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Image for The Barrow Diggers. A Dialogue in Imitation of the Grave Diggers in Hamlet. With explanatory Notes.

The Barrow Diggers. A Dialogue in Imitation of the Grave Diggers in Hamlet. With explanatory Notes.

By: (WOOLLS, CHARLES)

Price: £260.00

Publisher: Whittaker & Co. 1839.:

Seller ID: 75914


4to. (9.5 x 7.5 ins.) Purple cloth covered hardback with gilt lettering to front and blind embossed edging/decoration to boards. In very good condition. Rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Edges of cloth/ spine faded. Sml mark bottom of front board. Original bookseller labels to front endpaper. One or two very small spots to pages else a very clean and tight copy. Scarce. 12 litho. plates. 112pp. It refers to the opening of a Barrow at Shapwick, Dorset, April, 1838. &q... View more info

Image for Discovering Jerusalem. Recent Archaeological Excavations in the Upper City.

Discovering Jerusalem. Recent Archaeological Excavations in the Upper City.

By: AVIGAD, NAHMAN:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell. 1984 1st UK edition.:

Seller ID: 71055


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 270pp. With colour and b/w photographs, maps and plans. The author describes his work excavating in Jerusalem in the Upper City, the area including the Temple. View more info

Image for Wookey Hole. Its Caves and Cave Dwellers. With an introduction by Professor Boyd Dawkins. Period Restorations and Numerous Drawings by John Hassall. Cave Photographs and Diagrams by J. H. Savory.

Wookey Hole. Its Caves and Cave Dwellers. With an introduction by Professor Boyd Dawkins. Period Restorations and Numerous Drawings by John Hassall. Cave Photographs and Diagrams by J. H. Savory.

By: BALCH, H. E:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press. Humphrey Milford. 1914 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76539


Lg. 4to. (12.5 x 10 ins.) Hardback. Quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and illustrated paper covered boards. Black lettering and design to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing and darkening to edges. Minor marks to boards. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. No foxing. An excellent copy. 268pp. 36 plates. 55 figures within text. Maps in colour. Tipped on to half-title page is a large photograph showing the author with another archaeologist in the ca... View more info

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The Town of Maiden Castle.

By: BENFIELD, ERIC:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London. Robert Hale Limited. 1947 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71862


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Slightly rubbed and creased along top edge. Price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 70pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and a map. This absorbing account of the town (hill fort) of Maiden Castle shows there is no evidence of Roman occupation of the h... View more info

Image for The Archaeology of Surrey to 1540.

The Archaeology of Surrey to 1540.

By: BIRD, JOANNA / BIRD, D.G.(eds):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Surrey Archaeological Society. Guildford. 1987:

Seller ID: 69112


Size 7.25 x 9.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Small address label inside front cover. Else a clean and tight copy. 289pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings, maps and plans. With fold out map at back.. Collection of papers on archaeology in Surrey, from the Palaeolithic period to 1540. View more info

Image for King’s Hostel Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Quarto Publications. New Series. No. II. With Plans and Illustrations. An Examination of the History of King’s Hall with Special Reference to the Ancient Buildings Recently Disclosed.

King’s Hostel Trinity College, Cambridge. Cambridge Antiquarian Society Quarto Publications. New Series. No. II. With Plans and Illustrations. An Examination of the History of King’s Hall with Special Reference to the Ancient Buildings Recently Disclosed.

By: CAROE, W. D.;

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Cambridge Antiquarian Society. Deighton, Bell & Co., Bowes & Bowes, George Bell & Sons. London. 1909:

Seller ID: 75195


Size 9 x 11.5 inches. Bound in contemporary brown cloth hardback with gilt to spine. In very good condition. One minor mark to cloth nr top of spine. Bound with original paperback covers inside. Original tissue guards. Pages clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 38pp. With colour folding Plans and Illustrations. Engraved frontis plate. A Paper read before the Cambridge Archaeological Society, March 2nd 1908, Amplified by numerous additions and extracts... View more info

Image for The Knossos Labyrinth. A new view of the ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos. Illustrated by the Author.

The Knossos Labyrinth. A new view of the ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos. Illustrated by the Author.

By: CASTLEDEN, RODNEY:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Routledge. 1990 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70038


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Plans to endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Old address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 205pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations in text. The author revisits the ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos and, looking again at the work of Sir Arthur Evans, proposes that the ‘Palace’ was act... View more info

Image for The Bronze Age in Europe. An introduction to the prehistory of Europe c2000-700BC.

The Bronze Age in Europe. An introduction to the prehistory of Europe c2000-700BC.

By: COLES, J.M. / HARDING, A.F.:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Methuen and Co.Ltd. 1979:

Seller ID: 68971


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edges. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 581pp. With b/w photographs and diagrams, maps and line drawings in text. Comprehensive guide to the Bronze Age in Europe and Scandinavia. View more info

Image for Prehistoric Britain.

Prehistoric Britain.

By: DARVILL, TIMOTHY:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford. London. 1987 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70724


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In dark blue covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a very clean and tight copy. 223pp. With many b/w photographs, line drawings, diagrams and maps. The author examines the development of human societies in Britain from earliest times to the Roman Conquest. View more info

Proceedings. Volume XCVIII 1976

By: DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Dorset Natrual History and Archaeological Society. 1978:

Seller ID: 56057


In green limp card covers with black to front and spine. Very good condition View more info

Image for Guide to Englands Industrial Heritage. Introduction by Neil Cossons.

Guide to Englands Industrial Heritage. Introduction by Neil Cossons.

By: FALCONER, KEITH:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford Ltd. 1980 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 67184


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded. Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 270pp. With b/w photographs. Guide to the most important industrial sites in England in a county by county alphabetical gazeteer. View more info

Image for The Dartmoor Reaves. Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions.

The Dartmoor Reaves. Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions.

By: FLEMING, ANDREW:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford. 1988 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69085


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In light brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed along back top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 135pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. The author described and mappped the ancient land boundaries of Dartmoor, known as reaves. Here he discusses their use, the society which built them and ther relatio... View more info

Image for Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club. From May 1924 to May 1925. Vol.46.

Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club. From May 1924 to May 1925. Vol.46.

By: FLETCHER, J.M.J.(ed):

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dorchester. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. 1925:

Seller ID: 66384


Size 5.25 x 8.5 inches. Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt on spine. Blind embossed decor to boards. Ex library copy in very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges. Corners lightly bumped. Inside a library bookplate front endpaper, with only two small library stamps. Else generally clean & tight. 202pp. With b/w photo plates and map. Contents include; Includes.: The late Rev.WILLIAM BARNES as engraver, Fauna of the Basal Shell-Bed of the Portland Stone... View more info

Prehistoric London Its Mounds and Circles [Duw-A-Digon]. With appendices by the Rev. John Griffith.

By: GORDON, E.O.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Covenant Publishing Co., London 1925:

Seller ID: 47024


Green cloth lettered in black on spine and front cover. Endpapers and fore-edge slightly foxed, also light foxing inside (mostly on margins). Else a fine copy. Lovely bright binding. In very good orange dustwrapper (dw: colour on spine faded a little bit). 22 photo. ills. & plans, etc.; 212 pp. View more info

Image for The Gods of the Celts.

The Gods of the Celts.

By: GREEN, MIRANDA:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Alan Sutton. 1986 1st. edition.:

Seller ID: 70277


Size 6.75 x 10.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (d/w; slight crease and light scratches to front. Price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 257pp. With b/w photographs in text. A guide to Celtic religion in Britain and Europe. The author covers all aspects of the Gods, ritual customs, cult-objects and sacred places. View more info