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Image for The Giant Cities of Bashan; and Syria's Holy Places

The Giant Cities of Bashan; and Syria's Holy Places

By: Porter (A.M.), Reverend J.L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1877

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16764

Condition: Good


Hardback, 194mm x 134mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, v prelims, 371+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Exterior bumped at corners, edges scuffed, block edges a little tanned with foxing to opening pages, else clean and attractive. Excellent account of a Victorian-era expedition to the Holy Land and broader Near East region. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Galilee, Lebanon, Levant, Ottoman View more info

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Everyday Life in the Old Stone Age

By: Quennell, Marjorie ; Quennell, C.H.B.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1945

Edition: third edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 2318

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 8vo green decorated boards, black titles, third edition, xii prelims, 114pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Quennell, C.H.B. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Some foxing to block edges. Some staining to endpapers. Ends of spine bumped. Dustwrapper is laminated and still very smart, though with slight shelfwear, and sellotape along base of back. Tops of flaps faded. Part of the "Everyday Life" series, this... View more info

Image for Everyday Life in the New Stone, Bronze and Early Iron Ages

Everyday Life in the New Stone, Bronze and Early Iron Ages

By: Quennell, Marjorie ; Quennell, C.H.B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1955

Edition: fifth edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 11878

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 205mm x 137mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, fifth edition, x prelims, 120pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Quennell, C.H.B. Good +/Good. Previous owner's name. Book has been handled over years, block edges dusty, differential fading to endpapers, but overall clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has wear and chipping to edges with some small loss at extremities, spine colour also faded with sticker shadow b... View more info

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Mysteries of Ancient China - New Discoveries from the Early Dynasties

By: Rawson, Jessica (ed)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1996

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 11503

Condition: Good


Paperback, 276mm x 218mm , 303pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Large softcover book is bright and clean. Some evidence of handling - creasing to spine, also a hint of foxing to block edges. English-language catalogue of a massive exhibition of Chinese artefacts which first opened in Germany in 1995. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Guanghan, China, archaeology, Han This book is unusua... View more info

Image for The Megalithic Monuments of Western Europe - The Latest Evidence presented by Nine Leading Authorities

The Megalithic Monuments of Western Europe - The Latest Evidence presented by Nine Leading Authorities

By: Renfrew, Colin (ed)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1983

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14085

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, 264mm x 192mm , 128pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Large paperback is in excellent condition - clean with no creasing or chipping, perhaps a little tanned by age. Excellent volume, written in honour of the great Professor Glyn Daniel, in which nine of his fellow scholars offer accounts of stone-age monuments in specific parts of Europe. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Stonehenge, beaker,... View more info

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The Dark Kingdoms

By: Scholefield, Alan

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2700

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 194pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Very Good. ex-lib, Ship's Passenger Library, SS Uganda, with stickers and stamping to inner boards and endpapers.Slight foxing and discolouring to block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some slight shelfwear and faint discolouring to base of spine and adjoining areas. A valuable and readable account of the diverse kingdoms which flourishe... View more info

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Quicksilver Heritage - The Mystic Leys - Their Legacy of Ancient Wisdom

By: Screeton, Paul

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Wellingborough, Thorsons: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7631

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 221mm x 143mm green cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 304+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Spine bumped, some dusting to block edges, endpapers differentially faded at edges, pages clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has shelfwear with chipping to edges, some small areas of surface loss. Guide to an ancient wisdom which still lives, according to the author, through the energy-carrying ley lines that criss-cro... View more info

Image for Roman Britain - Outpost of the Empire

Roman Britain - Outpost of the Empire

By: Scullard, H.H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15552

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 237mm x 170mm , 192pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear from handling, spine creased. Softcover edition of excellent 1979 guide to life in Roman Britain - the work of an eminent scholar, fully illustrated throughout. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Britannia, empire, legion, villa View more info

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Building a Roman Legionary Fortress

By: Shirley, Elizabeth

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12618

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 247mm x 167mm , 160pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections save for a crease to front bottom corner. A practical and "hands-on" guide to building a military stronghold in the Roman manner. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: labour, soldier, legion, stockade View more info

