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Catalogue 111, November 2005

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Size  All books are octavo (8vo) unless described as otherwise. Conventional sizing has been used


Antiquarian 1 - 34   Architecture 415 - 594
General Archaeology 35 - 163   Garden 595 - 660
Prehistory 164 - 239   Industrial 661 - 707
Roman & Classical World 240 - 298   Maritime 708 - 731
Anglo-Saxon, Dark Age & Viking 299 - 323   Periodical 732 - 750
Medieval & Later 324 - 394   Bargains 801 - 951
Monastic 395 - 414      




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Antiquarian Archaeology and Architecture 


1.  THE ECCLESIOLOGIST, Extracts from The Ecclessiologist from 1850 - 1863, mainly on architectural subjects, bound together in two volumes, c300pp in each vol, many plates & folding plans, cloth slightly rubbed 2 vols £75.00


2.  THE NATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by Writers of Eminence in Literature, Science, and Art, William Mackenzie, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow nd 1864 13 vols, each with over 1000 pages, very many mainly steel engraved plates plus coloured maps, half leather with gilt dec spine and raised bands, cloth boards slightly sunned on some volumes, 4to  An attractive and decorative set £240.00

Covers many topics and includes finely engraved plates of agricultural subjects, machinery, scientific subjects, natural history geology, classical archaeology etc


3.  (Album) ALBUM OF CATHEDRAL PHOTOGRAPHS,  c 1860-70,  photos mounted on card with decorative borders, one to a page, one signed Thomas Lewis, full black morocco with gilt bands, rebacked with spine relaid & new red label, 4to £60.00

Exterior shots and interior details, many showing sculpture or doorways. 2 each of Canterbury, York, Lincoln, Salisbury, Exeter,  3 of Durham, Norwich, Gloucester, Ely, Winchester, Hereford, Winchester, Peterborough, Worcester, Wells, Ripon, 8 of Lichfield


4.  Anderson J Corbet THE ROMAN CITY OF URICONIUM at Wroxeter, Salop: Illustrative of the History and Social Life of our Romano-British Forefathers. London 1867, x + 150pp, 12pls + text woodcuts, gilt imp dec cloth slightly rubbed, spine sightly faded, first few pls lightly foxed £38.50


5.  ARCHAEOLOGIA Vol XIV,  1803,  Society of Antiquaries of London  xii +311pp,  original half leather with marbled boards corners rubbed,  rebacked with new leather spine with gilt lines & black label, 4to £36.00

Sculptures in Romsey Abbey; Polden Hill Hoard; Topesfield Roman Burial; Carved chimney piece at Speke Hall; Civil War Defences of Bristol; Prior’s Chapel Ely; Walls of Constantinople


6.  Ashbee C R THE TRINITY HOSPITAL IN MILE END: An Object Lesson in National History, by C R Ashbee, MA, Architect, Being the First Monograph of the Committee for the Survey of the Memorials of Greater London,  published by the Guild and School of Handicraft, Essex House, Bow, London, E. 1896, 36pp, 12pls inc foldouts inc 2 col, card slightly torn, 4to £85.00

Historic volume protesting against the proposed destruction of the Trinity Hospital by the Corporation of Trinity House, which was refused by the Charity Commission. This volume led to the establishment of the Survey of London. The almshouses were restored by the LCC. See Cherry B et al London 5, East, Buildings of England, p465/6


7.  (Bateman T) A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE ANTIQUITIES AND MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS PRESERVED IN THE MUSEUM OF THOMAS BATEMAN, AT LOMBERDALE HOUSE, DERBYSHIRE, Bakewell, Printed for the Author by James Gratton, Matlock Street 1855, xii + 305pp, text illustrations, imp dec cloth, spine slightly faded. Inscription from Bateman to Charles Warne. Two letters by Bateman,inserted about a parcel of autographs, one to Warne & one to Charles Roach Smith  £195.00


8.  Bateman T TEN YEARS’ DIGGINGS IN CELTIC AND SAXON GRAVE MOUNDS, in the Counties of Derby, Stafford, and York, from 1848 to 1858; with Notices of Some Former Discoveries Hitherto Unpublished, and Remarks on the Crania and Pottery from the Mounds, London  1861, 309 pp, 59 text illustrations, orig imp dec cloth, with new spine, bookplates of G S Gibson & N E S Norris £110.00

Thomas Bateman of Youlgrave Manor, Derbyshire, was one of the great barrow diggers of the 19th century, much influenced by Colt Hoare. His collections, mainly from the barrows of Derbyshire now form the nucleus of the Prehistoric Collections in Sheffield Museum.  See Howarth ‘Catalogue of Bateman Collection’


9.  Barclay E STONEHENGE AND ITS EARTH-WORKS,  Nutt London 1895, vii + 152pp, 6plans & many illustrations, cloth, spine faded and edges slightly rubbed, teg, recent endpapers, 4to £65.00


10.  Bruce J Collingwood  LAPIDARIUM SEPTENTRIONALE, or, A Description of the Monuments of Roman Rule in the North of England. Published by the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Quaritch London 1875, xvi + 492pp, 14large engraved plates & folding maps, inc one in back pocket, some coloured, very many text figs, slight foxing to prelims but otherwise clean, half morocco with raised bands, rebacked with original cracked spine re-laid, teg, lg 4to £395.00

Bruce (1805-1892), was born in Newcastle where his father was a schoolmaster and he became proprietor of the school in 1834. He was an enthusiatic antiquary. He annually visited Hadrian’s Wall and organised ‘Pilgrimages’in 1851 and 1886. He was Secretary and Vice President of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle.

This work is a detailed description of finds, inscriptions & sculptures concentrating on Hadrian's Wall area but includes other related material such as a full page colour illustration of the Malpas (Cheshire) diploma


11.  Buckman Prof & Newmarch C H ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE REMAINS OF ROMAN ART IN CIRENCESTER  The Site of Antient Corinium. Bell 1850, Bell 1850, xxxii + 155pp, 12pl inc 5 col (4 of which are of pavements) + 44 wood engravings, embossed dec cloth worn & flecked with paint, new cloth spine with gilt lettering, new endpapers,  4to, teg £36.00

Contains an interesting discussion and technical analysis of the recently discovered mosaic pavements at Cirencester


12.  Cochet L'Abbe LA NORMANDIE SOUTERRAINE ou Notices sur des Cimetieres Romains et des Cimetieres Francs explores en Normandie, Rouen/Paris 1st ed 1854, xv + 406pp + subscribers’ list, 17pls + text woodcuts, half leather, corners slightly rubbed, gilt dec spine - fine French binding of the period, loosely inserted 16pp pamphlet of reviews of the work including the review by Roach Smith. Interesting association copy . Originally owned by  W(ake) Smart, handwritten compliments slip from Cochet to Roach Smith pasted in, with pencil note by Smart that this was given him by Mr Warne. Handwritten note by Martin Biddle that he bought the book in Weymouth from a shop who had purchased it at the St George Gray sale in 1970 £98.00

Publication of the outstanding finds made in the Roman & Frankish cemeteries of Normandy


13.  English H S THE LAWS RESPECTING PEWS OR SEATS IN CHURCHES,  John Hatchard Piccadilly London 1826, 142pp, original boards slightly rubbed & marked, paper label £58.00

An interesting treatise on pew rents


14.  Evans J (Sir) THE ANCIENT STONE IMPLEMENTS,  Weapons and Ornaments, of Great Britain. 2nd revised ed Longmans  1897, xviii + 747pp, 479 pls & figs, feps slightly foxed, gilt dec cloth slightly rubbed, spine faded £85.00


15.  Jewitt Llewellynn GRAVE-MOUNDS AND THEIR CONTENTS: A Manual of Archaeology, as Exemplified in the Burials of the Celtic, Romano-British, and the Anglo-Saxon Periods, London 1870, xxi + 306pp, 489 text woodcuts, foxing to prelims and on some other pages, decorated cloth marked & rubbed, rebacked with spine relaid, new endpapers, aeg, £52.00

Very attractive woodcut illustrations of antiquities, particularly the contents of barrows


16.  Kemble J M  HORAE FERALES; OR, STUDIES IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE NORTHERN NATIONS  (edited by R G Latham & A W Franks), London 1863, xii + 251pp, 24 litho pls inc some hand col, some slight occasional spotting, imp gilt dec cloth, rebacked with original spine relaid, teg, lg 4to £375.00


17.  Lane-Fox Pitt Rivers A Lt Gen (Myres J L ed) THE EVOLUTION OF CULTURE AND OTHER ESSAYS, OUP 1906, xx + 232pp, 21pls of figs, mainly folding, ½ leather slightly rubbed with marbled boards,  J L Myres’ editors copy especially bound from editor’s proofs £85.00


18.  Long W STONEHENGE AND ITS BARROWS, reprinted from Wilts Arch Magazine Vol XVI,  Devizes  1876, v + 244pp, 26 plates & plans, paper covers slightly worn & small part of rear cover lacking £38.50

This was the best description of Stonehenge when it was published and contains much useful historical information as well as attractive illustrations. Detailed analysis of the discoveries made by Colt Hoare and others in the barrows adjacent to Stonehenge


19.  Mortimer J R FORTY YEARS RESEARCHES IN BRITISH AND SAXON BURIAL MOUNDS OF YORKSHIRE, London & Hull  1905, lxxxvi + 452pp, 1028figs, coloured foldout map, tables, ¼

  green morocco slightly rubbed, teg, 4to £165.00

Classic description of late Victorian barrow excavations (Bronze Age and Saxon) in East Yorkshire. The finds are now in Hull Museum


20.  Nicholson P THE STUDENT’S INSTRUCTOR IN DRAWING AND WORKING THE FIVE ORDERS OF ARCHITECTURE Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings: for diminishing and glueing of columns and capitals; for finding the true diameter of an order to any given height: for striking the Ionic volute, circular or elliptical: with finished examples on a large scale ...... and some designs for door cases elegantly engraved in 41 pls, London 6th edition considerably augmented and improved 1835, 88pp + 41 pls + publisher’s catalogue, ink architectural drawing on rear pastedown, full leather slightly worn with new spine & new red label £175.00


21.  Pitt-Rivers A (Lt Gen)  EXCAVATIONS IN CRANBORNE CHASE, 4 vols, Privately published 1887-1905, Vol I Romano British Village at Woodcuts & Rushmore Park 1881-5, xix + 254pp, Vol II Barrows Near Rushmore, Romano British Village Rotherley, Winkelbury Camp & Anglo-Saxon Cemetery, xvii + 287pp, Vol III Excavations in Bokerley Dyke & Wansdyke 1882-91, xvi + 308pp, Vol IV South Lodge Camp, Barrows & Camp at Handley etc, ix + 242pp, + 317 pl in the 4 vols, inscription from the author, blue cloth with gilt dec of Kimmeridge shale, teg, volume 1 hinges neatly reinforced and binding slightly faded, all volumes slightly rubbed but generally a nice bright set £550.00


22.  Pitt-Rivers A (Lt Gen) KING JOHN’S HOUSE, TOLLARD ROYAL WILTS,  Privately published 1890, v + 26pp + 25pls, gilt imp dec cloth with extremities slightly rubbed, but otherwise a very crisp copy, teg, 4to, inscription from the author £75.00

Important study of a Royal park and hunting lodge, with architectural & archaeological information


23.  Richards M (Morgrugyn Machno)  SLATE QUARRYING, AND HOW TO MAKE IT PROFITABLE. BUBBLE COMPANIES, BRIBERY, SWINDLING, AND IMCOMPETENT MANAGEMENT EXPOSED, Watts & Co London & Evan Williams Bangor nd c 1880, 149pp + 4pp publisher’s catalogue of works  by Morgan Richards & Mrs Morgan Richards, 3 litho pls inc 1 hand coloured, cloth spined pictorial boards slightly browned, spine rubbed £120.00

  Richards became the first president of the North Wales Quarrymen’s Union. Detailed study of slate extraction, conditions, wages, alcoholism, quarry owners and all the problems associated with the slate industry leading to the strikes of 1874 and the formation of the Union


24.  Richardson C J THE ENGLISHMAN'S HOUSE: A Practical Guide for Selecting or Building a House, Chatto & Windus new ed 1898, vi + 504pp, 534 ills, col frontispiece showing an 'Elizabethan' model village, gilt imp dec blue cloth slightly rubbed £75.00

This book was originally published in 1870 as 'Picturesque Designs for Mansions, Villas, Lodges (etc)'. The book consists of 40 designs, mostly gateway lodges & villas, but also includes an ice house, school & rectory


25.  Stewart D J (Rev) THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF ELY CATHEDRAL,  London 1868, viii + 296pp, vignette frontispiece + 21pls inc 8 folding, plan of Ely in twice, cloth, spine faded, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £68.00


26.  Smith C Roach ILLUSTRATIONS OF ROMAN LONDON,  London, Printed for the Subscribers and not published 1859, iv + 177pp, 41pls inc some col + engraved text figs, some scattered spotting, recently attractively rebound in dark green quarter leather with marbled boards, spine with gilt lines and black leather label, 4to £145.00

Deals with the discovery of important monuments including the tomb of Classicanus, mosaic pavements from Threadneedle Street & the Bank of England and many small finds made by Roach Smith in the course of observing building work in the City of London


27.  Smith Henry Ecroyd RELIQUIAE ISURIANAE:  The Remains of the Roman Isurium, (Now Aldborough, Near Boroughbridge, Yorkshire), Illustrated, London 1852, 62pp + subscribers’ list + iv pp adverts for chromolithos of mosaic pavements, 35pls inc chromolithos & some hand coloured of mosaics & other finds, large folding frontispiece, orig imp dec cloth rebacked & spine relaid, part faded & worn, corners slightly bumped, lg 4to, armorial bookplate of Peter Dowding Prankerd £225.00

The attractive frontispiece shows the author & his wife looking over Aldborough from the top of the church tower. He published a supplement in 1867 on the pavement of Romulus & Remus. Smith lived in York and then moved to the Liverpool area


28.  Sumner Heywood LOCAL PAPERS ARCHAEOLOGICAL & TOPOGRAPHICAL, HAMPSHIRE, DORSET & WILTSHIRE,  Chiswick Press 1931, 248pp, 43 plans, illustrations and maps, cloth, pencil note ‘R M Woolley 1941, from Heywood Sumner’s house, he died this year’ £65.00


29.  Surridge T (Rev) NOTICES OF ROMAN INSCRIPTIONS DISCOVERED AT HIGH ROCHESTER, RISINGHAM, AND RUDCHESTER, IN NORTHUMBERLAND, Under the Patronage of His Grace Algernon, Duke and Earl of Northumberland .... , Newcastle upon Tyne 1853, 28+ 4 pls, some ink ticks on errata page & a few corrections in text, recently bound in boards with watered silk spine, new endpapers, bookplate of Thomas Hodgkin remounted on front paste down, 4to £72.00

This book is not noted in Bonser’s Romano-British Bibliography nor in Collingwood & Wright The Roman Inscriptions of Britain.  It contains information about the discovery in 1852 of altars and inscriptions at High Rochester from an excavation carried out by Rev Preston.  The interpretation of these tombstones, now in the Duke of Northumberland’s Museum in Alnwick Castle, engendered some controversy at the time, and the correspondence relating to this is published in this book


30.  Walbran J R A GUIDE TO RIPON, FOUNTAINS ABBEY, HARROGATE, BOLTON PRIORY, AND SEVERAL PLACES OF INTEREST IN THEIR VICINITY, 12th edition revised by the Rev Canon Raine, and Mr William Fowler Stephenson, Ripon 1875, xviii + 210pp + 8pp publishers catalogue, steel engravings + text woodcuts & folding map, gilt dec cloth £48.00


31.  Wallace R FARM LIVE STOCK OF GREAT BRITAIN,  Lockwood  3rd rev ed 1893, xxii + 350pp + 16pp adverts, 75 pls + figs & 4maps, cloth rebacked with slightly faded spine relaid, new endpapers £38.00


32.  Wild J (Rev) THE HISTORY OF CASTLE BYTHAM; Its Ancient Fortress and Manor, its Feudal Lords, Vaudey Abbey etc, etc, Henry Johnson Stamford 1871, viii + 139pp, pls & folding plan, cloth, base of spine damaged & marked £24.50


33.  Williams H (ed) GILDAS: The Ruin of Britain, Fragments from Lost Letters, the Penitential, the Lorica of Gildas, together with Life of Gildas written in the Monastery of Ruiz, Brittany, Life of Gildas written by Caradoc of LLancarvan, Cymmrodorion Record Series No 3 1901, 2 parts, 420pp, recently rebound with ¼  cloth & paper covered boards, new endpapers, original paper covers fraying at edges bound in £75.00


34.  Wright T URICONIUM; A Historical Account of the Roman City, and of the Excavations made upon its Site at Wroxeter, in Shropshire, forming a sketch of the condition and history of the Welsh Border during the Roman Period. Longmans 1872, x + 456pp, engraved frontispiece and many text figs, original impressed dec cloth, some minor foxing, cr 4to £68.00


General Archaeology


35.  Anderson A INTERPRETING POTTERY,  Batsford 1984, 210pp, 29pls + 49 figs, card £12.50

Concentrates particularly on the interpretation of Roman pottery from the North West Provinces of the Roman Empire


36.  Anon  THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF ASHBOURN, THE VALLEY OF THE DOVE, and the Adjacent Villages, Moorland reprint (1839) 1978, viii + 380pp, 22pls, cloth, dw £22.50

Includes Ilam Hall, Tissington Hall, Okeover, Alton Towers, Uttoxeter, Sudbury Hall, Ecton Mines etc


37.  Aston M INTERPRETING THE LANDSCAPE: Landscape Archaeology & Local History, Routledge (1985) 1997 imp, 168pp, 94pls & figs, card, cr 4to £18.50


38.  Baedeker K ITALY: Handbook for Travellers, Third Part, Southern Italy and Sicily, with excursions to the Lipari Islands, Malta, Sardinia, Tunis & Corfu, Leipzig  11th rev ed 1893, xlix + 414pp, 41 maps & plans inc folding, cloth slightly rubbed and marked £16.50


