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Image for 4,000 Years under the Sea - Excursions in Undersea Archaeology

4,000 Years under the Sea - Excursions in Undersea Archaeology

By: Diole, Philippe

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1954

Seller ID: 056995

Condition: Good


Looks at the world of undersea archaeology and gives a detailed account of a number of surveys and searches in the Mediterranean. Good, clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of wear/tear and minor loss. 320 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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The Acropolis of Athens : An Historical and Aesthetic Tour

By: Dontas, George

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Not Stated:

Seller ID: 018317

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright booklet by the Director of the Acropolis Museum with printed signature to copyright page. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. View more info

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Discovering Archaeology in England and Wales

By: Dyer, James

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, Shire Publications Ltd: 1997

Edition: Revised and Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 024280

ISBN: 0747803331

Condition: Very Good


Sixth Edition, No.46 in the 'Discovering' series. Outlines the history of man in England and Wales from earliest times to the Norman Conquest. Clean, bright paperback - 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Verulamium Excavation Committee Fourth Interim Report 1958

By: Frere, S. S. (FSA)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: St Albans, Hertfordshire, Not Stated: 1959

Seller ID: 006850

Condition: Good


Reprinted from the Antiquaries Journal Volume XXXIX January-April 1959, Numbers 1,2. 18pp. Includes 4 mono plates + Colour frontis. & 7 b/w plans one of which folds out. Reports on the excavations carried out by the Verulamium Excavation Committee during July & August 1958. Light grey card covers are soiled with 2 small holes to front cover. Staples have rusted marking covers and pages. Rear cover is creased at bottom corner. Also included is a separate leaflet of a wall painting excavated in 1956 and now at the British Museum. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Exploring Historic Britain

By: Gaunt, Arthur

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Southern Editorial Syndicate: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 040297

Condition: Very Good


Investigates the stories behind some of our great structures in helping us to understand more about these treasures. Previous owner's sticker to front pastedown. Good, clean copy - 96 pages including index. Some light spotting to page edges/index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Sutton Hoo : The Excavation of a Royal Ship-Burial

By: Green, Charles

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New Jersey, NJ, USA, Barnes & Noble Books: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035375

ISBN: 0389207756

Condition: Very Good


Offers an excellent account of the discovery of the grave and a description, supplemented by some telling photographs of the grave goods. Clean, bright copy in a d/w showing shelfwear & tear - 150 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Norton Priory : The Archaeology of a Medieval Religious House

Norton Priory : The Archaeology of a Medieval Religious House

By: Greene, J. Patrick

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027880

ISBN: 0521330548

Condition: Very Good


Unique study of medieval monastic life which for the first time integrates the results of modern archaeology investigation with conventional historical and architectural research. Light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy with 167 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Hertfordshire Archaeology : The Transactions of the St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society and East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society  : Volume 9 - 1983-86

Hertfordshire Archaeology : The Transactions of the St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society and East Hertfordshire Archaeological Society : Volume 9 - 1983-86

By: Greep, S. J. & Jones-Baker, D. ( Hon. Editors )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, St. Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society: 1986

Seller ID: 057481

Condition: Very Good


Covers a series of articles from various contributors. Clean, large format softcover with attached, fold-out diagrams - 213 pages. View more info

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Earthwork Out of Tuscany

By: Hewlett, Maurice

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1899

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 064900

Condition: Good


Being impressions and translations with additional illustrations and photogravure to this new edition. Good, clean copy with gilt to top edges, fore and lower edges remain untrimmed. A good, solid hardback with usual shelfwear to boards/spine for a book of this age - 234 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Queen of the Desert : The Story of Lady Hester Stanhope

By: Hughes, Jean Gordon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065954

Condition: Very Good


Recounts the remarkable life story of one of the earliest in a long line of intrepid British lady travellers. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 159 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Roman Villas

By: Johnston, David E.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, Shire Archaeology: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020244

ISBN: 0852634595

Condition: Very Good


Clean, tight booklet - 64 pages including index. View more info

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The Roman Theatre of Verulamium

