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Image for The Archaeology of Somerset: A Review to 1500AD

The Archaeology of Somerset: A Review to 1500AD

By: Aston, Michael / Burrow, Ian (Editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Somerset, Somerset County Council: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022114

ISBN: 0861830288

Condition: Very Good


viii + 146pp, index, bibliography, glossary, drawings, plans, black and white photographs throughout. Softback, a VG copy. Personalised gift inscription to title page, probably from one of the authors (Ian Burrow). View more info

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Palmyra

By: Browning, Iain

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1979

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019382

ISBN: 0701122668

Condition: Very Good


223pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 151 drawings and illustrations. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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Palmyra

By: Browning, Iain

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021955

ISBN: 0701122668

Condition: Very Good


223pp, index, bibliography, 5 colour plates, 151 black and white illustrations, 4 maps. Blue boards, general light ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Abyssinians (Ancient Peoples and Places)

The Abyssinians (Ancient Peoples and Places)

By: Buxton, David

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022158

ISBN: 0500020701

Condition: Very Good


259pp, index, notes, 128 photographs, 45 line drawings, 4 maps, 2 tables. Green boards, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in (small edge rubs, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Signed and dated personalised gift dedication from the author to front endpaper. View more info

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English Heritage Book of Iron Age Britain

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, BT Batsford Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022092

ISBN: 0713471840

Condition: Very Good


128pp, index, further reading, 89 drawings and maps, 13 colour plates. Black boards, bumping to upper front corner otherwise a VG copy in (spine colour faded) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to 1/2 title page. View more info

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The Ancient Celts

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022115

ISBN: 0198150105

Condition: Very Good


xi + 324pp, index, 30 maps, 24 colour plates, 208 illustrations in text. Black boards, a VG copy in (price-clipped, minor corner rubs) dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

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The Ancient Celts

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022273

ISBN: 0198150105

Condition: Very Good


xi + 324pp, index, sources, 30 maps, 3 tables, further reading, 208 drawings and illustrations in text, 33 colour plates. Black boards, minor marks to top edge of pages otherwise a VG copy in dustwrapper. Personalised gift inscription from the author to 1/2 title page. View more info

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Roman Bath Discovered

By: Cunliffe, Barry W / Fulford, M.G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 022012

ISBN: 0710201966

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 232pp, index, 122 illustrations. Black boards, gift dedication from the author to front endpaper, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

By: Dalrymple, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018119

ISBN: 0002555093

Condition: Very Good


x + 483pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 16pp illustrations, some in colour, pictorial endpapers. Blue boards, general browning to pages otherwise a VG clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans

The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans

By: Dodson, Aidan / Ikram, Salima

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022097

ISBN: 0500051399

Condition: Very Good


368pp, index, bibliography, notes, glossary, chronology, maps, 28 colour plates, 361 drawing, photographs and illustrations. Brown boards, slight bumping to lower front corner, overall a VG copy in (shadow glue mark from a label to front panel) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Solomon: Falcon of Sheba: The Tombs of King David, King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Discovered

Solomon: Falcon of Sheba: The Tombs of King David, King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba Discovered

By: Ellis, Ralph

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cheshire, Edfu Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021674

ISBN: 1931882126

Condition: Very Good


xvi + 384pp, index, notes & references, 56 diagrams, 28 photographs, addendum, 2 appendices. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Glossario Tecnico-Storico del Mosaico. Con Una Breve Storia del Mosaico. Technical-Historical Glossary of Mosaic Art. With an Historical Survey of Mosaic Art

Glossario Tecnico-Storico del Mosaico. Con Una Breve Storia del Mosaico. Technical-Historical Glossary of Mosaic Art. With an Historical Survey of Mosaic Art

By: Farneti, Manuela

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Italy, Longo Editore Ravenna: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022845

ISBN: 8880633171

Condition: Very Good


237pp, index, bibliography, mosaic typologies, 47 illustrations, some in colour. Softback, corner creases to covers, overall a VG copy. Text in Italian and English. View more info

Image for Inscriptionum Antiquarum Sylloge in Duas Partes Distributa. Quarum Prior Inscriptiones Ethnicas Singulares & Rariores Penè Omnes Continet, Quæ Vel Gruteri Corpore, Reynesii Syntagmate, Sponii Miscellaneis, Aliisque Ejusdem Argumenti Libris Reperiuntur

Inscriptionum Antiquarum Sylloge in Duas Partes Distributa. Quarum Prior Inscriptiones Ethnicas Singulares & Rariores Penè Omnes Continet, Quæ Vel Gruteri Corpore, Reynesii Syntagmate, Sponii Miscellaneis, Aliisque Ejusdem Argumenti Libris Reperiuntur

By: Fleetwood, William (Bishop of Ely)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Impensis Guil..Graves: 1691

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022598

Condition: Good


xiv + 536pp + 12pp index. Full leather, binding secure but some wear to boards, some cracking to hinges, loss to lower front corner. Blind-stamped decoration to boards, no title label, but indented lettering in one compartment. Bookplate to front pastedown has the motto 'Clariores E Teneris', possible from the Puleston family. Title page in red/black, general text in black and in Latin and Greek. Marks and ageing commensurate with age, overall a Good tight copy. The firs... View more info

Image for The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem And Other Texts in Akkadian And Sumerian

The Epic of Gilgamesh: The Babylonian Epic Poem And Other Texts in Akkadian And Sumerian

By: George, Andrew (Translated and with an Introduction by)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022785

ISBN: 0713991968

Condition: Very Good


lxii + 225pp, glossary, appendix, 28 illustrations, maps, time chart. Black boards, light ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Origins and Development of the Andean State (New Directions in Archaeology)

