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Monuments In The Landscape Volume 4. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1873827490. Gold address label to inside front cover. Page browning.
This book illustrates archaeoastronomical approaches to ancient Mayan cultural production. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams and a few colour. ISBN: 9781782976431.
DEATH OF AN OCEAN: A GEOLOGICAL BORDERS BALLAD
Written by Euan Clarkson; Brian Upton.
Stock no. 1823536
Published by Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Scottish Borders, drained mainly by the River Tweed and its tributaries, is famed for its historical legacy and attendant myths and ballads. The authors here tell of how the once great ocean of Iapetus met its end through the inexorable motion of the tectonic plates bringing the continental masses on either side of it onto a collision course. The impact of these continents spelled the death-knell for Iapetus and formed the Caledonide mountain chain. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781906716028. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
These papers bring an interdisciplinary approach to bear on what is arguable the central question in the study of human social evolution. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. 259 pages. B/w diagrams. Published for The British Adademy, this is Proceedings of the British Academy 110. ISBN: 0197262503.
The Ice Age cave art of Creswell Crags. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and diagrams throughout. 117 pages. ISBN: 9781848020252. Minimal rubbing to spine. Covers slightly 'wavy'.
Second Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. An extraordinary group of primitive anthropods. B/w photos. ISBN: 0226474526. 4th printing of the second edition. A nice, clean copy.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. 496 pages. The 21st century traveller in prehistoric Europe. ISBN: 0007138024. Contained in original glazed slip case in very good condition - some edge-wear.
ROCK ART IN AFRICA: MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Jean-Loic Le Quellec; Paul Bahn.
Stock no. 1823440
Published by Flammarion. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Translated from the French by Paul Bahn. A panorama of the great parietal assemblages of Africa. The author places the works in the context of their discovery by the great explorers, and then deciphers their hidden meanings. Large format. Black cloth boards, blind titles. Colour photos. ISBN: 2080304445. Board corners bumped. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-faded, scuffed to rear panel.
THE PREHISTORY OF METALLURGY IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823436
Published by The Institute Of Metals. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A completely revised edition of the author's 'Metallurgy in Archaeology' (published 1962). Incorporating the results of work done since 1960, this revised text covers native metals, copper and copper-based alloys, tin, lead, antimony, and the fabrication of non-ferrous metals. The Iron Age is divided into various periods appropriate to Britain, ending with the introduction of the blast furnace. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 0904357724. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's white address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges and spine, closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss) and top of spine.
A collection of essays in honour of Lily F. Chitty, archaeologist specialising in prehistoric Wales and the West of England. Edited by Lynch & Burgess. Light brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w drawings and maps. ISBN: 0239000714. Small mark to front board (minor). Text block browned and a little grubby. A few light foxspots present. Price-cut yellow dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little marked to rear panel.
Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. 10 b/w plates. xxii and 298 pages including index. Top & tail of spine rubbed with slight fraying and loss of cloth, spine lightly browned. Bookplate to front pastedown. Some scattered foxspots and pencil annotation to margins. All plates present.
THE PUZZLE OF LIFE; AND HOW IT HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER
Written by Arthur Nicols.
Stock no. 1819467
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1877. Slightly better than good condition.
Second Edition. A Short History of the Formation of the Earth, with its Vegetable and Animal Life, from the Earliest Times. Including an account of pre-historic man, his weapons, tools and works. Small format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine & vignette to front, black title to front. B/w plates. 173 pages. Top & tail of spine rubbed & worn, a few scuffs and marks to covers. Lengthy inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Joints cracked, hinges pulled, binding still feels tight. Pages 30-31 heavily foxed, scattered foxspots otherwise. All plates present.