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Archaeology

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Roxburghshire

Hardback. A two volume set still in the original box. Both volumes are fine as is the dustwrapper of volume I. The dustwrapper of volume II has two small tears. Vol.I,pp.xxxii,264. Vol.II,pp.v,265-506. 618 plans and illustrations. Folding map in pocket at end of volume II. A nice set.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£68.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Roxburghshire - Volumes I and II

Hardbacks, 4to. A near very good two volume set in good dustwrappers, the wrapper of volume I having a chip on the rear panel. Both wrappers are now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Moderate superficial damp-fading to the outer edge of the boards of each volume. 506 pages in total. 618 plans and illustrations. Map in pocket at the end of Volume II.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£54.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Ancient Monuments Volume I Kintyre

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. Bookplate on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy internally. Pp.xlvi,233. 102 plates. 195 figures.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
£45.00

- Argyll An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments : Volume 1 Kintyre

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. In a very good dustwrapper which has one fore-edge tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlvi,233. 102 plates. 195 figures. Folding map and conversion tables in pocket at rear.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
£54.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Monuments Volume 7 Mid Argyll & Cowal Medieval and Later Monuments

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxviii,592. Hundreds of line drawings and photographs. 6 maps at end.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1992, First Edition
£90.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Monuments: Volume 3 Mull, Tiree, Coll & Northern Argyll (excluding the Early Medieval & Later Monuments of Iona)

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlvi,281 + 109 plates. 263 figures. Folding map in pocket at rear. Map end-papers. A nice copy.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£155.00

- The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Part IV Vol. XXXI

Softback. A good copy. Unopened. Small pieces missing at spine ends. Articles on "Occupation of the County of Galway by the Anglo-Normans After 1237", "The King's and Queen's Corporation for the Linen Manufacture in Ireland", "The Christian Sepulchral Leacs and Free-Standing Crosses of the Dublin Half-Barony of Rathdown" etc.
Published : Hodges, Figgis & Co, Dublin 1901,
£10.00

- The Manx Archaeological Survey First Report May 1909

4to. A good copy in paper covers which are a little dusty. 32pp. 27 figures. This report is into "Ancient Keeils or Chapels, and Rhullics or Christian Burial Grounds".
Published : Isle of Man Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Douglas 1909, First Edition
£28.00

Adams, W. H. Davenport - Famous Caves and Catacombs Described and Illustrated.

Hardback. A good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black. Some wear to spine ends and board tips. Some browning to end-papers but little foxing and no ownership inscription. 204 pages. 40 illustrations. Described as "an account of the most famous Caves and Cave-temples in the world, in which the researches of modern antiquaries have discovered the remains of a prehistoric age."
Published : T. Nelson & Sons, London 1886, First Edition
£24.00

Aitchison, Nick - Forteviot: A Pictish and Scottish Royal Centre

Softback. A very good copy. Largeish corner clipped from half-title. 288 pages. 89 illustrations. This is the first full-scale study of one of the most famous early medieval sites in Scotland.
Published : Tempus Publishing, Stroud 2006, First Edition
£12.00

Anderson Joseph - Scotland in Early Christian Times (Second Series): The Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1880

Hardback. A very good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Largely unopened. Pp.xvii,263. Numerous illustrations. Covers decorative metal-work and stonework.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1881, First Edition
£18.00

Anderson Joseph - Scotland in Pagan Times: The Iron Age

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in the original cloth. Corner clipped from front end-paper. Pp.xx,314. Numerous illustrations throughout. The book originated as the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1881. Subjects included are Christian, pagan and viking burials, northern burials and hoards, Celtic art of the pagan period, the architecture of brochs and their contents, and lake dwellings, hill forts and earth houses.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1883, First Edition
£35.00

Ashmore Owen - The Industrial Archaeology of Lancashire

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 352 pages. Numerous illustrations. A volume in "The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles series.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
£9.00

Ashmore Owen - The Industrial Archaeology of Lancashire

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper which has one half inch closed tear and a little wear at top of spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 352pp. Many illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
£22.00

Bailey, Richard N.; Cramp, Rosemary - Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani: Corpus of Sculpture of the Roman World: Great Britain Volume I Fascicule 3 Yorkshire

