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An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

By: Arnold, C. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK., Routledge: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02911

ISBN: 041515636X

Condition: Very Good


An Archaeology of the early Anglo - Saxon Kingdoms has for nearly a decade been used by students seeking an introduction to the field. The text block edges are a little grubby. View more info

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The Oxford Companion to Archaeology (Oxford Companions)

By: Brian M. Fagan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04038

ISBN: 0195076184

Condition: Very Good


The transformation of archaeology from an amateur pastime into a sophisticated, multidisciplinary area of study is one of the great triumphs of twentieth-century science. This book celebrates this remarkable metamorphosis with a comprehensive look at archaeology and archaeologists. The spine is creased and there is light creasing to the covers, and the text block has light marks on it. A tight square book. View more info

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The Archaeology of Medieval England

By: Clarke, helen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, British Museum Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03595

ISBN: 0714180386

Condition: Near Fine


In the last few years widespread excavations have contributed enormously to our knowledge of England between 1066 and c.1500. Assembling all the archaeological evidence, both new and old, helen Clarke gives the first comprehensive picture of medieval England from the archaeological point of view. The text is accompanied by 50 line drawings and 48 black and white illustrations. There is under-lining of some of the text and also annotations on the margins throughout the book all in red ink. There is wear to the D/W corners and head and base of the spine. We have covered the book in a removable ... View more info

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In Quest of the Lost Legions : The Varusschlacht.

By: Clunn MBE, Major, Tony.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK., Minerva Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 02826

ISBN: 0754110680

Condition: Very Good


For hundreds of years, people have searched for it, the place where three Roman Legions were wipe out by German tribesmen in AD 9. When Tony Clunn discovered 160 denarii at Kalkriese archaeologists have excavated numerous Roman militaria, everyday objects and coins. The findings prove that here in AD 9 fighting took place. A good clean, tight copy. View more info

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Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice

By: Colin Renfrew; Paul Bahn; Paul G. Bahn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04106

ISBN: 0500281475

Condition: Very Good


640 pages cover the entire subject, from the history of archaeology to excavation, evidence, environment and explanation in archaeology. Over 600 illustrations including world maps, charts, diagrams and reconstructions. A full reference section on archaeological terms and a comprehensive bibliography. The covers have light wear to its edges. View more info

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The European Iron Age

By: Collis, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Schocken Books: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03618

ISBN: 0805239413

Condition: Near Fine


This ambitious study documents the underlying features which link the civilisation of the Mediterranean - Phoenician, Greek - Etruscan, and Roman - and the Iron Age cultures of central Europe, traditionally associated with the Celts. It deals with the social, economic and cultural interaction in the first millennium BC which culminated in the Roman empire. The D/w has wear to its corners and edges and also indents to the covers. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Celt and Saxon : The Struggle for Britain AD 410 - 937

By: Ellis, Peter Berresford

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Constable: 1994

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 02843

ISBN: 0094732604

Condition: Good


Through events of incredible complexity, he charts the struggle between the invading ancestors of the English and the British Celts. This is not simply a story of 500 years of military conflict. It charts the rise of the celtic church, and points to the cultural differences between two peoplesThe shows creasing to the corners and the top of the rear cover, and the spine is lightly faded. View more info

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Hidden Treasure: Digging Up Britain's Past

By: Faulkner, Dr. Neil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BBC Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03105

ISBN: 0563487909

Condition: Very Good


Hidden Treasure: Digging up Britain's Past brings alive the world of ancient Britain, from the time of the Bronze Age settlements through to Viking invasions. This book accompanied the BBC tv series. A nice clean and tight copy. View more info

Natural Explorer: Understanding Your Landscape

By: Gooley, Tristan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sceptre: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03526

ISBN: 1444720317

Condition: Very Good


In this book the author shows how we can unlock the landscape around us in a profound new way by fully appreciating the connections and subtle interplay between the land, sea, sky, planets, animals and people. The edges of the text block has some light marking, and there is a little crimping to the top of the D/W. View more info

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The Shell Guide to British Archaeology

By: Hawkes,Jacqyetta

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03486

ISBN: 0718124480

Condition: Fine


This book is a detailed guide to over six hundred of the most important archaeological monuments of England, Scotland and Wales. There is a gazetteer of the six hundred main sites , each dated and described and introduced with a map reference and directions for the traveller. The D/W has a tiny tear to its head which has been neatly repaired by a patch on the inside of the D/W. A clean and tight copy. View more info

