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1 ALLEN (Derek) The Belgic Dynaties of Britain and Their Coins
Oxford Society of Antiquaries of London 1944 Paper Wrappers Very Good 
46pp, illustrated 4 photographic plates showing numerous examples of coins, small split at bottom of spine, couple of small stains to cover, publishers have printed wrong title page, not typicall economy war time paper, printed on good quality paper. Also shows a chart of suggested chronology of the British Kings from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the Roman Conquest. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 Bishop of Argyll and the Isles The Cathedral, or Abbey Church of Iona . A Series of Drawings, and Descriptive Letterpress of the Ruins, by the Messrs. Bucklers, Architects Oxford, and Some Account of the Early Celtic Church, and of the Mission of St. Columba
London Day and Son 1866 Hard Back Very Good Messrs. Bucklers, Architects, Oxford. 
78pp, illustrated 18 lothographic plates, cloth backstrip with attractive colour pictorial paper covered boards depicting St. Columa on front cover and a seal on the reverse, backstrips frayed and chipped at tips, also a couple of small splits on edge, corners rubbed and bumped, also some rubbing to edges, moderate loss of colour to covers but picture still very clear and attractive, small stain to edge of first plate and last plate, foxing effecting top edge of the margin on some plates and reverse blank side of some plates, also light foxing in prelims, very small tear to edge of half title page, light browning to pages. Overall a neat attractive copy of a scarce book. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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3 Bonser (Wilfrid) An Anglo-Saxon and Celtic Bibliography (450-1087) 2 Volume Set
Berkeley Umiversity of California Press 1957 Very Good No dust Wrapper 
xxxvii+574+123pp, tips of spines slightly bumped but no tears, Castle Bookshop book plate on front paste down of both books, the books would have belonged to Tony Doncaster who at one time owned the Castle Bookshop in Colchester and who was an avid amateur archeologist and a chairman of the Colchester Archaeology Society, there are faint markings to boards, and text has browned a little but overall a neat clean copy. 
Price: 98.00 GBP
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4 BONWICK (James): Irish Druids & Old Irish Religions,
Dorset Press 1986 0880290706 / 9780880290708 Reprint Hard Back Fine Fine 
viii, 328pp, with dust wrapper, bright clean copy with no markings or annotations. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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5 CARNEY (James) GREENE (David) editor: Celtic Studies: Essays in Memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962,
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1969 0710060718 / 9780710060716 Reprint Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine 
x, 182pp, with dust wrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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6 Cathcart (William) The Ancient British and Irish Churches Including the Life and Labors of St. Patrick
London Baptisit Tract and Book Society 1894 Hard Back Good 
347pp, illustrated 10 plates inclduing a fold out map, top edge gilt, tips of spine slightly rubbed and bumped, end pages browned, foxing to end pages and prelims, hinges cracked showing netting, there are cellotape stains along the hinges from a past repari but the tape is no longer there, overall a good sound copy of a scarce title. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Essays on the Irish Church, Clergymen of the Established Church in Ireland
7 Clergymen of the Established Church in Ireland Essays on the Irish Church
Oxford and London James Parker and Co. 1866 Hard Back Good 
330pp, spine sunned and soiled, tips of spine bumpedand frayed, edges of back strip rubbed with two very small splits, corners bumped and rubbed, foxing effecting back and front couple of pages, other than that very occasionaly in text, occasioanl pencil verticle line along side text, these can be easily removed, has interesting inscription ' To the Reverend the Lord Primate of All Ireland with the best respects of the authors'. Scarce title Essays are as follows: 'On the General Principles of the Establishment of an endowment of religious bodies by the state with special reference to Ireland', by Rev James Byrne, 'Historical Sketch of the Church of Ireland' by Re. Arthur W. Edwards, 'The Difficulties of the Irish Church' by the Rev William Anderson, 'Some Account of the Property and Statistics of the Irish Church' by Rev Alfred L. Lee, 'The Influence Exerted on Ireland by the Irish Church Establisment', by the Rev James Bryne. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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8 DILLON (MYLES) CHADWICK (NORA) The Celtic Realms
