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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. "The dialogue, in a most witty and Shaksperian manner, developes the difference between a Roman and a British Barrow and d... 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 cave. SIGNED by the author on front endpaper: “Yours faithfully H. E. Balch”. View more info

Image for The Town of Maiden Castle.

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 hilltop beyond the battle at the eastern gate, and a lone hermit-like temple or chapel of an apparently decadent Pagan religio... 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

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 The Dartmoor Reaves. Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions.

The Dartmoor Reaves. Investigating Prehistoric Land Divisions.

By: FLEMING, ANDREW:

Price: £5.00

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 relations to other, similar land boundaries elsewhere. 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, Church Monuments, Dorchester Roman Aqueduct, Hambledon Hill. View more info

Image for The Gods of the Celts.

The Gods of the Celts.

By: GREEN, MIRANDA:

Price: £7.00

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

Image for Ancient Inventions.

Ancient Inventions.

By: JAMES, PETER / THORPE, NICK:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Michael O’Mara Books Ltd. 1995 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74060


Size 7.5 x 9.5 inches. In grey hard card boards with gilt to black cloth spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw;Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 675pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations. The authors describe how the ancients dealt with problems by using the technology available to them. View more info

Image for Celtic Ornament in the British Isles Down to A.D. 700.

Celtic Ornament in the British Isles Down to A.D. 700.

By: LEEDS, E. T:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, At the Clarendon Press, 1933 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 80790


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (DW chips to top front edge, top edges darkened, darkening to spine, rear corner flap clipped. In protective sleeve.) Cloth clean. Bookplate to front endpaper “Passmore, Wanborough.” Pages all clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 170 pp. Illustrated with 3 colour plates & 40 b&w photo plates and drawings. View more info

Image for Integrated Chemical and Magnetic Analysis of Norse Deposits from Hamar, Unst, Shetland. Disstertation for Masters of Science Archaelogical Prospection Degree.

Integrated Chemical and Magnetic Analysis of Norse Deposits from Hamar, Unst, Shetland. Disstertation for Masters of Science Archaelogical Prospection Degree.

By: LEGG, R.M.;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: R.M. Legg, University of Bradford 2007:

Seller ID: 74340


Sixe approx 8.5 x 12 inches. Paperback bound in red paper covers with laminate front. In very good condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. 92pp. With colour photographs & diagrams. View more info

Image for Houses in Roman Cirencester. Cirencester Excavations III.

Houses in Roman Cirencester. Cirencester Excavations III.

By: McWHIRR, ALAN:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cirencester Excavation Committee. 1986 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71050


Size 8.25 x 11.5 inches. In illustrated limp card covers with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Small address label inside front cover. Else a clean and tight copy. 272pp. With b/w photographs, plans and diagrams. This third volume is devoted to excavations that have produced evidence for Roman town houses in Corinium. The major part is a report on excavations in Beeches Road between 1970 and 1973. View more info

Image for Palaeontology Or A Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and Their Geological Relations.

Palaeontology Or A Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and Their Geological Relations.

By: OWEN, Richard;

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Edinburgh Adam and Charles Black 1860 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76881


Hardback. Size 9 x 6 inches. In maroon pebbled cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to ends of spine. Blind embossed decoration to boards. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Minor bumps to corners and minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Endpapers clean, blind embossed previous owners mark to front endpaper corner; “J. Gabb, Bewdley”, and binders label to rear; “Burn & Co.” One or two very small minor marks, else inside pages are very clean and tight throughout. Outer edges remain nice and clean. An excellent copy. 420pp. Many b&w illustrations and... View more info

Image for The Archaeology of South West Britain.

The Archaeology of South West Britain.

By: PEARCE, SUSAN M.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Collins. 1981 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70018


Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In green cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 288pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans in text. The author describes the history of South West England, mainly Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, through the Roman and Saxon periods to the Middle Ages and up to the Industrial Revolution. View more info

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 The Briton and the Roman on the Site of Taunton. Being the substance of a paper read at the Meeting of the Royal Arch. Institute of Great Britain & Ireland at Taunton, 1879.

The Briton and the Roman on the Site of Taunton. Being the substance of a paper read at the Meeting of the Royal Arch. Institute of Great Britain & Ireland at Taunton, 1879.

By: PRING, James Hurly:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Taunton, W. Cheston, 1880 1st:

Seller ID: 81557


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Decorative black paneled design to front, blind embossed on rear side. Light blue/grey endpapers. In very good condition, some rubbing to cloth on corners and ends of spine, some minor rubbing to boards. Partial darkening to endpapers. Some light foxing to title page, first intro page and last catalogue page. Plates clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 136pp + 2pp cat. Illustrated with 3 full-page engraved plates. View more info

Image for Environmental Archaeology.

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

Image for Archaeology and Anthropology. BAR Supplementary Series 19.

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 between Archaeology and Anthropology. 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