The Origins and Development of the Andean State (New Directions in Archaeology)

By: Haas, Jonathan / Pozorski, Shelia / Pozorski, Thomas

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018629

ISBN: 0521331021

Condition: Very Good


vi + 191pp, index, references, illustrations, a collection of 16 essays. Pictorial boards, small rub to spine, overall general light wear, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for The Iron Age in the Upper Thames Basin

The Iron Age in the Upper Thames Basin

By: Harding, DW

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022472

ISBN: 0198131631

Condition: Good+


xiii + 178pp, index, 81 plates, bibliography, 9 drawings in text, colour frontispiece. Blue boards, slight bump to 1 corner, owner's bookplate to front pastedown, some foxing to page edges otherwise light ageing, crease to folding plate where stored out of alignment, overall a Good+ copy in a VG dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire. Volume VIII The Frankish Empire 774 - 814

The Barbarian Invasions of the Roman Empire. Volume VIII The Frankish Empire 774 - 814

By: Hodgkin, Thomas (Introduced By Peter Heather)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019598

Condition: Fine


xvii + 278pp, index, 2 tables, sources, 21 colour plates. Bound in quarter mauve buckram over pictorial boards, a Fine copy in pictorial slipcase. 3rd printing in 2005. View more info

Image for Late Helladic Citadels on Mainland Greece (Monumenta Graeca et Romana Volume IV)

Late Helladic Citadels on Mainland Greece (Monumenta Graeca et Romana Volume IV)

By: Iakovidis, Spyros E

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leiden, EJ Brill: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020363

ISBN: 9004065717

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 117pp + 77 plates at rear, 20 plans, 14 drawings in text, notes, index. Large softback, a few marks, light edge rubbing/creasing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome

Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome

By: Jennison, George

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030154

Condition: Near Very Good


xiv + 210pp, index, 5 appendices, 8pp plates, illustrations in text. Red boards, spine dulled, minor edge rubs, foxing mainly to endpapers, overall a VG copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Decline of the Ancient World

The Decline of the Ancient World

By: Jones, AHM

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017324

Condition: Very Good


viii + 414pp, index, 4 appendices, 3 maps. Green boards, sellotape marks to each endpaper (from previous dustwrapper protector, now removed), otherwise light ageing only, a VG copy in (minor mark to front flyleaf) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Journal of the British Archaeological Association. Volume 153 for 2000. Index to Volumes 149 to 153.

Journal of the British Archaeological Association. Volume 153 for 2000. Index to Volumes 149 to 153.

By: Keen, Laurence (Academic Editor) / Henig, Martin (Honorary Editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, The British Archaeological Association: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022850

Condition: Very Good


227pp, index, annual report, 9 illustrated articles including aspects of Cleeve Abbey, Somerset and Haughmond Abbey, Shropshire. Softback, VG. View more info

Image for Italian Blown Glass from Ancient Rome to Venice

Italian Blown Glass from Ancient Rome to Venice

By: Mariacher, Giovanni (Translated By Michael Bullock and Johanna Capra)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1961

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 020440

Condition: Very Good


248pp, indexes, 84 colour plates, 59 illustrations in text, bibliography. Tan cloth boards, some foxing mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy in (slight spine fading, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Presented in original Good condition card slipcase (edge rubs/marks, corner bumps/short split). Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Invisible People and Processes: Writing Gender and Childhood into European Archaeology

Invisible People and Processes: Writing Gender and Childhood into European Archaeology

By: Moore, Jenny / Scott, Eleanor (Editors)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Leicester University Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021219

ISBN: 0718500245

Condition: Very Good


xiv + 274pp, index, glossary, references, illustrations, a collection of 17 essays. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. This is the first archaeological work on gender to focus exclusively on the European archaeological record, and to combine this with a coherent discussion of childhood and concepts of childhood. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Mosaics of Rome from the Third to the Fourteenth Centuries

The Mosaics of Rome from the Third to the Fourteenth Centuries

By: Oakeshott, Walter

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022272

Condition: Very Good


388pp, indexes, 33 colour and 244 monochrome plates, bibliography, 2 appendices, notes. Blue cloth boards, general ageing to contents, overall a VG copy in a near VG (slight fading to spine, rubs with surface loss to corners) dustwrapper. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for The Children of the Sun: A Study in the Early History of Civilization

The Children of the Sun: A Study in the Early History of Civilization

By: Perry, WJ

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1927

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021821

Condition: Very Good


xv + 552 + 8pp adverts at rear, 16 maps (1 folding). Green boards, gilt titling to spine, rear board slightly curved otherwise light overall wear; general ageing, overall a VG copy, no dustwrapper. This is the second edition, revised. View more info

Image for A Catalogue of Palaeolithic Art in the British Museum

A Catalogue of Palaeolithic Art in the British Museum

By: Sieveking, Ann

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022384

ISBN: 071411376X

Condition: Very Good


xvii + 115pp, 131 plates, index, bibliography, 3 appendices, text in english with french translation of Preface and Introduction. Blue boards, pencilled owner's name to front endpaper, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Discoveries at Ephesus Including the Site and Remains of the Great Temple of Diana

Discoveries at Ephesus Including the Site and Remains of the Great Temple of Diana

By: Wood, JT

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022311

Condition: Good


xx + 285pp + 8 appendices + postscript. Errata et Corrigenda. With numerous illustrations (some coloured) and plans, from original drawings and photographs. Brown bevelled boards, gilt decorations, a few rubs and marks, 10mm cloth tear to spine head, general foxing to contents, occasional ragged (production) page edge, a few marks, overall a Good copy. Bookplate to front pastedown of Talbot HB Baker. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info