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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
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
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
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
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,
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
Softback. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,219. Numerous illustrations. Described as a "comprehensive study" which is "without rival as an introduction to the subject."
Published : Leicester University Press 1997,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hardback. Oblong 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xvi,,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
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
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
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
A very good copy without dustwrapper. 230pp. 19 illustrations.
Published : Phoenix House, London 1966, Third Impression
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
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
4to. Softcover. A very good copy. Pp.v,86. 65 figures.
Published : Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group 1982, First Edition
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
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
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
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
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
Softback. A very good copy. Neat ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,202. Numerous illustrations. Contains papers from the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies held at Edinburgh in 1995.
Published : University of Edinburgh 2005, First Edition
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,
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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,
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
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
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
Hardback. Large 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 195 pages + 156 plates at the end. Figures in the text.The aim of this study is "to place the ceramics from the first major period of the palace's history in a relative and continuous sequence---."
Published : British School at Athens, London 1998, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lx,389-808. Numerous illustrations throughout. This volume includes the northern mainland (Caithness and Sutherland) and the west coast including the north-west coast down to the mouth of Loch Broom. "The main purpose of this work is to present in easily accessible form a much larger proportion of the archaeological evidence for the remarkable Scottish Atlantic Iron Age structures known as brochs and wheelhouses than is currently conveniently available."
Published : Archaeopress, Oxford 2007, First Edition
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
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
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
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in dark blue pebbled cloth with gilt decoration on upper board. No title lettering (and no indication there ever was any). Some wear to board tips and at joins of spine and boards. Lower board a bit marked. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. Page edges stained red. Gift inscription on front free end-paper and separate gift inscription on title page from the author's sister. 70 pages. Frontispiece and 8 plates. Advertisement for the book pasted to front fixed end-paper. Various items loosely inserted including a number of photographs taken within the chambered cairn at Maeshowe. Scarce in first edition.
Published : R. Grant & Son / John Russell Smith, Edinburgh ? London 1863, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. 192 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. Described as "a complete and detailed study of the unusual pre-historic rock carvings which adorn many of the rock outcrops and sometimes free standing stones in Galloway and the Isle of Man."
Published : Blandford Press, Poole, Dorset 1979, First Edition
Softback. A fine copy. Pp.ix,188. 13 plates. 31 figures. A scholarly study of the landscape of the Dunbeath area of Caithness, most famous as the setting of many of the novels of Neil Gunn.
Published : Dunbeath Preservation Trust/ Department of Archaeology University of Glasgow 1996, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xix,502 + 2 page publisher's adverts. 18 full-page plates. 262 text illustrations.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh & London 1899, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.[iv],33 + 4pp adverts. This is one of a limited offprint of 120 copies.
Published : George P. Johnston, Edinburgh 1894,
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