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TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL GUIDE TO CORFE CASTLE in the Island of Purbeck Dorset the Authorized Edition with View of the Castle and Plans

By: L C B

Price: £1.00

Publisher: DORSET,

Seller ID: 8713

Condition: Good


Stapled Paperback smaller format , Good , 46pps , 3 Fold-out pagse , preface by L C B , Undated circa 1950's [ pale green with fade to edges , price one shilling , staples rusted but sound and non staining , no inscsp , ink date to front top corner View more info

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND c 1400 - 1200 AD

By: LAING , LLOYD

Price: £18.00

Publisher: LONDON, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10400

ISBN: 0416659705

Condition: Good


Good H/b in Good D/j. thick format 451pp.[ includes Scotland / Wales / Isle of Man ] illustrated 62 b/w Plates+151 figures [all listed ]. A Comprehensive book - the first to describe the archaeology of the Celtic-speaking areas of Britain & Ireland from the 4th to the 11th/12th centuries.Set in 2 parts - Regional Field Archaeology & material culture of early Christian Celts. Akns; Notes on plates , Preface, 14 chpts , Abbreviations , Select biblio; 2 Appendices [ manuscr... View more info

THE ROMAN FORUM AND THE PALATINE WITH 40 ILLUSTRATIONS AND TWO PLATES 4th Edition Revised

By: LUGLI, GIUSEPPE

Price: £2.00

Publisher: ROME, BARDI EDITORE: 1956

Seller ID: 10595

Condition: VG


Buff card wraps. 4th Edition Revised. 1956 143pp. All illustrations and fold out plans (plates) as expected and with no damage. VG (Book- no previous owner name, insc nor annotations, Ink dot of 2mm approx to front cover. Negligable wear or signs of use). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GHOST OF ROCK GRANGE

By: MARCHANT, BESSIE [ Mrs J A Comfort], ROBERTSON , G E

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge / SPCK: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28

Condition: Fair


UNCOMMON 1st edition 1900 [published undated 1900] ink inscsp. dated 1900.Unusual slim Marchant volume - only 127pp.+16pp advertisements "Published under the direction of the General Literature Committee" to Title page.childrens Victorian authors -" by Bessie Marchant [ Mrs. J A Comfort]"to title page. illustrated Victorain Artist GE Robertson with one b/w Frontis-plate.& vignettes throughout. A ghostly encounter foe Molly.[]collectable childrens books] b... View more info

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UNDERNEATH ENGLISH TOWNS Interpreting urban archaeology

By: MARTIN CARVER , Professor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FITZHOUSE BOOKS: 1989

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121734

ISBN: 0713436379

Condition: Near Fine


Beige Boards with gilt titles to spine, 255 x 190 mm approx. 160pp. 97 illustrations being b/w photos, line drawings, maps and plans. Written by then Professor of Archaeology York University and Director of the Suton Hoo Research Project and with a background of work directing urban archaelogical projects in Durham, Litchfield, Shrewbury, Stafford, Winchester etc. the book is of value to students of archaeology as well as the layperson fascinated by the history of our to... View more info

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CAVES AND CAVING IN BRITAIN

By: MASON , EDMUND J

Price: £7.00

Publisher: LONDON, ROBERT HALE: 1977

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9082

ISBN: 0709161956

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust Jacket, VG+/VG.1st edition , illustrated , 208pps , EJ Mason author The Mendips etc , Fellow Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors , script writer & Lecturer , special interest cave archaeology - exployed & excavated caves mendips / Wales and all over Britain , illus 38 mono plates & 6 Maps , 11 chpts , gloss . biblio , List of Clubs [ red boards+gilt titles to book Fine throughout aprt from both endpapers which have a few moinor pale cream blotches No inscsp.... View more info

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DIVE SUSSEX , the Definitive Guidebook, REVISED Edition

By: MCDONALD , KENDALL , Vice-President BS-AC, Veteran Diver, Professional Diving Journalist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: LONDON, UNDERWATER World Publications Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11103

ISBN: 094602006X

Condition: VG


VG P/b 1st Revised ed.1989.The Definintive Guidebook by K McDonald - Vice President BS-AC , Veteran Diver, Professional Journalist, diving - author.Over 300 Wreck sites revealed, gives Routes, launch sites & boats for hire.- along with the stories of each vessel's sinking.208pp. Maps illust. Sussex Dive Sites [ Chichester / Bognor Regis / Pagham / Littlehampton / Ferring / Hove/ Brighton / Burrow Head / Newhaven / Beachy Head / Eastbourne / St Leonards / Hastings / Broom... View more info

