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English Heritage Book of Roman Towns in Britain, Bedoyere, Guy De La
1 Bedoyere, Guy De La English Heritage Book of Roman Towns in Britain
London B. T. Batsford / English Heritage 1992 0713468939 / 9780713468939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. 102 illustrations and 16 colour plates. Before the Roman conquest there were few settlements in Britain that could properly be described as towns and their rapid growth was one of the effects of the invasion of A.D. 43. This book traces the process of urbanization and provides answers to questions about how Roman towns grew and functioned. 
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Megaliths and Masterminds, Brown, Peter Lancaster
2 Brown, Peter Lancaster Megaliths and Masterminds
London Robert Hale 1979 0709109159 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Very Good+ clean, tight and unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. INCLUDED is an ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPH of a stone carving. 246 pages. 29 illustrations and 19 line figures in the text. The mystery behind thousands of hoar-ancient stone monuments - the megaliths - provides one of the on-running contentions in archaeology. Who built them, and why they were built, are questions that have intrigued and taxed imaginations for centuries. Megalithic monuments occur worldwide and range in diversity from Stonehenge in England and the avenues at Carnac in Brittany to the pyramids and temples of Egypt and Mesoamerica. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Sussex Archaeological Collections - Volume 144 2006, Chadwick, Adrian M and Others
3 Chadwick, Adrian M and Others Sussex Archaeological Collections - Volume 144 2006
Lewes Sussex Archaeological Society 2006 First Soft Fine 8vo 
A Fine unmarked copy. 229 pages. Illustrated with maps, diagrams and photograph. Comprises: Bronze Age Burials and Settlements and an Anglo-Saxon Settlement at Claypit Lane, Westhampnett, West Sussex; Excavation of a Mesolithic Occupation Site and a Saxon Building at Bognor Regis; More Buildings Facing the Palace at Fishbourne; Excavations at Tribe's Yard, Bersted Street, Bognor Regis; A New Survey of the Fabric of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Bosham; The Development of the Port of Littlehampton and excavations; The Market Houses at Steyning; William Cooke, Steward of the Sheffield Estate (1828-1832); A Failed Rehousing Scheme in Brighton by the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway; Archaeological Investigations at High Sreet and Kilnmead, Crawley; Archaeological Investigations at Loxwood Place Farm, Loxwood; The Possible Identification of a Priory Grange at Washington; The Windmill 'Between the Bridges of Bramber'; Iron and Brass Ware in East Sussex in the 1540's. 
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Rome and the Barbarians, Cunliffe, Barry
4 Cunliffe, Barry Rome and the Barbarians
London The Bodley Head 1975 0370015789 / 9780370015781 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Felts, Shirley and Holloway, Edgar 
A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine price clipped dustjacket. Relating archaeological discovery to the Commentaries of Julius Caesar and Tacitus's Agricola, Professor Cunliffe traces the conquest of Gaul and of Scotland, then turns to Northern Europe : recent excavations in Romania have filled in many of the details of Trajan's conquest of Dacia, and in Hungary they have provided a vivid picture of what life was like on the edge of the Roman frontier. On the site of modern Budapest the remains of the Roman town and fortifications mark the base of a large garrison which faced across the Danube the ever-present attack from the germanic tribes. **** NOT EX LIB **** 
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The Ancient Stones of England, Edwards, Tudor
5 Edwards, Tudor The Ancient Stones of England
London Robert Hale 1972 0709133316 / 9780709133315 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. This book offers a comprehensive description of the ruined buildings of England from the dawn of history to the extinction of a national style in the 18th century. Fully illustrated with 12 plans and 35 illustrations. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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The Maldive Mystery, Heyerdahl, Thor
6 Heyerdahl, Thor The Maldive Mystery
London George Allen and Unwin 1986 0049101048 / 9780049101043 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A clean and unmarked copy with some foxing to top edge with price clipped dustjacket. Map endpapers and 24 plates.The famous author sailor of the Kon-Tiki, Ra and Tigris expeditions was invited by the government of the Maldives to investigate recent archaeological finds there and despite knowing little of these 1200 or so islands in the Indian Ocean, and less of the language and customs of its people, he undertook the fascinating study. Maldive history was reckoned to have begun in AD 1153, or year 853 of the Holy Prophet, when the islanders embraced the Islamic faith and any pre Moslem relics were usually destroyed. *** NOT EX LIB *** 
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Beneath the Metropolis  -  The Secret Lives of Cities, Marshall, Alex
7 Marshall, Alex Beneath the Metropolis - The Secret Lives of Cities
London Constable and Robinson 2006 1845295404 / 9781845295400 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from minnor indentations to top edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 257 pages. Illustrated throughout. In the book Alex Marshall investigates how geological features; archaeological remnants of past civilizations; and layered networks transporting water, electricity, and people have shaped these cities through centuries of political turbulence and advancements in engineering - and how they are determining the course of the cities' future. From the first-century catacombs of Rome, the New York subway system, and the swamps and ancient quays beneath London, to San Francisco's fault lines, the depleted aquifer under Mexico City, and Mao Tse-tung's extensive network of secret tunnels belowBeijing, these subterranean environments offer a unique cross-section of a city's history. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.885 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** 
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Atlantis of the North, Spanuth, Jurgen
8 Spanuth, Jurgen Atlantis of the North
London Sidgwick and Jackson 1979 0283984953 / 9780283984952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold title on orange boards which are clean, unmarked with no wear. Internally clean and unmarked with a little age fading to page edges. Dustjacket is complete and plastic protected. By studying the original documents in great detail the Archaeologist and Pastor author proves that the Atlantis narrative describes conditions in the Aegean and Egypt about 1200 BC and then links the story of the Atlantean invasion of the Eastern Mediterranean with Ramses III's description of the invasion of Egypt and the Aegean by mysterious northerners as recorded in the Medinet Habu inscriptions. PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.836 UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST **** NOT BOOK CLUB **** 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Carthage     (Revised Edition), Warmington, B.H.
9 Warmington, B.H. Carthage (Revised Edition)
London Robert Hale 1969 First Thus Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
A Fine unmarked copy with Fine price clipped dustjacket. Second edition, revised and reset. 272 pages. 35 illustrations. 5 maps. The author's book was the first comprehensive account of the seven century history of Carthage to be published in 50 years, and this fully revised edition takes into account important work done on Phoenician and Carthaginian sites, especially in Sardinia and Morocco. Several chapters of the original work have been rewritten and expanded and an additional bibliography and notes have also been included. A comprehensive work on one of the great imperial cities of the ancient world. 
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A Book of Archaeology  -  Seventeen Stories of Discovery, Wheeler, Lady Margaret  (selected and Edited by)
10 Wheeler, Lady Margaret (selected and Edited by) A Book of Archaeology - Seventeen Stories of Discovery
London Cassell 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Gold title on blue boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear.Internally clean, tight and unmarked with some light foxing to closed edges. Dustjacket is complete but has some tears, chipping and wear.12 pages of half-tone illustrations and 3 maps. The author is the wife of the eminent archaeologist, Sir Mortimer Wheeler. Comprises discoveries in Egypt, Palestine, Africa, Iraq, Persia, France, Siberia, Denmark, Chile, Italy and Britain. 
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