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,80 + 37 plates at end.
Published : Oxford University Press for the British Academy 1983, First Edition
£10.00

Belloc Hilaire - The Stane Street a Monograph

Illustrated by William Hyde.
A very good copy. Lower board tips a little bumped. Bookplate. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.x,304. Many illustrations and maps (including folding map at rear). The story of the Roman road from Chichester to London.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1913, First Edition
£14.00

Birley Eric - Research on Hadrian's Wall

Hardback. A very good copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edgewear. The wrapper is not price-clipped. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,319. Frontispiece and 18 plates. 38 figures.
Published : Titus Wilson & Son, Kendal 1961, First Edition
£15.00

Bruce J. R. - The Manx Archaeological Survey: Sixth Report 1966 Keeils and Burial Grounds in the Sheading of Rushen

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows a fair amonut of wear to the spine. Pp.xi,84 + 19 plates at end. 16 figures in the text.
Published : The Manx Museum and National Trust 1968,
£12.00

Butt John (Edited and Completed By Geoffrey Carnall) - The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland

Hardabck. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. No ownership inscription or other marking. A little fore-edge foxing. 344 pages. Numerous illustrations. A volume in "The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles" series.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1967, First Edition
£9.00

Cameron, Alison;Evans, D.H.;Johnston, Anne;Historic Scotland;Society of Antiquaries of Scotland;Aberdeen (Scotland);Stones, J. A.;Spiers, Douglas - Aberdeen: An In-Depth View of the City's past Excavations at Seven Major Sites within the Medieval Burgh

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xvi,[4],333. 15 colour plates. 205 black and white illustrations. 29 tables. This is number 19 in the Monograph Series of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Published : Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£30.00

Caroe W.D. - King's Hostel Trinity College Cambridge with Plans and Illustrations an Examination of the History of King's Hall with Special Reference to the Ancient Buildings Recently Disclosed

4to. A very good copy in blue cloth with a white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and very little foxing. 38 pages. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations in text. 12 plans at end, some double-page and some coloured. This was a paper read before the Cambridge Archaeological Society on march 2nd 1908 amplified by numerous additions and extracts from the King's Hall account books.
Published : Printed for the Master and Fellows of Trinity College 1909, First Edition
£30.00

Clarke Sommers and Engelbach R. - Ancient Egyptian Masonry: The Building Craft

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and edges. Ownership inscription and blind stamp on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,242. Frontispiece and 268 illustrations. A ground-breaking study of the methods employed in the construction of stone buildings in ancient Egypt.
Published : Oxford University Press/ Humphrey Milford, London 1930, First Edition
£145.00

Collingwood, R. G.; Wright, R. P. - The Roman Inscriptions of Britain: Volume II Instrumentum Domesticum Fascicule 6

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiii,102 + 8 plates at end. Numerous line drawings in the text. This fascicule includes dipinti and graffiti on amphorae; dipinti and graffiti on mortaria; inscriptions in white barbotine; dipinti on coarse pottery; samian barbotine or moulded inscriptions.
Published : Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud 1994, First Edition
£10.00

Cornwall I.W. - Soils for the Archaeologist

A very good copy without dustwrapper. 230pp. 19 illustrations.
Published : Phoenix House, London 1966, Third Impression
£12.00

Daniels, C. M.; Welsby, Derek A. - Soba : Archaeological Research at a Medieval Capital on the Blue Nile

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,363. 55 plates. 201 figures. 25 tables. "Records the results of the survey and excavation conducted by the British Institute in Eastern Africa from 1981 until 1986, a campaign which transfortmed our perception of Soba".
Published : The British Institute in Eastern Africa 1991, First Edition
£15.00

Douglas G.; Oglethorpe M; Hume J.R. - Scottish Windmills - A Survey

Softback 4to. A near very good copy. One corner crease. Pp.iii,124. Numerous drawings and photographs. This is a survey of the surviving remains of Scotland's windmills undertaken in association with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. A short letter from one of the authors is loosely enclosed. Uncommon.
Published : Scottish Industrial Archaeology Survey, Glasgow 1984, First Edition
£24.00

Egan Ursula et al - Archaeological Inventory of County Sligo Volume I: South Sligo Comprising the Baronies of Corran, Coolavin, Leyny and Tirerrill

