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

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 endeavour to understand some of their local problems - Archaeological and Topographical.” The subjects include Ancient... View more info

Image for Excavations on Rockbourne Down, Hampshire. Being a Record of the discovery of a Romano-British Farm Settlement, with plans of the site, the excavations, and other illustrations.

Excavations on Rockbourne Down, Hampshire. Being a Record of the discovery of a Romano-British Farm Settlement, with plans of the site, the excavations, and other illustrations.

By: SUMNER, HEYWOOD:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Chiswick Press, 1914 1st:

Seller ID: 80638


Paperback, 9 x 6 inches. Brown paper covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition, some rubbing to cover and edges, small chip to bottom of spine, slight crack to front hinge. Bookseller label to front “HM Gilbert, Winchester.” Some mild foxing spots else inside pages all clean and tight throughout. 43pp + cat. Illustrated with 8 B&W maps (some folding) and 9 B&W plates. View more info

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Coming of Rome.

By: WACHER, JOHN:

Price: £7.00

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 people who worked in, or lived in, or visited Britain during the first two centuries of Roman rule. The author gives some judgme... 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: £3.00

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