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COWBRIDGE AND LLANBLETHIAN PAST AND PRESENT

By: JAMES , BRIAN LL , FRANCIS , DAVID J

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Eastgate , Cowbridge, Stewart Williams Publishers Barry & D Brown & Sons: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8808

ISBN: 0900807369

Condition: VG+


H/b , Dust Jacket , VG+/VG+ , 1st edition , illustrated , 200pps , authors - B James , Aberystwyth University College of Wales , Geography , written many local histories of the area , and DJ Francis , same University , Philosophy , now teaches Studying the parishes of the Vale of Glamorgan - both were educated initailly at Cowbridge Grammer School , Frontis - Cowbridge High Street early 20th century , Intro , in 4 parts , Earliest times to Norman Conquest / Middle Ages - Norman Conquest to Act of Union / early modern 1536 - 1900 / in 20th century , Biblio;, The story of 2 communities that lie ... View more info

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THE BOOK OF MAIDEN CASTLE

By: KEMP , John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Lyme Regis , Dorset, Nigel J Clarke Publications:

Seller ID: 118181

ISBN: 0907683258

Condition: VG+


Small clean-stapled a5 P/b.30pp.Line illustrated.Neolithic man - barrows - Roman hill fort - Iron Age , BC & AD. , WEAPONS , Celts [history/ social history] Periods of reconstruction.[ white p/b line illus.Navy titles.]neat ink name to inner blank card.o/w Fine throughout, tight. minor handling outer covers.Undated PLS See our image View more info

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EARLY PENNINE SETTLEMENT a Field Study

By: KING , ALAN , Geology Degree

Price: £4.95

Publisher: Clapham, DALESMAN PUBLISHING Co Ltd: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11724

Condition: VG


A Dalesman Paperback.96pp.History & pre-history -archeaology arts crafts.the natives daily struggle for survival written for teacher/sudent & all interested by A King[ Degree in Geology etc] b/w illustrations to almost every page[geography enviroment, man's arrival . clearance of forests, Bronze-age metal workers, Celtic & Romans field evidence etc. book- No inscsp. interior Fine] exterior light edgewear colour rub/fade, small thumb turning crease lower front, not clipped, 11s. PLS See our image 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 [ manuscript / chronology ] index.- includes [ Scotland / Walse / isle of Man ] [ technology / trade / adornment / arts & crafts / the... 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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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 towns and settlements and what research can tell us about our ancestors. Near Fine / Near Fine Book- Previous owner name place ... 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. tight binding ] [ photo illus D/j not price clipped , rear white starting to fox cream+inner flaps. 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 / Broomhill Sands etc ] Intro;- How to use this Book.illus b/w plates & line drawings.[ No inscsp, tight binding, very slight edgwea... 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 defects to book or jacket. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ROMANS IN WALES 55 bc to AD 410

By: MORGAN , Gerald R ,WILLIAMS , Gareth [ Translator ]

Price: £3.00

Publisher: CARDIFF, UNIVERSITY OF WALES PRESS: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9907

ISBN: 0708309607

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.1st.Large.Slim.26pp.Laminated stapled.295x210mm. illus b/w plates 'nigh all pages. 55 BC -to - AD 410. Welsh History , Roman Invasion [ war / Saxons / Julius Caesar / Cladius / Caratacus / Boudicia / Emperor Hadrian etc ] contents headings - Roman Remains in Wales , Military Life at Caerlon , Roman sites to visit , Questions , Gloss [ slight , light crease to front all else Fine , tight binding, clean staples , no inscsp. no annotation. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 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, navigation, agriculture, Art, language, writing etc etc. VG (Book- spine a little faded. No notable shelf wear or soiling. Typed na... View more info

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LANCASHIRE 2 The Rural North , The Buildings of England BE 37

By: PEVSNER , Nikolaus , Dr.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1969

