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Image for Falkirk Archaeological and Natural History Society Proceedings 1946-49 Volume 4

Falkirk Archaeological and Natural History Society Proceedings 1946-49 Volume 4

By: ,

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Falkirk,

Seller ID: 3939


Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , 107pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Tight and solid. Some foxing to top of block. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear along top, and loss at bottom right front. Covers have become a little discoloured over years. Undated, but likely 1949 or 1950, this is a collection of six illustrated archaeological papers. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Falkirk, archaeology, Rankine View more info

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Some Inscriptions from Roman Britain

By: ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, London Association of Classical Teachers:

Seller ID: 12637


Paperback, 250mm x 178mm , c. 160pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback-pamphlet has some bumping at corners, rear a little grubby, pages clean. Undated but likely 1970s scholarly resource whish lists almost 250 monumental inscriptions from Roman times found in Britain, with Latin text, translations, dates of find and other apparatus. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Rome, Britannia, Latin, monument View more info

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Middle Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt 2300-1590 B.C.

By: Aldred, Cyril

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti: 1956

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16528


Hardback, 185mm x 125mm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , vii prelims, 56+64pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear, just a hint of foxing to top block edge. Dustwrapper has been handled, some wear to edges. Excellent survey of the austere, classical art of Middle Kingdom Egypt, with 83 photographs. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Nile, pharaoh, Thebes View more info

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Old Kingdom Art in Ancient Egypt

By: Aldred, Cyrl

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Alec Tiranti: 1949

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14815


Hardback, 184mm x 126mm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition, vii prelims, 40+48pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Fair. Book has been handled but still clean, though with white ink stain to front. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped around edges, some staining to rear. An expert review of the aesthetic achievements of the most ancient of Egyptian sculptors and architects, with photograpic illustrations. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: pyra... View more info

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Towns, Villages and Countryside of Celtic Europe - From the beginning of the second millennium to the end of the first century BC

By: Audouze, Francoise ; Buchsenschutz, Olivier

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BCA: 1992

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 13177


Hardback, 256mm x 192mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 256pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a hint of foxing to top block edge, front endpaper also affixed to block at an angle, surely as (erroneously) produced. Dustwrapper is clean and bright with minimal wear along top edge. Spine colour a little faded. Book club edition of excellent account of life in pre-Roman... View more info

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Stone Circles - A Search for Natural Harmony

By: Barnatt, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Turnstone Books: 1978

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 15544


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 206pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Previous owner's name. Book has been read, block edges well thumbed, spine creased, pages clean, now in clear plastic jacket. Excellent guide to prehistoric stone circles in the Peak District of England. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: stone, Bamford, Stanton, prehistory View more info

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Odysseus Unbound - The Search for Homer's Ithaca

By: Bittlestone, Robert ; Diggle, James ; Underhill John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 2005

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: 10771


Hardback, 26cm x 21cm dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xx prelims, 598pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Inscribed by author. Spine and boards clean, block also clean save for a little wear and some small faint stains to block edges only. Dustwrapper has been handled, just a little wear to edges. A lavishly illustrated, full-length account of th... View more info

Archaeologia Aeliana or Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

By: Blair, C.H. Unter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1958

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7641


Hardback, 220mm x 143mm brown vellum binding, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 346+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Spine and boards a little bumped, differential fading to endpapers, some light foxing to top block edge, pages otherwise clean. Vol. 36 in records of Newcastle Antiquaries contains seventeen articles of archaeological and historical interest pertaining to the North-East England region... View more info

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The Keys to Avalon - The True Location of Arthur's Kingdom Revealed

By: Blake, Steve ; Lloyd, Scott ; Baldock John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Shaftesbury, Element: 2000

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15041


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiv prelims, 302+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read but still clean with minimal wear. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear to edges. A ground-breaking quest for the actual location of the realm of Avalon of Arthurian legend. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Arthur, Wales, Briton, Dark View more info

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The Roman World

By: Boardman, John ; Griffin, Jasper ; Murray Oswyn

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, OUP: 1997

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 8818


Paperback, 245mm x 187mm , 456pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, faint creasing to spine and just the beginning of curling of corners. Originally published as part of the Oxford History of the Classical World - including Greece - this paperback covers the achievements of the Roman civilization that followed the Greeks. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Rome, Caesar, architecture, l... View more info

