Leeds Texts and Monographs Archive

The Institute for Medieval Studies and Leeds Studies in English published three book series: Leeds Medieval Studies (1975-81), Leeds Texts and Monographs (1935-2009), and Leeds Texts and Monographs Facsimiles (1973-84), alongside other miscellaneous volumes. Copies still in print are available through the University of Leeds Online Store: click on the titles below. We generally mail out copies during the first week of each month.

Leeds Medieval Studies

Not to be confused with the journal that began in 2021, this series of books ran from 1975 to 1981.

3: The Passion de Semur

The Passion de Semur, ed. by Peter Durbin and Lynette R. Muir (1981).

Out of print.

2: The Tristan Legend: Texts from Northern and Eastern Europe in Modern English Translation

The Tristan Legend: Texts from Northern and Eastern Europe in Modern English Translation, ed. by Joyce Hill (1977).

Out of print.

1: The Drama of Medieval Europe: Proceedings of the Colloquium Held at the University of Leeds 10-13 September 1974

The Drama of Medieval Europe: Proceedings of the Colloquium Held at the University of Leeds 10-13 September 1974, ed. by Peter Meredith (1975).

Out of print.

Leeds Texts and Monographs: New Series

17: Approaches to the Metres of Alliterative Verse

Approaches to the Metres of Alliterative Verse, edited by Judith Jefferson and Ad Putter (2009), viii+311pp.

Order print copy £40.

16: The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1

The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1, introduction by Phillipa Hardman (2000), lvii+216pp.

Order print copy £82.50.

15: The Old English Life of St Nicholas with the Old English Life of St Giles

The Old English Life of St Nicholas with the Old English Life of St Giles, edited by E.M. Treharne (1997), xiii+218pp.

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14: Concepts of National Identity in the Middle Ages

Concepts of National Identity in the Middle Ages, edited by Simon Forde, Lesley Johnson and Alan V. Murray (1995), viii+213pp.

Order print copy £9.50.

13: A Study and Edition of Selected Middle English Sermons: Richard Alkerton's Easter Week Sermon Preached at St Mary Spital in 1406, a Sermon on Sunday Observance, and a Nunnery Sermon for the Feast of the Assumption

A Study and Edition of Selected Middle English Sermons: Richard Alkerton’s Easter Week Sermon Preached at St Mary Spital in 1406, a Sermon on Sunday Observance, and a Nunnery Sermon for the Feast of the Assumption, by V. M. O’Mara (1994), xi+245pp.

Out of print.

12: P.J. Cosijn: Notes on 'Beowulf'

P.J. Cosijn: Notes on ‘Beowulf’, introduced, translated and annotated by Rolf H. Bremmer Jr., Jan van den Berg and David F. Johnson (1991), xxxvi+120pp.

Order print copy £28.

11: Úr Dölum til Dala: Guðbrandur Vigfússon Centenary Essays

Úr Dölum til Dala: Guðbrandur Vigfússon Centenary Essays, edited by Rory McTurk and Andrew Wawn (1989), x+327pp.

Order print copy £21.

10: Thomas Campion: De Puluerea Coniuratione (On the Gunpowder Plot)

Thomas Campion: De Puluerea Coniuratione (On the Gunpowder Plot), edited by David Lindley with translation and additional notes by Robin Sowerby (1987), v+123pp.

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9: Staging the Chester Cycle: Lectures Given on the Occasion of the Production of the Cycle at Leeds in 1983

Staging the Chester Cycle: Lectures Given on the Occasion of the Production of the Cycle at Leeds in 1983, edited by David Mills (1985), vii+123pp.

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8: The Gawain Country: Essays on the Topography of Middle English Poetry

The Gawain Country: Essays on the Topography of Middle English Poetry, by R. W. V. Elliott (1984), 165pp.

Order print copy £9.

7: Samuel Daniel, the Brotherton Manuscript: A Study in Authorship

Samuel Daniel, the Brotherton Manuscript: A Study in Authorship, by John Pitcher (1981), xii+214pp.

Order print copy £30.

6: The Textual Tradition of the South English Legendary

The Textual Tradition of the South English Legendary, Manfred Görlach (1974), xi+317pp.

Order print copy £7.50.

5: The Rhetoric of Free Will: The Five-Action Structure of the English Morality Play

The Rhetoric of Free Will: The Five-Action Structure of the English Morality Play, by Merle Fifield (1974), iv+52pp.

Out of print.

4: The Dublin Orator: Thomas Sheridan's Influence on Eighteenth-Century Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

The Dublin Orator: Thomas Sheridan’s Influence on Eighteenth-Century Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, by W. Benzie (1972), ix+118pp.

