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1 Industrial Archaeology: The Journal of the History of Industry and Technology. 4 paperback volumes; the complete year for 1970 (Vol 7, No. 1; Vol 7, No. 2; Vol 7, No. 3; Vol 7, No. 4)
David & Charles Newton Abbot 1970 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
4 volumes comprising the 4 issues for 1970. 470pp + adverts etc. All four lightly used but in very good, clean condition. A HEAVY set - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this set costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 305774 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
16 Settlement and Society: Aspects of West European Prehistory in the First Millennium B.C.
Champion, T. C. ; Megaw, J. V. S. (editors) Leicester University Press 1985 0718512561 / 9780718512569 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back in good to very good clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Remnants of an old large price sticker on the front cover. I suspect it would come off with patience and perseverance. Binding firm and pages clean. pp. xi, 243. 105698 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 A History of Greece, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the Ionian Revolt
Abbott, Evelyn Rivingtons London 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Navy cloth. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Binding sound but cloth fraying the spine ends. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. pp. xii, 553. 302872 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
17 Gods in the Sky: Astronomy, Religion and Culture from the Ancients to the Renaissance
Chapman, Allan Channel 4 Books 2002 0752261649 / 9780752261645 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, near fine condition. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. ix, 342. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 304060 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 A History of Greece, Part II: From the Ionian Revolt to the Thirty Years' Peace 500-445 B.C.
Abbott, Evelyn Longmans, Green, and Co. London 1892 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Navy cloth. A few pencil marks in the text. Fold-out maps in VG condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Binding sound. Some minor rubs to the board edges. pp. ix, 542. 302871 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
18 The Gerald Godfrey Private Collection of Fine Chinese Jades - Christie's Hong Kong Monday 30 October, 1995
Christie's Catalogue Christie's 1995 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Some minor foxing spots to the top closed outer textblock edge. Otherwise the book and dust jacket are both in very good, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 303923 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
 
4 A Study of the Bronze Age Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland and its associated grave-goods. Complete 2 Volume set.
Abercromby, The Hon. John Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1912 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Burgundy red buckram library bindings. Top edges gilt. Complete in 2 volumes. Ex-municipal reference library volumes, i.e. these volumes were held in the library for reference only, not for loan. Library bookplate on the front pastedowns and shelf classification marks at the top edges of the front pastedowns. Blind embossed oval library identification stamp to many pages, mostly to the top margins. Plate II in Volume I has a repaired tear to the top edge; repaired with what looks like a conservation grade paper repair tissue. Contents complete - meet collation. pp. 163 [+ Plates I-LXI]; 128 [+ Plates LXII-CX]. Plates printed in sepia tones, showing numbered artefacts and with descriptions at the bottom of each plate. 33.5cm tall. Please contact us if you would like to see further photographs of these volumes - we can email them to you upon request. Large and heavy volumes. DELIVERY: The cost of sending these within the UK MAINLAND is included in the price. An extra fee may be necessary for UK islands and highlands, including N. Ireland. INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY: please contact us before ordering. May be available but at significant extra costs. A discount on postage is available for collection from our shop premises in Banbury, Oxfordshire - please enquire. 105357 
Price: 250.00 GBP

 
19 The Identity of Man, as seen by an archaeologist
Clark, Graham Methuen & Co Ltd London and New York 1983 0416335500 / 9780416335507 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Binding firm. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his scrawled signature with a note saying 'for review in Antiquity for Nov 1983' - in pencil on the front endpaper. There are also a few annotations in pencil in the text (not extensive). Imprint from a paperclip to the top edge of the dust jacket front cover. The dust jacket is very slightly faded at the spine and the book and jacket are lightly bruised to the spine ends. pp. xvi, 184. 105930 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Mind of Rome
Bailey, Cyril (edited by) Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original red cloth. Spine slightly dull and lightly bruised at ends. Pages are just a little darkened / tanned at the edges. A few pages have some flattened creases to bottom corner. In very good, clean condition throughout. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and inscribed to him from his father. Inscription is written in initials rather than full name and reads C F C H from CPH, Christmas 1926. Binding firm. pp. xii, 515. 105925 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