Boadicea - Warrior Queen of the Britons

By: Spence, Lewis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1937

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7678

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 22cm x 14cm pink cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 284+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. No d/w. Spine and boards bumped, frayed and faded. Block darkened with age but basically clean. Drawing on ancient literary and archaeological evidence, this is the still-stirring tale of the tribal queen who took on the Roman occupiers of 1st century AD Britain. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywo... View more info

Image for The Gauls - Celtic Antiquities from France

The Gauls - Celtic Antiquities from France

By: Stead, Ian

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, British Museum:

Seller ID: 8800

Condition: Good


Paperback, 246mm x 187mm , 40+39pp. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read and handled, some curling at bottom corner, pages a little tanned at edges else clean. Undated paperback catalogue for a British Museum exhibition of Gallic artefacts. Possibly early 1990s? Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Gaul, Celt, archaeology, Rome View more info

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Celtic Britain

By: Thomas, Charles

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 12616

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 246mm x 163mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 200pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Gift Inscription. Book has been well read but no obvious imperfections, block edges perhaps just a little darkened. Dustwrapper has been handled, light wear around edges, some indentations. Excellent and superbly illustrated account of Dark Age Britain between the departure of the R... View more info

Image for Novgorod the Great - Excavations at the Medieval City Directed by A.V. Artsikhovsky and B.A. Kolchin

Novgorod the Great - Excavations at the Medieval City Directed by A.V. Artsikhovsky and B.A. Kolchin

By: Thompson, M.W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Evelyn, Adams & Mackay: 1967

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 3928

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 25cm x 19cm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 104pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Previous owner's name. Tight and solid. Spine and boards bumped. Foxing to top of block. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some shelfwear with chipping to edges and especially corners, with ends of spine most affected. A first English account of the important Soviet excavations at Novgorod betwe... View more info

Image for The Land and the Book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customes, the scenes and scenery, of The Holy Land - Central Palestine and Phoenicia

The Land and the Book; or, Biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customes, the scenes and scenery, of The Holy Land - Central Palestine and Phoenicia

By: Thomson (D.D.), William M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1883

Seller ID: 16776

Condition: Fair


Hardback, 240mm x 167mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, , xxiv prelims, 689+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Book has been well read over years, spine and boards bumped, scuffed with some faint stains here and there, foxing to opening/closing pages, blank sticker over pencil inscription opposite first blank page, latter torn at top, gilt block edges worn a little, some central pages jut out right beyond square, pages clean and unmarked i... View more info

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In the Holy Land

By: Thomson (D.D., F.R.S.E.), Reverend Andrew

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1882

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16759

Condition: Good


Hardback, 208mm x 137mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 366+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book is bumped and scuffed but clean outside save for one small stain to rear. Foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages, else clean and tight. A clergyman's account of his tour of the Holy Land during the later age of Ottoman dominion over the Near East. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Is... View more info

Image for Ancient Egypt - A Social History

Ancient Egypt - A Social History

By: Trigger, B.G. et al

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1987

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10784

Condition: Good


Paperback, 226mm x 148mm , xiii prelims, 410pp. plus index, Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, with grubby edges and creasing to spine. Pages unmarked and binding good. A multi-authored social history of Egypt in four long chapters, covering the whole Pharaonic period up to 323BC. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Nile, pyramid, flood, Pharaoh View more info

Image for The Forgotten Pharaoh - The discovery of Tutankhamun

The Forgotten Pharaoh - The discovery of Tutankhamun

By: Vandenberg, Philipp

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1980

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 13166

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 221mm x 142mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 328+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Exterior nice and clean, some wear to block edges, lock otherwise clean also. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some curling of flaps, wear and chipping along top edges, small loss at top of spine. In translation from the German by George Unwin, this is the first English edition of Vandenberg's excellent account of... View more info

Image for Secret Landscapes - Mysterious Sites, Deserted Villages, and Forgotten Places of Great Britain and Ireland

Secret Landscapes - Mysterious Sites, Deserted Villages, and Forgotten Places of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Vaughan-Thomas, Wynford ; Hales, Michael

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1980

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7610

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 252mm x 194mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first thus, 208pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper (now protected) has just a little chipping to edges, front flap creased. Illustrated guide to the deserted and secret places of history (and prehistory) which can be found in the landscape of the British Isles. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keyw... View more info

