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Transactions of the Symposium on Photo Interpretation, Delft, 1962

By: Archives Internationales de Photogrammetrie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Delft, Uitgeverij Waltman: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007833

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large quarto, pp 532 (+ adverts), fore-edge quite foxed but otherwise clean internally, cloth slightly marked and worn, in a rubbed and frayed dustwrapper. [Very heavy - extra postage may be needed.] View more info

Image for Le Cabinet de Curiosites de Thoutmosis III -plantes et animaux du "Jardin Botanique de Karnak

Le Cabinet de Curiosites de Thoutmosis III -plantes et animaux du "Jardin Botanique de Karnak

By: Beaux, Nathalie

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Leuven, Belgium, Peeters Press: 1990

Seller ID: 008248

ISBN: 9068312685

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp x, 349, a very good copy in slightly scuffed dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Die Geschichte der Kulturlandschaft und des Ackerbaus in der Siedlungskammer Flogeln, Niedersachsen, seit der Jungsteinzeit :Probleme der Kustenforschung Im Sudlichen Nordseegebiet, Band 21

Die Geschichte der Kulturlandschaft und des Ackerbaus in der Siedlungskammer Flogeln, Niedersachsen, seit der Jungsteinzeit :Probleme der Kustenforschung Im Sudlichen Nordseegebiet, Band 21

By: Behre, Karl-Ernst & Kucan, Dusanka

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Isensee, Oldenburg: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 010765

ISBN: 3895982547

Condition: Very Good


German text. Illustrated, many folding charts, small folio, pp 227, green cloth, a slight blemish on the upper cover, otherwise a very good copy throughout. Presenation copy to Dr Peter Moore, signed by both authors. [The history of the cultural landscape and agriculture in Flogeln, Lower Saxony, since the Neolithic period.] A heavy book - extra postage may be required. View more info

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Das Niedersächsische Institut für historische Küstenforschung. 60 Jahre Forschungstätigkeit im Küstengebiet.

By: Behre, Karl-Ernst & Schmid, Peter

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Wilhelmshaven: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010965

ISBN: 3930510685

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp vi, 106, pictorial cloth, an extremely good copy. View more info

Image for Farming in Prehistory  - from hunter-gatherer to food producer [Sir John Burnett's copy]

Farming in Prehistory - from hunter-gatherer to food producer [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Bender, Barbara

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, John Baker: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014264

ISBN: 0212970038

Condition: Good


A few illustrations and maps, octavo, pp xii, 268, very clean internally, paperback, covers creased. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effective nature conservation could be achieved only if good quality information about species and their habitats was accessible to all who needed it - a belief that made him perfectly suited to run the National Biodiversity Network, founded in... View more info

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The Town of Maiden Castle

By: Benfield, Eric

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014157

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 70, fore-edge slightly bruised, the upper corner of two pages and one plate creased, a neat inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but just a little worn and slightly age-toned. View more info

Image for Die Flora der Neuassyrischen Reliefs  [Nigel Hepper's copy]  {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.}

Die Flora der Neuassyrischen Reliefs [Nigel Hepper's copy] {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.}

By: Bleibtreu, Erika

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Vienna, Institutes fur Orientalistik der Universitait Wien: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014319

ISBN: 3900345015

Condition: Very Good


GERMAN TEXT. Illustrated, octavo, pp 279, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn. [Presentation copy to the Kew botanist Nigel Hepper - "with kind regards from the author".]. VERY SCARCE. {The flora of the Neo-Assyrian reliefs - A Study on the Orthostatic Reliefs of the 9th-7th. Century BC.} View more info

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Roman Forts in Britain

By: Breeze, David J.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2002

Seller ID: 013548

ISBN: 0747805334

Condition: New


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 72, paperback, a very good new copy. [A compact study of Roman forts in Britain looking at the different types and sizes of forts, watch-towers and signal stations; their layout, and how they developed from marching camps, how they were built and the life of the men stationed there. Included also is a gazetteer of sites worth visiting.] View more info

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Science in Archaeology: a survey of progress and research (Jack Hawkes' copy)

By: Brothwell, Don & Higgs, Eric (editors)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1969

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013959

ISBN: 0500270104

Condition: Good


Second edition, revised and enlarged. Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp 720, very clean and sound internally, paperback, upper cover a little scuffed, spine creased. Professor Jack Hawkes copy, with his signature on the front endpaper. Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. [A stimulating collection of papers.] View more info

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Prehistoric Astronomy and Ritual

