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The following unused bargains are currently in stock:
365 Churches, Abbeys and Cathedrals: Official Tourist Board Guide. (pb, 2008 edn.) £1.00 (reduced from £5.99)
365 Historic Houses and Castles: Official Tourist Board Guide. (pb, 2008 edn.) £1.00 (reduced from £5.99)
The Outlandish Knight. (hb) £8.00 (reduced from £17.99)
Comedy and Culture: Cecco Angioleri's Poetry and Late Medieval Society. (pb) £6.50 (reduced from £34.00)
The Pillars of Islam. Da'a'im al-Islam: Vol. 1, 'Ibadat: Acts of Devotion and Religious Observance; trans. Asaf Fyzee; rev. Ismail Kurban Husein Poonawala. (pb) £9.00 (reduced from £17.99)
Barbara K. Altmann and Carleton W. Carroll, eds.
The Court Reconvenes: Courtly Literature across the Disciplines. (hb) £25.00 (reduced from £50.00)
The Viking. (hb) £6.00 (reduced from £14.99)
Jean Paul Barbier
A Guide to Pre-Columbian Art. (pb) £4.50 (reduced from €12.91)
Viking America: The First Millennium. (hb) £19.50 (reduced from £50.00)
Questionable Creatures: A Bestiary. (hb) £6.00 (reduced from £10.99)
Kate Bednarczyk and Karen Brookfield
Medieval Crafts, Men and Women at Work: A Picture Resource Pack for KS3 Medieval Realms. (classroom pack, loose sheets) £6.50
Robert J. Blanch and Julian N. Wasserman
From Pearl to Gawain: Forme to Fynisment. (hb) £20.00 (reduced from $59.95)
In Search of the Knights Templar: A Guide to the Sites of Britain. (pb) £6.50 (reduced from £12.99)
King Arthur: The Truth Behind the Legend. (hb) £15.00 (reduced from £35.00)
Jeremy Catto, intro.
Mysticism: The Experience of the Divine. (hb) £2.50 (reduced from $9.95)
Timothy Champion, Stephen Shennan, and Paul Cuming
Planning for the Past, Volume 3: Decision-Making and Field Methods in Archaeological Evaluation. (pb) £8.00
Comic and Bawdy Tales. (pb) £1.20 (reduced from £2.00)
Andrew A. Chibi
The European Reformation: a student's guide to the key ideas and the events they shaped. (pb) £5.00 (reduced from £9.99)
Battlefield Walks: The South. (pb) £4.00 (reduced from £9.99)
J. C. Cooper
Cassell Dictionary of Christianity. (hb) £8.50
Azincourt. (hb) £6.00 (reduced from £18.99)
Marilyn Corrie, ed.
A Concise Companion to Middle English Literature. (hb, warehouse-damaged) £15.00
Carole M. Cusack
The Rise of Christianity in Northern Europe, 300-1000. (pb) £15.00 (reduced from £34.99)
Merlin and Wales: A Magician's Landscape. (pb) £5.00 (reduced from £9.95)
Doctor Who: Asylum. (pb) £4.00 (reduced from £5.99)
Timothy Darvill, Paul Stamper, and Jane Timby
England: An Oxford Archaeological Guide to Sites from Earliest Times to AD 1600. (pb) £9.00 (reduced from £23.00)
Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in 15th-Century England. (pb) £8.50 (reduced from £19.00)
In the Footsteps of St Augustine: The Great English Pilgrimage from Rome to Canterbury. (pb) £3.50
E. Talbot Donaldson
Speaking of Chaucer. (pb) £3.50
The Riddle of Nostradamus: A Critical Dialogue. (hb) £8.00
The Conversion of Europe, from Paganism to Christianity 371-1386 AD. (pb) £8.00
Louise Fradenburg & Carla Freccero, eds.
Premodern Sexualities. (pb) £9.50 (reduced from £17.99)
Francis of Assisi; calligraphy by Frank Missant
Canticle of the Sun. (pb) £4.50 (reduced from $12.95)
St Francis of Assisi
The Message of St Francis, with frescoes from the Basilica of St Francis at Assisi; selected by Sister Nan. (hb) £5.00 (last in print at £9.99)
Irene M. Franck & David M. Brownstone, adapted by Rachel Kranz
Across Africa and Arabia. (hb) £5.00 (out of print)
Vita Brevis: A Letter to St Augustine. (pb) £3.50 (reduced from £6.99)
The Poetry of Chaucer. (pb) £7.50 (reduced from $22.50)
Willem P. Gerritsen & Anthony G. van Melle
Dictionary of Medieval Heroes. (pb) £11.00 (reduced from £17.99)
Il Gigante: Michelangelo, Florence and the David, 1492-1504. (hb) £8.00 (reduced from £15.99)
The Nativity. (hb) £5.00 (reduced from $29.00)
Playing the Past: Approaches to English Historical Drama, 1385-1600. (hb) £12.00 (reduced from £50.00)
