The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales - BRECKNOCK - Hill-forts and Roman Remains.
London. HMSO. 1986. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 196 pages. Fine in red boards, Welsh dragon motif in gilt on front board and gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Ex shop stock - unread book. Was £45.00. The inventory describes 77 monuments in detail, each of the two main sections being introduced by a discussion of morphology and historical context. Maps, plans and photographs, some in colour, depict many of Brecknock's most prominent landmarks - from the remote hill-fort on Crug Hywel to the impressive ruins of the Flavian fort at Brecon Gaer. ISBN: 0-11-300003-0. (Book ref. 4964) £35.00
The Iron Age and its Hill-Forts
Southampton: Southampton University Archaeological Society, 1971. 1st Edition. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. 4to. Grey cloth with gilt titles. Glassine jacket. 220 pp. B/w illustrations, plans, maps. Very clean. No inscriptions. VG+ (Book ref. 08861) £15.00
Hill and Adamson's The Fishermen and Women of the Firth of Forth
Edinburgh: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1991. First Edition. 0903598159 Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 120 pages. 60 plates. 36 figures. Photographs taken in the 1840's of the fisherfolk of the Firth of Forth. " In their collaboration with the fishermen and fishwives, Hill and Adamson had invented the fine art of social documentary photography nearly a hundred years ahead of its time". (Book ref. 14455) £30.00
A Guide To The West Highland Way
Constable, 1979 First Edition 187pp, VG+ in VG dw This guide includes maps, photographs, and advice about climbing, rescue, and rights of way . (Book ref. 46618) £5.00
Once around Wandlebury
Cambridge: Cambridge Preservation Society. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine/N/A. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0951065505 Signed by Author signed on the pre-title page by both the author & her husband Bill who is the warden of Wandlebury Country Park & Nature Reserve; front cover illust. is of The Godolphin Arabian by John Wooton (1731) a famous stallion (buried at the stables on the estate) & the best known of the three from whom all the modern thoroughbreds have descended in the male line; profusely illustrated throughout by b/w. photo's. & drawings; "Wandlebury, once an Iron Age hill fort, is situated four-and-a-half miles south of Cambridge on the A1307. The fort is circular, the enclosed area being 15 acres. Wandlebury today is designated a country park and nature reserve. The estate covers some 110 acres, 57 acres being woodland. By the time that this book is in print, the last 18 acres of farmland will have been returned to grassland. Four miles of footpaths, including a nature trail, give all the year round access to the public."; extensive appendices list birds, flowers, mammals, trees & shrubs to be founs at the site; including these, bibliography & index - 126 pages. (Book ref. TOP00098) £15.00
HILL FORTS AND CAMPS.
Reprinted from the Transactions of the Devonshire Association, 1904. 4pp, original, partly faded, wraps. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include DEVON - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK72-1074) £5.00
EXPLORING CORNISH MINES. Volume 4, Four Guided Tours. Kit Hill: Callington to Gunnislake. The Phoenix Mines, minions. Wheal Coates & The Charlottes, St. Agnes. Wheal Vor, Wheal Fortune & Wheal Metal, Breage.
Landfall Publications, Truro: 1999. Plates, plans diagrams, 224pp, original pictorial card covers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include CORNWALL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK72-464) £16.00
The Sun and the Serpent.
Launceston, Pendragon Press, 1990, 2nd edn. Large-format p/b. Light crease to upper corner of rear cover. 216pp. B/w illus. Maps. 'An investigation into Earth Energies by tracking one of the world's most famous ley lines.' No inscr. VG. (Book ref. 10148) £10.00
Hill Forts of the Iron Age in England and Wales: A Survey of the Surface Evidence
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1976. First Edition. Cloth. New/New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0853233810 (Book ref. 031981) £39.95
THE IRON AGE AND ITS HILL FORTS, PAPERS PRESENTED TO SIR MORTIMER WHEELER ON THE OCCASION OF HIS EIGHTIETH YEAR AT A CONFERENCE HELD BY THE SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY 5TH-7TH MARCH 1971
SOUTHAMPTON: SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY, 1971. 1st Edition. Hard Back. VG+. 255x190mm Approx Red cloth boards with gilt titles to front board, xii + 220pp. 6 photo. plts + 39 line illust. Collection of papers written by various archaeologists on the title subject including ; Fence, Wall, Dump, from Troy to Hod; Unfinished Hill Forts, Economis Change in the growth of hill forts, Settlement patterns and excavation methods; Settlement Archaeology- Methods and problems; British Potin Coins (The subject of the plates); Roman Amphorae etc. presented at the conference in honour of the eminent Archaeologist Sir Mortimer Wheeler. VG+ (Book- name of previous owner to ffep, negligable shelf wear to bottom edge of boards no nother noteable defects - in a Protective cover of clear plain acetate sleeve with curverd tear line to base & a small area loss top/f/corner ] - pls see our image (Book ref. 10318) £12.00
"Berkshire Hill Forts "
"Lamport Gilbert & Co. Ltd. 1500" "This book has hardback covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy.No dust jacket., 250grams, ISBN:" (Book ref. 2656302) £20.00
"The Breiddin Hill Fort: Later Prehistoric Settlement in the Welsh Marches (Research report)"
"Council for British Archaeology 1991" "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In fair condition, suitable as a study copy., 900grams, ISBN:1872414125" (Book ref. 2619747) £10.00
"The Hill Forts of Pictland since ""The Problem of the Picts"""
"Groam House Musuem 2004" "This book has soft covers.Ex-library,With usual stamps and markings,In good all round condition., 250grams, ISBN:9780954099916" (Book ref. 2600101) £5.00
Scotland Coast To Coast
Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 First Edition 224pp, softback, slight crease to front cover, VG A long distance walk from Glen Shiel to Arbroath. (Book ref. 46491) £12.00
Scotland Coast To Coast
Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 First Edition 224pp, softback, VG+. A long distance walk from Glen Shiel to Arbroath. (Book ref. 46424) £16.00
Scotland Coast To Coast
Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 First Edition 224pp, softback, VG+. A long distance walk from Glen Shiel to Arbroath. (Book ref. 46423) £16.00
Scotland Coast To Coast
Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990 First Edition 224pp, softback, VG+. A lovely copy. A long distance walk from Glen Shiel to Arbroath. (Book ref. 46400) £16.00
Fort William And Glencoe Walks
Jarrold Publishing, 1998 First Edition 96pp, softback, VG+ Clear and easy to follow directions, accompanied by detailed maps. Colour coded routes to suit everyone. (Book ref. 40562) £7.00
History of Merioneth, Volume 1, From the Earliest Times to the Age of the Native Princes.
Dolgellau,Merioneth Historical and Record Society, 1967, 4to,pp.xv,298 with 12 plates and 110 figures in the text. Original cloth just a little mottled, but a very good,clean copy. Previous owner's neat stamp on front endpaper. The first volume of a projected History of Merioneth to the present day and complete in itself. Volume 2 did not appear until 2001 and is also out of print. (Book ref. 1680) £70.00
THE IRON AGE AND ITS HILL-FORTS. Papers Presented to Sir Mortimer Wheeler.
University of Southampton, 1971. 4to, 220pp, index, diags. VG in rubbed dw. VG. Subscriber's copy. (Book ref. 8927) £15.00