20 Prehistoric England
Clark, Grahame ; with Brian Cook illustrated dust jacket B. T. Batsford Ltd 1948 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original light brown cloth boards. Some very heavy foxing to outer closed textblock page edges, heavy foxing to the dust jacket and to endpapers, pastedowns and first and last few pages. Lighter foxing throughout. The binding is nice and firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Fourth edition. pp. viii, 120. Top edge blue. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. A short tear and a little creasing to the dust jacket at the top edge of the front cover. Minor rubs to DJ edges. Front flap not price clipped. Booksellers name stamp on the rear dust jacket flap. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105794 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Baker, Alan W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 1846320941 / 9781846320941 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large print edition. Softback in excellent near fine, like new condition. Appears unread. 247pp. Alan Baker weaves an extraordinary, vivid picture of Roman life as his compelling and evocative history tells the story of Rome's most notable gladiators. 303036 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
21 Beaker Pottery of Great Britain and Ireland, 2 Volume set (Gulbenkian Archaeological Series)
Clarke, D. L. Cambridge at the University Press London 1970 0521072492 / 9780521072496 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
2 volume set. Original brown cloth bindings. This is an ex-library set. Residue from removed labels on the front endpapers. Shelfmark numbers written on the front endpapers. Some tape residue marks to the pastedowns and board edges where dust jackets would have been taped to the boards. Dust jackets not present. A good reading / reference set. Pages are clean and unmarked. pp. xix, 280; 281-576. PLEASE NOTE this is a very heavy set. No additional postage charges to send within the UK mainland; UK islands and N. Ireland please ask for a postage quote - a small additional fee will be necessary. Overseas postage will be much higher than our standard rate is likely to be expensive - please enquire if you would like a quote. 105341 
Price: 33.00 GBP

 
 
7 Heroes and Adventurers: Stories Translated from Four Greek Authors
Bancroft, Donald Thomas Nelson & Sons London 1950 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Original blue boards. In very good clean condition. Lacks dust jacket. Binding tight and firm. A little light foxing to the endpapers. No names or inscriptions. Extracts from Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides and Lucian. pp. vi, 200. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 034994 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
22 Analytical Archaeology
Clarke, David L. Methuen & Co Ltd 1971 0416428304 / 9780416428308 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback edition in fair to good condition. There is a repaired tear to the front cover next to the spine, approx. 5cm long. A few creases to the covers. Otherwise good clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Publisher's review slip loosely inserted. pp. xx, 684. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105743 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
8 Rome. Le Centre du Pouvoir
Bandinelli, Ranuccio Bianchi Gallimard 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In very good, clean condition except for a gift inscription written on the front endpaper. The text is in French. Original ribbon page marker, frayed at the bottom. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 200026 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
23 The Rediscovery of Ancient Egypt: Artists and Travellers in the 19th Century
Clayton, Peter A. Thames and Hudson London 1990 0500012849 / 9780500012840 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket; both in very good condition. The pages have slightly darkened / yellowed at the edges. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105693 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
9 Vanished Civilizations: From the Ancients to Easter Island
Barbier-Mueller, Jean Paul Assouline USA 2001 2843232465 / 9782843232466 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Appears lightly / barely used. Tidy condition. 200162 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
24 The Past in Pieces, An Archaeological Appraisement
Cleator, P. E. George Allen & Unwin Ltd London 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First edition. Original blue cloth boards. Book in VG clean condition, with some light foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is edgeworn - rubbed, torn, with some minor loss to the edges. Not price clipped, the DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 180p. 301403 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
10 Turkey Beyond the Maeander: An Archaeological Guide
Bean, George E. Ernest Benn Limited 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. Two review slips loosely inserted; one from the publisher, one from The Times Higher Education Supplement. This copy came from the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) but doesn't bear his signature. There are some marginal notes in pencil (not extensive). The binding is firm. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges but otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 267. Fold-out map in excellent condition. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105937 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