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THE RIDDLE OF THE PYRAMIDS

By: MENDELSSOHN , Dr. Kurt , FRS , Egyptologist & Fellow Royal Soc.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9270

ISBN: 0500050155

Condition: Fine


FINE Large H/b.Near Fine D/j.1st. Detailed Examination by Respected Egyptologist & Fellow of the Royal Society, Dr K Mendelssohn FRS. Exploring the riddle why so much labour & resource was applied, by the ancient civilizations of Egypt & Mexico, in the building of the pyramids. 85 illus.15 Colour & 42 in line. [ gold-sand cloth gilt titles & gilt motif to front board, no previous owner name or inscription] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no nicks or tears, no notable defe... View more info

ROMANS IN WALES

By: MORGAN , GERALD R

Price: £5.50

Publisher: CARDIFF, UNIVERSITY OF WALES PRESS: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9907

ISBN: 0708309607

Condition: Fine


Laminated stapled slim Paper Back larger format 25pps , well illustrated , 55 BC - AD 410 , Ancient Welsh History , Roman invasion [ war /Saxons / Julius Caesar / Cladius / Caratacus / Boudicia / Emporer Hadrian etc ] contents headings - Roman Remains in Wales , Military Life at Caerlon , Roman sites to visit , Questions , Gloss [ no notable defaults to book , tight clean staples , no inscsp/annotation View more info

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MAN BEFORE METALS International Scientific Series

By: N.JOLY

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, KEGAN PAUL,TRENCH, TRUBNER & CO: 1902

Seller ID: 122192

Condition: Very Good


Red Cloth Blind blocked decorated boards with gilt titles to spine. 190 x 130 mm approx.viii + 366pp. 148 illustrations. Sixth Edition 1902. Published in Kegan Paul's "International Scientific" series the book explores primitive man's life and development prior to the iron age. Chapters include:- The work of Boucher de Perthes, Cave Life, Peat Mossed and Kitchen Middens, Lake dwellings, The Nuraghi of Sardinia, The origin and use of fire, stone implements, naviga... View more info

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FROM DUN DELCA TO DUNDALK The Topography and Archaeology of a Medieval Frontier Town A.D. c. 1187-1700 [ Ireland ]

By: PAUL GOSLING , Former Archaeological Officer [ Dundalk ]

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LOUTH, COUNTY LOUGH ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122433

ISBN: 095214560x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers.(Paperback)250 x 185 mm approx. Reprint with the assistance of a grant from Dundalk Urban District Council from the County Louth Arch. & Historical Journal Vol.xxii, No 3 and paginated 225- 354pp. 34 illustrations incl. maps and plans of which 7 fold outs. A book of interest to present and former residents of this Irish frontier town with it's many military and maritime connections. VG (Book - light shelf rubbing to extremities. No previous owner ... View more info

THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND BUCKINGHAMSHIRE Nos 19

By: PEVSNER , NIKOLAUS

Price: £18.00

Publisher: HARMONSWORTH ,, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1960

Edition: 1st Editon UK

Seller ID: 8980

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust jacket , VG+/VG+ , First edition 1st impression ( title not listed on front flap of d/j. A collector's copy.340 pp, + Addenda March 1960. light brown boards , gilt title and gilt penguin to spine plus green title block , No BE19 in the Penguin Pevsner Architectural Guide book series , (book- no previous owner name or inscription. dust jacket- non price clipped. Minor rubbing/ colour loss to extremities No notable defects to book or D/j , now in claer protectiv... View more info

THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND HEREFORDSHIRE BE 25

By: PEVSNER , NIKOLAUS

Price: £25.00

Publisher: HARMONSWORTH ,, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1963

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 8984

Condition: VG+


H/b & D/j VG+/VG+.1st ed. 1st impression ( title not listed on front flap of d/j. A collector's copy.364 pp, light brown boards , gilt title and gilt penguin to spine plus green title block , No BE25 in the Penguin Pevsner Architectural Guide book series with publisher's book mark recording the reaching of the half way point in the publication of the series, (book- no previous owner name or inscription. dust jacket- non price clipped.Cover 21/- Minor rubbing/ colour loss... View more info

THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND NORTH LANCASHIRE 2 the Rural North BE 37