D. Thomas Hanks Jr and Jessica G. Brogdon, eds.
The Social and Literary Contexts of Malory's Morte Darthur. (hb) £20.00 (reduced from £40.00)
Castles of God: Fortified Religious Buildings of the World. (hb) £17.50 (reduced from £30.00)
P. D. A. Harvey
Editing Historical Records. (hb) £14.50
Sweeney Astray. (pb) £4.50 (reduced from £8.99)
Judith Herrin, ed.; intro by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
A Medieval Miscellany. (hb) £12.00 (out of print)
Jacob d'Ancona, trans. David Selbourne
The City of Light. (hb) £9.00
Rachel Jacoff & William Stephany
Lectura Dantis Americana: Inferno II. (hb) £7.00 (out of print)
Peter J. Jagger
The Alcuin Club and its Publications 1897-1987: An Annotated Bibliography, 2nd edn. (hb) £4.00
Stufflebeem, Brockway & Sturt: The Origins of our Surnames. (hb) £4.50 (reduced from £8.99)
Thomas Kren, Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Adam S. Cohen, Kurtis Barstow
Meisterwerke im J. Paul Getty Museum: Illuminierte Handschriften. (hb) £3.50 (reduced from £22.50; also available in Japanese or Italian)
Franklin H. Littell
Historical Atlas of Christianity, 2nd edn. (hb) £10.00 (reduced from £20.00/$35.00)
D. E. Luscombe and G. R. Evans, eds.
Anselm: Aosta, Bec and Canterbury; in Commemoration of the 900th Anniversary of Anselm's Enthronement, 25 September 1093. (hb) £15.00 (reduced from £65.00)
The Medieval Facts of Life. (hb) £4.00 (last in print at £8.99)
A Victim of Anonymity: The Master of the Saint Bartholomew Altarpiece. (hb) £4.50 (reduced from £8.95)
S. L. MacGregor Mathers, trans.
The Book of Concealed Mystery. (hb) £3.50 (reduced from £9.99)
Tim William Machan
English in the Middle Ages. (pb) £17.00 (reduced from £25.00)
St Cuthbert: His Life and Cult in Medieval Durham. (hb) £7.00
Christine Meek and Catherine Lawless, eds.
Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women: Pawns or Players? (pb) £7.00
Noël James Menuge
Medieval English Wardship in Romance and Law. (hb) £6.50 (reduced from £50.00)
John Morris, ed.
Domesday Book: Vol. 13, Buckinghamshire. (hb) £6.00
The Germanic Hero: Politics and Pragmatism in Early Medieval Poetry. (hb) £10.00 (reduced from £45.00)
The Golden Haggadah. (pb) £3.50
The Jesus Relics: From the Holy Grail to the Turin Shroud. (hb) £6.50 (reduced from £20.00)
James J. O'Donnell
Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace. (hb) £8.00 (reduced from $41.50)
B. M. Pande
Qutb Minar and its Monuments. (hb) £7.50 (reduced from Rs645.00)
L. M. Paterson and S. B. Gaunt, eds.
The Troubadours and the Epic: Essays in Memory of W. Mary Hackett. (pb) £4.50 (reduced from £9.95)
F. E. Peters
The Voice, the Word, the Books: The Sacred Scripture of the Jews, Christians and Muslims. (hb) £7.50 (reduced from £20.00)
Language, Self and Love: Hermeneutics in the Writings of Richard Rolle and the Commentaries on the Song of Songs. (hb) £6.00
D. S. Richards, ed.
Islamic Civilisation 950-1150. (pb) £6.50
Michael Roberts and Simone Clarke, eds.
Women and Gender in Early Modern Wales. (pb) £9.00 (reduced from £17.99)
Philipp W. Rosemann
Peter Lombard. (pb) £13.00 (reduced from £26.00)
David Rundle, gen. ed.
The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. (pb) £9.50 (reduced from £17.99)
Malise Ruthven, with Azim Nanji
Historical Atlas of the Islamic World. (hb) £12.50 (reduced from £25.00)
The World's Words: A Semiotic Reading of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake and Rabelais' Gargantua et Pantagruel. (pb) £8.00
Larry Scanlon, ed.
The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature, 1100-1500. (hb) £10.00 (reduced from £48.00)
Royal Regulation of Loans and Sales in Medieval England: "Monkish Superstition and Civil Tyranny". (hb) £15.00 (reduced from £55.00)
Alfred P. Smyth, ed.
Medieval Europeans: Studies in Ethnic Identity and National Perspectives in Medieval Europe. (pb) £14.50 (reduced from £24.99)
Julia M. H. Smith
Europe after Rome: A New Cultural History 500-1000. (hb) £16.50 (reduced from £33.00)
Shorter Poems: A Selection; ed. John Lee. (pb) £3.00
Richard E. Sullivan, ed.
"The Gentle Voices of Teachers": Aspects of Learning in the Carolingian Age. (pb) £10.00
English Poetry before Chaucer. (pb) £8.00 (reduced from £15.99)
Thirteenth-Century England IX: Proceedings of the Durham Conference 2001. Michael Prestwich, Richard Britnell, Robin Frame, eds. (hb) £20.00 (reduced from £50.00)
N. S. Thompson
Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the Debate of Love - A Comparative Study of The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales. (hb) £25.00 (reduced from £91.00)
Christian W. Troll, ed.
Muslim Shrines in India: Their Character, History and Significance, 2nd edn. (pb) £6.50 (reduced from £9.99)
R. C. Van Caenegem
Law, History, The Low Countries and Europe. (hb) £8.00
R. C. Van Caenegem
Legal History: A European Perspective. (hb) £10.00
Konrad van Cleempoel
Astrolabes at Greenwich: A Catalogue of the Astrolabes in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. (hb) £85.00 (reduced from £116.00)
Yoko Wada, ed.
A Companion to Ancrene Wisse. (hb) £14.50 (reduced from £60.00)
High King of Heaven: Aspects of Early English Spirituality.
(pb) £8.50 (reduced from £16.99)
Legal Origins and Legal Change. (hb) £6.00
Investigating History: Medieval Britain 1066-1500. (pb) £5.00 (reduced from £8.99)
Angkor: Celestial Cities of the Khmer Empire. (hb) £5.00 (reduced from £10.00)
Joseph. S. Wittig
Piers Plowman Concordance. (hb) £60.00 (reduced from £225.00/$325.00)
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