25 Roman Britain and the English Settlements [The Oxford History of England, Second Edition]
Collingwood, R. G. ; Myres, J. N. L. Oxford Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press 1949 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original dark blue boards. Shadowing to endpapers and the pages slightly tanned / darkened. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a small stain to the bottom edge of the front cover and some marks and discolouration to the spine. Minor rubs and chips to dust jacket edges, plus a couple of short tears to the top edge. pp. xxv, 515. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305238 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
11 English Heritage Book of Roman Towns in Britain
Bedoyere, Guy de la B. T. Batsford | English Heritage London 1992 0713468939 / 9780713468939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Original black boards. In very good, clean condition. There is a previous owner's name and address sticker on the front pastedown under the front flap of the dust jacket. Clean throughout. Binding firm. 144pp. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. The dust jacket is faded at the spine. 305601 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
26 Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses at the Tomb of Qin Shi Huang / Terracotta Figures at Qinshihuang Mausoleum
Compiled by The Archaeological Team of Pit of Terracotta Figures at Qinshihuang Mausoleum Cultural Relics Publishing House Beijing 1986 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Paperback with wraps. Covers rubbed at the edges. Otherwise very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dual language in Chinese / Mandarin? and English. 305181 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
12 Empire of Ancient Rome (Great Empires of the Past)
Burgan, Michael Facts on File. Inc 2004 0816055599 / 9780816055593 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with pictorial boards. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. 128pp. 200013 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
27 Ancient Art to Post-Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Davis, Christine (Copy-editor) Royal Academy of Arts London 2004 1903973635 / 9781903973639 Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back in excellent, fine condition. Unmarked. 263pp. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 303916 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Hellenistic Age
Bury, J. B. Bury et al. Cambridge at the University Press 1925 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition. Hardback. Blue paper sides, oatmeal coloured cloth spine. Spine darkened. Paper spine title label is chipped and worn but there is a fresh spare tipped into the back of the book. Some rubs to the paper covering of the boards. In good clean condition. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature and date on the front endpaper. pp. vii, 151. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. Top edge blue. 105752 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
28 The Hellenistic Kingdoms: Portrait Coins and History
Davis, Norman ; Kraay, Colin M. ; photographs by P. Frank Purvey Thames and Hudson 1980 0500250367 / 9780500250365 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. Dust jacket slightly faded at the spine. Binding tight and firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 296pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 105711 
Price: 17.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Pitt-Rivers Museum, Farnham: General Handbook
Buxton, L. H. Dudley (edited by) Farnham Museum 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original grey boards. Darkened spine, with a couple of marks to the spine. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Binding firm. From the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) and bears his signature in pencil on the front endpaper. pp. 63, plates. 105746 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
29 Ghosts and Spirits in the Ancient World [Psyche Miniature General Series, No. 28]
Dingwall, E. J. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. London 1930 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5> - 6>" tall 
Small pocket-sized hardback. No dust jacket. Red cloth spine. Cream boards - greyish thumbing marks to the boards. Paper title label to the spine. In very good, clean condition inside. There are just a couple of foxing spots to the outer closed textblock page edges and a few spots to preliminary pages. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm. pp. 124. 106012 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
15 The Wilmington Giant: The Quest for a Lost Myth
Castleden, Rodney Turnstone Press Limited Wellingborough 1983 0855001844 / 9780855001841 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. 208. 105927 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
30 Alexander the Great (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1963 0721401759 / 9780721401751 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing, c. late 1970s, with the blue and purple borders to the boards. Matt pictorial boards. There are some light rubs to the spine ends and the top quarter of the front endpaper has been cut away. Otherwise clean and tight inside. Appears unread. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. 42 titles listed on the back cover; the last one being Queen Victoria. Printed ISBN number and price of 24p on the back cover. No barcode. 305520 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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