By: PEVSNER , NIKOLAUS

Price: £18.00

Publisher: HARMONSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1969

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 9202

Condition: VG+


H/b & D/J VG+/VG.1st ed. 1st impression ( title not listed on front flap of d/j ] A Collector's copy , 306 pps, + blank pages for notes , black/silver boards with Gilt penguin to front.number BE 37 in the Penguin Pevsner Architectural Guide book series , [ book- no previous owner name or inscription.] [ colour photo illus D/j- non price clipped.Cover 30/- Minor rubbing/ colour loss to extremities , small loss to top spine corners o/w no notable defects to book or cover.n... View more info

THE BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND WARWICKSHIRE No 31

By: PEVSNER , NIKOLAUS , WEDGWOOD , ALEXANDRA

Price: £20.00

Publisher: HARMONSWORTH , FIRST EDITION THUS, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1966

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 8936

Condition: Fine


H/b , Dust Jacket , Fine/Fine , First edition 1st impression ( title not listed on rear panel of dust jacket) A collector's copy in near mint condition.529 pages plus one page Addendum , light brown boards , gilt title and gilt penguin to spine plus green title block , no inscsp , illustrated 64 mono plates and line drawings , price to front panel, 30/- , brown dust jacket with black spine now in clear proprietery protective cover , No BE31 in the Penguin Pevsner Archite... View more info

A PICTURE BOOK OF ANCIENT BRITISH ART

By: PIGGOTT , STUART , DANIEL , GLYN E

Price: £4.00

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE , FIRST EDITION, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7255

Condition: Good +


25 pages of text plus 2 pages List References followed by 73 mono plates , dark blue boards with even brown fade to spine - fading gilt to spine , pages creamed , tight binding , no annotations , author's S Piggott , Abercromby Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology University Edinburgh - and - GE Daniel , Fellow St John's College and Lecturer in Archaeology University of Cambridge , G+ , Ist Ed View more info

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ANCIENT & ROMAN BRITAIN

By: PRIESTLEY , HAROLD , BA MA PhD

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON , FIRST EDITION, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122622

ISBN: 0723215448

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Laminated Boards, 145X90 mm approx.192 pages , Maps to end papers.- Avebury District and Stonehenge / Hadrian's 's Wall , 1979 (1st reprint)of No 56 in series. First Edition was 1976. Gloss , Maps , principal sites , Ancient Britain , gazetteer , a good reference guide. VG (Book- slight creaming of white laminate and hint of fading to red titles on spine. 10mm approx scratch to laminate front panel.No previous owner name and no other notable defects. Please s... View more info

THE ROMANS IN YORKSHIRE

By: RAISTRICK , Arthur , PhD MSc FGS

Price: £2.50

Publisher: CLAPHAM, Yorkshire, The Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: 117975

Condition: Good


P/b 36pp, clean staples tight binding, by A Raistrick PhD MSc FGS. [ Romans - Yorkshire]The Brigantian Background 74 AD - farmers - early settlers -- Social History.[ No inscsp , illus b/w -Centre-fold photo ofThe Romans Fort at Bainbridge, Wensleydale.] covers show Roman Leader , 3/6 , paper med fox tanned/ browned. View more info

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THE BRITISH ACADEMY CORPUS OF ANGLO-SAXON STONE SCULPTURE VOLUME II CUMBERLAND, WESTMORLAND AND LANCASHIRE NORTH-OF-THE-SANDS

By: RICHARD N.BAILEY, Professor & ROSEMARY CRAMP, Professor ,

Price: £85.00

Publisher: OXFORD, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS FOR THE BRITISH ACADEMY: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123270

ISBN: 0197260365

Condition: Very Good


Navy Buckram cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and Celtic Knot device to upper board. Title page General Introduction lii pp. 28 figs showing the many types of ornament. Half title,Frontis line map, title[viii] + 228 pp + plates at end (un-paginated) with 693 b/w photographic illustrations. Classification of stones / fragments/ crosses by place with many appendices. A scholarly and fascinating work by then Professor of Anglo-Saxon Civilisation in the University of ... View more info

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ORKNEY and SHETLAND Exploring Scotland's Heritage

By: RITCHIE , Anna , Series Editor , Foreword

Price: £6.00

Publisher: SCOTLAND, HMSO: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121946

ISBN: 0114924589

Condition: VG+


Oblong laminated VG+ P/b. illustrated 'nigh all pages b/w plates & in line. Ancient Archaeology Military Architecture. Lighthouses , Fair Isle Medieval Places settlements Scapa Flow chambered cairns etc. 183pp. Museums & Excursions.col map to end paper.Ancient monuments.Series editor A Ritchie.The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland.[ clean covers, no loss. tight bindings ,no inscsp. no notable defect.Please see our image of the actual book... View more info