39.  Baedeker K ITALY: Handbook for Travellers, Second Part,  Central Italy and Rome, Leipzig  11th rev ed 1893, lxxii + 420pp, 45 maps & plans inc folding, cloth slightly rubbed £16.50


40.  Baedeker K THE MEDITERRANEAN: Handbook for Travellers, Seaports and Sea Routes including Madeira, the Canary Islands, the Coast of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia, Leipzig  1st ed 1911, xxxvi + 607pp, 38maps + 49 plans, lacking frontispiece map, map of Gibraltar detached & another map frayed, cloth rubbed & slightly marked £16.50


41.  Baedeker K SWITZERLAND AND THE ADJACENT PORTIONS OF ITALY, SAVOY AND TYROL: Handbook for Travellers,  Leipzig  25th ed 1913, xl + 604pp, 77 maps + 21 plans + 14 panoramas, cloth rubbed & slightly marked £20.00


42.  Barham A J & Macphail R I (eds) ARCHAEOLOGICAL SEDIMENTS AND SOILS, Analysis, Interpretation and Management, Conference of the Association for Environmental Archaeology, July 1989, UCL 1995, xv + 339pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, some ink annotations £12.50


43.  Barker G & Hodges R (eds) ARCHAEOLOGY AND ITALIAN SOCIETY, Prehistoric, Roman and Medieval Studies, BAR Int Ser No 102 1981, 342pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, A4 £18.50

A survey of Italian archaeology including trade and the Neolithic, jade axes, Hellenistic & Roman coarse pottery, contents of amphorae, food supply of Rome in 5th cent BC, Luni etc


44.  Bateman T  TEN YEARS' DIGGINGS IN CELTIC & SAXON GRAVE HILLS,  in the Counties of Derby, Stafford & York, from 1848 to 1858,  Moorland reprint (London 1861) 1978, with introduction by B Marsden, unpaginated intro + vii + xiv + 309pp, many text illustrations, cloth, dw slightly worn £32.50


45.  Bell M et al (eds) THE EXPERIMENTAL EARTHWORK PROJECT, 1960 -1992,  Council for British Archaeology Research  Report  No 100  1996, xxvi + 267pp, pls & figs, card, A4 £16.50

Update on the experimental earthwork projects at Overton Down and Wareham Heath


46.  Bell M & Walker M J C LATE QUATERNARY ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE: Physical and Human Perspectives, Longmans 2nd ed 2005, xix + 348pp, many pls & figs inc col, card, cr4to £18.50


47.  Boon G WELSH HOARDS 1979-1981, The Coinage of Cnut in Wales, The Coinage of the Empress Maud, the Earliest Portrait Esterlings, with an Appendix of other Hoards from Viking Times to the Dissolution of the Monasteries, NMW 1986, 126pp, 52pls & figs, cloth, dw, A4, signed by author £26.50

Important survey of Welsh coin hoards including Bryn Maelgwyn near Deganwy with its extensive hoard of pennies of Cnut, many from the Chester mint


48.  Blair J & Pyrah C (eds) CHURCH ARCHAEOLOGY:  Research Directions for the Future, CBA Research Report No 104 1996, xvi + 230pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £32.50

Good sections on Scotland & Wales


49.  Bowden M et al (eds) FROM CORNWALL TO CAITHNESS: Some Aspects of British Field Archaeology, Papers Presented to Norman V Quinnell, BAR Brit Series No 209 1989, x + 270pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £28.50

Incs Mutiple Ditch Systems in Central Wessex, Castle Ditch Hill Fort Eddisbury Cheshire, Burnt Mounds in Sutherland & Caithness, John Aubrey, Excavations in the Isles of Scilly, Bodmin Moor etc


50.  Bowen H C & Fowler P J EARLY LAND ALLOTMENT IN THE BRITISH ISLES:  A Survey of  Recent Work, BAR British Series No 48  1978, v + 199pp, many figs & plans, card slightly curled, top of spine damaged, A4  £22.50

Includes pre-Norman fields in Cornwall, Dartmoor fields, Prehistoric and early fields in Wessex and Berkshire, Sussex field systems, Yorkshire fields, air photography of field systems in Norfolk, pre -Medieval fields in Caernarvonshire, Wessex linear ditches etc


51.  Branigan K & Foster P BARRA: From the End of the Ice Age to the Crofting Commission, Vol I, Archaeological Research on Ben Tangaval, Sheffield Academic Press 1995 xix + 213pp, many pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, A4 published at £55.00 now £16.50

Survey of the sites on the south west peninsula of Barra in the Outer Hebrides covering the period from 4000 BC to the abandonned settlements of the McNeils in the mid Victorian period, with selected excavations inc finds of Neolithic pottery and extensive environmental evidence


52.  Brothwell D R DIGGING UP BONES:  The Excavation, Treatment and Study of Human Skeletal Remains, British Museum Nat Hist 1963, xiii + 194pp, 17 plates + 64 figs, pictorial card, cr4to £12.50


53.  Brown A FIELDWORK FOR ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND LOCAL HISTORIANS,  Batsford 1987, 159pp, 76pls & figs, card worn, cr 4to, ink annotations £12.50


54.  Brown A G ALLUVIAL GEOARCHAEOLOGY: Floodplain Archaeology and Environmental Change, Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology 1997, xx + 337pp, pls & figs, card £16.50


55.  Burroughs W J DOES THE WEATHER REALLY MATTER? The Social Implications of Climate Change CUP 1997, xi + 230pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw £17.50


56.  Butcher S & Garwood P (eds) RESCUE EXCAVATION 1938-1972, A Report for the Backlog Working Party of the Ancient Monuments Advisory Committee of English Heritage, English Heritage 1994, 82pp, card, A4 £12.50

A short history of rescue excavation, the sites and references to where published


57.  Butler D R ZOOGEOMORPHOLOGY: Animals as Geomorphic Agents, CUP 1995, 231pp, many pls & figs, laminated boards £12.50


58.  Butterworth C A & Lobb S J  EXCAVATIONS IN THE BURGHFIELD AREA, BERKSHIRE:  Developments in the Bronze Age and Saxon Landscapes, Wessex Archaeology Report No 1 1992, vii + 190pp, 72pls & figs, card, A4 £9.50

From Mesolithic onwards, but particularly a Saxon cemetery at Field Farm. Good environmental evidence and waterlogged wood


59.  Campbell-Culver M THE ORIGIN OF PLANTS: The People and Plants that have shaped Britain’s Garden History since the Year 1000, Headline London 2001, 260pp, many pls inc col, cloth, dw, 4to

 was £25.00 now £14.50

Striking well illustrated both from contemporary pictures and modern sources. This work is split into chronological periods with dates for the introduction of species, so if you are recreating a garden of a particular time, it should prove very useful.

60.  Carman J & Harding A (eds) ANCIENT WARFARE: Archaeological Perspectives, Sutton 1999, viii + 279pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw  Warfare from Prehistoric to Medieval  £18.50


61.  Carrington P CHESTER,  Batsford/EH 1994, 128pp, 96pls & figs inc col, card, cr4to £9.50


62.  Casey P J UNDERSTANDING ANCIENT COINS: An Introduction for Archaeologists and Historians, Batsford 1986, 160pp, 9pls + 21figs & maps, card £10.50


63.  Chadwick N K THE DRUIDS,  UWP 1966, xxii + 119pp, cloth, dw with small tear £22.50

An investigation of the Druids based on the classical sources


64.  Chibnall M THE NORMANS,  Blackwell The Peoples of Europe Series 2000, xiii + 191pp, 34pls + 11 maps & tables, cloth, dw £16.50


65.  Claassen C SHELLS,  Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology 1998, xiv + 265pp, 38pls & figs, card, cr4to, Prof J G Evans’s copy with marginal ink notes £22.50


66.  Clutton-Brock J & Grigson C (eds) ANIMALS AND ARCHAEOLOGY, Vol 2, Shell middens, fishes and birds, BAR Int Ser 183 1983, 260pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, top of spine damaged, A4  Mainly Australian  £16.50


67.  Cohen A P WHALSAY, Symbol, Segment and Boundary in a Shetland Island Community Manchester UP Anthropological Studies of Britain No 3 1987, ix + 236pp, 8pls + 14figs, cloth, dw £16.50


68.  Craddock P  & Lang J (eds) MINING AND METAL PRODUCTION THROUGH THE AGES,  British Museum Press 2003, 296pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw, 4to, new £65.00

Major survey of mining and metallurgy based on a conference held in 1995. 32 contributors with papers on Bronze Age Mining in the British Isles; Prehistoric Mining at Copa Hill, Cwm Ystwyth & Mount Gabriel; Mining at the Mitterberg, Austria; Early Metallurgy in Bulgaria; Early Extraction of Silver; Production of Brass in Antiquity; Various scientific aspects & analyses


69.  Darby H C (ed) AN HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF ENGLAND BEFORE AD 1800: 14 Studies, CUP  1936, xii + 566pp, 87 maps & figs, cloth marked & with damage to lower edge, spine faded, ex lib with stamp on title page £12.50

Pioneering articles on the historical geography of England inc one on the Draining of the Fens


70.  Darvill T et al THE CERNE GIANT: An Antiquity on Trial. Three cases presented to an enquiry convened to consider the origin of the Cerne Giant, Bournemouth University/Oxbow 1999, xi + 172pp, 53pls & figs, card was £14.95 now £8.50

Everything you need to know about the Giant, its date or lack of it, symbolism, earlier records and associated monuments and landscape setting.


71.  Darwin C (intro Howard A) DARWIN ON HUMUS AND THE EARTHWORM, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the action of worms with observations on their habits, Faber 1981 imp, 153pp, 15figs, cloth, dw £28.00

Historic fascinating work largely aimed towards the archaeological interpretation, including the part played by worms in the burial of ancient buildings and including specific studies on Chedworth, Silchester, other Roman villas and the denudation of the landscape by worms


72.  Davis S J M THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANIMALS,  Batsford 1987, 224pp, many pls, figs & maps, card slightly worn, cr 4to £16.50


73.  Dennison E P (ed) CONSERVATION AND CHANGE IN HISTORIC TOWNS, Research Directions for the Future, CBA Res Rep No 122 1999, xix + 234pp, pls, figs & maps inc col, card, A4 £18.50

Based on a conference on Scottish historic towns at the Centre for Scottish Urban History, Edinburgh 1996

74.  Dobinson C & Denison S METAL DETECTING AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN ENGLAND,  English Heritage/CBA 1995, xi + 102pp, 33 figs & maps, spiral bound card, A4 £14.50


75.  Dobres M-A TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL AGENCY: Outlining a Practical Framework for Archaeology, Blackwell 2000, xii + 300pp, 2 figs, card, marginal marks £12.50


76.  Dobres M-A & Robb J AGENCY IN ARCHAEOLOGY:  Routledge 2000, xiii + 271pp, figs, card, cr4to, some marginal notes £16.50


77.  Downes J & Pollard T (eds) THE LOVED BODY’S CORRUPTION: Archaeological Contributions to the Study of Human Mortality, Scottish Archaeological Forum Glasgow 1999, xiv + 223pp, pls & figs, card  Wideranging articles from Prehistory to Victorian inc Yorkshire square burials  £12.50


78.  Duchaufour P PEDOLOGY: Pedogenesis and Classification, Allen & Unwin 1982, xii + 448pp, 16pls + figs & plans, laminated boards, spine faded £22.50


79.  Fasham P J & Whinney R J B ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE M3: The Watching Brief, the Anglo-Saxon Settlements at Abbots Worthy and Retrospective Sections, Hampshire Field Club/ Trust for Wessex Archaeology 1991, xvii + 178pp, 69pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £12.50

Sites between Winchester (Winnall Down) and Basingstoke


80.  Fieller N R J, Gilbertson D D & Ralph N G A (eds) PALAEOBIOLOGICAL RESEARCH DESIGN, METHODS AND DATA ANALYSIS,  BAR Int Ser No 266 1985, 250 pp, pls, figs & tables, card, A4, some marginal notes £28.50


81.  Fol A & Marazov I THRACE AND THE THRACIANS,  Cassell 1977,  160pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, lg 4to £22.50


82.  Fowler P & Blackwell I AN ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE EXPLORED, The Land of Lettice Sweetapple: Tempus 1998, 160pp, 71pls & figs, cloth, dw £12.50

In depth study of the landscape history of West Overton near Avebury in Wiltshire


83.  Fowler P J (ed) ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE LANDSCAPE:  Essays for L V Grinsell, Baker 1972, 263pp, 24pls + 35figs, cloth, dw torn & faded £14.50

Includes biography & bibliography of Grinsell; Bonny on early Boundaries in Wessex; Rahtz on Somerset AD400-700; Dyer on Earthworks of the Danelaw Frontier; Taylor on Medieval Moats in Cambs etc


84.  French C GEOARCHAEOLOGY IN ACTION: Studies in Soil Micromorphology and Landscape Evolution, Routledge 2003, xxi + 291pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, inscription from author £16.50


85.  Fretter V (ed) STUDIES IN THE STRUCTURE, PHYSIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF MOLLUSCS,  Academic Press for the Zoological Society of London 1968, xvii + 377pp, pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw torn £15.00


86.  Fry M F COITI: Logboats from Northern Ireland, Environment & Heritage Service Belfast 2000, xi + 152pp, 8pls + 97 figs + 4 tables + 4 maps, card, A4 £14.50

Detailed gazetteer and listing of log boats including construction and water worthiness


87.  Gilbertson D et al (eds) THE OUTER HEBRIDES, The Last 14,000 years, Sheffield Environmental and Archaeological Research Campaign in the Hebrides Vol 2, Sheffield Academic Press 1996, xii + 275pp, figs & maps, cloth, dw slightly worn, A4, Prof J G Evans’s review copy with some marginal notes in ink & a copy of his review loosely inserted £35.00

An investigation into the evolution of the landscape and habitats of the Hebrides. Topics include Quaternary and Holocene geology, impact of Icelandic volcanic eruptions, the ‘machair’, acidic and upland vegetation, farming prior to crofting, traditional Hebridean farming and ‘Blackhouses’


88.  Gelling M SIGNPOSTS TO THE PAST:  Place-names and the History of England, Dent 1978, 256pp, 21figs, cloth, dw part faded £12.50


89.  Giuseppi M S GUIDE TO THE CONTENTS OF THE PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, 3 vols, HMSO 1963/68, Vol I Legal Records etc, vi + 249pp; Vol II State Papers and Departmental Records, vii + 410pp; Vol III Documents Transferred 1960-1966, vii + 191pp, cloth, dw £58.00

Vol I covers Chancery & Exchequer, Courts of Justice, Principality of Wales, County Palatines of Chester, Lancaster & Durham. Documents transferred is recent papers


90.  Green M A LANDSCAPE REVEALED: 10,000 Years on a Chalkland Farm, Tempus 2000, 160pp, 109 pls & figs, card  Farm in the Cranborne Chase area  £12.50


91.  Green Miranda ANIMALS IN CELTIC LIFE AND MYTH,  Routledge 1992, xix + 283pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw £26.50


92.  Green Miranda J EXPLORING THE WORLD OF THE DRUIDS,  Thames & Hudson 2005 imp, 192pp, many pls, maps & figs mostly in col, card, new £12.95


93.  Griffiths N & Jenner A DRAWING ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS: A Handbook,  Archetype 1990, iv + 120pp, 86pls & figs, card, A4 £22.50


94.  Grimes W F (ed) THE EXCAVATION OF ROMAN AND MEDIEVAL LONDON,  Routledge and Kegan Paul 1968, xxi + 251pp, 100pl + 53figs, cloth, dw £12.50

The Roman fort and City wall, Temple of Mithras and other excavations including City churches, Charterhouse and Bermondsey Abbey


95.  Grove J M THE LITTLE ICE AGE,  Routledge 2nd imp 1990, xxii + 498pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth slightly bumped at base of spine £110.00

Major geological, meterological and glacial study of this phenomena world wide but drawing particularly on European sources covering the period of a few centuries from the late Middle Ages and the warm period of the first half of the 19th century. Uses such diverse information as Dutch paintings, volcanic eruptions, changes in sea temperature, and recorded extents of glaciers in Scandinavia and the Alps


96.  Hall A R & Kenward H K (eds) URBAN-RURAL CONNEXIONS: Perspectives from Environmental Archaeology, Symposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology No 12, Oxbow Mono 47 1994, vi + 169pp, 57figs, card, corners curled, A4 £10.00


97.  Halstead P & Frederick C (eds) LANDSCAPE AND LAND USE IN POSTGLACIAL GREECE,  Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 3, Sheffield Academic Press 2000, 175pp, pls & figs, card, cr4to, ink annotations £7.50


98.  Hayward R CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLES,  Moorland Publishing 1978, 128pp, 66pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £12.50

Covers the history of the Needle on the Embankment in London & the one in Central Park, New York & a smaller one at Kingston Lacey in Dorset


  Hodder & Stoughton Making of the Landscape Series

99.  Newton R NORTHUMBERLAND,  1972, 256pp, 38pls + 20maps & figs, cloth, dw, tape offsetting marks on feps £22.50

100.  Palliser D M STAFFORDSHIRE,  1976, 283pp, 44pls + 24 maps & figs, cloth, dw chipped £17.50

101.  Scarfe N SUFFOLK,  1972, 256pp, 55pls + 22maps & figs, cloth, dw, tape offsetting marks on feps £22.50

102.  Taylor C DORSET,  1970, 215pp, 39pls + maps & figs, cloth, dw,  tape offsetting marks on feps £19.50


103.  Houlder C WALES:  The Prehistoric, Roman & Early Medieval Field Monuments, Faber Archaeological Guides, 1974, 207pp, 69 pls + 7 figs, cloth, dw £8.50

104.  James S EXPLORING THE WORLD OF THE CELTS,  Thames & Hudson 2005 imp, 192pp, many pls, maps & figs mostly in col, card, new £12.95


105.  Jervoise E THE ANCIENT BRIDGES OF MID AND EASTERN ENGLAND,  Architectural Press 1932, xi + 164pp, 80pls, cloth, dw worn & repaired with tape £16.50


106.  Jervoise E THE ANCIENT BRIDGES OF WALES & WESTERN ENGLAND,  Architectural Press 1936, xii + 180pp, 90pl, cloth £16.50


