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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
£54.00

- 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
£45.00

- 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

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

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
£20.00

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
£120.00

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

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,
£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

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

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
£38.00

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

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,
£50.00

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

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
£28.00

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

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
£38.00

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,
£6.00

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
£15.00

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,
£10.00

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,
£14.00

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
£20.00

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

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

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

MacGillivray, J.A. - Knossos: Pottery Groups of the Old Palace Period (British School at Athens Studies)

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
£40.00

Neilson George - Peel: Its Meaning and Derivation: An Enquiry Into the Early History of the Term Now Applied to Many Border Towers

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,
£25.00

O'Brien Tim - Light Years Ago a Study of the Cairns of Newgrange and Cairn T Loughcrew Co. Meath Ireland

4to. A very good copy. Hardback. 56 pages. 17 coloured plates. 32 figures. A study of two of the finest examples of passaged cairns in Ireland.
Published : The Black Cat Press, Dublin 1992, First Edition
£20.00

O'Sullivan, Deidre; Young, Robert - The English Heritage Book of Lindisfarne : Holy Island

Softback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription. 128 pages. 14 colour plates. 91 black and white illustrations.
Published : B. T. Batsford, London 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Peet T. Eric - Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders

A good copy of this small book in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Presentation copy from the author. Pp.xii,172. 4 plates. 22 figures. Deals with megalithic monuments, barrows, chambered tombs etc.
Published : Harper & Brothers, London 1912, First Edition
£15.00

Perrot Georges and Chipiez Charles - History of Art in Sardinia, Judaea, Syria and Asia Minor

4to. Hardbacks. A good two volume set in decorated blue cloth which is lettered in gilt on the spine and in white on the upper board. Spines a little dull. Ownership inscription. Partly unopened. Vol.1,pp.xiv,370. 7 plates (including 2 folding), 253 figures. 3 tailpieces. Vol. 11, pp.x,294. 1 folding plate. 141 figures. 10 tailpieces. Translated from the French and edited by I. Gonino.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1890,
£50.00

Pinches Theophilus G. - The Amherst Tablets Being an Account of the Babylonian Inscriptions in the Collection of the Right Hon. Lord Amherst of Hackney, F.S.A. At Didlington Hall Norfolk Part 1 Texts of the Period Extending to and Including the Reign of Bur-Sin (about 2500 BC)

Folio. A good copy in rather worn and marked boards (with cloth cracked at one corner) but internally vg. Pp.xxii, 200. Five collotype plates of tablets + folding map at rear. Numerous illustrations in text. Considers the text of 122 tablets. Much on grain, cattle, sheep, butter etc.
Published : Bernard Quaritch, London 1908, First Edition
£80.00

Simpson W. Douglas - Dundarg Castle a History of the Site and a Record of the Excavations in 1950 and 1951

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is slightly torn/chipped at head of spine. Small ownership label on front end-paper. Some paper adhesion (from wrapper) to upper board. Pp.xii,95. Illustrations. Text figures. Includes a full historical account of the castle and a full account of the excavations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1954, First Edition
£7.00

Simpson, Sir James Y. (Edited By John Stuart) - Archaeological Essays Volume I

Hardback. A very good copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine. A littlw wear to spine ends. All edges gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxi,[3],274. 19 figures. Five essays by the famous physician, including essays on an oratory in the island of Inchcolm, the cat-stane at Kirkliston, some Scottish magical charm-stones or curing-stones etc.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1872, First Edition
£35.00

Small, Alan; Thomas, Charles; Wilson, David Mackenzie - St Ninian's Isle and Its Treasure

Hardbacks. 4to. A very good two volume set in good price-clipped dustwrappers which show some edge wear and minor chipping. A clean set without foxing or ownership inscription. Vol.1, Text, x,193. Vol.2, Illustrations, xi, 57 plates and 42 figures and maps. This is the definitive account of the excavation of St. Ninian's Isle, Shetland in 1958 with an extended description of the treasure discovered.
Published : Published for the University of Aberdeen By Oxford University Press 1973, First Edition
£38.00

Taylor D.B. - Archaeology of Tayside

Nd.c.1958. A good copy in paper covers. 40pp. 21 plates.
Published : Dundee Museum and Art Gallery, First Edition
£6.00

Thoms Lisbeth (Editor) - Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal Volume 8, 2002

Softback. 4to. Corner crease to rear cover otherwise a nice copy. 211 pages. Illustrated. "The wide range of papers in this volume include reports on three separate excavations of souterrains in both Angus and Perthshire, a timely summary of all the work that has been undertaken at Wemyss caves in Fife and important new evidence for the location and construction of Cromwell's citadel in Perth".
Published : Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee, Perth 2002, First Edition
£10.00

Yeoman, Peter - Medieval Scotland an Archaeological Perspective

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwraper. Ownership inscription. 128 pages. 16 colour plates. 101 black and white illustrations.
Published : B.T. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, London 1995, First Edition
£15.00