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2005

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013546

ISBN: 0747806144

Condition: New


Second edition. Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 72, paperback, a very good new copy. [Stonehenge was not an observatory used by druidical astronomer-priests. It was, instead, a monument in which the moon and the sun and the dead were joined together. In this book the author explains how people in the British Isles, four thousand or more years ago, identified life and death with the cycle of midwinter and midsummer and with the risings and settings of the sun and moon. This is why so many megalithic monuments have astronomical sightlines built into them. This book describes how astronomical... View more info

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Environment and Archaeology - an introduction to pleistocene geography

By: Butzer, Karl W.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014160

Condition: Very Good


First edition, illustrated with text line drawings and maps, large octavo, pp xviii, 524, for-edge slightly foxed, otherwise exceptionally clean internally, brown cloth in very bright condition, the dustwrapper is slightly frayed, and rather badly foxed on its lower cover. Overall, though, a rather good copy. View more info

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Mesolithic Prelude - the palaeolithic-neolithic transition in old world history

By: Clark, Grahame

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011535

ISBN: 0852243650

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, illustrated, pp viii, 122, contents and binding in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at the corners and margins, it has a tiny tear at the top of the upper and lower cover. View more info

Image for Kalambo Falls Prehistoric Site: Volume 1: The Geology, Palaeoecology and Detailed Stratigraphy of the Excavations

Kalambo Falls Prehistoric Site: Volume 1: The Geology, Palaeoecology and Detailed Stratigraphy of the Excavations

By: Clark, J.D. (et al)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014642

ISBN: 0521069629

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, many folding charts and plans, small quarto, pp xvi, 253, as new internally, blue cloth with just the faintest of marks, the dustwrapper is slightly age-toned with a small tear at the spine head. [Archaeologically, Kalambo Falls is one of the most important sites in Africa. It has produced a sequence of past human activity stretching over more than two hundred and fifty thousand years, with evidence of continuous habitation since the Late Early Stone Age until modern times. It was first excavated in 1953 by John Desmond (J.D.) Clark who recognized archaeological activity around a ... View more info

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Exploring Scotland's Heritage - The Highlands

By: Close-Brooks, Joanna

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014436

ISBN: 0114924600

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large horizontal octavo, pp 184, paperback, slightly used throughout. [Towns. Burghs.Industrial.Monuments.Rural buildings.Mansons.Artillery Forts.Barracks.Castles.Ecclesiastical buildings.Carved Stones.Forts.Brochs.Cairns.Standing stones.] View more info

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Domesticated Animals From Early Times

By: Clutton-Brock, Juliet

Price: £7.25

Publisher: London, Heinemann & British Museum (Natural History): 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014486

ISBN: 0434139505

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 208, very clean internally, brown cloth in excellent condition, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Examines archaeological, historical, and zoological discoveries to trace the history of animal domestication, and describes the effect of that process on animal breeds and behavior.] View more info

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The Conquest of Wessex in the Sixth Century [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Copley, Gordon J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013515

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 240, very clean internally, green cloth slightly faded at head and tail of spine, in a frayed and worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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The Art of Death in Graeco-Roman Egypt

By: Corbelli, Judith A.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013366

ISBN: 0747806470

Condition: New


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 80, a very good new copy. Postage will be reduced. [Some of the most spectacular discoveries made in Egypt during the twentieth century were in the field of Graeco-Roman funerary archaeology - the poignant mummy portraits and grave stelae, the extensive cemeteries of Alexandria and marina el-alamein, the magnificent Golden Mummies of Bahariya - and this work brings together in one volume an introduction all the categories of funerary art of the period. A wide range of material is presented - tomb decoration stelae, sarcophagi, coffins, mummy cases, funerary ... View more info

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A Guide to the Mediaeval Antiquities and Objects of Later Date in the Department of British and Mediaeval Antiquities (British Museum)

By: Dalton, O.M.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Printed by Order of the Trustees: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009982

Condition: Very Good


17 plates and 217 text illustrations, pp xii, 322, very slightly worn internally, neat contemporary signature and date crossed out on front endpaper, printed boards, slightly worn, spine slightly creased. View more info

Embryos and Ancestors

By: De Beer, G.R.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford, at the Clarendon Press: 1951

Seller ID: 007240

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Illustrated, pp xii, 159, very slight mark on the fore-edge, neat owner's stamp on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth very slightly worn. View more info

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Aviation Archaeology in Britain

By: De La Bedoyere, Guy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2001

Seller ID: 013549

ISBN: 0747804907

Condition: New


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 64, paperback, a very good new copy. [During the Second World War an average of five aircraft crashed every day in the British Isles. Their remains provide an opportunity for archaeological and historical study. This book is a wide-ranging introduction to the aircraft, the airfields, the documentary record and the memorials to the men and women who gave their lives in the air war.] View more info