107.  Jessup R (ed) CURIOSITIES OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY, Phillimore 2nd ed 1974, xii + 215pp, cloth, dw slightly torn & browned £10.50

A selection of archaeological writings from 17th cent onwards


108.  Jones M ENGLAND BEFORE DOMESDAY, Batsford 1986, 174pp, 20pls + 41 figs, cloth, dw, cr 4to £14.50

About the environmental & landscape evidence for Prehistoric, Roman & Saxon England


109.  Jones M & Dimbleby G (eds) THE ENVIRONMENT OF MAN:  The Iron Age to the Anglo-Saxon Period, BAR Brit Series No 87  1981, 336pages, plates & figs, card, A4 £28.50


110.  Kan S SYMBOLIC IMMORTALITY: The Tlingit Potlatch of the Nineteenth Century, Smithsonian Washington 1989, xi + 390pp, pls, figs & maps, card £12.50


111.  Kerney M ATLAS OF THE LAND AND FRESHWATER MOLLUSCS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND,  Harley Books Colchester 1999, 261pp, many distribution maps & figs, laminated boards slightly rubbed £24.50


112.  Killeen I et al FRESHWATER BIVALVES OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND, Environment Agency/NMW 2004, v + 114pp, 35col pls, maps, spiral bound card, A4 £16.50


113.  Lane T W THE ARCHAEOLOGY & DEVELOPING LANDSCAPE OF ROPSLEY & HUMBY, Lincolnshire, Heritage  Lincolnshire 1995, 100pp, 11pls + 34 ills, card, A4 was £19.50 now £10.50

In detail survey based on extensive field walking & historical research reconstructing the landscape history of these Lincolnshire  parishes to the east of Grantham. A model for this form of survey


114.  Lane-Davies A (Rev) HOLY WELLS OF CORNWALL, Federation of Old Cornwall Societies 1970, 104pp, pls, card, sm 8vo £10.50


115.  Lang G & Schluchter C (eds) LAKE, MIRE AND RIVER ENVIRONMENTS DURING THE LAST 15OOO YEARS, Balkema Rotterdam 1988, vi + 229pp, many pls, figs & maps, laminated boards, pages slightly edge browned, some ink annotations £18.50


116.  Leah D H, Wells C E, Stamper P et al THE WETLANDS OF SHROPSHIRE AND STAFFORDSHIRE, North West Wetlands Survey No 5, Lancaster Imprints No 7 1998, x + 252pp, 37pls + 53 figs, microfiches in back pocket, card, A4 £14.50

Includes studies of peat lands and raised bogs in Shropshire inc Fenn’s, Whixall & Wem Mosses, Ellesmere Meres, Baggy Moor, Mid Shropshire wetlands & Bury Walls & Top Moss, Marton Pool & the Wetlands of North Staffordshire. All also includes pollen diagrams & archaeological finds


117.  Lee R B & Daly R (eds) THE CAMBRIDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUNTERS AND GATHERERS,  CUP 2001 imp, xx + 511pp, many pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw slightly scuffed, lg 4to

 Detailed descriptions of hunter gatherer societies and their history throughout the world  £18.50


118.  Leighton D K MYNYDD DU AND FFOREST FAWR:  The Evolution of an Upland Landscape in South Wales. From the. last glaciation to the present day, RCHMW 1998, 1998, 136p, 60pls, ills card £15.00

Air photography and plans of the upland settlements within the Brecon Beacons National Park


119.  Lewin J, Macklin M G & Woodward J C MEDITERRANEAN QUATERNARY RIVER ENVIRONMENTS, University of Cambridge Conference 1992, Balkema Rotterdam 1995, vii + 292pp, pls, figs & maps, laminated boards, A4 £32.50


120.  Linton D L (ed) SHEFFIELD AND ITS REGION: A Scientific and Historical Survey, British Association for the Advancement of Science 1956, xxv + 334pp, 11pls + 66maps & figs, cloth spined pictorial boards spotted and slightly worn £12.50


121.  Lloyd D & Klein P LUDLOW: A Historic Town in Words & Pictures, Phillimore 1984, 132pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £10.50


122.  McIntosh R J THE WAY THE WIND BLOWS: Climate, History and Human Action, Columbia UP 2000, xvii + 413pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, cr4to £16.50


123.  Mackie E W SCOTLAND: An Archaeological Guide from the earliest times to the 12th century AD, Faber 1975, 309pp, 49pls + 40 figs, cloth, dw, spine faded £10.50


124.  Mithen S THE PREHISTORY OF THE MIND: A Search for the Origins of Art, Religion and Science, Thames & Hudson 1996, 288pp, 70 pls & figs, cloth, dw £14.50


125.  Morphy H (ed) ANIMALS INTO ART,  Unwin Hyman One World Archaeology Series 1989, xxiv + 465pp, many pls inc col, laminated pictorial boards, 4to £28.50

Depiction & interpretation of rock art and other more recent ethnographic drawings etc inc Australian aborigine


126.  Muir R HISTORY FROM THE AIR in Collaboration with the University of Cambridge Collection of Air Photographs, Joseph 1983, 271pp, many pls, cloth, dw slightly chipped, lg 4to £17.50


127.  Muir R THE LOST VILLAGES OF BRITAIN,  Michael Joseph/BCA 1982, 285pp, pls inc col +20 figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £12.50


128.  Needham S & Macklin M G (eds) ALLUVIAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRITAIN: Proceedings of a Conference ..... at the British Museum, January 1991, Oxbow Monograph No 27 1992, xiv + 277pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4, well used with some biro annotations £25.00


129.  Oxenham W WELSH ORIGINS OF SCOTTISH PLACE-NAMES,  Gwasg Carreg Gwalch 2005, 304pp, card, new Scottish P-Celtic place names listed and explained  £6.50


130.  Parker R MEN OF DUNWICH: The Story of a Vanished Town, Collins 1978, 272pp, 12maps & figs, cloth, dw £10.50


131.  Probert C PEARLS IN THE LANDSCAPE: The Conservation and Management of Ponds, Farming Press 1989, viii + 226pp, many pls & figs inc 24 col, cloth, dw £12.50


132.  Pryor F et al THE FENLAND PROJECT No 1, Archaeology and environment in the Lower Welland Valley, EAA No 27 1985, 2 vols, xii + 337pp, 34pls + 207 figs, fiche in back pocket, card, A4 £17.50


133.  Rackham O  THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE,  Dent  1990 imp, xvi + 445pp, 25pl, many maps & figs, card slightly worn & marked The standard work for landscape history  £14.50


134.  Rahtz S & Rowley T MIDDLETON STONEY: Excavation and Survey in a North Oxfordshire Parish, 1970-1982, Oxford Univ Dept for External Studies 1984, viii + 163pp, 114pls & figs, card, A4 £10.50


135.  Redlich E B (Rev) THE HISTORY OF TEIGH IN RUTLAND,  Kingstone Press Long Compton 1926, 131pp, 1pl, card with spine slightly damaged £14.50


136.  Riha J (ed) OSTRACODA AND BIOSTRATIGRAPHY, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Ostracoda, Prague 1994, Balkema Rotterdam 1995, 454pp, pls & figs, laminated boards £28.50

137.  Rippon S THE GWENT LEVELS: The Evolution of a Wetland Landscape, CBA Research Report No 105 1996, xiv + 148pp, 16pls + 42 figs, card, A4 £19.50

Salt marshes first drained by the Romans & recolonised as a result of the Norman Conquest. Interesting examination of a Medieval landscape


138.  Rippon S THE SEVERN ESTUARY:  Landscape Evolution and Wetland Reclamation, Leicester Univesity Press 1997, 1997, xii + 318pp, 54pls & figs, cloth, dw £22.50

Detailed study of Somerset levels & Welsh shore areas of Glamorgan & Monmouthshire


139.  Ritchie A KILELLAN FARM ARDNAVE, ISLAY: Excavations of a Prehistoric to Medieval Site by Colin Burgess and Others 1955-1976, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 2005, xvii + 200pp, 100 pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw, 4to £28.50


140.  Rodwell W THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH: The Study of Historic Churches and Churchyards, Batsford 1981, 192pp, 90 pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr 4to £22.50


141.  RCHME  HEREFORD, Vol I South-West, Inventory of Ancient Monuments .... , HMSO 1931,  xlvii + 294pp, 200pls, many figs & plans, map in back pocket + large col folding plan of Hereford Cathedral, cloth, lower corner slightly bumped, lg 4to £120.00


142.  RCHMS  AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF SELKIRKSHIRE, 15th report, HMSO  1957, xxiv + 185pp, 40pls + 137figs and plans, map in back pocket, cloth, dw with small tear, 4to £85.00


143.  Ryder M L ANIMAL BONES IN ARCHAEOLOGY: A Book of Notes and Drawings for Beginners, Mammal Soc/Blackwell 1969, xxiv + 65pp, 30 figs, card faded £10.00


144.  Sandwith H & Stainton S (eds) THE NATIONAL TRUST MANUAL OF HOUSEKEEPING,  NT/Penguin 1985 imp, 273pp, pls & figs, card £10.50


145.  Shanks M & Tilley C SOCIAL THEORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY,  Polity Press 1993 imp, viii + 243pp, figs, card, some marginal notes £10.50


146.  Shrewsbury J F D A HISTORY OF THE BUBONIC PLAGUE IN THE BRITISH ISLES,  CUP 1971, xi + 661pp, 4pls, maps, cloth, dw torn & worn, new endpapers £45.00

Deals with the many outbreaks in the British Isles from the Great Pestilence of 1348 to the plague of London in 1665 and further outbreaks up to 1912, from a demographic point of view


147.  Simmonds J (ed) JOURNEYS IN ENGLAND: An Anthology, David & Charles 1969 imp, 288pp, 1 fig, cloth, dw £18.50

Extracts from tourists’ accounts from 16th to early 19th centuries giving insights into travelling, turnpikes, siteseeing and specific tourist locations of interest


148.  Sjoested T M-L (trans Myles Dillon) GODS AND HEROES OF THE CELTS,  Methuen 1949, xxi + 104pp, cloth, dw slightly chipped £22.50

Particularly an analysis of early Irish literature. The Ulster Cycle and the Fenian Cycle


149.  Skinner J TEN DAYS’ TOUR THROUGH THE ISLE OF ANGLESEA, December 1802, Edited from his Ms Journals in the Cardiff Free Library by John Fisher, Archaeologia Cambrensis Supplement July 1908, 89pp, 30pls + text figs, original paper wraps with spine damaged £38.00

Skinner, Rector of Camerton in Somerset, whose works are mainly unpublished, was an assiduous recorder of archaeological antiquities


150.  Taylor C VILLAGE AND FARMSTEAD:  A History of Rural Settlement in England, Philip 1983, 254pp, 101pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr 4to £16.50


151.  Thomas J ARCHAEOLOGY AND MODERNITY, Routledge 2004, xii + 275pp, pls & figs, card £14.50


152.  Thompson E A  (rev ed Heather P) THE HUNS,  Blackwell's Peoples of Europe 1999 imp, vii + 326pp, 16pls & maps, card £14.50


153.  Thompson F H (ed) ARCHAEOLOGY AND COASTAL CHANGE,  Society of Antiquaries Occ Paper No 1  1980, vi + 154pp, 62 figs, card, cr 4to £14.50

Covers changes in sea levels, tidal fluctuations, inundations etc around the British Isles & Holland


154.  Thompson M W RUINS: Their Presentation and Display, BMP 1981, 104pp, 55 pls & figs, cloth, dw £12.50


155.  Thorold H STAFFORDSHIRE. A SHELL GUIDE,  Faber 1978, 195pp, many plates & map, cloth, dw worn & slightly torn, cr 4to £14.50


156.  Tilley C METAPHOR AND MATERIAL CULTURE,  Blackwell 1999, xv + 298pp, pls & figs, card, several marginal notes in ink £12.50


157.  Todd M MIGRANTS AND INVADERS: The Movements of Peoples in the Ancient World, Tempus 2001, 160pp, 23col pls + 34 figs, card £14.50

Covers the major movements from the Celts to the Avars


158.  Walker C K (intro) DOROTHY WORDSWORTH, RECOLLECTIONS OF A TOUR MADE IN SCOTLAND,  Yale 1997, ix + 233pp, 210pls + 2 maps, cloth, dw, cr4to £17.50

The tour in 1803 from Grasmere to Argyll, Blair Atholl and back through Stirling, Edinburgh & Kelso with photographs of where they went and the buildings that they viewed or stayed in


159.  Watson W THE ARTS OF CHINA TO AD 900,  Yale UP/Pelican History of Art 1995, vi + 276pp, 396pls inc col, cloth, dw, 4to was £55.00 now £17.50

Impressive volume in the Pelican History of Art series which covers the arts of China in the Neolithic and Bronze Age through to the Han and Tang periods, as well as contact with Inner Asia and the influence of the Scythians and Sarmatians. This book surveys the art styles and techniques of the bronzes , pottery and porcelain, lacquer, wall painting, embroidery and architecture.


160.  Whimster R THE EMERGING PAST, Air Photography and the Buried Landscape, RCHME 1989, x +  101pp, 62pls & maps, card, A4 £22.50

In depth studies of air photography of the Welsh Marches & the Lower Trent Valley


161.  White J T THE SCOTTISH BORDER AND NORTHUMBERLAND: Berwickshire, Roxburghshire, Northumberland, Eyre Methuen Regions of Britain 1978 imp, 253pp, 24pls + 21 maps & figs, card slightly worn £10.50



162.  Volume I Southern England,  Royal Historical Society Guide & Handbook 10 1979, xx + 830pp, cloth, cr 4to £22.50

163.  Volume II Northern England,  Royal Historical Society Guide & Handbook 17 1991, xx + 919pp, cloth, cr 4to £22.50

Provides information from Medieval times onwards as to which Diocese, Parliamentary Constituency, County etc each place has been 




164.  Andrefsky W LITHICS: Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis, Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology 1998, xxvii + 256pp, figs & tables, card, cr4to £16.50


165.  Armit  I THE LATER PREHISTORY OF THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND,  BAR Brit Series No 221 1992, vi + 185pp, many figs & maps, card, A4 £24.00

Covers brochs, wheelhouses, Atlantic round houses and promontory forts of the Hebrides


166.  Armit I (ed) BEYOND THE BROCHS: Changing Perspectives on the Later Iron Age in Atlantic Scotland, Edinburgh UP 1990, vii + 228pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw £22.50

Detailed study of brochs and related material, particularly in the Western Isles, showing how they continued to be used until the Viking Period, with articles on Hebridean Pottery; Fortifications in Argyll; Pins, Combs & Chronology for the Later Iron Age etc


167.  Ashbee P  THE EARTHEN LONG BARROW IN BRITAIN, An Introduction to the Study of the Funerary Practice and Culture of the Neolithic People of the Third Millennium BC, Dent 1970, xvi + 208pp, 36pls + 58figs, cloth, dw worn & slightly torn, 4to £38.50


168.  Bailey D W BALKAN PREHISTORY: Exclusion, Incorporation and Identity, Routledge 2000, xvi + 350pp, figs, card, some marginal ink annotations £12.50


169.  Bell M, Caseldine A & Neumann H PREHISTORIC INTERTIDAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE WELSH SEVERN ESTUARY,  CBA Res Rep 120 2000, xxxv + 409pp, many pls, plans & figs, CD in back pocket, card, A4, ink note on fep £28.50


170.  Binant P LA PREHISTOIRE DE LA MORT, Les premiers sepultures en Europe, Editions Errance Paris 1991, 168pp, many pls & figs, laminated boards £16.50

An analysis of burials during the Palaeolithic, esp in France


171.  Bintliff J L & van Zeist W (eds) PALAEOCLIMATES, PALAEOENVIRONMENTS AND HUMAN COMMUNITIES IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN  REGION IN LATER PREHISTORY,  BAR Int Ser No 133 1982, 2 vols, 504pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, A4 £24.50


172.  Bonsall C (ed) THE  MESOLITHIC IN EUROPE: Papers Presented at the Third International Symposium, Edinburgh 1985, Donald Edinburgh nd, xii + 645pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw worn, 4to Prof J G Evans’s copy with marginal notes £72.00


173.  Bretz-Mahler D LA CIVILISATION DE LA TENE I EN CHAMPAGNE, le facis marnien, Gallia 23rd Sup CNRS 1971, 295pp, 183pls, figs & maps + large folding map, card, 4to £32.50


174.  Briard J LES TUMULUS D’ARMORIQUE, L’age du Bronze en France, 3,  CNRS/Picard Paris 1984, 304pp, 127 pls & figs, cloth, dw slightly chipped, tall 4to, review copy stamp on title page £42.00

The very rich barrow burials equivalent to the Wessex culture, with a detailed analysis of daggers, flint arrowheads, pottery, grave layouts


175.  Briggs D J, Coope G R & Gilbertson D D THE CHRONOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL FRAMEWORK OF EARLY MAN IN THE UPPER THAMES VALLEY: A New Model, BAR Brit Ser 137 1985, xv + 176pp, 45 figs & maps, card, A4 £28.50

Deals with the Palaeolithic period in the Oxford area


176.  Brooks I & Phillips P (eds) BREAKING THE STONY SILENCE: Papers from the Sheffield Lithics Conference 1988, BAR Brit Ser No 213 1989, vii + 199pp, figs & maps, card, A4 £13.50


177.  Bruck J (ed) BRONZE AGE LANDSCAPES: Tradition and Transformation, Oxbow  2001, viii + 231pp, pls  & figs, card, A4, lower corners curled, marginal ink notes £24.50


178.  Burl A A GUIDE TO THE STONE CIRCLES OF BRITAIN, IRELAND AND BRITTANY,  Yale 1995, 276pp, pls, maps & figs, card £10.50

179.  Campbell J B THE UPPER PALAEOLITHIC OF BRITAIN: A Study of Man and Nature in the Late Ice Age, OUP 1977, 2 vols, x + 376pp, 175 figs + 48 maps, cloth, dw slightly faded with small tears & slightly scuffed, cr4to £95.00