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The Secret Country - More Mysterious Britain

By: Bord, Janet ; Bond, Colin

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Paladin: 1986

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 10713


Paperback, 198mm x 128mm , viii prelims, 247pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with minimal wear. An analysis of the mysteries associated with pre-historical sites in the British Isles - stone circles, burial mounds, hillforts etc. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: prehistoric, Britain, henge, circle View more info

Image for Egypt after the Pharaohs 332BC - AD642

Egypt after the Pharaohs 332BC - AD642

By: Bowman, Alan K.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications: 1986

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12592


Hardback, 250mm x 175mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 264pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with just a hint of foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal edgewear. Small price sticker on rear. A fine account of a millennium of Egyptian history from Alexander to the arrival of Islam. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Coptic, Alexandria, Cleopatra, Pt... View more info

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Roman Scotland - Frontier Country

By: Breeze, David J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford - Historic Scotland: 1996

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12605


Hardback, 250mm x 193mm blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 128+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has light wear only from handling, front flap clipped. A lively review of life in the early Christian epoch in the remote North-West of the Roman Empire, citing the latest archaeological evidence for imperia... View more info

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Lascaux - A Commentary

By: Brodrick, Alan Houghton

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Lindsay Drummond: 1949

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 3920


Hardback, 24cm x 17cm buff cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 142pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Fair. Owners inscription. Book is a postwar austerity production. Top of block a little dusty. Dustwrapper (now protected) has shelfwear with chipping and small loss to corners and edges. Maximum loss of 1 sq cm at top of spine. Top of front has been torn and repaired/flattened. A review of the extraordinary prehistoric cave art of Lascaux, with 48 pages of ... View more info

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The Age of Stonehenge

By: Burgess, Colin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1980

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 15551


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm cream cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 402+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Owners inscription. Book has been read but is basically clean, with some tanning to edges. Ephemera includes 2003 Guardian article about ill-fated Millennium Stone project. Dustwrapper has light wear to edges and from handling, front flap clipped with price sticker. A revisionist account of prehistoric Bri... View more info

The Romans in Britain - An Anthology of Inscriptions with translations and a running commentary

By: Burn, A.R.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwell: 1932

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11880


Hardback, 188mm x 126mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 228+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is ex-school lib with sticker and stamps and inscriptions, generally bumped and worn with block edges grubby from handling. Some pencil marks to text, pages otherwise clean. Anthology of Latin inscriptions left in Britain by the Romans. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Rome, Latin, villa, Britannia View more info

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Second Millennium Archaeology

By: Burton-Brown, T.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Oxon, T. Burton Brown: 1978

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7690


Hardback, 239mm x 156mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 325pp. plus index, Good +/Good +. Spine and boards just a little bumped and faded at edges, block edges have been handled but pages all clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear, fading to edges, small sticker residue on front. Privately-published analysis of prehistory which argues for a greater spontaneity and diversity in human development at a community... View more info

Second Report on the Excavations on the Site of the Roman Town at Wroxeter Shropshire 1913

By: Bushe-Fox (Esq.), J.P.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Oxford, Horace Hart, for the Society of Antiquities: 1914

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3975


Hardback, 255mm x 170mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 83pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Ex-lib, with markings. Book appears to have been rebound in smart, clean boards. Block a little darkened with some pinpoint foxing to edges. Archaeoogical report with photographs, maps and plans. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Archaeology, Wroxeter View more info

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Travel in the Ancient World

By: Casson, Lionel

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11504


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 384pp. plus index, Good +/Good. Spine and boards bumped, some wear to block edges, sticker residue on front endpaper, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and chipping to edges. Professor Casson's scholarly yet entertaining account of how men and women of all classes and nations travelled in the classical world. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Egypt, Rome, Gree... View more info

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The First American - A Story of North American Archaeology

By: Ceram, C.W.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 3957


Hardback, 8vo red and maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxi prelims, 357pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top of block a little dusty. Base of spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally but is clean with no shelfwear. An engrossing story of prehistoric American Indian cultures. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: America, Indian, Pueblo View more info