Image for Oedipus and Akhnaton - Myth and History

Oedipus and Akhnaton - Myth and History

By: Velikovsky, Immanuel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16758

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 224mm x 142mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 208+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled, some foxing to block edges, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is a little grubby from handling with some wear and chipping around edges. Book club edition of superb 1960 volume of archaeological history which tells of "the terrible end of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt." Catalogue: Arc... View more info

Image for Roman Britain

Roman Britain

By: Wacher, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1978

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16982

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 235mm x 157mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 286+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine and boards bumped, blotchy foxing to endpapers/inner boards, pages otherwise clean and binding good. Dustwrapper has light wear from handling, price sticker residue on rear. "A beautifully illustrated account of the people who inhabited Britain when it was part of the Roman Empire, and their activi... View more info

Image for Unravelling Piltdown - The Scientific Fraud of the Century and its Solution

Unravelling Piltdown - The Scientific Fraud of the Century and its Solution

By: Walsh, John Evangelist

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Softback Preview: 1997

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 7579

Condition: Good


Paperback, 232mm x 154mm , xx prelims, 279+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, evidence of handling of block edges, a few indentations to covers, spine not creased. Paperback edition of 1996 Random House hardback, offering the definitive account of the Piltdown Man hoax. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Piltdown, homo, missing link, ape View more info

Image for West Midlands Archaeology 44, 2001

West Midlands Archaeology 44, 2001

By: Watt, ` Sarah

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Birmingham, CBA West Midlands: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11670

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 295mm x 209mm , 258pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, with some creasing to covers, but pages clean and unmarked. Annually-published collection of papers and book reviews of interest to the archaeologist in the West Midlands. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: archaeology, Birmingham, Midlands View more info

Image for Hawkeseye - The Early Life of Christopher Hawkes

Hawkeseye - The Early Life of Christopher Hawkes

By: Webster, Diana Bonakis

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stroud / Wolfeboro Falls, NH, Alan Sutton: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8819

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 254mm x 176mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xiii prelims, 265pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Bookm has been read, some dusting to top block edge, else tight nd clean. Dustwrapper has been handled, some light wear along top edges. Story of the early years of an eminent 20th centuty archaeologist. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Hawkes, archaeology, Europe, prehistoric View more info

Flights into Antiquity

By: Weigall, Arthur

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson:

Seller ID: 13168

Condition: Good


Hardback, 235mm x 153mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, , 278+pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, exterior bumped and worn, block edges a little grubby with some foxing, latter also to opening/closing pages, plate XXIV detached but present. Else clean and unmarked. Undated but surely published not long after the author's archaeological work in Egypt in 1922-23, this is an entertaining collection of st... View more info

Image for The Search for the Etruscans

The Search for the Etruscans

By: Wellard, James

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17098

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 257mm x 189mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear from handling. Dustwrapper has some wear and chipping to edges, spine colour faded. Excellent account of the pre-Roman civilization of northern Italy which draws on two centuries of archaeological research, generously illustrated throughout. Catalogue... View more info

Image for Wroxeter - Life & Death of a Roman City

Wroxeter - Life & Death of a Roman City

By: White, Roger ; Barker, Philip

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus: 1998

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13216

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 245mm x 170mm , 160pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read, block edges just a little grubby, else clean and unmarked. The story of one of Britain's best-preserved but least-known archaeological sites, written by two archaeologists with hands-on experience of the Wroxeter excavations. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Wroxeter, excavation, Rome View more info

Image for Nautical Archaeology - A handbook

Nautical Archaeology - A handbook

By: Wilkes, Bill St. John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11877

Condition: Good


Hardback, 223mm x 143mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 294+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Spine and boards clean, block edges grrubby with some foxing, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is grubby from handling with wear along top edges, chipped loss at top corners. Practical and illustrated guide to diving intended mainly for the undersea archaeologist in coastal waters. Catalogue: Archaeology. K... View more info

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Roman Military Signalling

By: Woolliscroft, D.I.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Stroud / Charleston, SC, Tempus: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13978

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 247mm x 170mm , 191pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has a faint crease to front cover, else clean and tight. The first-ever English-language guide to Roman military signalling. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: communication, military, observation, legion View more info