180.  Childe V G  PREHISTORIC MIGRATIONS IN EUROPE,  Oslo 1950, 249pp, 183pl & figs, cloth, 4to £28.50


181.  Cleal R & MacSween A (eds) GROOVED WARE IN BRITAIN AND IRELAND: Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 3, Oxbow 1999 206pp, pls, figs & maps, card, A4  £18.50


182.  Coles J M et al  MEARE VILLAGE EAST, The Excavations of A Bulleid and H St George Gray 1932-1956, Somerset Levels Papers No 13 1987, 256pp, many pls, figs & maps, card slightly marked, landscape A4 £36.00


183.  Cunliffe B (ed) PREHISTORIC EUROPE: An Illustrated History, Oxford University Press 1997 imp,  ix + 532pp, many pls & figs inc col, card, cr 4to £12.50

First issued as The Oxford Illustrated Prehistory of Europe


184.  Cunliffe B & Poole C THE DANEBURY ENVIRONS PROGRAMME, The Prehistory of a Wessex Landscape, English Heritage/ OUCA Monos No 48 and 49, 2000, Vol 1 Introduction, 240pp;  Vol 2, 7 Parts,  Part 1, Woolbury & Stockbridge Down, 1989, 83pp; Part 2, Bury Hill, Upper Clatford, 1990, 86pp; Part 3, Suddern Farm, Middle Wallop, 1991 & 1996, 208pp; Part 4, New Buildings, Longstock, 1992, & Fiveways, Longstock 1996, 115pp; Part 5, Nettlebank Copse, Wherwell, 1993, 142pp; Part 6, Houghton Down, Stockbridge, 1994, 170pp; Part 7, Windy Dido, Cholderton, 1995, 48pp; all with many pls, figs & plans, laminated boards, A4 8 parts £95.00


185.  de Atley S P & Findlow F J (eds) EXPLORING THE LIMITS: Frontiers and Boundaries in Prehistory, BAR Int Ser No 223 1984, 187pp, figs & maps, card, A4 £14.50


186.  Defleur A LES SEPULTRES MOUSTERIENNES,  CNRS Paris 1993, 325pp, figs, plans & maps, card  Neanderthal man in France and elsewhere  £14.50


187.  Fairhurst H EXCAVATIONS AT CROSSKIRK BROCH, CAITHNESS,  Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Mono No 3 1984, 187pp, 106pls & figs, card, A4 £12.50

Excavation of a broch on the Caithness coast which was being eroded by the sea. Evidence of construction around 200 BC and continued use until about 200AD. Finds and faunal evidence together with a discussion of broch typology and the Sutherland Caithness grouping of brochs


188.  Farizy C et al HOMMES ET BISONS DU PALEOLITHIQUE MOYEN A MAURAN (Haute-Garonne),Gallia Prehistoire Supplement 30,CNRS Paris 1994, 265pp, 34pls + tables, card, A4 £19.50


189.  Field N & Pearson M Parker FISKERTON: An Iron Age Timber Causeway with Iron Age and Roman Votive Offerings, Oxbow 2003, 226pp, many pls, plans & figs inc 16 col + plans in back pocket, laminated pictorial boards, A4, new £35.00


190.  Forde-Johnstone J HILL FORTS OF THE IRON AGE IN ENGLAND AND WALES: A Survey of the Surface Evidence, Liverpool UP 1976, xvi + 331pp, 52pls + 152 figs, maps & plans, cloth, dw slightly chipped, cr 4to £38.50


191.  Fox C (Sir)  A FIND OF THE EARLY IRON AGE FROM LLYN CERRIG BACH,  Anglesey, NMW 1946, viii + 98pp, 38pl + 35figs, cloth spined boards £20.00

Important Iron Age find from Anglesey from the period of the Roman conquest


192.  Fox C (Sir) PATTERN & PURPOSE: A Survey of Early Celtic Art in Britain, Nat Mus of Wales  1958, xxix + 160pp, 80pl + 83 figs inc some large folding figs, cloth, dw with tears, 4to £28.50

Classic work on the art of the Iron Age


193.  Gamble C THE PALAEOLITHIC SOCIETIES OF EUROPE, Cambridge University Press 1999, xxii + 505pp, pls & figs, card slightly worn, cr 4to, some minor ink annotations £19.50


194.  Gilbertson D D LATE QUATERNARY ENVIRONMENTS AND MAN IN HOLDERNESS,  BAR Brit Ser No 134 1984, xviii + 241pp, pls, figs & tables, some marginal ink notes, card, A4 £26.50


195.  Gillings M & Pollard J AVEBURY,  Duckworth Archaeological Histories 2004, xi + 211pp, 24pls + 18 figs, card £14.50


196.  Gwilt A & Haselgrove C (eds) RECONSTRUCTING IRON AGE SOCIETIES: New Approaches to the British Iron Age, Oxbow Monograph No 71 1997, viii + 311pp, many pls, figs & maps, card worn, A4  Prof J G Evans’s copy with many notes in ink especially on the article on brochs £40.00


197.  Hambleton E ANIMAL HUSBANDRY REGIMES IN IRON AGE BRITAIN: A Comparative Study of Faunal Assemblages from British Iron Age Sites, BAR Brit Ser No 282 1999, viii + 161pp, 50figs & maps, card, A4 £24.50


198.  Hamilton J R C EXCAVATIONS AT JARLSHOF, SHETLAND,  HMSO 1956, xiii + 228pp, 40pl + 91 figs & plans + map in rear pocket, new end papers, cloth, dw torn, worn & part lacking, 4to, ex ref lib £58.00

Broch excavation above Neolithic & Bronze Age settlements with later Viking settlement


199.  Hennaf X LES HABITATS AU NEOLITHIQUE EN BRETAGNE,  Universite de Rennes 2002, 95pp, 82pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £12.50


200.  Henshall A S & Ritchie J N G THE CHAMBERED CAIRNS OF THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, An Inventory of the Structures and their Contents, Edinburgh UP 2001, 256pp, 15pls + 46figs + figs in inventory, card, cr4to £32.50


201.  Herrmann F R & Frey O-H DIE KELTENFURSTEN VOM GLAUBERG:  Ein fruhkeltischer Furstengrabhugel am Hang des Glauberges bei Glauberg-Glauberg, Wetteraukreis, Wiesbaden 1996, 100pp, 119pls & figs inc col, card, landscape 4to Important la Tene burial  £10.50


202.  Hill J D RITUAL AND RUBBISH IN THE IRON AGE OF WESSEX: A Study on the Formation of a Specific Archaeological Record, BAR Brit Ser No 242 1995, 149pp, plans, figs & tables, card, A4

 Includes analysis of faunal remains in Iron Age pits  £27.50


203.  Jaubert J et al LES CHASSEURS D’AUROCHS DE LA BORDE: Un Site du Paleolithique Moyen (Livernon, Lot), DAF No 27 Paris 1990, 157pp, 86pls, figs & maps, card, A4 £14.50


204.  Jones Inigo THE MOST NOTABLE ANTIQUITY OF GREAT BRITAIN VULGARLY CALLED STONE-HENG, ON SALISBURY PLAIN, Restored by Inigo Jones Esquire, Architect Generall to the late King,  Scolar Press facsimile  (1655) 1973 imp, 5pp introductory note by Graham Parry, 109pp + errata, pls inc folding, pictorial cloth, teg, 4to  £85.00


205.  Jope E M EARLY CELTIC ART IN THE BRITISH ISLES,  OUP 2000, 2 vols, Vol 1 Text, xiv + 395pp, Vol II Illustrations, vii + 320pls + 445figs, cloth, dw, lg 4to (published at £300.00) £195.00


206.  Karali L SHELLS IN AEGEAN PREHISTORY,  BAR Int Ser No 761 1999, 138pp, pls & figs, card, A4 £14.50


207.  Levy J E SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION IN BRONZE AGE DENMARK, An analysis of ritual hoard finds, BAR Int Ser No 124 1982, 171pp, 21pls, figs & maps, card, A4 £14.50


208.  Lynch F & Burgess C (eds) PREHISTORIC MAN IN WALES & THE WEST: Essays in Honour of Lily F Chitty, Adams & Dart 1972, viii + 368pp, 18pl + many figs & maps, cloth, dw, 4to, ex ref lib

 Useful survey of Prehistoric archaeology in Wales & the Welsh Marches  £16.50


209.  MacGregor M EARLY CELTIC ART IN NORTH BRITAIN: A Study of Decorative Metalwork from the Third Century BC to the Third Century AD, Leicester UP 1976, 2 vols,  Vol I xvii + 224pp, 25pls & figs + 22maps, Vol II unpaginated, 353 items illustrated with text, cloth, slip case £58.00

Illustrates all Iron Age art in Northern England & Scotland, with listings of find spots of similar objects throughout the British Isles

210.  Malone C NEOLITHIC BRITAIN AND IRELAND,  Tempus 2001, 288pp, 183pls, figs & maps, card Useful survey of the Neolithic sites & artefacts  £14.50


211.  Marien M E TROUVAILLES DU CHAMP D’URNES ET DES TOMBELLES HALLSTATTIENNES DE COURT-SAINT-ETIENNE,  Brussels  1958, 269pp, 56pls inc 1 col, figs & maps, card with minor damage to top of spine, 4to £18.50


212.  Mithen S AFTER THE ICE: A Global Human History 20000 - 5000 BC, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2003, xiii + 622pp, many pls inc col, cloth, dw, boards slightly bowed £16.50


213.  Mithen S (ed) HUNTER-GATHERER LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY: The Southern Hebrides Mesolithic Project, 2 vols,  Macdonald Institute Monographs 2000, Vol 1, Project Development, Palaeoenvironmental Studies and Archaeological Fieldwork on Islay, xviii + 345pp, Vol 2, Archaeological Fieldwork on Colonsay, Computer Modelling, Experimental Archaeology, and Final Interpretations, xiv + pp 346- 651, pls & figs, laminated bopards, A4 2 vols £75.00


214.  Needham S  THE PETTERS LATE BRONZE AGE METALWORK: An Analytical Study of Thames Valley Metalworking in its Settlement Context, British Museum Occ Paper No 70 2nd imp 1996, xii + 145pp, 14pls + 41figs, card, A4 was £18.50 now £9.50

A description of the large Carp’s Tongue sword/Ewart Park hoard  and other metalwork from the LBA settlement site at Egham close to the River Thames. Includes metallographic analyses and the relationship of the hoard to radio carbon dates, which provides a chronology for the LBA pottery of the area.


215.  Nicholson P T IRON AGE POTTERY PRODUCTION IN THE HUNSRUCK-EIFEL-KULTUR OF GERMANY,  BAR Int Ser 501 1989, 304pp, pls + 33figs & 9 maps, card, A4 £16.50


216.  O'Kelly M J TWO RING-FORTS AT GARRYDUFF, Cork offprint from PRIA Vol 63 C 2,  1962 pp17-125, 20pls + 23figs, paper, cr4to £12.50


217.  Palmer S MESOLITHIC CULTURES OF BRITAIN,  Dolphin Press 1977, 230pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr 4to £12.50


218.  Papathanasiou A THE BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF NEOLITHIC ALEPOTRYPA CAVE, GREECE,  BAR Int Ser No 961 2001, v + 130pp + tables, pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £28.50

Site in Southern Greece


219.  Pierpoint S  PREHISTORIC FLINTWORK IN BRITAIN,  Vorda 1981, 50pp, 13pls of figs, card, A4 £9.50


220.  Pollard T & Morrison A (eds) THE EARLY PREHISTORY OF SCOTLAND,  Edinburgh UP 1996, xii + 300pp, pls, figs, maps & plans, cloth, dw with small tear £30.00

Covers the Mesolithic & in particular in relationship to the work of Lacaille, especially in the Scottish Islands, and the transition of the Mesolithic to the early Neolithic


221.  Powell T G E EXCAVATION OF THE MEGALITHIC CHAMBERED CAIRN AT DYFFRYN ARDUDWY, Merioneth, Wales. offprint from Archaeologia Vol 104 1973, 49pp, 11pls + 10 figs & plans, card. lg 4to £9.50


222.  Roe D A  THE LOWER AND MIDDLE PALAEOLITHIC PERIODS IN BRITAIN,  R&KP 1981, xvi + 324pp, 38pls + figs, cloth, dw spine faded, cr 4to £18.50


223.  Roe D A (ed) STUDIES IN THE UPPER PALAEOLITHIC OF BRITAIN AND NORTH WEST EUROPE,  BAR Int Ser No 296 1986, x + 247pp, 31pls + 71figs & tables, card, A4 £22.50


224.  Ruggles C L N  MEGALITHIC ASTRONOMY, A New Archaeological and Statistical Study of 300 Western Scottish Sites, BAR Brit Ser No 123 1984, 320pp, many figs, maps & tables, card, A4 £38.50


225.  Sheppard T CATALOGUE OF THE MORTIMER COLLECTION 0f Prehistoric Remains from East Yorkshire Barrows, Hull Mus Publication 162 1929, viii + 146pp, sepia drawings, card £24.50

226.  Simmons I G THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF LATER MESOLITHIC CULTURES: The Creation of Moorland Landscape in England and Wales, Edinburgh UP 1996, xvii + 260pp, 11figs & maps, cloth, dw, some marginal ink marks £24.50


227.  Simmons I & Tooley M (eds) THE ENVIRONMENT IN BRITISH PREHISTORY,  Duckworth 1981, x + 334pp, 11pls + figs, card, spine slightly faded £16.50


228.  Smith C LATE STONE AGE HUNTERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES,  Routledge 1992, ix + 206pp, pls & figs, card £14.50


229.  (Stonehenge) CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PROJECT:  An Outline Planning Application made jointly by English Heritage and the National Trust, 8th May 1991, xi + 25 + 11+ 18, many pls, plans & maps,  plus ENGLISH HERITAGE REVISED STONEHENGE INTERPRETATION BRIEF, ?1991, unpaginated, tables, both spiral bound card, A4 £18.50

Detailed planning maps of Stonehenge, possible new road routes etc


230.  Sutcliffe A J ON THE TRACK OF ICE AGE MAMMALS,  British Museum Natural History 2nd ed 1986, 224pp, many pls, figs & plans inc col, cloth, dw, cr4to £12.50


231.  Taylor J A (ed) CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT IN PREHISTORIC WALES,  BAR British Series No 76 1980, 387pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, A4, used, some marginal ink notes £32.50


232.  Tromnau G NEUE AUSGRABUNGEN IM AHRENSBURGER TUNNELTAL, Ein Beitrag zur Erforschung des Jungpalaeolithikums im Nordwesteuropaeischen Flachland, Wachholtz Neumunster 1975, 105pp + 89pls, figs & 5 maps, card, cr4to Important Upper Palaeolithic site  £16.50


233.  Trump D NURAGHE NODDOS AND THE BONU IGHINU VALLEY, Excavation and Survey in Sardinia, Oxbow Books  1990, 67pp + 23 pls, 44 figs & maps, card, A4 £10.50


234.  Wainwright G J MOUNT PLEASANT, DORSET:  Excavations 1970 - 1971, Incorporating an Account of Excavations Undertaken at Woodhenge in 1970, Soc Ant Research Report No 37,  1979, 277pp, 37pl + 101figs, cloth, dw torn & faded, 4to £10.50

Important study of Neolithic causeway camps and henge monuments in Wessex


235.  Walker E A et al (eds) LITHICS IN ACTION: Papers from the Conference Lithic Studies in the Year 2000, Oxbow/Lithic Studies Society Paper No 8 2004, vi + 262pp, many pls, figs & plans, laminated boards, A4 £32.50


236.  Wheeler M (Sir) STANWICK FORTIFICATIONS: North Riding of Yorkshire, Soc Ant Report 17 1954, viii + 63pp, 29pl + 18figs, cloth, spine faded & boards slightly marked, 4to £18.50

Iron Age fortifications in Yorkshire, possibly connected with the Brigantes and Queen Cartimandua. An account of Sir Mortimer Wheeler's excavations.