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine although the lettering is clearly readable. Ownership inscription on the half-title. Pp.xvi,576. 83 plates (nearly all in colour). Maps. A volume in the Archaeological Survey of Ireland series. This is a very heavy book which will require extra postage.
Published : The Stationery Office, Dublin 2005, First Edition
£45.00

Ellis Monica - Ice and Icehouses Through the Ages with a Gazetteer for Hampshire

4to. Softcover. A very good copy. Pp.v,86. 65 figures.
Published : Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group 1982, First Edition
£12.50

Fagan Brian - Southern Africa During The Iron Age

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Some foxing to page ends. 222pp. 56 photographs. 39 line drawings. 11 maps. This is volume 46 in the Ancient Peoples and Places series.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 1965, First Edition
£5.00

Falls, J.C. Ewald - Three Years in the Libyan Desert : Travels, Discoveries and Excavations of the Menas Expedition (Kaufmann Expedition )

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on upper board. Minor tears to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. Blind-stamped "Presentation Copy" on title page. Pp.xii,356. 61 illustrations. Numerous illustrations. The purpose of the expedition was "to rediscover the highly important, long and vainly sought early Christian sanctuary in he Libyan Desert, the tomb of St. Menas."
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1913, First English Edition
£60.00

Finan, Thomas - A Nation in Medieval Ireland?: Perspectives on Gaelic National Identity in the Middle Ages

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper otherwise near fine. Pp.vii,125. Figures Tables. Chapters include: "Bardic Poetry and National Identity," "Settlement Patterns and National Identity," "Nationality and the Medieval Church in Ireland" and "Legal Systems in Medieval Ireland." This is a title in the British Archaeological Reports series (BAR 367).
Published : Archaeopress, Oxford 2004, First Edition
£35.00

Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth; O'Brien, Caimin - The Medieval Churches of County Offaly

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper and title page. Pp.xiv,186. 21 colour plates. 145 figures. Described as "the first detailed study of the medieval churches of an Irish county---it charts the development and decline of the eccleasiastical sites and church buildings of Offaly over a period of 1700 years."
Published : Government of Ireland 1998, First Edition
£45.00

Frere Sheppard - Verulamium Excavations Volume 1

4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. Pp.xiv,384 + 60 plates at end. 147 figures including folding plan. Deals "with the excavation in 1957-60 of a row of shops and describes in fascinating detail the architectural, social and economic implications of their development after the conquest of A.D.43 until the fourth century".
Published : Printed at the Oxford University Press for the Society of Antiquaries 1972, First Edition
£20.00

Gourlay Robert and Turner Anne - Historic Montrose the Archaeological Implications of Development

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 13 pages. 4 maps at end (3 folding). One of a series of Reports for the Scottish Burgh Survey.
Published : Department of Archaeology University of Glasgow 1977,
£8.00

Greene, J. Patrick - Norton Priory : The Archaeology of a Medieval Religious House

4to. Hardback. Cloth. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,167. Frontispiece and 100 illustrations. Described as "a unique study of medieval monastic life which for the first time integrates the results of modern archaeological investigation with conventional historical and architectural research".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1989, First Edition
£25.00

Hanson, William S.; Maxwell, Gordon S. - Rome's North West Frontier : The Antonine Wall

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which shows a little fading. Pp.xiv,247. Plates, line drawings and maps. "Relates the planning, building, garrisoning and military effectiveness of Rome's north-west frontier, the Antonine Wall, setting these in the wider context of Imperial strategy and its chief instrument, the Roman army."
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1983, First Edition
£18.00

Hogg, A. H. A. - British Hill-forts: An Index

Softback. 4to. A very good copy in blue paper covers lettered in black. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 237 pages. Comprising an Alphabetical Index and a Main Index the purpose of the work "is to give the user of the Index the location of any hill-fort, an indication of its main characteristics, an approximate estimate of the enclosed area, and the most important published reference--."
Published : British Archaeological Reports 1979, First Edition
£35.00

Hudson Kenneth - The Industrial Archaeology of Southern England

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 286pp. Illustrations and diagrams.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1968, Second Edition, Revised
£10.00

Hume, John R. - The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland 1. The Lowlands and Borders