Image for Narrow Pass, Black Mountain - The Discovery of the Hittite Empire

Narrow Pass, Black Mountain - The Discovery of the Hittite Empire

By: Ceram, C.W.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1957

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 10899


Hardback, 222mm x 143mm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, ix prelims, 284+48pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book is generally worn and a little darkened around edges with some foxing to top block edge. Pages (and plates) all clean and binding good. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn and chipped with some surface loss around all edges. Book club edition of Ceram's excellent account of the archae... View more info

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Chronicle of the Pharaohs - The Reign-by-Reign record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

By: Clayton, Peter A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2012

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 13167


Paperback, 255mm x 190mm , 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with little or no wear. Paperback edition of Clayton's page-turning account of 3,000 years of Egyptian antiquity, fully illustrated throughout and revealing much of the life of ordinary Egyptian people, as well as that of their divine rulers. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: pyramid, dynasty, A... View more info

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The Story of Primitive Man

By: Clodd, Edward

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1897

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 8092


Hardback, 156mm x 97mm dark blue decorated boards, gilt titles, third edition, 206pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition, given age. Spine and boards bumped and scuffed, block a little darkened with age, edges grubby, pages otherwise clean save for occasional isolated foxing. Readable little illustrated volume offering an overview of the prehistory of mankind. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Prehistory, man, stone, to... View more info

Church Stretton - Some Results of Local Scientific Research in Three Volumes - Vol. III 1904 - Pre-Roman, Roman and Saxon Archaeological Remains

By: Cobbold (Assoc. M. Inst. C.E., F.G.S.), E.S. ; Campbell-Hyslop, C.W.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, L. Wilding (printer): 1904

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13654


Hardback, 194mm x 125mm blue cloth boards, black titles, first edition, 124+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read - now bumped and scuffed on outside, block edges grubby and ragged as cut, some ink inscriptions and isolated foxing, differential fading to endpapers, else clean. Third volume in a three-book account of a British archaeological dig. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: dig, excav... View more info

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People of the Wetlands - Bogs, Bodies and Lake-Dwellers

By: Coles, Bryony ; Coles, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12606


Hardback, 247mm x 164mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 215pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Ends of spine bumped and faded, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping at edges, colour fading to right edge of spine. Excellent and superbly illustrated review of knowledge of prehistoric people and cultures gained by modern wetland archaeology in Europe and North A... View more info

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The First Emperor of China

By: Cotterell, Arthur ; Ching, Yang Chen

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1989

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7578


Paperback, 243mm x 186mm , 208pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, some evidence of handling including creasing of spine but still presentable. The story behind the terracotta army of Mount LI and the emperor whose tomb they guarded. First paperback edition of 1981 text with introduction by Ching. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: China, terracotta, emperor, Li View more info

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The Penguin Book of Lost Worlds

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1966

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14072


Paperback, 195mm x 127mm , 252+184pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Both volumes have been handled, blocks a little darkened by age, some wear to edges, else clean and tight. Two-volume paperback edition of popular illustrated accoount of the early human civilizations, as revealed by archaeology. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Babylon, Etruscan, Hittite, Sumer View more info

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The Mountains of Pharaoh - 2,000 Years of Pyramid Exploration

By: Cottrell, Leonard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1956

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15019


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 272+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Exterior nice and clean, block edges grubby from handling, clean overall. Dustwrapper has some wear and light creasing from handling. An excellent illustrated account of the Pyramids of Ancient Egypt and of those who have explored them over the centuries - by a world-renowned Egyptologist. Catalogue: Arc... View more info

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Housesteads

By: Crow, James

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford - English Heritage: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13976


Paperback, 247mm x 185mm , 126+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is bright and clean with minimal wear. Excellent archaeological history of the best-known Roman fort on Hadrian's Wall, drawing on 150 years of excavations and fully illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Rome, legion, Caledonia, fort View more info

Garden Archaeology - A Handbook

By: Currie, Chris

Price: £8.00

Publisher: York, Council for British Archaeology: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16103


Paperback, 208mm x 146mm , vii prelims, 178pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still clean and bright with a little wear to edges and corners. Illustrated monograph which offers a well-informed guide to a sub-discipline of archaeology. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: excavation, photography, soil, surveying View more info