237.  Whittle A, Pollard J & Grigson C THE HARMONY OF SYMBOL: The Windmill Hill Causewayed Enclosure, Oxbow 1999, 404pp, 227pls, figs & plans + 32 col pls + 204 tables, laminated boards, front board slightly bowed, A4, some marginal ink notes £48.00

This work is supplementary to Isobel Smith’s Windmill Hill and Avebury and contains further discussions of Keiller’s excavations and more recent excavations in 1988


238.  Williams G & Mytum H (Blockley K ed) LLAWHADEN, DYFED; Excavations on a Group of Small Defended Enclosures, 1980-4, BAR Brit Ser No 275 1998, ix + 150pp, pls figs & maps, card, A4, minor ink annotations £22.50

Covers Iron Age fortified sites in Pembrokeshire, which include round houses and four poster structures


239.  Wymer J J (ed) GAZETTEER OF MESOLITHIC SITES IN ENGLAND AND WALES with a Gazetteer of Upper Palaeolithic Sites in England & Wales edited by C J Bonsall,  CBA Research Report No 22 1977, xxvi + 511pp, 2 figs, limp cloth, cr 4to £32.00


Roman & Classsical World


240.  Abadias J A LAS CERAMICAS AFRICANAS DE LA CIUDAD ROMANA DE BAETULO (HISPANIA TARRACONENSIS),  BAR Int Ser No 337 1987, 223pp, 57figs & maps, card, A4, in Spanish £16.50


241.  Applebaum S PROLEGOMENA TO THE STUDY OF THE SECOND JEWISH REVOLT (AD 132-135),  BAR Int Ser No 7 1976, 100pp, 2 maps, card, A4 £17.50


242.  Barker G et al (eds) CYRENAICA IN ANTIQUITY,  BAR Int Ser No 236 1985, xiv + 399pp, many pls, figs & maps, card, A4 £24.50


243.  Bekker-Nielsen T THE GEOGRAPHY OF POWER: Studies in the Urbanization of Roman North-west Europe, BAR Int Ser No 477 1989, 135pp, 7maps, card, A4 £12.50

Spatial distribution of Roman towns mainly in Gaul & Italy


244.  Bloemers J H F et al (eds) HET ROMEINSE CASTELLUM TE UTRECHT,  Utrecht 1989, 191pp, 107 pls & figs, card, cr4to, English & German summaries £14.50

Van Giffen’s excavations of the 1930’s and 40’s with extensive section on Samian ware, stamps, tile stamps etc


245.  Brewer R J CORPUS SIGNORUM IMPERII ROMANI - CORPUS OF THE SCULPTURE OF THE ROMAN WORLD - VOL I GREAT BRITAIN, Fascicule 5, Wales, British Academy/OUP 1986, xviii + 69pp, 37pl, cloth, dw, lg4to £32.50

Describes tomb stones, altars and other Roman carvings


246.  Brewer R J (ed) THE SECOND AUGUSTAN LEGION AND THE ROMAN MILITARY MACHINE,  NMW 2002, xiv + 212pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to, new £29.99

The much sought after Caerleon Lectures given between 1986 and 1996 reprinted in one volume. Extensively revised with new illlustrations. Covers the history of the legion before coming to Britain in 43AD, campaigns in the West Country, Roman military deployment in Wales and North Britain and the life of officers and soldiers. An essential work on the Roman Army


247.  Browning I JERASH AND THE DECAPOLIS,  Chatto & Windus 1982, 224pp, 146pls & figs + 4 maps inc col, cloth, dw, cr 4to £14.50


248.  Browning I PALMYRA,  Chatto & Windus 1979, 223pp, 151pls & figs + 4 maps inc col, cloth, dw, cr 4to £14.50


249.  Browning I PETRA,  Chatto & Windus 3rd imp 1977, 256pp, 190pls & figs + 4 maps inc col, cloth, dw slightly chipped, cr 4to £14.50


250.  Bruce J Collingwood HANDBOOK TO THE ROMAN WALL,  with the Cumbrian Coast and Outpost Forts, 13th edition edited & enlarged by Charles Daniels, Newcastle  1978, x + 355pp, figs & maps, cloth, dw £14.50


251.  Buck D J & Mattingley D J (eds) TOWN AND COUNTRY IN ROMAN TRIPOLITANIA, Papers in Honour of Olwen Hackett, BAR Int Ser No 274 1985, xvi + 309pp, many figs, plans & maps, card, A4 £28.50

Includes a long article by J Price on Early Roman Vessel Glass from Burials in Tripolitania


  Caerleon Lectures, card

252.  Manning W H EARLY ROMAN CAMPAIGNS IN THE SOUTH-WEST OF BRITAIN, First Annual Caerleon Lecture, 1987, NMW 1988, 30pp,  maps,  £8.50

253.  Breeze D J THE SECOND AUGUSTAN LEGION IN NORTH BRITAIN, Second Caerleon Lecture, 1988, NMW 1989, 35pp, pls, figs & maps  £8.50

254.  Birley A R OFFICERS OF THE SECOND AUGUSTAN LEGION IN BRITAIN, Third Caerleon Lecture, 1989, NMW 1990, 44pp, pls, figs & maps  £9.50

255.  Casey J THE LEGIONS IN THE LATER ROMAN EMPIRE, Fourth Caerleon Lecture, 1990, NMW 1991, 28pp, pls, figs & maps  £7.50

256.  Speidel M THE FRAMEWORK OF A LEGION, Fifth Caerleon Lecture, 1991, NMW 1992, 47pp, pls, figs & maps  £9.50

257.  Keppie THE ORIGINS AND EARLY HISTORY OF THE SECOND AUGUSTAN LEGION, Sixth Caerleon Lecture, 1992, NMW 1993, 40pp, pls & figs  £8.50

258.  Jarrett M G THE EARLY ROMAN CAMPAIGNS IN WALES, The Seventh Annual Caerleon Lecture, 1993, NMW 1994, 36pp, 11pls, figs & maps  £9.50

259.  Maxfield V A SOLDIER AND CIVILIAN, Life Beyond the Ramparts, Eighth Caerleon Lecture, 1994, NMW 1995 44pp, 8 pls, figs & maps  £9.50

260.  Fulford M J THE SECOND AUGUSTAN LEGION IN THE WEST OF BRITAIN, The Ninth Annual Caerleon Lecture, 1995, NMW 1996, 35pp, 21pls, figs & maps  £8.50

261.  Reece R THE FUTURE OF ROMAN MILITARY ARCHAEOLOGY, The Tenth Annual Caerleon Lecture, 1996, NMW 1997, 28pp  £7.50


262.  Cameron A CLAUDIAN POETRY AND PROPOGANDA AT THE COURT OF HONORIUS,  Oxbow reprint (OUP 1970) nd, xvi + 508pp, 1pl, cloth, dw was £20 now £9.95


263.  Cornell T & Matthews J THE CULTURAL ATLAS OF THE ROMAN WORLD,  Stonehenge Press reprint (Phaidon 1982) 1991, 240pp, 62maps + 470 ills mainly in col, cloth, dw, 4to £12.50


264.  Curle A O THE TREASURE OF TRAPRAIN:  A Scottish Hoard of Roman Silver Plate, Glasgow 1923, xv +131pp, 41pl inc tinted chromolitho pls + 70 figs, cloth, corners slightly bumped teg £85.00


265.  de la Bedoyere ROMAN VILLAS AND THE COUNTRYSIDE,  Batsford 1993, 143pp, 129pls & figs inc 16col pls, card, cr4to £18.50


266.  Dobbins J J THE EXCAVATION OF THE ROMAN VILLA AT LA BEFA, ITALY,  BAR Int Ser No 162 1983, ix + 203pp, 265pls & figs, card, A4 £16.50

Villa on the River Ombrone to the north of Rome, south of Sienna


267.  Edmondson J C TWO INDUSTRIES IN ROMAN LUSITANIA: Mining and Garum Production, BAR Int Ser No 362 1987, 355pp, maps & figs, card, A4 £38.50


268.  Frere S S & J K S St Joseph ROMAN BRITAIN FROM THE AIR,  Cambridge University Press 1983, xv + 232pp, 160pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to £34.50


269.  Gillam J P  TYPES OF ROMAN COARSE POTTERY VESSELS IN NORTHERN BRITAIN,  Oriel 2nd ed 1968, 72pp, 32 figs, card £13.50


270.  Grimes W F HOLT, DENBIGHSHIRE: The Works Depot of the 20th Legion at Castle Lions London 1930, Vol  XLI of Y Cymmrodor, 235pp, 80pls, figs & maps, cloth faded on spine, teg

 Details of the excavations of the tile kilns of the XX legion £32.50


271.  Haverfield F (MacDonald G rev) THE ROMAN OCCUPATION OF BRITAIN, Being Six Ford Lectures Delivered by F Haverfield [1907], with a Notice of Haverfield’s Life and a List of his Writings OUP  1924, 304pp, 8pls inc col, cloth, spine slightly faded £14.50




273.  Hopwood K (ed) ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME: A Bibliographical Guide, Manchester UP History & Related Bibliographies  1995, xiv + 450pp, cloth £14.50


274.  Horsley J BRITANNIA ROMANA OR THE ROMAN ANTIQUITIES OF BRITAIN, with new introduction by Eric Birley, Frank Graham Newcastle, Scolar facsimile reprint (1733) 1974, xxxii + 520pp + indices, many pls & maps, gilt dec cloth in slip case, sm folio £98.00

Excellent reprint of this major 18th century study of Roman Britain, concentrating on Northern Britain and Hadrian’s Wall


275.  Jackson R P J & Potter T W EXCAVATIONS AT STONEA, CAMBRIDGESHIRE 1980 - 85,  BMP 1996, 749pp, 32pls + 250figs, cloth, dw, 4to published at £120.00  now £45.00

Multi period site but most important for its Roman site


276.  Johnson S LATER ROMAN BRITAIN, R&KP/BCA Britain Before the Conquest Series 1980, xi + 195pp, 60pl, 22maps, 20figs, cloth, dw  Covers the period 300-600AD  £12.50


277.  Jones R F J et al (eds) FIRST MILLENNIUM PAPERS: Western Europe in the First Millenium AD, BAR Int Ser No 401 1988 xi + 207pp, many pls & figs, card, A4 £28.50

Inclides Native Populations and the Romans; The End of the Roman Countryside; Continuity to the Saxon Period;


278.  Kenyon K M EXCAVATIONS AT THE JEWRY WALL SITE LEICESTER,  Society  of  Antiquaries  Research Report No 15  1948,  xi + 292pp, 100figs, 33pls, cloth faded, 4to £12.50



279.  Suetonius [LIVES OF THE CAESARS], Books I-VIII + THE LIVES OF ILLUSTRIOUS MEN, trans Rolfe J C,  964 imp, 2 vols, xxi + 497pp + 555pp, 1pl, cloth £18.50

280.  Theophrastus CHARACTERS,  trans Edmonds J M,  1967 imp, viii + 364pp , cloth, dw £8.50


281.  Luff R-M A ZOOARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE ROMAN NORTH-WESTERN PROVINCES,  BAR Int Ser No 137 1982, 338pp, 22pls + figs & maps, card, A4 £24.50


282.  Maloney C & de Moulins D THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ROMAN LONDON, VOL 1, The Upper Walbrook Valley in the Roman Period, CBA Research Report No 69 1990, xvi + 155pp, 141pls & figs, card, A4, ex ref lib £10.50

Surveys an important area of Roman London, includes topography, buildings & dendrochronology


283.  Manning W H (ed) THE FORTRESS EXCAVATIONS 1968-1971, Report on the Excavations at Usk 1965 - 1976, Vol 2,  UWP 1981, xvii + 233pp, 46pl + 96 plans & figs, cloth, dw,  4to £22.50


284.  Manning W H (ed) THE ROMAN POTTERY, Report on the Excavations at Usk 1965 - 1976, UWP 1993, xviii + 461pp, 199 figs, cloth, dw, 4to, inscription from author £48.00


285.  Miles D (ed) THE ROMANO-BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE, Studies in Rural Settlement and Economy, BAR Brit Series No 103 1982, 2 vols, 469pp, figs & maps, card, A4 £42.50


286.  Millett M THE ROMANIZATION OF BRITAIN: An Essay in Archaeological Interpretation, CUP 1998 imp, xvi + 255pp, 95pls & figs, card, cr 4to, some marginal notes £16.50


287.  Miro J LA PRODUCCION DE ANFORAS ROMANAS EN CATALUNYA, Un estudio sobre el comerciio del vino de la Tarraconense (siglos I a.C.-I d.C.), BAR Int Ser No 473 1988, xi + 365pp, 31 figs + 8 maps + amphorae stamps, card, A4  £28.50


288.  Nash-Williams V E (rev Jarrett M G) THE ROMAN FRONTIER IN WALES,  UWP 2nd rev ed 1969, xiv + 206pp, 14pls + 90 figs & plans, cloth, dw with small tear, lg 4to £85.00


289.  Ragette F BAALBECK,  Chatto & Windus  1980, 128pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £10.50

Useful plans and illustrations of the buildings


290.  Reynolds P SETTLEMENT AND POTTERY IN THE VINALOPO VALLEY (ALICANTE, SPAIN), AD 400-700,  BAR Int Ser No 588 1993, xiii + 403pp + 150pls & 123 figs, plans & maps, card, A4 (in print at £45.00)  Includes trade in late amphorae in the Mediterranean  £28.50


291.  Robinson D M (ed) BIGLIS, CALDICOT AND LLANDOUGH, Three Late Iron Age and Romano-British Sites in South-East Wales, Excavations 1977-79, BAR Brit Series No 108 1988, xxiii + 186pp, 18 pls + 77 figs, card, A4 £18.50


292.  Swan V G THE POTTERY KILNS OF ROMAN BRITAIN,  RCHM/HMSO Supplementary  Series No 5 1984, x + 179pp, 48pls + 23figs + 18 maps, microfiche in back pocket, card, 4to £38.50


293.  Thompson F H ROMAN CHESHIRE,  Cheshire Community Council  History of Cheshire Vol 2 1965, 122pp, plates, cloth, dw £10.50


294.  Todd M (ed) RESEARCH ON ROMAN BRITAIN 1960-89,  Britannia Monograph Series No 11 1989, xi + 271pp, many pls & figs, card, A4 £16.50


295.  Toynbee J M C ART IN BRITAIN UNDER THE ROMANS,  Oxford University Press 1964,  xxiv + 473pp, 99pl, cloth, dw, 4to Survey of art in Roman Britain  £36.50


296.  Webster G (ed Chadderton J) THE LEGIONARY FORTRESS AT WROXETER,  Excavations by Graham Webster 1955-85, English Heritage Archaeological Report No 19 2002, xiv + 293pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £42.00


297.  Wheeler R M & T V REPORT ON THE EXCAVATION OF THE PREHISTORIC, ROMAN, AND POST-ROMAN SITE IN LYDNEY PARK, GLOS,  Society  of  Antiquaries  Research Report No 9 1932, viii + 137pp, 52pl & plans + 28 figs, original paper wraps with new paper spine & original spine relaid, 4to £80.00

This has the article on the name 'Nodens' by Prof J R R Tolkein


298.  White R & Barker P WROXETER: The Life and Death of a Roman City, Tempus 1998, 160pp, 75pls & figs, card, minor damage to head of spine £12.50


Anglo Saxon, Dark Age & Viking


299.  Anderson A O SCOTTISH ANNALS FROM ENGLISH CHRONICLERS AD500-1286,  Watkins Stamford reprint (1908) 1991, xiii + 403pp, cloth, dw, new £25.00

This volume contains translated extracts of accounts of early Medieval Scotland from English rather than Scottish & Irish sources


300.  Backhouse J THE LINDISFARNE GOSPELS,  Phaidon 1981, 96pp, 66pls inc col, card, 4to £8.50


301.  Brown D et al ANGLO-SAXON STUDIES IN ARCHAEOLOGY & HISTORY; No 2,  BAR British Series No 92 1981, 242pp,  plates, figs & maps, card, A4 £22.50


302.  Bu’Lock J D PRE-CONQUEST CHESHIRE 383-1066,  Cheshire Community Council  History of Cheshire Vol 3 1972, xii + 91pp, 19ps + 17 figs, cloth, dw £9.50


303.  Cavill P et al WIRRAL AND ITS VIKING HERITAGE, English Place-name Society Popular Series Vol 2 2000, ix + 149pp, pls & figs, card, new £11.95


304.  Chadwick N K THE AGE OF THE SAINTS IN THE EARLY CELTIC CHURCH: The Riddell Memorial Lectures, 32nd Series, Delivered .... University of Durham, March 1960, OUP 1961, viii + 166pp, cloth, dw, sm 8vo £28.50


305.  Davies S WELSH MILITARY INSTITUTIONS 633-1283,  UWP History & Law Series 2004, xiii + 288pp, 1 map, cloth, dw, new £30.00


306.  Down A & Welch M CHICHESTER EXCAVATIONS: VOL 7, Apple Down and the Mardens, Phillimore 1990, xiii + 252pp, 53pls + many figs & plans, laminated pictorial boards, 4to £10.50

Excavation of the extensive Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Appledown, Compton, West Sussex 1982-7


307.  Garmonsway G N (trans) THE ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE,  Dent Everyman Library 2nd ed 1972,  xlix + 295pp, card £8.50


308.  Graham-Campbell J & Batey C E VIKINGS IN SCOTLAND: An Archaeological Survey, Edinburgh UP 1998, xviii + 295, many pls & figs, card, cr 4to £16.50


309.  Hartwell Jones G (Rev) CELTIC BRITAIN AND THE PILGRIM MOVEMENT,  Y Cymmrodor Vol XXIII 1912, xii + 581pp, 29 pls, recently rebound in ¼  cloth with marbled boards, paper label, new endpapers £48.00

Covers Dark Age and Medieval pilgrimage with particular reference to pilgrims from the Celtic areas of Britain. Includes pilgrimage to Jerusalem, St James at Compostella, Bardsey Island, Welsh Holy Wells and within Wales


310.  Hawkes S C & Grainger G THE ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY AT WORTHY PARK, KINGSWORTHY, NEAR WINCHESTER, HAMPSHIRE, OUSA Mono No 59 2003, xii + 222pp, 10 pls + many figs & plans, laminated pictorial boards, A4 £22.50

Describes the excavation and finds from this important Anglo-Saxon cemetery and includes a gazetteer of early Anglo-Saxon sites in Hampshire


311.  Higham N J THE DEATH OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND,  Sutton 1997, xxii + 234pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw £14.50


312.  Hill D & Worthington M OFFA’S DYKE: History and Guide, Tempus 2003, 192pp, 54pls & figs, card £12.50


313.  Hinton D A THE GOLD, SILVER AND OTHER NON-FERROUS ALLOY OBJECTS FROM HAMWIC  and the Non-Ferrous Metalworking Evidence, Finds Vol 2, Southampton Arch Mono 6, Sutton 1996, 126pp, 35 figs, card, A4 £12.50

A rich collection of pins, buckles, strap loops and other bronzework of the 7th -9th centuries.. Also moulds and crucibles giving evidence of metalworking


314.  Jackson K H THE GODODDIN: The Oldest Scottish Poem, Edinburgh UP 1969, xi + 178pp, cloth, dw slightly chipped £42.50


315.  Langdon A G OLD CORNISH CROSSES, With an article on their ornament by J Romilly Allen, Cornwall Books facsimile 1988, xxviii + 439pp, many text figs, large folding map, simulated leather, 4to Useful drawings of Celtic & later Saxon crosses with interlace work, hogback tombs etc  £38.00


316.  Longley D HANGING-BOWLS, PENNANULAR BROOCHES AND THE ANGLO-SAXON CONNEXION,  BAR British Series No 22 1975,  49pp, 19 figs, card, A4 £12.50


317.  Noble F (Gelling M ed) OFFA’S DYKE REVIEWED: A Detailed Consideration of the Course of the Dyke through the Diocese of Hereford, BAR Brit Ser 114 1983, 109pp, 20 maps, card, A4 £17.50


318.  Seiber J EARLY BYZANTINE URBAN SAINTS: The Urban Saint in Early Byzantine Social History, BAR Int Ser No 37 1977, 117pp, tables, card, A4 £16.50


319.  Service A THE BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN, ANGLO-SAXON AND NORMAN, A Guide and Gazetteer, Barrie & Jenkins 1982, 192pp, many pls & maps, card £10.50