Hardback. A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but which has faded on the spine. 279 pages. 70 illustrations. Two maps.
Published : B.T. Batsford, London 1976, First Edition
£9.00

Huzayyin S. A. - The Place of the Saharo-Arabian Area in the Palaeolothic Culture Sequence of the Old World: A Synoptic Review of Recent Data

A very good copy of this offprint from the Bulletin de L'Institut D'Egypte which has been bound, with the original covers, in an attractive grey half-leather binding with marbled boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.263-295. 3 maps. Text in English.
Published : L'Institut Francais D'Archeologie Orientale, Cairo 1939,
£20.00

Kahane Anne, Threipland Leslie Murray and Ward-Perkins John - The Ager Veientanus North and East of Rome

A very good copy in green cloth. Three (rather attractive) stamps of the Glasgow Archaeological Society but no other markings. 218 pages + 32 plates at end. 39 figures. A study of the antiquities of the territories of which Veii was the capital. This is Volume XXXVI (new series Volume XXIII) of "The Papers of the British School at Rome".
Published : British School at Rome, London 1968, First Edition
£40.00

Kermode P. M. C. - The Manx Archaeological Survey: A Re-Issue of the First Five Reports (1909-1918) 1909-1935

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Previous owner's writing on front end-paper. Numerous plates and figures. These Reports constitute a study of the keeils and burial grounds in the sheadings of Glenfaba, Michael, Ayre, Garff and Middle.
Published : The Manx Museum and National Trust 1968,
£25.00

Lacy Brian et al - Archaeological Survey of County Donegal: A Description of the Field Antiquities of the County from the Mesolithic Period to the 17th Century A.D.

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,401 Errata slip tipped-in at end. 200 figures. 77 monochrome plates. 8 colour plates.
Published : Donegal County Council, Lifford 1983, First Edition
£34.00

Laing Lloyd and Jenny - Ancient Scotland a Guide to the Remains

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 144pp. Many illustrations. A guide to Scotland's ancient monuments.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1976, First Edition
£6.00

MacDonald, George - The Roman Wall in Scotland

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. Small corner clipped from front end-paper. Pp.xv,[i],413. Frontispiece and 55 plates (including folding plans of forts). 16 illustrations in the text. Folding map at end. A study of the Antonine Wall.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1911, First Edition
£40.00

MacKie Euan W. - Dun Mor Vaul an Iron Age Broch on Tiree

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Pp.viii,235 + 14 plates at end. 24 line drawings. A report of excavations at Dun Mor Vaul on Tiree.
Published : University of Glasgow Press 1974, First Edition
£12.00

MacLean Magnus (Editor) - Archaeology, Education, Medical and Charitable Institutions of Glasgow

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in black. Browning to end-papers but generally clean internally. Pp.vi,239.
Published : British Association for the Advancement of Science, Glasgow 1901, First Edition
£12.00

Mahr, Professor Adolf - Ancient Irish Handicraft

Softback. 4to. A good copy in grey covers lacking a smallish piece at foot of spine. Compliment slip from the Keeper of Irish Antiquities at the National Museum, Dublin, loosely enclosed. 24 pages of text + 24 plates. The illustrations are of axes, crosiers, urns, jewellery, crosses etc.
Published : The Thomond Archaeological Society , Limerick 1939, First Edition
£12.00

McErlean, Thomas; McConkey, Rosemary; Forsythe, Wes - Strangford Lough: An Archaeological Survey of the Maritime Cultural Landscape

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxiii,[iii],689. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Maps. The book presents the results of a pioneering survey of Strangford Lough's maritime cultural landscape in a readily accessible form which "will not olny add to our appreciation of Strangford's past but will also broaden the way we look at Ireland's maritime heritage."
Published : Blackstaff Press Ltd, Belfast 2002, First Edition
£240.00

McGrail Sean - Ancient Boats North-West Europe : The Archaeology of Water Transport to A. D. 1500

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.xxviii,324. Many figures and tables. "The book deals with virtually every aspect of boats and boating from the late Palaeolithic to the later Middle Ages in Northern and Western Europe". First published in 1987 this reprint has corrections and additions.
Published : Longman 1998, Reprint
£40.00