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Image for Excavations in Cranborne Chase, Near Rushmore, on the Borders of Dorset and Wilts. Four Volumes Complete.

Excavations in Cranborne Chase, Near Rushmore, on the Borders of Dorset and Wilts. Four Volumes Complete.

By: PITT-RIVERS, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL:

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: Privately Printed, 1887 1st:

Seller ID: 80173


4 volumes. Hardback, 12.5 x 10 inches. All volumes are bound in attractive fine dark blue calf leather with elaborate gilt decoration to covers and lettering to spines. Top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to corners and some slight fading to spines. Vol.4 lacks gilt dentelles to inner edges. Inside pages and plates all very clean and tight. A beautiful set. Illustrated with many b&w plates and maps, some plates are coloured.... 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

Local Papers. Archaeological & Topographical Hampshire, Dorset & Wiltshire.

By: SUMNER, HEYWOOD:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chiswick Press. 1931 1st. edition:

Seller ID: 80576


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Some light slight rubbing on edges. Not price clipped). Inside clean and tight copy. 248pp. With line drawings, plans and diagrams in b/w by the author. “The papers contained in this book are concerned with a District where three counties meet, namely Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire, and they record the writer’s... 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

Image for Carchemish Report on the Excavations at Djerabis on behalf of the British Museum.

Carchemish Report on the Excavations at Djerabis on behalf of the British Museum.

By: WOOLEY, C. Leonard: LAWRENCE, T. E.:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, OUP / British Museum, 1969 Photolithographic Reprint:

Seller ID: 80393


3 Vols. Hardback, 12.5 x 10 inches. Dark blue cloth with pale blue dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions with very good dustwrappers. DW’s for Vols 1 & 2 in protective sleeves. Vol.3. dustwrapper faded. Else very clean and tight copies. 3 parts: I; Introductory, II; Town Defenses, III; Excavations of the Inner Town. 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