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3: Edward, King and Martyr

Edward, King and Martyr, by Christine E. Fell (1971), xxix+21pp.

Out of print.

2: De pronunciatione Graecae et Latinae linguae cum scriptione nova libellus (1574): A Facsimile and English Translation

De pronunciatione Graecae et Latinae linguae cum scriptione nova libellus (1574): A Facsimile and English Translation , by John Butler Gable (1968), 32pp.

Order print copy £3.

1: The Works of William Bullokar

The Works of William Bullokar, edited by B. Danielsson and R. C. Alston, 4 vols (1966-80)

Order print copy: Vol. 1 £3.

Vol. 2 £8.

Vols. 3 and 4 – Out of print.

Original Series (Leeds School of English Language Texts and Monographs)

8: The Lindsey Dialect

The Lindsey Dialect, by James E. Oxley (1940), 117pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

7: The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere

The Terfinnas and Beormas of Ohthere, by Alan S. C. Ross (1940), 63pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

6: Seven English Songs and Carols of the Fifteenth Century

Seven English Songs and Carols of the Fifteenth Century, edited by J. Copley (1940), 22pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

5: Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F.10

Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F.10, edited by D. M. Grisdale (1939), xxx+111pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

3-4: Sawles Warde: An Early Middle English Homily

Sawles Warde: An Early Middle English Homily, edited from the Bodley, Royal and Cotton Mss, by R. M. Wilson (1938), xlvi+115pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

2: Studies in the Accidence of the Lindisfarne Gospels

Studies in the Accidence of the Lindisfarne Gospels, by Alan S. C. Ross (1937), 179pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

1: Gunnlaugssaga Ormstungu, Edited from the Stockholm and Copenhagen Manuscripts

Gunnlaugssaga Ormstungu, Edited from the Stockholm and Copenhagen Manuscripts, by L. M. Small (1935), 83pp.: Complete Volume

Out of print.

Leeds Texts and Monographs Facsimiles: New Series

8: The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Facsimile of British Library Harley MS 2124

The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Facsimile of British Library Harley MS 2124, edited by David Mills (1984), xxii+288pp.

Order print copy £40.

7: The York Play: A Facsimile of British Library Additional MS 35290 together with a Facsimile of the Ordo Paginarum Section of the A/V Memorandum Book

The York Play: A Facsimile of British Library Additional MS 35290 together with a Facsimile of the Ordo Paginarum Section of the A/V Memorandum Book, edited by Richard Beadle and Peter Meredith, with a note on the music by Richard Rastall (1983), lvi+551pp.+ 5 coloured plates.

Order print copy £80.

6: The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Reduced Facsimile of Huntington Library MS 2

The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Reduced Facsimile of Huntington Library MS 2, edited by R. M. Lumiansky and David Mills (1980), xvi+314pp.

Order print copy £28.

5: Non-Cycle Plays and The Winchester Dialogues: Facsimiles of Plays and Fragments in Various Manuscripts and the Dialogues in Winchester College MS 33

Non-Cycle Plays and The Winchester Dialogues: Facsimiles of Plays and Fragments in Various Manuscripts and the Dialogues in Winchester College MS 33, edited by Norman Davis, with a transcript of the Dialogues (1979), vi+208pp.

Order print copy £24.

4: The N-Town Plays: A Facsimile of British Library Cotton Vespasian D VIII

The N-Town Plays: A Facsimile of British Library Cotton Vespasian D VIII, edited by Peter Meredith and Stanley J. Karhl (1977), xxx+452pp. +1 coloured plate.

Order print copy £20.

3: The Digby Plays: Facsimiles of the plays in Bodley MSS Digby 133 and e Museo 160

The Digby Plays: Facsimiles of the plays in Bodley MSS Digby 133 and e Museo 160, edited by Donald C. Baker and J.L. Murray (1976), xxii+246pp. +2 coloured plates.

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2: The Towneley Cycle: A Facsimile of Huntington MS HM I

The Towneley Cycle: A Facsimile of Huntington MS HM I, introduction by A. C. Cawley and Martin Stevens (1976), xix+132pp.

Out of print.

1: The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Facsimile of MS Bodley 175

The Chester Mystery Cycle: A Facsimile of MS Bodley 175, introduction by R. M. Lumiansky and David Mills (1973), xv+353pp.

Out of print.

Miscellaneous books

Names, Words, and Graves: Early Medieval Settlement. Lectures Delivered in the University of Leeds, May 1978

Names, Words, and Graves: Early Medieval Settlement. Lectures Delivered in the University of Leeds, May 1978, ed. by P. H. Sawyer (Leeds: The School of History, University of Leeds, 1979). vii+93pp.

Out of print.