Dunne, Esperanza Bermejo, Martin Dimnik, and Eric Graff. 365 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Images of Sainthood in Medieval Europe, Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate and Timea Szell, eds.
7 Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate and Timea Szell, eds. Images of Sainthood in Medieval Europe
Ithaca, New York Cornell University Press, 1991 0801497450 / 9780801497452 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Attractive, sturdy copy of this important contribution to medieval literature and studies. Cover slightly furled, text-block square, neither highlighting nor underlining anywhere. Each of the 14 authors discourse upon medieval sainthood in diverse contexts and functions. Illustrated, too. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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8 Brackenridge, H.S. Modern Chivalry, containing the adventures of a Captain and Teague O'Regan, His Servant
Richmond, Virginia and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Johnson & Warner, 1815 Hard Cover Poor No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Handle with care, this classic ode to Chivalric literature. Full leather boards, front cover just barely hanging on, previous owner's inscription on end-paper, dated to 1820, and then a lengthy and almost unreadable inscription inside rear flap. Chipping and scuffing to spine and extremities. Predictable age-toning to pages, moderate degrees of foxing to pages. Still and all, still hangs together--just barely. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Bumgardner, George M., ed. Novelle Cinque: tales from the Veneto
Barre, MAssachusetts Imprint Society, 1974 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy and attractive Limited Edition from the Imprint Society, copy number stated in rear. Quarter burgundy cloth and gilt and tan paper over board covers. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither highlighting nor underlining. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.36 USD
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10 Carman, J. Neale (Translator), Edited By Norris J. Lacy From Camelot to Joyous Guard, The Old French La Mort Le Roi Artu
Lawrence, KS University Press of Kansas, 1974 070060121X / 9780700601219 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Yellow cloth boards are clean with little wear except on spine, where lettering is rubbed and beginning to fade--but still legible. Binding is tight, spine square. There is a fairly lengthy previous owner's gift inscription on the reverse of the page bearing the translator's photograph. Otherwise text is free of markings of any kind. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xxii + 173 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Mediaeval Stage, complete in two volumes, Chambers, E.K.
11 Chambers, E.K. The Mediaeval Stage, complete in two volumes
Oxford, United Kingdom Oxford University Press, 1925 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copies, complete in two volumes, being the 1925 Impression, with unbruised tips, lightly soiled and foxed paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Very slight smudging to bottom text-block tip of Volume I. Green buckram cloth covers, gilt lettering and illustrations to both covers and spines of both volumes. Light sunning to spines, top edges gilt and lightly dust-soiled, bumping to spine head and foot. Volume I is xlii + 419 pp.; Volume II is v + 480 pp. in length. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Renaissance Letters: Revelations of a World Reborn, Clements, Robert J. and Lorna Levant, eds.
12 Clements, Robert J. and Lorna Levant, eds. Renaissance Letters: Revelations of a World Reborn
New York New York University Press, 1976 0814713629 / 9780814713624 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, but showing moderate shelf- and edge-wear, including chipping along edges, but protected in a plastic sleeve. Brown cloth hardcover with gold lettering on spine, illustrated profusely, and with notes and index. Slight age-toning to endpapers, text. Yet and still, a clean, tightly bound, useful copy. xxvi + 468 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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13 Cope, Jackson I. Secret Sharers in Italian Comedy : From Machiavelli to Goldoni
Durham, North Carolina Duke University Press Books, 1996 0822317605 / 9780822317609 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Hardocover with dust jacket. No handwriting, highlighting, or underlining. One small black remainder mark on bottom and one small closed tear to jacket, else fine. 221 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 Crenne, Helisenne de; Archambault, Paul J.; Mustacchi, Marianna M. A Renaissance Woman: Helisenne's Personal and Invective Letters
Syracuse, New York, U.S.A. Syracuse University Press, 1986 0815623488 / 9780815623489 Soft Cover Fine Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
140 pp. Trade paperback. Clean, tight, and unmarked, with minimal cover wear. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Spenser Studies: a Renaissance Poetry Annual I, Cullen, Patrick and Thomas P. Roche, Jr.
15 Cullen, Patrick and Thomas P. Roche, Jr. Spenser Studies: a Renaissance Poetry Annual I
Pittsburgh, PA Univ of Pittsburgh Press, 1980 0822934086 / 9780822934080 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Green cloth binding lettered in gold, a little faded at spine; page block edges a little yellowed. No dust jacket, as issued. Book is square, tightly bound, and clean inside and out. Much on Spenser--especially three studies on "The Shepheardes Calender"--plus studies on Jan Van Der Noot (who was translated by the adolescent Spenser), on Shakespeare's sonnets, and on Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered. Contributions by Carl J. Rasmussen, Ruth Samson Luborsky, Bruce R. Smith, Judith M. Kennedy, Alexander Dunlop, Margreta de Grazia, and others. 200 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Life in the Middle Ages, Delort, Robert
16 Delort, Robert Life in the Middle Ages
New York Edita Lausanne, 1973 0876631936 / 9780876631935 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor shelf wear. Massively heavy, oversized volume. From the personal library of the Belgian artist Paul-Henri Bourguignon (1906-1988), a painter and photographer whose works remain relevant decades after his death. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white. 347 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Ivvenilia [Juvenilia] (London 1633) Or Certaine Paradoxes, and Problemes, Written by J. Donne, Donne, John
17 Donne, John Ivvenilia [Juvenilia] (London 1633) Or Certaine Paradoxes, and Problemes, Written by J. Donne
New York, NY Da Capo Press, 1970 9022102394 / 9789022102398 Facsimile Reprint Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Slim hardback without dust jacket; red cloth binding with dark blue spine and front cover labels lettered in gold, gold "EE" series logo on front cover. Withdrawn from an academic library, with all usual markings, but still an attractive and sturdy copy overall. 1970 facsimile reprint of the 1633 edition. A posthumously-published collection of short essays, divided into "Paradoxes" and "Problemes. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Concordance of the Divina Commedia, in Two Volumes, Fay, Edward Allen
18 Fay, Edward Allen Concordance of the Divina Commedia, in Two Volumes
New York Haskell House Publishers Limited, 1969 Reprint Hardcover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 
Aqua cloth bindings, ex-library with usual stamps & mkgs.; tags removed from rear endpapers, faint call numbers on backstrips; slightly rubbed at extremities; boards & page block edges a bit smudged; else tight, unfaded, and clean. No dust jackets. Oversize. First publication of this set was in 1888. Text in Italian. 819 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Moral Love Songs and Laments, Fein, Susanna Greer, eds.
19 Fein, Susanna Greer, eds. Moral Love Songs and Laments
Kalamazoo, Michigan Medieval Institute Publications, 1998 Softcover Near Fine Softcover 6vo 10"-11 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings (but for an ink-stamped "Braun-Brumfield Authorized Item, authorized by, Not For Sale" to half title), and little if any wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Virtually pristine interior, gift-quality condition. Oversize. x + 400 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Northern Passion: four parallel texts and the French original, with specimens of additional manuscripts, Foster, Frances A.
20 Foster, Frances A. Northern Passion: four parallel texts and the French original, with specimens of additional manuscripts
London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltds., 1913 Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Structurally sound hardcover copy, shelf- and edge-wear, some fading of color from several edges, half-toning to endpapers. A perfectly serviceable reference copy. 249 pp. + 10 pp. of advertisements. Published for the Early English Text Society, Original Series, #145. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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