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1967 Hard Back Very Good No dust Wrapper 
355pp, illustrated, light tanning to pages, tips of spine slightly bumped. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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9 ELLIS (Peter Berresford) Celt and Greek: Celts in the Hellenic World
London Constable 1997 0094755809 / 9780094755802 Hard Back Very Good Very Good 
285pp, illustrated 12pp, with dust wrapper, top edge of dsut wrapper has moderate crease, overall neat clean copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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10 ELLIS (Peter Berresford) Dictionary of Celtic Mythology
London Constable 1992 Hard Back Near Fine Fine 
232pp, edges of a couple of pages creased. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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11 FOX (Cyril): Pattern & Purpose: A Survey of Early Celtic Art in Britain,
Cardiff National Museum of Wales 1958 Hard Back Very Good+ Very Good+ 
xxx, 160pp, illustrated 80pp, plus numerous illustrations in text, some speckling to boards, with dust wrapper. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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12 FOYE (Rev M. W.) The Early Irish Church; or, a Sketch of Its History and Doctrine in Two Parts
London Seeley, Burnside and Seeley 1845 Hard Back Reading Copy 
106pp, plus 6 plus 3pp of adverts, browning to pages, pencil markings in text, occasionaly ink markings can be found, markings generally consist of vetical line along side of text, ink inscription and notes on front end page and back paste down, soiling to back paste down, spine and edge of boards darkened, small ink cross on front board, tips of spine bumped and frayed, split in cloth of about inch to top edge of spine on both sides, couple of small tears to edge of pages, serviceable copy of scarce book .Part 1: Its history, endowments, missions, schools etc. Part 2: Its doctrine and religion, protestantism, independence, etc. till A. D. 1152. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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13 Hatt, Jean-Jacques [translated from French By Barrie and jenkins] Celts and gallo-Romans
London Barrie & Jenkins 1970 0214652181 / 9780214652189 Hard Back Very Good No dust Wrapper 
333pp, many illustrations, extensively illustrated, spine slightly faded, neat clean copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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14 HAWKES (Christopher & Sonia) editors,: Greeks, Celts & Romans: Studies in Venture & Resistance,
London Dent 1973 Hard Back Near Fine Near Fine 
xiv, 162pp, illustrated 8pp, 2 fold out maps, & illustrations & plans in text, with dust wrapper. Volume one in the series 'Archaeology into History'. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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15 HEALY (John) The Ancient Irish Church
London Religious Tract Society 1892 Hard Back Good 
192pp, gilt titles, stain top front cover from contact with damp, spien bright and clean though tips of spine are slightly bumped. The author was the Rector of Kells. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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16 Kerr W.S The Independence of The Celtic Church in Ireland
London S.P.C.K. 1931 Paper Wrappers Good 
164pp, crease to front cover, top edge spine split by about 1cm, text clean. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 KRUTA (Venceslas) FORMAN (Werner) The Celts of the West
London Orbis 1985 Hard Back Good+ Good+ 
128pp, well illustrated in colour, the top of the spine is badly bumped where we had an accident with a bookcase, apart from this fault it is fine. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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18 MacBeth, John Rev. The Story of Ireland and Her Church from the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Dublin Association For Promoting Christian Knowledge 1899 Hard Back Good + 
326pp, illustrated, decorative blue cloth, tips of spine rubbed but no splits in cloth, title of spine slightly rubbed,. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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19 MACCULLOCH (J. A.) Celtic Mythology
London Constable 1992 0094718105 / 9780094718104 Reprint Hard Back Fine Fine 
232pp, illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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20 MACCULLOCH (J. A.) The Celtic and Scandinavian Religions.
London Constable 1993 0-09-472730-9 / 9780094727304 First Thus Hard Back Fine Fine 
180pp, with dust wrapper. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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