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Image for Roman London. The Archaeology of London.

Roman London. The Archaeology of London.

By: PERRING, DOMINIC:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Seaby. London. 1991 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70530


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). Small address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 150pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans. A challenging new account of the rise and fall of one of the principal towns of the Roman Empire. View more info

Image for from Nineveh to New York. The strange story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the Hidden Masterpiece at Canford School. With contributions by Judith McKenzie and Stephanie Dalley.

from Nineveh to New York. The strange story of the Assyrian Reliefs in the Metropolitan Museum and the Hidden Masterpiece at Canford School. With contributions by Judith McKenzie and Stephanie Dalley.

By: RUSSELL, JOHN MALCOLM:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Yale University Press. 1997 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70476


Size 7.75 x 10.25 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw. spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Slight foxing to endpapers. Photocopies of old photographs loose inside. Else a very clean and tight copy. 232pp. With colour plates and b/w photographs. The story of Assyrian sculptures, discovered by Sir Henry Layard. Some went to the British Museum, some t... View more info

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Environmental Archaeology.

By: SHACKLEY, MYRA:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin 1981 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 47787


Tall 8vo. Green glossy soft cardboard covers. Small name stamp (Museum library) on front endpaper. Very good. Num. drawings, graphs, and photographs. 213 pp. View more info

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Archaeology and Anthropology. BAR Supplementary Series 19.

By: SPRIGGS, MATTHEW:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: BAR. 1977.:

Seller ID: 61173


4to. In maroon limp card covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded, covers part faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 175pp. With distribution maps. Inspired by a conference organised by the Cambridge University Archaeological and Anthopological Societies in March 1976. This volume contains one paper from that conference. Papers include, Burial practice, Study of Urbanism, Ethnoarchaeology in Western Kenya, Relation betwee... View more info

Image for Croft Ambrey. Excavations carried out for the Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club (Herefordshire) 1960-1966.

Croft Ambrey. Excavations carried out for the Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club (Herefordshire) 1960-1966.

By: STANFORD, S.C.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hereford 1974 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70459


Size 8.0 x 10.75 inches. In orange cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to boards. Author’s slip loose in front. Else a clean and tight copy. 252pp. With b/w line drawings, diagrams and tables in text. 15 b/w photographs at back. Reports on the excavations at Croft Ambrey hillfort in Herefordshire, carried out between 1960 and 1966. View more info

Image for The Catacombs. Rediscovered monuments of early Christianity.

The Catacombs. Rediscovered monuments of early Christianity.

By: STEVENSON, J.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70077


Size 6.5 x 9.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 179pp. With b/w photographs, line drawings and maps. The author discusses the principal features of the catacombs and interprets their abundant decoration in the light of the scriptures. View more info

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Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club. Vol.12.

By: STUART, MORTON G.(ed):

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Dorchester. Dorset Natural History and Archaeological Society. 1891:

Seller ID: 66382


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. Bound in original dark green cloth with gilt on spine. Blind embossed decor to boards. Dark green endpapers. Ex library copy in very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at top end. Some minor rubbing on edges. Corners lightly bumped. Inside a few light red library stamps. Else a clean and tight copy. 200pp. With 14 b/w plates. Contents includes; Stone Implements, Rare spiders, Dorset Land Shells, Rooks Planting acorns, Ancient Brit... View more info

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Coming of Rome.

By: WACHER, JOHN:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London. Collins. 1979 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 54202


In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Green endpapers. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (dw; minor bump at top of spine). Not price clipped. A clean and tight copy. With loose insert chart of Roman Britain. 193pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, drawings and maps. A look at the basic features of Roman Britain, the cities and towns, the monuments of an urban culture, and to consider the evidence, mainly from inscriptions, of the peo... View more info

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The Secret of Crete. A controversial account of archaeological detection. Translated from the German by Richard Winston.

By: WUNDERLICH, Professor HANS GEORG:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press. 1975 1st UK edition.:

Seller ID: 70100


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Old address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 367pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The author’s attempt to resolve the paradoxes at Knossos. He suggests that the ‘Palace’ represents memorial drama and the cult of the hero. View more info