By: Kenyon, Kathleen M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, The St. Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051232

Condition: Reading Copy


A record of the history of the Roman theatre of Verulamium - the only one of its kind in Britain. 10 B/W illustrations. Light lengthways crease to booklet and some staining to bottom margins though no text is affected - a perfectly acceptable working copy - 20 pages. View more info

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Guide to Norman Sites in Britain

By: Kerr, Nigel ; Kerr, Mary

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Granada: 1984

Seller ID: 017460

ISBN: 0586084452

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy which has small crease to rear cover at top corner. Illustrated guide to the Norman settlements of Britain revealing their diversity and richness. View more info

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Heart of Mendip

By: Knight, Francis A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bristol, Avon, Chatford House Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066796

ISBN: 0950083631

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1915 and now presented as a reprint edition. An Account of its History, Archaeology and Natural History, of the Parishes of Winscombe, Shipham, Rowberrow, Churchill, Burrington, Christon, Loxton, Compton Bishop, Axbridge and Cheddar, and of the Ancient Mining Station of Charthouse-on-Mendip. Includes numerous illustrations. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear & tear. 547 pages including an index, a list of subscribers and an attached fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Chepstow Castle and Port Wall - Runston Church - Chepstow Bulwarks Camp

Chepstow Castle and Port Wall - Runston Church - Chepstow Bulwarks Camp

By: Knight, Jeremy K.; Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments Staff

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cardiff, Wales, Cadw: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 034685

ISBN: 0948329718

Condition: Very Good


52 page, stapled handbook being a guide to the famous historical Welsh sites. Clean, bright copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Ancient Monuments Illustrated Regional Guide No. 2. Southern England

Ancient Monuments Illustrated Regional Guide No. 2. Southern England

By: Lord Harlech

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1960

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 030539

Condition: Very Good


Gives a general survey of the archaeology of each region and descriptions of the sites and buildings now in the care of the Ministry of Works. A very good clean copy in very good, unclipped, protected dustjacket. 91 pages + fold-out map. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Local Archaeology, Luton and Museum Art Gallery Report April 1950 to March 1954

By: Luton Museum and Art Gallery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, Luton Museum: 1954

Seller ID: 006860

Condition: Very Good


32page, stapled brochure which includes 4 b/w plates. The report of the museum committee for the 4 year period with emphasis on the finds made by local archaeologists. It notes that the interest in archaeology had widened due to the popularity of such BBC programmes as Animal, Vegetable, Mineral and also Buried Treasure which was watched by 11% of the population. This copy includes a compliments slip from the museum curator and also a promotional leaflet about the Flora of Bedfordshire. Unfortunately the contents have come loose from their card covers, staples have rusted but otherwise content... View more info

Image for Bedfordshire Archaeological Journal : Volume 15

Bedfordshire Archaeological Journal : Volume 15

By: Matthews, C. L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire, The Bedfordshire Archaeological Council: 1981

Seller ID: 065374

Condition: Very Good


Findings of a Romano-British Inhumation cemetery at Dunstable. Clean, bright copy - 74 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Ancient Dunstable : A Prehistory of the District

Ancient Dunstable : A Prehistory of the District

By: Matthews, C. L.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, Manshead Archaeological Society of Dunstable: 1989

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 067083

ISBN: 0951516000

Condition: Near Fine


J. P. Schneider picks up the baton from Les Matthews in recording the many changes that have taken place since the 1963 publication. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 126 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Historic Gravesham 2003 : No. 49

Historic Gravesham 2003 : No. 49

By: McCormack, Simon etc

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Gravesend Historical Society: 2003

Seller ID: 066758

Condition: Very Good


28 page, stapled booklet. Articles include ; Gravesend Town Pier, 'Little Titch' - Harry Relph, Memories of the Great Flood of 1953, and Three old Gravesend Inns. Clean, glossy copy with, laid in, half a dozen postcards of local scenes. Prompt dispatch. View more info