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Image for THE PILTDOWN MYSTERY The story behind the world's greatest archaeological hoax

THE PILTDOWN MYSTERY The story behind the world's greatest archaeological hoax

By: RONALD MILLAR , Author

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Seaford , Sussex, S.B.PUBLICATIONS: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121899

ISBN: 1857701593

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated laminated card wraps (Paperback)210 x 150 mm approx. 80pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and a map this book deals with the building of "Piltdown Man" and answers the awkward questions which were raised following the exposure that the skull fragments found in the Sussex gravel pit and which had made Piltdown famous was an elaborate hoax. VG (Booklet- light rubbing to covers and previous owner name and date to "about the author" page). Please see... View more info

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EARLY NORTHUMBRIAN SCULPTURE

By: ROSEMARY CRAMP , B.Litt. MA FSA ,

Price: £3.50

Publisher: JARROW, THE PARISH OF JARROW: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122144

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Card wraps, 220 x 140 mm approx. 14pp. 14 illustrations on 4pp printed on glossy paper. The Jarrow Lecture 1965 presented by Rosemary Cramp. The copy offered by us is a reprint from 1978. VG (Booklet- no notable soiling or shelf wear to covers. Two b/w subject related post cards affixed by a previous owner to reverse of title page and verso of rear cover respectively. Slight rusting to staples. No previous owner name or annotations. No other notable defects). Ple... View more info

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THE ROMAN VILLA AT BIGNOR SUSSEX With a Plan of the Villa New Edition

By: S.E.WINBOLT. M.A. & GEORGE HERBERT . M.A.

Price: £1.00

Publisher: CHICHESTER, MOORE & TILLYER: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122672

Condition: Very Good


Buff Card Covers with Black titles, Stapled Paperback. 215 x 140 mm approx. 18pp. First published in 1925 the copy of the guide offered by us is a 4th reprint of the New Edition of 1930 with map, double page plan and 1 line drawing. VG (Book - covers- a little general shelf wear and soiling. Contents clean. Staples a little rusty. Binding sound 1/3d ). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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THE BOUDICAN REVOLT AGAINST ROME

By: SEALEY , Paul R, Dr.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120369

ISBN: 0747803528

Condition: Fine


FINE laminated P/b as new, no inscsp.1st ed.64pp, 31 b/w illustrated.in line & plates.[ Icenian grievances / Trinovantian collaboration/ Colchetser destroyed etc] 7 chpts by Dr PR Sealey.plus Museums & sites to visit and Further reading. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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STORIES OF BOURNEMOUTH And its Hinterland , Hardy Country, Wiltshire Downs , New Forest , Dorset Coast , Southampton Water. 2nd Edition with Maps

By: SMITH , C Leslie W , Hon. Freeman of Faversham

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 120314

Condition: VG


Thick format 519pp.CLW Smith Hon. Freeman of Faversham & author of Stories of Faversham.1st ed thus - 2nd ed.with Maps. List of Places, Biblio;Inro;illust.with b/w and Colour plates.Set out in 3 main parts ; The ancient period Pre-Historic to Roman [Stone/Bronze/Iron/Roman-britain] , Middle Period King arthur to King George 111[Hunting / forests / Rufus Stone /building a great Church & 2 great Abbeys/ castles & manors etc]; Modern period KIng George IV onwards[ 1910 cele... View more info

Image for ENGLAND'S RIVIERA A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND ARCHEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF LAND'S END, CORNWALL AND ADJACENT SPOTS OF BEAUTY AND INTEREST

ENGLAND'S RIVIERA A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND ARCHEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF LAND'S END, CORNWALL AND ADJACENT SPOTS OF BEAUTY AND INTEREST

By: STONE , J Harris , MA [Cantab] FIS FCS etc.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: LONDON, KEGAN PAUL TRENCH TRUBNER: 1923

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 5381

Condition: VG


Undated.c.1923. 2nd Edition.Blue Cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped title and dec. to front board. xii + 494pp. Fold Out G.W.R. Map and 137 black and white photo. illust. as expected. A sound clean copy of this extensive work on Cornwall, a particular attraction being the many photographs of an era and trade and customs past. Includes chapters on Tin and China Clay mining, The Longships Lighthouse. Cornish Shipwrecks, Pilchard Fishing etc. VG ( n... View more info

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DECORATIVE LEADWORK Shire 249

By: SUTTON-GOOLD , P M , Lecturer & Mem. History Assoc. etc.