320.  Sullivan E THE BOOK OF KELLS with additional commentary from An Enquiry into the Art of Illuminated Manuscripts of the Middle Ages by Johan Adolf Bruun, Bracken Books reprint (Studio facsimile 1920) 1986, xiv + 136pp, 24col pls, cloth, dw, 4to £14.50


321.  Timby J R THE ANGLO-SAXON CEMETERY AT EMPINGHAM II,  Rutland: Excavations carried out between 1974 and 1975, Oxbow Monograph No 70 1996, vi + 248pp, 165pls, figs, maps & plans, card, A4  £12.50

The cemetery contained 131 Saxon inhumation burials, Many important associated finds including a fine series of cruciform brooches, weapons and three burials with buckets


322.  Wallace P F THE VIKING AGE BUILDINGS OF DUBLIN,  Nat Mus Ireland Medieval Dublin Excavations 1962-81/Royal Irish Academy Ser.A, vol. 1  1992, 2 vols, Part 1 Text xv + 207pp, Part 2 Illustrations, vii + 215pp with 24pls + 189 figs, card, A4 £18.50


323.  Welch M ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND,  Batsford English Heritage 1992, 144pp, 100 pls & figs inc col, card, cr 4to £10.50


Medieval & Later


324.  Aberg F A & Brown A E (eds) MEDIEVAL MOATED SITES IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE,  BAR Int Ser no 121 1981, viii + 196pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 £22.50


325.  Abram W A (ed) THE ROLLS OF THE BURGESSES AT THE GUILDS MERCHANT OF THE BOROUGH OF PRESTON 1397-1682,  The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire Vol 9 1884,  green gilt dec cloth  £48.00


326.  Addleshaw G W O THE BEGINNINGS OF THE PAROCHIAL SYSTEM,  Borthwick Institute Publications No 3  3rd ed 1970, 17pp, 4pls,  plus THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAROCHIAL SYSTEM from Charlemagne (768-814) to Urban II (1088-1099), Publication No 6, 2nd ed 1970, 19pp, 4pls, card £10.50


327.  Atkin M & Margeson S LIFE ON A MEDIEVAL STREET: Excavations on Alms Lane Norwich 1976, Norwich Survey 1985, 28pp, 45pls & figs, card, A4 £8.50


328.  Barker P & Higham R HEN DOMEN, Montgomery, A Timber Castle on the English-Welsh Border, Vol I,  Royal Archaeological Institute 1982, 98pp, 77pls & figs, inc separate folding plans all in card folder, A4 £17.50


329.  Barry T B MEDIEVAL MOATED SITES OF SOUTH-EASTERN IRELAND: Counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford, BAR Brit Ser No 35 1977, 247pp, 10pls + 33figs, card,  A4 £19.50


330.  Batho G R (ed) THE HOUSEHOLD PAPERS OF HENRY PERCY, Ninth Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632), Camden 3rd Series Vol 93 1962, lvii + 190pp, 4pls, cloth £14.50

Covers household accounts, management and organisation, lists of servants, inventories & administration of will, building accounts inc the repair of the Great Chamber at Petworth, reconstruction of Syon etc


331.  Beresford G  THE MEDIEVAL CLAY-LAND VILLAGE: Excavations at Goltho and Barton Blount, Medieval Archaeology Monograph No 6  1975, xi + 106pp, 7pls + figs, card, cr4to £10.50


332.  Beresford M THE LOST VILLAGES OF ENGLAND, with new introduction by C Dyer, Sutton rev ed  1999 imp,  xxxvii + 443pp, 15pls & figs + 18 tables, card £14.50

The pioneering work on the lost villages of England. This is a fully revised version


333.  Beresford M & St Joseph J K S MEDIEVAL ENGLAND: An Aerial Survey, Cambridge University Press 2nd ed 1979, xvii + 286pp, 118plates, maps and figs, cloth, dw, 4to £18.50

Excellent series of aerial photographs with descriptive text of Planned towns, Deserted Medieval Villages, Abbeys Castles etc


334.  Black J EUROPEAN WARFARE 1660-1815,  UCL Press 1994, x + 276pp, maps, card £10.50


335.  Cantor L (ed) THE ENGLISH MEDIEVAL LANDSCAPE,  Croom Helm 1982, 225pp, 8pls, cloth, dw £22.50

Articles include Roads & Trackways by Hindle, Marshland & Waste; Forests, Parks & Warrens; Medieval Field Systems


336.  Caviness M H THE WINDOWS OF CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL CANTERBURY, Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Great Britain, Vol II, British Academy 1981, No 65 of 1000 copies, xxxv + 352pp, 224pp of pls + 18 col pls, cloth, lg 4to £85.00


337.  Chaplais P (ed) THE WAR OF SAINT-SARDOS (1323-1325), Gascon correspondence and diplomatic documents, Camden Society 3rd Series Vol 87 1954, xxi + 202pp, cloth £14.50

Deals with the war between England & France which later led to the Hundred Years War. Documents either in French or Latin with English summaries

338.  Clapham A W  ROMANESQUE ARCHITECTURE IN WESTERN EUROPE, OUP 1936, xv +208pp, 44pls + 58figs, cloth faded, title page slightly foxed £18.50


  Clay tobacco pipes

339.  Davey P (ed) THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE CLAY TOBACCO PIPE, III, Britain: The North and West, BAR Brit Ser No 78 1980, v + 391pp, many pls & figs, card, A4 £36.50

340.  Mann J E CLAY TOBACCO PIPES FROM EXCAVATIONS IN LINCOLN 1970-74,  Lincoln Archaeological Trust Mono XV-1 1977, 60pp, 34figs, card, front cover creassed, A4 £8.50

341.  Oswald A CLAY PIPES FOR THE ARCHAEOLOGIST,  BAR Brit Ser No 14 1975, 207pp, 23pls & figs, card, A4 Includes a listing of British clay pipe makers, typologies and dating evidence  £34.50


342.  Colvin H M (ed) BUILDING ACCOUNTS OF KING HENRY III,  OUP 1971, xvi + 472pp, 16pls + 5 figs, cloth, dw £36.50

Building accounts for Westminster Abbey, Dover Castle & the Great Hall of Winchester Castle


343.  Courtney P REPORT ON THE EXCAVATIONS AT USK 1965-1976; Vol 6, Medieval and Later Usk, UWP  1994, 261pp, pl & figs, cloth, dw, 4to £14.50

Deals with the Medieval topography and growth of Usk


344.  Crossley D POST-MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY IN BRITAIN,  Leicester UP 1990 ix + 328pp, many pls & figs, fep cut across to remove ownership name, cloth, dw with small tear £27.50


345.  Crossley D W (ed) MEDIEVAL INDUSTRY, CBA Research Report No 40 1981, vii + 156pp, 98pls & figs, card, A4 £32.50


346.  Davis R H C (ed) THE KALENDAR OF ABBOT SAMSON OF BURY ST EDMUNDS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS,  Camden 3rd Series Vol 84 1954, lx + 200pp, 1 map, cloth £18.50

Latin text with English summaries. Drawn up between 1186 & 1191 and is a general inventory of the revenues due from the Hundreds of the Liberty of St Edmund, ie much of West Suffolk


347.  Driver J T  CHESHIRE IN THE LATER MIDDLE AGES,  Cheshire Community Council History of Cheshire Vol 6 1971, 168pp, 16pls & figs, cloth, dw torn £12.50


348.  Duncan L L TESTAMENTA CANTIANA: A Series of Extracts from 15th and 16th Century Wills relating to Church Building and Topography, West Kent, London 1906, xxiv + 98pp + Hussey A East Kent, 1907, xxiv + 426pp, cloth £30.00


349.  Evison V I, Hodges H & Hurst J G (eds) MEDIEVAL POTTERY FROM EXCAVATIONS:  Studies Presented to Gerald Clough Dunning, Baker 1974, 262pp, 13pl + many figs, cloth, dw £22.50


350.  Fryde E B PEASANTS AND LANDLORDS IN LATER MEDIEVAL ENGLAND c 1380 -1525,  Sutton History Paperbacks 2nd imp 1999, xi + 371pp, pls, card, cr 4to £12.50


351.  Gee E A GLOSSARY OF BUILDING TERMS USED IN ENGLAND FROM THE CONQUEST TO c1550,  Frome 1984, 95pp, card £10.50


352.  Guilday P THE ENGLISH CATHOLIC REFUGEES ON THE CONTINENT 1558-1795, Vol I, The English Colleges and Convents in the Catholic Low Countries 1558-1795, Longmans 1914, liv + 480pp, cloth rubbed, bookplate of D Tecwyn Lloyd £30.00


353.  Gwatkin H M & Whitney J P (eds) THE CAMBRIDGE MEDIEVAL HISTORY, VOL III, Germany and the Western Empire, CUP 1922, xxxix + 700pp, lacks map folder, cloth faded £14.50


354.  Harvey J  ENGLISH MEDIAEVAL ARCHITECTS:  A Biographical Dictionary down to 1550, including Master Masons, Carpenters, Carvers, Building Contractors and others responsible for Design,  Batsford 1st ed 1954, xxiii  + 412pp, cloth, dw with small tear, cr4to £32.50


355.  Hayfield C HUMBERSIDE MEDIEVAL POTTERY: An Illustrated Catalogue of Saxon and Medieval Domestic Assemblages from North Lincolnshire, and its surrounding region, BAR Brit Ser No 140 1985, 2 vols, xi + 440pp + 290pp of figs & maps, card, A4 £34.50

356.  Heawood R et al OLD ABBEY FARM, RISLEY; Building Survey and Excavation at a Medieval Moated Site, Oxford Archaeology/Lancaster Imprits No 11 2004, xii + 191pp, 22pls + 70 figs, card, A4  Risley, near Warrington  £14.50


357.  Hewitt H J  CHESHIRE UNDER THE THREE EDWARDS,  Cheshire Community Council History of Cheshire Vol 5  1967, vii + 118pp, 18 pls & figs, cloth,dw £12.50


358.  Hughes Q FORTRESS: Architecture & Military History in Malta, Lund Humphries 1969, 284pp, many pls, cloth, dw £18.50


359.  Humpert K & Schenk M ENTDECKUNG DER MITTELALTLICHEN STADTPLANUNG: Das Ende vom Mythos der ‘gewachsenen Stadt’, Theiss Stuttgart 2001, 387pp, many pls, plans & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to £24.50

Detailed analysis showing the mathematical basis on which Medieval German towns were laid out. Many of  the principles employed would appear to be equally relevant to other British and European Medieval towns plans


360.  Humphreys H N (illustrated by Owen Jones) THE ILLUMINATED BOOKS OF THE MIDDLE AGES .... from the IVth to the XVIIth centuries, Bracken Books reprint (1849) 1989, 126pp, numerous colour pls of manuscripts, cloth, dw, lg 4to £18.50


361.  Hurst J G et al POTTERY PRODUCED AND TRADED IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1350-1650, A Contribution to Medieval Archaeology, Rotterdam Papers VI, Rotterdam 1986, xi + 281pp, 68 pls inc 16 col + 127 figs, cloth, dw slightly scratched £48.50


362.  Husain M C  CHESHIRE UNDER THE NORMAN EARLS 1066-1237  Cheshire Community Council Hisotry of Cheshire Vol 4 1973 xi + 142pp, 5pls + 13figs, cloth, dw £14.50


363.  James M R et al   ILLUSTRATIONS TO THE LIFE OF ST ALBAN IN TRIN. COLL. DUBLIN, MS. E. i.40, Reproduced in Collotype Facsimile, Oxford 1924, 36pp with card cover  + 56 collotype plates on card, all within card wallet, cr4to £28.50


364.  Kahn D (ed) THE ROMANESQUE FRIEZE AND ITS SPECTATOR: The Lincoln Symposium Papers, Harvey Miller/Lincoln Cathedral  1992, 232pp, 116plates, cloth, dw, 4to £18.50

Articles on Anglo-Saxon & Norman friezes in Britain, esp Lincoln & Malmesbury, and Normandy, Loire, N Italy & the conservation of Romanesque sculpture


365.  Ketteringham L L ALSTED,  Excavation of a 13th-14th cent sub-manor house with its iron works in Netherne Wood, Merstham, Surrey Arch Soc 2, 1976, 73pp, 58 pls & figs, card, A4 £9.50


366.  Kightly C A MIRROR OF MEDIEVAL WALES: Gerald of Wales and his Journey of 1188, Cadw 1988, 104pp, many col pls & maps, card, cr 4to £8.50


367.  Kovacs E & Lovag Z THE HUNGARIAN CROWN AND OTHER REGALIA,  ? Budapest 1980, 99pp, many col pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to £10.50

The regalia includes the important crown with Byzantine decoration c 1074, the embroidered coronation mantle, sceptre, orb & sword


368.  Lewis J M THE EWENNY POTTERIES,  NMW Cardiff 1982, x + 126pp, 68pls inc 4 col + 30 figs, card, cr4to £19.50


369.  Mumford W F WENLOCK IN THE MIDDLE AGES,  Privately published 1977, 202pp, 6 figs, card, dw £14.50


370.  Newton P A THE COUNTY OF OXFORD: A CATALOGUE OF MEDIEVAL STAINED GLASS, Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Great Britain, Vol I, British Academy 1979, xviii + 246pp, 50pp of pls inc col, cloth, lg 4to £58.00


371.  Perkins J THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH: A Descriptive and Historical Account, Pitman  1913, xii + 260pp, pls, some slight spotting to pages, cloth £16.50

372.  Pernoud R & Grivot C THE STORY OF THE WISE MEN ACCORDING TO THE GOSPEL OF ST MATTHEW,  Methuen 1964, 46pp, many pls, cloth, dw, 4to £18.50

A description of the Romanesque stone capitals in the Cathedral of Autun in Burgundy carved by Gislebertus


  Pipe Rolls

373.  Barnes P M & Slade C F (eds) A MEDIEVAL MISCELLANY FOR DORIS MARY STENTON,  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 36 1962, xii + 345pp, 23 pls, gilt dec cloth £36.00

Includes charters for Wix Priory, Sibton Abbey Suffolk, the Honour of Bacton, Blythborough, Revesby, St Peter’s Abbey Gloucester, Winchcombe Annals 1049-1181, Willoughby Deeds, Kentish Assessment List


374.  Moss V (ed) PIPE ROLLS OF THE EXCHEQUER OF NORMANDY FOR THE REIGN OF HENRY II 1180 & 1184, From the Originals in the Public Record Office and the Archives Nationales, Paris, Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 53, 2004, xii + 106pp, gilt dec cloth £18.50

First of four volumes to survey the Pipe Rolls of the Norman territories in France and the Channel Islands


375.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE FOR THE SECOND YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Michaelmas 1190 (Pipe Roll 36,  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 1 1925, xxv + 237pp, gilt dec cloth £35.00

Taxation by counties giving details of wages, value of cattle & farm produce etc, names of landowners

376.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE FOR THE THIRD AND FOURTH YEARS OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Mich 1191 & Mich 1192 (Pipe Rolls 37 & 38),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 2 1926, xxviii + 4424pp, gilt dec cloth £38.00

Includes the debts of Aaron the Jew in Lincolnshire & Yorkshire


377.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE FOR THE FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Mich 1193 (Pipe Roll 39),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 3 1927, xxv + 264pp, gilt dec cloth £35.00


378.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE FOR THE SIXTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Michaelmas 1194 (Pipe Roll 40,  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 5 1928, xxxIv + 368pp, gilt dec cloth slightly marked £38.00


379.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE FOR THE SEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Mich 1195 (Pipe Roll 41),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 6 1929, xxx + 392pp, gilt dec cloth £38.00


380.  Stenton D M (ed) THE CHANCELLOR’S ROLL  FOR THE EIGHTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Mich 1196 (Pipe Roll 42),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 7 1930, xxv + 433pp, gilt dec cloth £38.00


381.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE  FOR THE NINTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Mich 1197 (Pipe Roll 43),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 8 1931, xxvi + 368pp, gilt dec cloth, lower corners bumped £38.00


382.  Stenton D M (ed) THE GREAT ROLL OF THE PIPE  FOR THE TENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF KING RICHARD I, Michaelmas 1198 (Pipe Roll 44),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 9 1932, xxxiii + 338pp, gilt dec cloth £38.00



383.  Platt C A  THE ENGLISH MEDIEVAL TOWN, Secker & Warburg 1986imp, 219pp, 125pls & figs, card, cr 4to £8.50


384.  Postan M M ESSAYS ON MEDIEVAL AGRICULTURE and General Problems of the Medieval Economy, CUP 1973, vi + 302pp, tables & figs, cloth, dw laminated down, ex lib £14.50


385.  Rackham B MEDIEVAL ENGLISH POTTERY,  Faber  1st ed 1948, xiii + 34pp, 100 pls inc 4 col, cloth, dw torn & scuffed £22.50


386.  Rackham B & Read H ENGLISH POTTERY: Its Development from Early Times to the end of the eighteenth century, with an appendix on the Wrotham potters by Dr J W L Glaisher, with a new preface and introduction by Peter Walton, E P Publishing reprint (1924) 1972, xii + xxiv + 143pp, 207 pls inc col frontispiece + 14 col  pls inc tipped in, cloth, dw, 4to £32.50

Post medieval pottery, Delft ware, tin glazed, early Staffordshire etc


387.  Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments, NEWARK ON TRENT: The Civil War Seige Works,  HMSO 1964, 108pp, 16pls + 20 figs & folding map, card, 4to £22.50

Detailed study of the Civil War Seigeworks, sconces etc at Newark with a history of the seige of Newark in the Civil War and lists of the soldiers involved


388.  Sandon J THE DICTIONARY OF WORCESTER PORCELAIN, Vol I 1751-1851, Antique Collectors' Club 2nd imp 1996, 383pp, 566pls inc 101 col, cloth, dw, 4to £35.00


389.  Schapiro M THE SCULPTURE OF MOISSAC, T&H 1985, 144pp,  157pls & figs, card, A4 £13.50


390.  Solon L M, with new introduction by Michael R Parkinson, THE ART OF THE OLD ENGLISH POTTER,  EP Publishing reprint (1883) 1973, viii + xx + 209pp, 55pls, cloth, dw spine slightly faded

