Guide Catalogue of the Neolithic and Bronze Age Collections in Devizes Museum
Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1964 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Size: 10" x 7.5" approx. Old price in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: History; England; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0034953. (Book ref. 0034953) £12.00
The Antiquaries Journal. Later Bronze Age Activity in the Somerset Levels. VOLUME III PART II.
London, UK: Journal of he Society of Antiquaries of London., 1972. Reprinted.. Card Cover. Near Fine (NEAR NEW)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" EX PUBLIC SECTOR LIBRARY BLACKED OUT STAMPS. CARD COVERED PAPERBACK This book is part of a large purchase from a Public Sector Library and except where mentioned are for the most part LIKE NEW! MOSTLY the ONLY flaws are the blacked out (they insisted) Library stamps which show many of them to be UNUSED! This copy is Near Fine (NEAR NEW). FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND FURTHER DETAILS. FROM A DEALER WHO TELLS YOU WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEIR TELEPHONE AND ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS ARE! (Book ref. 33333337146) £17.00
Odysseus unbound: the search for Homer's Ithaca
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 0521853575 First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread but has a short black remainder line at the bottom edge. xx + 598 pages, colour photos, figures & tables, notes, bibliography, index. Heavy book (Book ref. 36093) £25.00
Early Greek Armour and Weapons from the end of the Bronze Age to 600 b.c.
Edinburgh: University Press, 1964 first edition xiii and 280 pages. 37 plates and text illustrations. 4to. A near fine copy in the publisher's brown cloth with slightly torn dustwrapper. (Book ref. 60455) £40.00
Minoan Crete: Life in Ancient Lands Series
London: Evans Brothers, 1967 First edition,near fine condition, in a very good unclipped (35/-) dust jacketshelf worn at edges and two 1cm tears, original dark blue clothboards with gilt blocking to spine, 143 pages including bibliography and index, 16 colour plates (2 double page), 76 illustrations in b/w and line.---------'The author weaves a fascinating story of the flowering of the Minoan people, a story not in isolation - for the Minoans were the Bronze Age and a Mediterranean people.' (Book ref. 1058) £14.00
The making of the British landscape: how we have transformed the land, from prehistory to today
Allen Lane, 2010. 1846142059 First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xx + 812 pages, 18 colour photos on plates, many illustrations in the text, notes, references, glossary, index. Heavy book (Book ref. 35989) £14.50
WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE. Volume 70/71 for 1975 / 1976.
Devises, Wilts. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1978 157 pages including index. Illustrated with b./w. photographs, figures & maps. Stiff card cover. Contents very good, but corners of cover bumped and edges worn. 9.75" x 7.25". ISSN 03093476 (Book ref. 6544) £8.00
Nefertiti. Egypt's sun queen.
London: Viking, 1998. 1st. VG+ black cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG+ black d/w with col illus & brown lettering, not pc or chipped. 15.5cms x 24cms, 232pp. 19 b/w photo plates, 38 line drawings, maps & chronologies. Intro, 7 chaps, epilogue, notes, further reading, index.. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 561g. 0670869988. (Book ref. 2510) £6.50
British prehistory. A new outline.
London: Gerald Duckworth, 1980. 3rd imp. Good+ grey p/b with black illus & white lettering. 14cms x 21.75cms, xiv+348pp. 42 b/w figures. Preface, 6 chaps, bib & notes, index. Dusty page edges; small inscrip 1st page; o/w clean, unmarked copy. Weight 367g. 0715606719. (Book ref. 2495) £4.50
Everyday life in prehistoric times.
London: Batsford, 1959. Revised: Marjorie Quennell. 1st pub, revised in one volume. VG navy cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG col illus d/w with white lettering, not pc or chipped, in protective wrapper. 14.5cms x 22.25cms, 226pp. Top edge red. Col frontis + 162 b/w illus.Sl wear to bottom covers & sl bump bottom right cover. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 560g. (Book ref. 2095) £8.50
Discovering regional archaelogy: Wessex
Tring: Shire, 1971. 1st. VG red cover p/b with b/w illus on front. 11.5cms x 18cms, 80pp. Time chart, preface, 2 section (Dorset & Wiltshire). 5 b/w line drawings, 29 b/w photos. Weight 81g. 852631227. (Book ref. 717) £5.00
Exploring Arran's past.