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121502

ISBN: 0747800820

Condition: Very Good


VG P/b.1st ed.Shire series 249.32pp.Illustrated all pages.PM Sutton-Goold;-Lecturer & Mem. History Assoc. etc. Leadwork in the Ancient world / from MIddle Ages to present / artefacts etc/ rainheads / Ornate cisterns / further reading.Places to visit.[ No inscsp.tight binding, clean throughout, paper just starting to tan] covers light wear & col rub.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS Relating to The HISTORY and ANTIQUITIES of the COUNTY Vol. LX1

By: The Sussex Archaeological Society

Price: £18.50

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, W. HEFFER & SONS Ltd: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8249

Condition: VG


1920.Vol LX1. Maroon cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine. No d/j (as issued).xxiv +160pp.Many Figs. Maps and b/w photo. illust. Fold-Out plan Boxgrove Priory.Articles in this issue include:- Vol LXI. Boxgrove Priory, Rewell Hill, Cuckfield 1629, Kingston-Buci Church, Neolithic Spoons and Bronze Loops, The Alard Family etc VG (very minor wear & light spine fade. No incsp. sound binding] .Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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IRISH MEGALITHIC TOMBS

By: TWOHIG , E S , MA

Price: £3.00

Publisher: PRINCES RISBOROUGH, SHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10320

ISBN: 0747800944

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.1st.Illustrated card wraps, 72pp, 42 line and photo. illust. Includes list of sites and suggested further reading. Written by a prominent Archaeologist in the subject field ES Thowhig MA .( Light shelf wear to covers and spine a little sunned. No other notable defects and free of previous owner name or insc). Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY VOL LXXXVIII 1949

By: VARIOUS

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LEWES , Sussex, SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122060

Condition: VG-


Burgundy Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 155 mm approx. lii + 188 pp. errata slip. illustrated with b/w photos and with plans this volume contains articles on :- Report on the Lewes Museums including Ann of Cleves House Letters To The First Lord Ashburnham - Bell's Farm Slaugham - Founding Of New Winchelsea - History of Shoreham Harbour 1760- 1816 - Sussex Anglo Saxon Charters - Sussex Inclosure Acts etc. VG H/b internally in Good- external boards.88. (Book... View more info

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SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY VOL LXX 1929

By: VARIOUS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LEWES , Sussex, SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122063

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and blind blocked decorative frames to boards, 225 x 155 mm approx. lxvi + 242 pp. illustrated with many b/w plates, figs and with plans this volume contains articles on :- The Barbican Lewes Castle by Walter H.Godfrey; The Lewknor Carpet by Fane Lambarde; Excavations in the Trundle Goodwood by E.Cecil Curwen; The Origin of the Finches, Winchelsea by J.Horace Round; Hove in Domesday and After by Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford;... View more info

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SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS RELATING TO THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THE COUNTY VOL CX 1972

By: VARIOUS

Price: £7.00

Publisher: LEWES , Sussex, SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122832

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine. 220 x 145 mm approx. viii + 138 pp. All figs and plates as called for. Contents include :- George Douglas Johnston 1886-1971 "elder statesman" of the Society, Mesolithic Cliff Site at Pett, Roman Bloomery at Great Cansiron, Near Holtye, Portland Cottages Burwash, Kirdford- some Parish History, Sussex Pipemakers, Newhaven Harbour before 1800, Madehurst Church, Cricket match at Boxgrove in 1662 etc. Near Fine (Book -... View more info