 Important source for post medieval pottery  £22.50


391.  Spufford P HANDBOOK OF MEDIEVAL EXCHANGE,  Royal Historical Society  1986, xcii + 376pp, many maps & tables, cloth £26.50

Comparative exchange rates between the various coinages in Europe


392.  Tanner J R & Previte-Orton C W (eds) THE CAMBRIDGE MEDIEVAL HISTORY, Vol 4, The Eastern Roman Empire (717-1453) CUP 1923, xxxvi + 993pp, lacks map folder, cloth faded £14.50


393.  Thurley S WHITEHALL PALACE: An Architectural History of the Royal Apartments, 1240-1690, Yale/Historic Royal Palaces 1999, xv + 185pp, 171pls & plans + large folding plan, cloth, top corner slightly bumped, dw, lg 4to £45.00

Whitehall Palace was the principal residence of the British monarchy from 1529 to 1698, when fire destroyed most of the complex. The site was excavated in the 1930’s by John Harvey, Arnold Taylor & John Charlton and also in the 1960’s.  This is an extensive reassessment of the unpublished report and includes details of finds inc the armorial stove tiles and a total reanalysis of the extensive  plans & documentation of the palace which was one of the largest in Europe


394.  von Simson O THE GOTHIC CATHEDRAL: Origins of Gothic Architecture and the Medieval Concept of Order, Bollingen Series XLVIII, Pantheon Books New York 2nd rev ed 1962, xxiii + 278pp, 44pls + 9 figs, cloth, dw slightly rubbed, cr4to £28.50

The early development of the Gothic in France and Germany




395.  Aitken G S THE ABBEYS OF ARBROATH, BALMERINO, AND LINDORES, Illustrated and Described, John Leng Dundee 1884, vi + 33pp, 20 engraved  full page pls + 3 double page plans, slight spotting to title page, cloth slightly sunned, bookplate of Harold Brakspear, lg 4to £78.00

There were 61 subscribers


396.  Baddeley St Clair W A COTSWOLD SHRINE, BEING A CONTRIBUTION TO THE HISTORY OF HAILES COUNTY GLOUCESTER, MANOR, PARISH AND ABBEY, John Bellows Gloucester 1908, limited ed of 300 copies, vii + 180pp, 32pls, large folding tinted plan of abbey, note on margin of plan by Brakspear saying that the plan is a direct copy of his plan, ¼ vellum with red label and paper covered boards, 4to, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £85.00

Includes an account of the excavation of Hailes Abbey which produced many interesting floor tiles and sculpture


397.  Carrick J C THE ABBEY OF ST MARY NEWBOTTLE, A Memorial of the Royal Visit 1907, Selkirk 1907, 320pp, lacks fep, some spotting to prelims, cloth £28.00

Detailed history of this Cistercian Abbey also known as Newbattle


398.  Coppack G ABBEYS AND PRIORIES,  Batsford/EH 1990, 159pp, 115 pls & figs inc col, card, cr 4to £22.50


399.  Darlington R R (ed) THE CARTULARY OF WORCESTER CATHEDRAL PRIORY (Register I),  Pipe Roll Society New Series Vol 38 1968, lxx + 373pp, 15 pls, gilt dec cloth £58.00


400.  Eeles F C THE HOLYROOD ORDINALE: A Scottish Version of a Directory of English Augustinian Canons, with Manual and other Liturgical Forms, Constable Edinburgh 1916, limited ed of 120, cii + 221pp, 4pls, cloth, teg, 4to, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £35.00

Includes a inventory of the goods and chattels of the Augustinian Abbey of Holyrood in 1493


401.  Fowler J T (Rev) (ed) CISTERCIAN STATUTES AD 1256-7, with supplementary statutes of the Order AD 1257-88, Reprinted from the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal London (Vols 9, 10 & 11) 1890, 155pp, cloth, spine browned with original wraps bound in, originally St John Hope’s copy, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £24.50


402.  Gasquet F A (ed) COLLECTANEA ANGLO-PREMONSTRATENSIA: Documents drawn from the original register of the order, now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and the transcript of another register in the British Museum, Camden Society 3rd Series Vols, 6, 10 & 11, 1904/1906, xxxiv + 264pp, xxvii + 267pp, vii + 259pp, cloth 3 vols £58.00

Latin text with English summaries. Religious houses include Welbeck, Barlings, Byleigh, Tupholme, Cockersands, West Dereham, Hales Owen, Leyston, Blanchland etc


403.  Hendriks L THE LONDON CHARTERHOUSE: Its Monks and its Martyrs, with a short account of the English Carthusians after the Dissolution, Kegan Paul London 1889, xv + 390pp, 7pls inc folding plan, frontispice slightly spotted, cloth, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £28.50


404.  Hope St John W H & Bilson J ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION OF KIRKSTALL ABBEY,  Thoresby Society Vol 16 Leeds 1907, viii + 151pp, 96pls, figs & plans inc large folding col plan, paper covers, pages uncut £28.50


405.  Hope W H St John FOUNTAINS ABBEY,  reprinted from Yorkshire Archaeological Journal Vol 15 ?1899, 134pp, 27 figs + large folding location map & large col plan of the abbey by Brakspear, original paper covers slightly marked £25.00


406.  Hulton W A (ed) DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE PRIORY OF PENWORTHAM, and other possessions in Lancashire of the Abbey of Evesham, Chetham Society Vol 30 1853, lxxvii + 136pp, 1pl slightly foxed, imp dec cloth, head & base of spine slightly rubbed £36.50


407.  Knowles W H THE PRIORY CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST OSWIN TYNEMOUTH NORTHUMBERLAND,  reprint from the Archaeological Journal  1910, 58pp, pls & large folding plan plus Knowles W H THE GATEHOUSE AND BARBICAN AT ALNWICK CASTLE, with an account of the recent discoveries, offprint from Archaeologia Aeliana 1909, 20pp, pls & folding plans, cloth, spine darkened & slightly damaged at base, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £28.50


408.  Morant R W THE MONASTIC GATEHOUSE: and other types of portal of Medieval religious houses, Sussex 1995, xiii + 219pp, 32pls + 22figs, cloth, dw  published at £15.00 now £10.50

An analysis and gazetteer of all monastic gatehouses and surviving gateways in Britain


409.  Pedrick G MONASTIC SEALS OF THE XIIITH CENTURY, A Series of Examples, Illustrating the Nature of their Design and Artistic Value, De la More Press London 1902, ix +  144pp, 50pls, vellum spined paper covered boards, teg, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £48.00


410.  Polk B CHRISTCHURCH PRIORY,  Academy Editions 1994, 96pp, 50pls inc col + plans, card, cr4to  A history of this priory in Dorset and its building phases  £10.50


411.  Stewart-Brown R BIRKENHEAD PRIORY AND THE MERSEY FERRY, and a Chapter on the Monastic Buildings by Harold Brakspear, Liverpool 1925, xiv + 197pp, 21 photogravure illustrations + 2 plans, minor foxng to some pages, cloth, (a bright copy), bookplate of H Brakspear £48.50


412.  Thompson A Hamilton HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIORY OF ST MARY, BOLTON-IN-WHARFEDALE, with some account of the Canons Regular of the Order of St Augustine and their Houses in Yorkshire, Thoresby Society Vol 30 for 1924, Leeds 1928, xvi + 196pp, 60pls, large folding col plan of the Abbey loosely inserted, paper covers £30.00


413.  Willis R (Rev) THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY OF THE CONVENTUAL BUILDINGS OF THE MONASTERY OF CHRIST CHURCH IN CANTERBURY, Considered in relation to the monastic life and rules, and drawn up from personal surveys and original documentary research, London, printed for the Kent Archaeological Society 1869, iv + 209pp, 33pls + 3 folding col plans + additional photogrpah tipped in plus tipped in offprint by St John Hope on Christ Church, 1899, cloth, head & base of spine slightly rubbed, bookplate of Harold Brakspear £75.00


414.  Woodcock A M CARTULARY OF THE PRIORY OF ST GREGORY, CANTERBURY,  Camden Third Series Vol 88 1956, xix +209pp, cloth £14.50

Latin text with summaries and notes in English. The possessions of the Priory were mainly in Canterbury, Ash, Wingham, Stalisfield, Dover etc




415.  Adamson S H SEASIDE PIERS,  Batsford 2nd imp 1983, cloth, dw, cr 4to £12.50

Includes a gazeteer of British piers with names of the architects & engineers who designed & constructed them


416.  Aikman A TREE HOUSES,  Hale 1988, 193pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw £16.50


417.  Airs M THE BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN: Tudor & Jacobean, A Guide and Gazetteer,  Barrie & Jenkins 1982, 192pp, pls & figs, card £9.50


418.  Alcock N W  et al RECORDING TIMBER FRAMED BUILDINGS: An Illustrated Glossary, CBA Practical Handbook No 5  2002  rev ed, viii + 64pp, 33pls of figs, card, new £6.50

An illustrated reference guide of over 300 definitions used to describe timber-framed buildings


419.  Aldrich M (ed) THE CRACES, Royal Decorators 1768 - 1899, Murray/Royal Pavilion Brighton 1990, xiii + 202pp, many pls inc 31 col, cloth, dw, cr4to £58.00


420.  Archer L RAYMOND ERITH ARCHITECT,  Cygnet Press Burford Oxon 1985, xi + 233pp, 205pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, 4to, signed by author £42.00

East Anglian architect working in the earlier 20th century (d 1973) who made a major contribution to the neo-Georgian movement. He restored 10, 11& 12 Downing Street. His practice has been continued by Quinlan Terry


421.  Atterbury P (ed) A W N PUGIN: Master of Gothic Revival, Yale 1995, 415pp, many pls & figs inc col, card, lg 4to £45.00

Excellently illustrated survey of Pugin’s work by leading experts, which was produced to accomapany an exhibition. Covers the growth of ecclesiology  and the Gothic revival , his tours in France, his Church and domestic  architecture  and work in Ireland, his influence on interior design and particularly furniture, as well as design as applied to manufacture and his influence on the Gothic movement in North America


422.  Bailey B ALMSHOUSES,  Hale 1988, 208pp, many pls & text figs, cloth, dw £15.00


423.  Barley M W THE ENGLISH FARMHOUSE AND COTTAGE, R&KP 1961, xxi + 297pp, 24pls + 38 figs, cloth, dw £24.50


424.  Barron P A THE HOUSE DESIRABLE, A Handbook for those who wish to acquire homes that charm, Methuen 1929, xv + 253pp, 101pls + 85 plans & elevations, cloth with damp marking £18.50

Important source for tracing the architects in the 1920’s


425.  Bayliss A THE LIFE AND WORKS OF JAMES TRUBSHAW (1777-1853), Staffordshire Builder, Architect and Civil Engineer, privately published 1978, 97pp, 24pls, card neatly laminated £16.50

Trubshaw work includes many Staffordshire & Cheshire churches, the final design of the Grosvenor Bridge in Chester, Manchester City Art Gallery, Ilam Hall etc


426.  Beacham P (ed) DEVON’S TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS,  Devon C C 1978, vi + 82pp, 60pls + 14figs, card, cr4to Useful survey of vernacular buildings in Devon  £12.50


427.  Beard G THE NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF THE ENGLISH HOUSE INTERIOR,  Penguin Viking 1991, xi + 308pp, 137pls & figs, card £9.50


428.  Betjeman J  GHASTLY GOOD TASTE  or a depressing story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture, together with a beautiful folding Illustration Nine feet long specially drawn by Mr Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh,  Blond revised ed 1970, xxviii + 112pp, folding pl, cloth, dw slightly marked & slightly faded £28.50


429.  Billett M THATCHING AND THATCHED BUILDINGS,  Hale 1979, 208pp, pls + 61figs, cloth, dw £15.00


430.  Blake G P (intro) THE GREAT EXHIBITION, A Facsimile of the Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue of London’s 1851 Crystal Palace Exposition, Gramercy Books New York reprint 1995, xxiv + 328pp of pls, cloth, dw, lg 4to £24.50


431.  Bloxam M H  THE PRINCIPLES OF GOTHIC ECCLESIASTICAL ARCHITECTURE,  with an explanation of technical terms, and a centenary of ancient terms, illustrated with 260 woodcuts, W Kent London  9th ed 1849,  xii + 348pp + 24pp publisher’s catalogue, 260woodcuts, imp dec cloth  rubbed & corners bumped, sm 8vo £28.50

432.  Another ......... with numerous illustrations on wood by T O S Jewitt, Bell London  11th ed 1882,  2 vols, iv + 322pp + 324pp + 24 pp publisher’s catalogue in each vol, woodcuts, cloth  with head & foot of spine chipped, sm 8vo £28.50


433.  Bold J WILTON HOUSE AND ENGLISH PALLADIANISM: Some Wiltshire Houses, RCHME/HMSO 1988, xiv + 168pp, 216pls & figs, card, cr 4to £32.50


434.  Briggs M S THE ENGLISH FARMHOUSE,  Batsford 1953, 242pp, 132pls, cloth, dw £16.50


435.  Briggs M S A SHORT HISTORY OF BUILDING CRAFTS,  OUP 1925, xv + 296pp, 238pls, slight foxing, cloth, dw worn £28.50


436.  Briggs R A BUNGALOWS AND COUNTRY RESIDENCES: A Series of Designs and Examples of Recently Executed Works, Fourth Edition with Six Additional Plates, Batsford 1897, xii + 45pls, cloth slightly rubbed, 4to £48.00

The houses illustrated are of a medium to larger sort of the Tudor or Queen Anne Revival type, while the bungalows in the main have dormer windows


437.  Bright G V PICTURESQUE GLOUCESTERSHIRE: being a Series of Exclusive Photographs illustrating the Ancient and Interesting Towns and Villages of the County, together with a short Historical and General Description, Cheltenham Newspaper Co 1928, 384pp with each text page accompanied by a page of plates, cloth, dw worn & parts lacking, 4to £28.50

Photographs concentrating on the vernacular buildings, churches, bridges etc of Gloucestershire showing the state they were in  in the late 1920’s


438.  Brunskill R W  ILLUSTRATED HANDBOOK OF VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE, Faber  1st ed 1974 imp, 230pp, 148pls & figs, cloth, dw £16.50


439.  Bristow I C ARCHITECTURAL COLOUR IN BRITISH INTERIORS 1650-1840,  Yale 1996, xxi + 265pp, 21pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, card slip case, lg 4to was £80.00 £58.00

This masterly work assembles the evidence for the various colours and colour schemes that were used for the decoration of English Houses during the Stuart and Georgian periods. Apart from the documentary evidence, the author has assembled an extensive series of coloured architects’ drawings and watercolours of interiors which show colour schemes. This is a companion volume to the author’s work on paint composition and technology, but stands alone as a study of colour in historic interior decoration


440.  Buchanan C et al TRAFFIC IN TOWNS: A Study of the Long Term Problems of Traffic in Urban Areas, Reports of the Steering Group and Working Group appointed by the Minister of Transport, HMSO 1963, intro + 223pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw scuffed £32.00


441.  Calder A JAMES MACLAREN: Arts and Crafts Pioneer, Tyas  2003, viii + 177pp, 129pls & figs inc 20 col, cloth, dw, 4to, new £30.00

James Maclaren (1853-1890) of Stirling was a remarkable Arts & Crafts architect. He had been a student of Philip Webb and Maclaren’s work had a profound influence on Charles Rennie Mackintosh. He was a pioneer of the revival and development of Scottish rough cast vernacular which was particularly shown on his farm and other buildings at Fortingall in Perthshire. He also undertook work in Stirling, London & the Canary Islands


442.  Carruthers A ERNEST GIMSON AND THE COTSWOLD GROUP OF CRAFTSMEN: A Catalogue of Works by Ernest Gimson, Ernest & Sidney Barnsley & Peter Waals, in the Collections of Leicestershire Musuems, Leicester Museums Publication No 14 1978, 92pp, many  pls inc col, card £14.50


443.  Chambers J THE ENGLISH HOUSE, Methuen/BCA 1986 imp, 288pp, 216pls & figs inc many col, cloth, dw, cr4to Particularly good on 18th & 19th cent architecture  £15.00


444.  Clabburn P THE NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF FURNISHING TEXTILES,  Penguin Viking 1989, 272pp,  122pls & figs, card £10.50

Historic textiles & their use in furnishing and how much they used to cost etc


445.  Clark K THE GOTHIC REVIVAL: An Essay in the History of Taste witha new Introduction by J Mordaunt Crook, Murray 1995, xii + 236pp, 15pls, card £12.50


446.  Clifton-Taylor A THE PATTERN OF ENGLISH BUILDING,  Faber 1972 imp, 466pp, many pls, card worn & marked & base of spine bumped, cr 4to £14.50


447.  Clifton-Taylor A & Ireson A S ENGLISH STONE BUILDING, with a new essay by Michael Stratton, Gollancz 2nd ed 1994, 285pp, 192pls, cloth, dw, cr4to £28.50

448.  Another,  Gollancz 1983, 285pp, 188pls, cloth, dw, cr4to £26.50


449.  Cocke T & Kidson P SALISBURY CATHEDRAL: Perspectives on the Architectural History, HMSO/RCHME 2nd imp 1996, x + 104pp, 60plates, large folding plan in pocket, card, 4to  £12.50

Part of the Inventory series. A survey of the structure, and building history and the basis for the design and layout of Salisbury Cathedral


450.  Colvin H  A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS 1600-1840, Murray 2nd ed 1978, 1080pp, cloth, dw laminated £25.00

The indispensible reference work of all architects who worked in Britain in that period


451.  Colvin H CALKE ABBEY DERBYSHIRE: A Hidden House Revealed,  National Trust 1985, 128pp, many pl inc col, cloth, dw, 4to £16.50


452.  Cook G H MEDIAEVAL CHANTRIES AND CHANTRY CHAPELS,  Phoenix 1947, xii + 196pp, 59pls, cloth, corner of front board slightly creased, lacks dw £17.50


453.  Cornforth J THE INSPIRATION OF THE PAST: Country House Taste in the Twentieth Century, Viking/Country Life 1985, 233pp, 275pls inc 79 col,  cloth, dw, 4to £32.50

