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THE MONUMENTS OF ITALY (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Michael Oppenheimer.
Stock no. 1824236
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

6 volumes complete. A Regional Survey of Art, Architecture and Archaeology from Classical to Modern Times. An account of Italy's archaeological sites, museums, churches, palaces and other buildings. Large format. Black cloth boards, red title block with gilt title to spine, blind title to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860645704. Boards of a few volumes are a little scuffed. Contents fine. Front board volume VI has a small heavy nick to top edge. Top edge of text block lightly browned. Overall, a handsome set.

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LOST CITIES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD
Written by Carl W. Blegen; Colin F. Macdonald; Joan Oates; Michael Grant; Jane Taylor.
Stock no. 1824176
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Five volume set: Troy and the Trojans; Knossos; Babylon; Pompeii & Herculaneum Cities of Vesuvius; and Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans. Light brown cloth with printed illustrations in gilt and black. B/w illustrations, colour plates. Minor tiny foxspots to spines else a lovely set contained in publisher's slipcase which has some scuffing.

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THE SUTTON HOO SHIP-BURIAL VOLUME 2: ARMS, ARMOUR AND REGALIA
Written by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford.
Stock no. 1824051
Published by British Museum Publications. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Sutton Hoo ship-burial, excavated near Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1939, is the most important single archaeological discovery every made in the British Isles. This is the second volume only in a series of four which present the definitive account of the discovery. Large format. B/w photos and drawings, a few colour photos. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, deer vignette to front. A large, heavy volume. ISBN: 0714113352. A few marks to boards. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Otherwise contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is edge-worn, torn and scuffed but with no loss.

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THE SUTTON HOO SHIP-BURIAL VOLUME 1: EXCAVATIONS, BACKGROUND, THE SHIP, DATING AND INVENTORY
Written by R.L.S. Bruce-Mitford.
Stock no. 1824050
Published by British Museum Publications. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Sutton Hoo ship-burial, excavated near Woodbridge, Suffolk in 1939, is the most important single archaeological discovery every made in the British Isles. This is the first volume only in a series of four which present the dfinitive account of the discovery. Large format. B/w and a few colour maps and photos, fold-out diagrams. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, deer vignette to front. 12 plates in map pocket to rear. A large, heavy volume. ISBN: 0714113344. A few foxspots to endpapers. Contents pages vii-x not bound in but present. All maps etc present in rear pocket. Blue dustwrapper is creased to base of spine with 1" tear to either side. A nice copy.

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SPADES AND FEATHERS
Written by Tyler Whittle. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard; Tyler Whittle.
Stock no. 1323186
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Searching for the lost plate of a ruined Norfolk monastery is the main theme of this story. Peach boards with black title to spine and small avocet vignette to front cover. 221 pages. B/w illustrations. Endpapers are maps of Crome's Broad. Some slightly bumped. Some very slightly browning to lower cover edges. Small patch of white paper transfer to base of spine (from dustwrapper). Contents are foxed and browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, foxed on verso with damp stains to edges and tape repairs on verso.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ANCIENT AND ROMAN BRITAIN
Written by Harold Priestley.
Stock no. 2140973
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book No. 56. 74 b/w photos, 10 pages of maps and 4 line drawings. ISBN: 0723215448. Bumping to spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased with browning to spine and edges.

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STONEHENGE: PLANS, DESCRIPTION AND THEORIES
Written by W.M. Flinders Petrie.
Stock no. 2140818
Published by Histories & Mysteries Of Man Ltd.. 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. This book was first published in 1880, this is a reprint edition with an update by Gerald S. Hawkins. Light bumping and wear along cover edges. Gold label to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few marks and old sticker to rear cover.

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ROMAN SPAIN: CONQUEST AND ASSIMILATION
Written by Leonard A. Curchin.
Stock no. 2139567
Published by BCA. 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and diagrams. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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CERAMICS FOR THE ARCHAEOLOGIST
Written by Anna O. Shepard.
Stock no. 2138009
Published by Carnegie Institution Of Washington. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition.

Publication 609. Light blue cardwraps, black titles. B/w illustrations. xii and 414 pages including index. Spine browned, covers unevenly browned at edges, foxing to covers. Front cover split to spine edge at top and bottom. Text block browned.

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ABERGAVENNY THE URBAN ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Frank Olding.
Stock no. 2137985
Published by Abergavenny Local History Society. 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. A few marks to covers; some fading to spine.

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ABU GEILI AND SAQADI & DAR EL MEK
Written by O.G.S. Crawford; Frank Addison.
Stock no. 2137708
Published by Oxford University Press. 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The Wellcome Excavations In the Sudan Volume III. Large format. Brown cloth with dark brown titles. Text and Plates. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and chips; a few bits of loss; some grubby marks and foxspots.

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DORSET'S ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Peter Stanier.
Stock no. 2137706
Published by Dorset Books. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with gilt title to spine. Archaeology in the Landscape, 4000BC to AD1700. B/w photos. ISBN: 1871164397. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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