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Field Archaeology of Exmoor

By: Hazel Riley; Robert Wilson-North

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, English Heritage: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04108

ISBN: 1873592582

Condition: Very Good


' The Field archaeology of Exmoor presents a distinctive heritage, for the first time, to the general reader and the specialist alike, and tells the story of the development of Exmoor's landscape from the stone age until the Second World War. It is illustrated in colour. There is a crease across the top front corner. View more info

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Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias

By: Jacqueline Yallop

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Jonathan Cape: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03790

ISBN: 0224098276

Condition: Fine


Looking at everything from sewage systems to sculpture, chocolate to coal, and free trade to electoral emancipation, this book is a personal exploration of why and how these village utopias came about, what they tell us about the past, and how they still resonate with us today. A fine , clean copy. View more info

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Megaliths,Myths and Men; An introduction to Astro-Archaeology

By: Lancaster Brown, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK., Book Club Association.: 1977

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 03211

Condition: Very Good


This book is a unique introductory study to astro-archaeology. It discusses at popular level the whole question of Megalithic science and provides a definitive source - book for all levels of interest. The book reveals how archaeologists and astronomers - with the help of radiocarbon dating - are providing dramatic evidence which has radically changed many of the traditional text-book ideas about prehistory. The text block is lightly tanned on the top and has a lean. The D/W has wear to the edges top and bottom and to its corners. A good readable copy . View more info

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VIKINGS!

By: Magnusson , Magnus

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, BCA.: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 02257

Condition: Very Good


Magnusson explores in this book the myth and reality of Viking culture. The Vikings were fierce sea -warriors, but they were also great traders of their day ,as explorers they extended the boundaries of the know world across the Atlantic to North America and eastwards through the hinterland of Russia to Turkey and the Mediterranean.This book was based on a major BBC series. It shows signs of light use. View more info

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Celtic Sacred Landscapes.

By: Nigel Pennick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Thames and Hudson: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04051

ISBN: 0500282013

Condition: Very Good


The Celtic tradition is one of the most ancient cultures in Europe. In this engrossing study, Nigel Pennick shows us the holy sites of Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe through Celtic eyes, reinvesting each feature of the landscape with its spiritual, symbolic and mythological importance. There is light wear to the covers and corners. View more info

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Somerset Archaeology and Natural History

By: Peter Ellis ( Editior )

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Taunton Castle: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04487

Condition: Very Good


This book is the account of the proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 2012 and incorporating Ecology in Somerset. Vol 156. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

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Somerset Archaeology and Natural History; Vol 154

By: Peter Hollis

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Taunton Castle: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04242

Condition: Very Good


This book is about The proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society for 2010 A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Techniques of Archaeological Excavation

By: Philip Barker

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1993

Edition: 3rd Edition

Sellers ID: 04031

ISBN: 041515152X

Condition: Very Good


Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques - at once authoritative and stimulating - was immediately hailed as the standard work and is one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Excavations in the Donyatt Potteries

By: Richard Coleman-Smith; Terry Pearson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: UK, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 04053

ISBN: 0850335027

Condition: Near Fine


Donyatt in Somerset', about a mile and a half from Ilminster where we operate, was the site of continuous pottery production for 800 years. This comprehensive work describes not only the very thorough excavations and archaeological research into the industry at Donyatt but also draws on the unique range of documentary evidence that survives to provide the most complete study of a pottery so far researched today. There is a microfilm in a pocket on the rear paste down, and a loose letter titled Donyatt potteries and the The Neroche Forest. The D/w is priced clipped and there is a dedication on ... View more info

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The Welsh Border

By: Rowley, Trevor

Price: £13.50

Publisher: UK., Tempus Publishing, Limited: 2001

Edition: Revised edition

Sellers ID: 02677

ISBN: 075241917X

Condition: Very Good


From prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, the Welsh Borders were the scene of continual strife, as can been seen from the Iron age and Roman forts,Offa's Dyke and the wealth of medieval castles to e found here. The author looks at the countryside, villages and towns of this area, and reveals the clues that they provide to the history of its people over the centuries. The soft covers show light ware to the corners. View more info