Glasgow: Central Press, 1988. Illus: Jean Forbes. 3rd edn. Nr fine white p/b with brown illus & pattern & red lettering. 15cms x 21cms, 172pp. 56 b/w illus. Intro, 10 chaps, appendix. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 290g. 0907939058. (Book ref. 2430) £6.00
Nature in Design. A Study of Naturalism in Decorative Art from the Bronze Age to the Renaissance
London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, 1933. 1st. Cloth Cover. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 4to 117 clean unmarked pages including the index illustrated with 82 figures mostly on photographic plates others aw drawings in the text. Tightly bound in maroon cloth covers almost 10" tall with clear gilt titles on the spine. Light foxing on the endpapers. Owner's name & book label on the inside of the front cover. (Book ref. 038573) £13.00
London: Cambridge at the University, 1922. 1st. Cloth Cover. Good/No Dustwrapper. 16mo Urne Burial, or a Discourse of the Sepulchral Urns. A crisp book with 146 pages with some pencil lines in the margins of some pages. Bound in maroon cloth covers 6 3/4" tall with black titles on the front & on the faded spine. (Book ref. 036078) £9.00
A Catalogue of the Greek and Roman Sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge
Cambridge: The Fitzwilliam Museum at the University Press, 1964. 1st. Hardback. Very Good ++/Very Good. 4to A very tidy, tight 11 1/2 " by 8 3/4 " hardback first edition with a unclipped dustwrapper which has a removable clear plastic protector. The book covers are bright and clean with tidy edges. There is a small personal bookplate on the inside of the front cover and a small ( approx. 3/4" by 1/4" ) sellotape glue mark and a small pencilled note on the front endpaper. Otherwise the interior of the book is crisp and clean. xx, pp 1- 128 of text including a Glossary, followed by 62 black and white plates. The chapter headings are as follows - I. Neolthic and Bronze Age Statuettes II Sculpture of the Archaic Period III Sculpture of Classical Date IV Ancient Copies from Classical Originals V Sculpture of Hellenistic and Republican Roman Date VI Ancient Copies from Hellenistic Originals VII Sculpture of Imperial Roman Date VIII Architectural Pieces, Furniture Etc IX Sculpture of Uncertian Date or Authenticity X Rennaissance and Later Sculpture Formerly Considered Ancient. The dustwrapper has a 1 " tear on the side of the top of the spine end and there are a few small areas of rubbing (Book ref. 022794) £17.00
The Early Bronze Age Daggers in Great Britain and a reconsideration of the Wessex Culture [Prahistorische Bronzefunde, Abteilung VI, 2. Band].
Munchen: C H Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1975. First edition (hardback). 4to, viii, 299pp. 64 plates. Original blue cloth, dustwrapper. Light foxing to the top edge, else the book is in very good condition. The dustwrapper is in good condition (edges chafed). From the library of Archaeologist Paul Ashbee, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Text in English. ISBN 3406007562 (Book ref. 24232) £45.00
The great bronze age of China; an exhibition from the People's Republic of China.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art [Alfred A Knopf], 1980. First US edition. 4to, xvii, 386pp. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Original blue cloth, dustwrapper. Both the book and the dustwrapper are in very good condition. (Book ref. 12854) £15.00
WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
U.K: Pen and Sword Military, 2005. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 1844151735 Book and dustjacket in fine condition. viii,184pp, including Glossary of Military Terms, Notes, Selected Bibliography and Index. With 26 black-and-white photographs and 34 maps -Tactical maps by Joshua B. Allfree and Regional maps by John Cairns. Through the exploration of 26 battles, the author surveys the changing tactical relationships between the four weapon systems - heavy and light infantry and heavy and light cavalry - focusing on how shock and missile combat evolved from tentative beginnings in the Bronze Age to the highly developed military organisation created by the Romans. (Book ref. 7652) £22.00
The Chariot of the Sun and other Rites and Symbols of the Northern Bronze Age
London, J M Dent & Sons, 1969. Hardback, tall 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 200pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/Very Good. Boards are bumped with patches of fading. Slight differential fading to endpapers Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear with flaps creased at top but overall bright and clean with no loss A well-illustrated overview of archaeological insight into human life in Bronze Age Scandinavia Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Archaeology, Scandinavia, Bronze Age (Book ref. 2696) £20.00
THE BRONZE AGE ROUND BARROW IN BRITAIN
Phoenix House, 1960. 1st edn. Tall 8vo. Original gilt lettered maroon cloth (bright VG), dustwrapper (VG in protective wrapper). Pp. 222 (no inscriptions), illus with b&w plates and figures. (Book ref. 54579) £18.00