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF MIDDLESEX AND LONDON

By: VULLIAMY, C.E.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11332

Condition: VG


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. xx+ 308pp. 59 illustrations and two maps. This book was the first to be published by Methuen in "The County Archaeologies" series under the general editorship of T.D.Kendrick. The book covers the archaeology of Middlesex, of the lower Thames and of the greater part of London, from the old stone age to the Norman Conquest. VG/VG (Book- Boards clean and bright with no notable shelf wear. Four spot marks to front paste do... View more info

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AT THE SIGN OF THE BULL, LEWES , Sussex

By: WALTER H. GODFREY

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LEWES, THE SUSSEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121353

Condition: VG+


Buff Paper covers, with black titles, sewn booklet215 x 140 mm approx. 16pp. 6 b/w photos and line plan. Short history of the old gabled house in Lewes High Street at the top of Bull Lane being a former residence of Thomas Paine. VG+ (Booklet- negligible rubbing and shelf soiling to covers. Pencil name and address of previous owner to rear blank. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale, View more info

REPORT OF THE EARTHWORKS COMMITTEE Accounts Reports of the Council and of the Congress for the Year 1923

By: WHEELER , R E M, MC DLit FSA and Others

Price: £2.00

Publisher: LONDON, Congress of Archaelogical Societies in Union with the Society of Antiquaries of London: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8865

Condition: Poor+


Stapled Paperback phamplett / leaflett , poor+ , paper wraps , 47pps , Report of the Earthworks Committee 1923 , staples rusted causing outer wrap to sepaerate [ literally hanging on by a thread ] interior sound binding , no inscsp/ annoation , price 1/- [ Archaeological Societies / preservation ancient sites / Societies of Antiquities , London ] View more info

LEAD AND LEAD MINING , SHIRE Album Series No 85

By: WILLIES , LYNN , Phd

Price: £2.95

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS: 1999

Seller ID: 8543

ISBN: 0852635966

Condition: Fine


Paperback , 32pp , Fine , book as new , b/w profusely illustrated , author L Willies PhD Leicester University , specialised Peak District industry , involved as a mining archaeological consultant home and abroad , 6 headings plus further reading , [ Lead uses / Geology / prospecting / history / smelting miners / owners / places to visit [ book - colour illus wraps - book no notable defects , tight bindings , no inscsp - View more info

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EARLY MEDIEVAL DESIGNS British Museum Pattern Books

By: WILSON , Eva , Specilaist Freelance Illustrator of Specialist & Popular Books on Archaeology etc

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS: 1998

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 123571

ISBN: 0714180564

Condition: Fine


FINE Large Laminated P/b.1983.5th imp.E Wilson - Denmark Potter - Draughtsman to Archaeological Depmt.Lund university Sweden - since 1955 working as per.desp.against Author name above.Intro;.Design Notes , Further Reading.127pp.The Actual Designs p.1-100.Large clear b/w illus.No inscsp.not clipped. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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A GUIDE TO THE ROMAN REMAINS IN BRITAIN

By: WILSON , ROGER J A , DR

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, CONSTABLE: 1996

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123504

ISBN: 0094686807

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with white titles to spine, 180 x 120 mm approx. [xvi] + 454 pp. 120 b/w photos, plans and line drawings. 1996 reprint of the Third Edition of this popular and authoritative Constable guide book. Forward by Prof. J.M.C. Toynbee. Dr RJA Wilson was Louis Claude Purser Lecturer in Classical Archaeology University of Dublin ,a Fellow of Trinity College and a Fellow of Society of Antiquaries. Near Fine/Near Fine , (Book- no previous owner name, insc. or annotat... View more info

CALTECH'S ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE from Spanish Tile to Modern Stone

By: WYLLIE , ROMY , Honary Alumna.

Price: £29.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, Balcony Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10476

ISBN: 1890449059

Condition: Fine


Large FINE H/b in VG D/j.1st ed.1st print. Romy Wyllie , an Honary Alumna.[ Architectural History - Interior Design etc] " from Spanish Tiles to modern stone" " Throughout the first half of the century Caltech's nearly continuous expansion would spawn such architectural jewels as Gordon Kaufmann's Athenaeum. A combination of Italia Villa & Spanish Hacienda";"a work of immaculate scholarship that is highly readable. Sterling Professor Emeritus of Histo... View more info