Edition: 1st Editon

Seller ID: 9202

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st.ed.1st impression ( Title not listed on D/j ] A Collector's copy, 306pp+ clean blank pages for Notes..No BE 37 in the Penguin Pevsner Architectural Guide Book Series. [ black/silver boards with Gilt penguin dec., No inscsp. no notable defect ] Dust Jacket not price clipped 30/- ,minor rub/ colour loss to extremities & top/tail spine.no other notable defect. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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WARWICKSHIRE The Buildings of England BE 31

By: PEVSNER , Nikolaus , Dr., WEDGWOOD , Alexandra ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1966

Edition: First Edition 1st Imp

Seller ID: 8936

Condition: Fine


Peach-brown boards , gilt title & gilt penguin to spine plus green title block.First Edn.1st imp. 1966 of No BE 31 in series in collectible condition.(Title not listed on rear panel of dust jacket A collector's copy ] 529PP plus one page Addendum illus. 64 b/w plates+ in line.FINE/ Near Fine - Book as new with no previous owner name or insc. D/j Dust Jacket -Cover price, 30/-. light general shelf soiling to rear panel. Suppied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve) . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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 see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 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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ANCIENT AND ROMANO-BRITISH BROOCHES Signed Copy

By: RICHARD HATTATT

Price: £200.00

Publisher: SHERBORNE, DORSET, DORSET PUBLISHING COMPANY: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124150

ISBN: 0902129392

Condition: Near Fine


Brown Cloth Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 250 x 195 mm approx. 224 pp. 100 illustrations by the author + 3 tables. Written by a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries who has had a lifelong fascination with archaeology, this book illustrates, catalogues in chronological order and provides specialist information on a collecting area hitherto not found in a single publication. The author's collection of brooches the subject thereof was on display at the Ashmolean Museum Oxford in 1982. The book offered for sale by us is signed by the author in ink on the title page. Near Fine/Near Fine. No no... View more info

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BROOCHES OF ANTIQUITY A THIRD SELECTION OF BROOCHES FROM THE AUTHOR'S COLLECTION Signed Copy

By: RICHARD HATTATT

Price: £200.00

Publisher: OXFORD, OXBOW BOOKS: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124151

ISBN: 0946897115

Condition: Near Fine


Beige Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 250 x 195 mm approx. [x] + 406pp. 127 Figs 2 plates and iv tables.A third selection of Iron Age to Medieval brooches from the author's collection, with references to continental types as well as British, and notes on their manufacture. The book offered for sale by us is warmly inscribed to a friend of nearly 40 years and signed by the author in ink on the free front end paper.Near Fine/Near Fine. No notable defects to book or jacket. Book - light dust spotting to top edge of book block. Dust Jacket- hint of sunning to spine. Now in a removable proprietar... View more info

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THE ANGLO-SAXON ACHIEVEMENT Arcchaeology & the beginnings of English society

By: RICHARD HODGES , Senior Lecturer & Medieval Archaeologist

Price: £12.00

Publisher: ITHACA NEW YORK, CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123835

ISBN: 0801423988

Condition: Near Fine


Navy Blue Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. xii + 212 pp. 56 illustrations as called for being b/w photos, maps, plans and line drawings, some full page some in text. Written by then Director of the British School in Rome, and Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Prehistory at the University of Sheffield the book illuminates the daily life of the ordinary people of late Roman and early medieval England, when and under what circumstances particular cultural features appeared in medieval Britain and hitherto unexamined connections between the English Kingdoms and Carolin... View more info

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BLOOD of the VIKINGS

By: RICHARDS , Julian , Professional Archaeologist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124067

ISBN: 0340733853

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in near Fine D/J.1st ed.1st print.2468109753.Large Vol.250pp. 250x200mm.Author [ Presenter of TV BBC's Acclaimed Meet the Ancestors] peels back the layers of fiction - often provocative - revealing that without the Viking's astonishing legacy Britain & Ireland would be very different places now.[ Myth / Truth / Viking homelands / Pioneers / Irish Sea etc ]A Scandinavian Trading Empire so well organized that some areas of Britain remained part of Scandinavia until the 15th c.[ no inscsp. book Fine as new ] Dust Jacket no notable defect, not price clipped, £20 in 2001] Please see our ... 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 offered for sale. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info