Twentieth century interpretation of earlier styles in refurbishing country houses, including an appraisal of the work & influence of John Fowler, esp on paints and textiles


454.  Cotton A C TOWN HALLS: The Planning of Modern Buildings, The Architectural Press 1936, 76pp, many figs & plans, cloth, lg 4to £18.50

Details of town halls planned in the 30’s with particular reference to Slough, Worthing, Hornsey, Beckenham, Swansea & Southampton


455.  Croad S LONDON’S BRIDGES, National Monuments Record Photographic Archives, RCHME/HMSO 1983, unpaginated with 84pls, card £12.50

Short history of all the London bridges illustrated with old photographs


456.  Crook J Mordaunt  THE ARCHITECT’S SECRET: Victorian Critics and the Image of Gravity, Murray 2003, ix + 228pp, 26pls, cloth, dw £17.50

Concentrates on four Victorian critics Aitchison, Webb, Beresford Hops & Coventry Patmore and concerns their views of the eternal principle which underlies great architecture at all times and in all places: the expression of gravitational thrust


457.  Crook J Mordaunt THE GREEK REVIVAL, Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760 -1870, Murray 1972, xi + 204pp, 250pls, map, cloth, dw £38.00


458.  Crook J Mordaunt  JOHN CARTER AND THE MIND OF THE GOTHIC REVIVAL,  Society of Antiquaries Occ Paper No 17 1995, viii + 100pp, 38pls & figs inc col, card, cr4to £12.50

John Carter (1748-1817) was England’s first architectural journalist. He wrote extensively for the Gentleman’s Magazine


459.  Crook M Mordaunt (ed) THE STRANGE GENIUS OF WILLIAM BURGES ‘ART-ARCHITECT’ 1827-1881, A Catalogue to a Centenery Exhibition organised jointly by the National Museum of Wales and the Victoria and Albert Museum, Cardiff 1981, 155pp, many pls & figs, card, cr4to £58.00


460.  Curl J S ENGLISH ARCHITECTURE: An Illustrated Glossary, David & Charles 1977, 192pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to


461.  Davison J Raffles (ed) THE ARTS CONNECTED WITH BUILDING: Lectures on Craftsmanship and Design delivered at Carpenters Hall, London Wall, for the Worshipful Company of Carpenters by R W Schultz, CFA Voysey, E Guy Dawber,  ........ J Starkie Gardner, Batsford 1909, 222pp, many pls & figs, decorative cloth with later tape spine £58.00


462.  De Breffny B & Mott G THE CHURCHES AND ABBEYS OF IRELAND, Thames & Hudson  1976, 208pp, many pls & figs inc col, card, cr 4to £12.50


463.  Dean D ENGLISH SHOP FRONTS FROM CONTEMPORARY SOURCE BOOKS 1792-1840, Including  Designs for Shop Fronts by I & J Taylor 1792, a series of designs for shop fronts by J Young 1828, designs for shop fronts by J Faulkner 1831, shop fronts and exteriors doors by T King and on the construction and decoration of shop fronts of London by N Whittock 1840, Tiranti 1970, unpaginated, 77pls of drawings, cloth, dw with small tear, lg 4to £45.00


464.  Dearn T D W SKETCHES IN ARCHITECTURE; Consisting of Original Designs for Cottages and Rural Dwellings, ......, with Appropriate Scenery, on 20 plates with some General Observations, Print on Demand reprint (1807), vii + 15pp, 20 pls, card, 4to + photocopy of plates from Dearn’s 1814  Public & Private Buildings loosely inserted £15.00


465.  Dirsztay P CHURCH FURNISHINGS: A NADFAS Guide, R&KP 1978, 246pp, many figs, card £12.50


466.  Downes K SIR JOHN VANBRUGH, A Biography, Sidgwick & Jackson 1987, xxvii + 560pp, 40pls + figs, cloth, dw £24.50


467.  Dunster D (ed) EDWIN LUTYENS, Academy Editions Architectural Monographs No 6 1979, 112pp, over 200 pls inc 41 col, card, 4to £22.50


468.  Elsam R AN ESSAY ON RURAL ARCHITECTURE, Illustrated with Original and Oeconomical Designs .... to Refute by Analogy the Principles of Mr James Malton’s Essay on British Cottage Architecture, supported by several designs ....... in the Gothic, Castle, Roman, and Grecian styles of architecture, with ideas for Park-Entrances, a Mausoleum and a design for the Naval Pillar ....., Gregg reprint (1803) 1972, 52pp + 33 pls, cloth, 4to £28.50


469.  Fawcett J (ed) THE FUTURE OF THE PAST:  Attitudes to Conservation 1174-1974,  T&H/Victorian Soc  1976, 160pp, 125pls, cloth, dw £22.50

Articles by Betjeman, Girouard, Casson, Pevsner etc


470.  Fellows R EDWARDIAN ARCHITECTURE: Style & Technology, Lund Humphries 1995,  160pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to  was £35.00 now £12.50

Comprehensive well illustrated study of all aspects of Edwardian architecture, includes ferro-concrete, steel fabrication, Minton tiles etc


471.  Fergusson A  THE SACK OF BATH, A RECORD AND INDICTMENT, with introductory rhymes by Sir John Betjeman, Compton Press Salisbury 2nd imp 1973, 77pp, 84pls, card, laminated boards, cr4to £10.50


472.  Fraser M JOHN BULL’S OTHER HOMES: State Housing and British Policy in Ireland 1883-1922, Liverpool UP 1996, xv + 412pp, 55pls + 5 figs, card £12.50

Deals with state subsidised housing in Ireland which was to become the precursor of both the Garden Suburbs and subsidised housing England. Covers the building of nearly 50,000 rural cottages for agricultural labourers and urban housing including the 1914 Dublin Town Plan


473.  Gaimster D & Stamper P (eds) THE AGE OF TRANSITION: The Archaeology of English Culture 1400-1600, Proceedings of a Conference hosted by the Society for Medieval Archaeology and the Society for Post Medieval Archaeology at the British Museum, London November 1996, Society for Medieval Archaeology Mono 15/Oxbow Mono 98 1997, xiii + 266pp, many pls, figs & maps, laminated boards, cr4to Includes some vernacular and town housing  £32.50


474.  Girouard M A COUNTRY HOUSE COMPANION,  Century Hutchinson 1987, 192pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to £12.50


475.  Girouard M ROBERT SMYTHSON AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE ELIZABETHAN ERA,  Country Life 1966, 232pp, 197pls + 20 figs, cloth, dw, 4to £36.50


476.  Girouard M THE VICTORIAN COUNTRY HOUSE, Revised and enlarged edition, Yale UP/BCA 1979, vii + 467pp, 427pls + 31 figs & maps, cloth, dw, 4to £34.50


477.  Girouard M VICTORIAN PUBS,  Yale 1984imp, 260pp, many pls & figs, card £16.50


478.  Gomme A & Walker D ARCHITECTURE OF GLASGOW,  Lund Humphries 1968, 320pp, 247pls + gigs & maps, cloth, dw slightly worn £48.00


479.  Goodhart-Rendel H S ENGLISH ARCHITECTURE SINCE THE REGENCY,  Constable 1953, 296pp, many pls, cloth, dw slightly foxed £22.50

A  pioneering study of Victorian and Edwardian architecture


480.  Harbison P (intro) BERANGER’S ANTIQUE BUILDINGS OF IRELAND, National Library of Ireland Ms 1958TX, Fourcourts Press/NLI 1998, 228pp, 100 col pls, card, landscape 4to £32.50

Attractive 18th century watercolours mainly of castles, tower houses, monasteries, cathedrals etc dating around 1779


481.  Harris J THE ARTIST AND THE COUNTRY HOUSE, A History of Country House and Garden View Painting 1540 - 1870, Sotheby 1979, xiii + 376pp, 446 pls inc 26col, cloth, dw slightly chipped, large square 4to £145.00


482.  Harris J THE PALLADIAN REVIVAL: Lord Burlington, his Villa & Garden at Chiswick, Yale 1994 vi + 280pp, 138pls & figs inc col, card, cr4to  Published to accompany an exhibition  £22.50


483.  Harris J & Snodin M (eds) SIR WILLIAM CHAMBERS:  Architect to George III, Yale/Courtauld  1996, 229pp, 286pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, slip case, 4to £32.50

One of the leading architects of the 18th  century who published his Treatise on Civil Architecture in 1759. His work included Somerset House and Buckingham Palace, Richmond and the Chinese designs for Kew Gardens


484.  Hartwell C THE HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE OF CHETHAM’S SCHOOL AND LIBRARY,  Yale 2004,  149pp, 69pls inc col, cloth,dw, cr4to, new £25.00


485.  Harvey J  ENGLISH MEDIAEVAL ARCHITECTS:  A Biographical Dictionary down to 1550, including Master Masons, Carpenters, Carvers, Building Contractors and others responsible for Design,  Sutton  2nd ed 1984, lxii  + 479pp, 2pl, cloth, dw £48.00


486.  Harvey J  THE MASTER BUILDERS:  Architecture in the Middle Ages, T&H/BCA  1973 imp, 144pp, 131pls, cloth, dw £12.50


487.  Harvey J THE PERPENDICULAR STYLE, 1330-1485,  Batsford 1978, 308pp, 208pls + 32 figs + 10 maps, cloth, dw, cr 4to £38.50


488.  Heward J & Taylor R THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE,  RCHM 1996, xvi + 344pp, 435pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, 4to £70.00


489.  Hitchcock H R ARCHITECTURE, NINETEENTH AND TWENTIETH CENTURIES,  Pelican History of Art 1958, xxix + 498pp, 192pls + figs, cloth, dw very torn, 4to £18.50


490.  Hobhouse H & Saunders A (eds) GOOD AND PROPER MATERIALS: The Fabric of London since the Great Fire, Papers given at a Conference organised by the Survey of London  .... 1988, RCHME/London Topographical Society 1989, viii + 70pp, pls & figs inc col, card, 4to £18.50

Deals with building materials developed after the Great Fire & later including reinforced fire retardant floors, moulded bricks, stucco, terracotta & faience, structural carpentry and the use of iron & steel reinforcement, as well as decorative cast & wrought iron work. Also looks at interior finishes in Victorian houses & the Brooking Collection


491.  Hopkins R Thurston MOATED HOUSES OF ENGLAND  Country Life 1935, viii + 233pp, 29pls, some pages slightly foxed, cloth slightly rubbed  Mainly castles and Tudor manor houses  £19.50


492.  Insall D W  THE CARE OF OLD BUILDINGS TODAY, A Practical Guide, Architectural Press 2nd imp 1973, 197pp, many pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, landscape 4to £14.50

Excellent illustrations of case examples


493.  Ionides J THOMAS FARNOLLS PRITCHARD OF SHREWSBURY:  Architect and ‘Inventor of Cast Iron Bridges’, Dog Rose Press Ludlow 1999, 307pp + 28pp + 82pp pls + many pls & plans in text, laminated pictorial boards, cr4to £25.00

An account of the work of this leading Shrewsbury architect who designed the first iron bridge at Iron Bridge. He carried out both remodellings and new build at Croft Castle, Bitterley Court, Shipton Hall, the Guildhall in Ludlow, Shrewsbury School etc.  His drawing book is also reproduced, with designs for chimney pieces, church monuments etc and the names of the craftsmen who carried out the work, mainly in the Rococco & Gothick style


494.  Jones Owen  THE GRAMMAR OF ORNAMENT,  Omega Books reprint (1856) 1986, 152pp + 100 full page col pls, cloth, dw, lg4to £22.50


495.  Jones Owen (intro Snowdin M) THE GRAMMAR OF CHINESE ORNAMENT,  Parkgate Books reprint (1869) 1997, 128pp, 100 full page col pls, cloth, dw, lg4to £18.50


496.  1979,  Sothebys 1978, 184pp, many pls, cloth, dw, 4to £10.50

Articles on John Soane & Primitive Architectur; John Fowler; Wrought Iron Gates at Clandon & Powis; Remodelling of Stourhead; Lucys of Charlecote and their Library


497.  1980,  Sothebys 1979, 173pp, many pls, cloth, dw, 4to £10.50

Articles on Coad Stone; Elizabethan Wall Paintings at Little Moreton Hall; Portraits at Lydiard Park; Vicotrian Public Houses in Belfast; various articles on sculpture & paintings inc Petworth


498.  Kaye D & Scorer S FOWLER OF LOUTH, The Life and Works of James Fowler, Louth Architect 1828-1892, Louth Naturalists and Antiquarian Society 1992, 80pp, many pls, card, landscape A4

 Fowler was a notable architect of many churches, rectories & vicarages in Lincolnshire  £14.50


499.  Kingsley N THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE, VOL II 1660 - 1830,  Phillimore 1992, xviii + 316pp, 162pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to £22.50


500.  Kovalovszki J GOTHIC AND RENAISSANCE FURNITURE,  Budapest 1980, 35pp, 82pls inc 7 col, cloth, dw, 4to Catalogue of the early furniture in the Hungarian National Museum  £8.50


501.  Lambourne L UTOPIAN CRAFTSMEN:  The Arts and Crafts Movement from the Cotswolds to Chicago, Astragal Books London 1980, vi + 218pp, 256pls & figs, cloth, dw, spine faded, 4to £28.50


502.  Lasdun S VICTORIANS AT HOME,  Weidenfeld and Nicolson  ?1985 imp, 160pp, many pls many in col, cloth, dw, landscape 4to £16.50

Illustrations, mainly photographs and watercolours of various interiors showing the lifestyle of upper and middle class families, and the furnishings and fittings of their rooms


503.  Leach P JAMES PAINE,  Zwemmer 1988, 240pp, 192pls & figs, cloth, dw, lg 4to £38.50


504.  Leach T R LINCOLNSHIRE COUNTRY HOUSES AND THEIR FAMILIES, Part 1,  Dunholme 1990, 84pp, 52pls, card, A4 £12.50

Covers houses in Kesteven & South East Lindsey inc Somerton Castle, Boothby Pagnell, Halstead Hall, Ashy, Glentworth, Torksey Castle etc


505.  Lees-Milne J ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSES BAROQUE 1685-1715,  Country Life 1970, 303pp, 467pls, cloth, teg, dw slightly chipped, lg 4to, relevant cuttings from Country Life inserted £48.00


506.  Lees-Milne J Five autobiographical volumes,  Faber  Another Self, (1970)1986 imp, 157pp; Ancestral Voices, (1975) 1987 imp, 302pp; Prophesying Peace, (1977)  1986 imp, 254pp; Caves of Ice, (1983) 1986 imp, 276pp; Midway on the Waves, (1985) 1987 imp, 261pp; card, ink numbers on spines & front covers  5 vols £18.50

A handy edition of his autobiography which give much information on the workings of the National Trust


507.  Lethaby W R PHILIP WEBB AND HIS WORK, OUP 1935, 234pp, pls, cloth rubbed, ex lib £16.50


508.  Levenson J A (ed) THE AGE OF THE BAROQUE IN PORTUGAL, National Gallery of Art Washington /Yale 1993, 303pp, 118pls, mainly in col, cloth, dw, lg 4to was £50.00 now £22.50

Extensively illustrated work to accompany an exhibition which covers the architecture and arts in Portugal during the remarkable reigns of Joao V and Jose I. This was a period when the gold, diamonds and emeralds in Brazil made the Portuguese court the most opulent in Europe. This work covers the architecture, furnishings, silver, blue and white pictorial tiles, ceramics and jewellery of Portugal in this period


509.  Lloyd N A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH HOUSE from Primitive Times to the Victorian Period, Omega Books reprint of Architectural Press 1975 reprint, 1985, ix + 487pp, 888pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to £28.50


510.  Lutyens Mary EDWIN LUTYENS BY HIS DAUGHTER,  Black Swan  rev ed 1991 imp, 336pp, pls, card £12.50

511.  Lyall S DREAM COTTAGES: From Cottage Ornee to Stockbroker Tudor, Two Hundred Years of the Cult of the Vernacular, Hale 1988, 174pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £18.50


512.  McKellar E THE BIRTH OF MODERN LONDON: The Development and Design of the City, 1660 - 1720, MUP 1999, xvii + 245pp, 59pls & figs, card £12.50


513.  Mansbridge M JOHN NASH, A Complete Catalogue, Phaidon 1991, 336pp, many pls & plans inc col, cloth, dw, lg 4to £42.50

Invaluable listing of all the works by Nash with photographs of them where currently extant


514.  (Medieval Houses in Kent), Barnwell P S & Adams A T THE HOUSE WITHIN: Interpreting Medieval Houses in Kent, RCHME 1994, xii + 163pp, 166pls & figs,  Pearson S et al  A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT, xii + 145pp, 184figs + folding map, Pearson S  THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: An Historical Analysis, x + 196pp, 158pls, plans & figs, card, cr4to  Complete set 3 vols £85.00

515.  Pearson S THE MEDIEVAL HOUSES OF KENT: An Historical Analysis, RCHM/HMSO 1994, x + 196pp, 158pls, plans & figs, card, cr4to £32.50

Evolution of hall houses, Wealden type houses, layout and construction, esp roofs, regional distribution of types and gentry housing in the later Middle Ages


516.  Melling E (ed) SOME KENTISH HOUSES, A Collection of Examples from Original Sources in the Kent Archive Office, from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century, Kentish Sources V, Kent C C 1965, viii + 80pp, 8pls + many text figs & plans, cloth, dw rubbed & slightly torn, landscape format

  Inventories and other manuscript material and house plans  £14.50


517.  Millar J F THE ARCHITECTS OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES OR VITRUVIUS AMERICANUS,  Barre Publishers Massachusetts 1968, 205pp, over 200 drawings, cloth, dw, sm folio Deals with designs sent from England and American architects  £26.50


518.  Morrice R THE BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN, STUART AND BAROQUE, A Guide and Gazetteer, Barrie & Jenkins 1982, 192pp, pls & plans, card £14.50


519.  Mowl T & Earnshaw B ARCHITECTURE WITHOUT KINGS: The Rise of Puritan Classicism under Cromwell, MUP 1995, xxvi + 240pp, 120pls & figs, card slightly creased, cr4to £22.50

Discusses the collapse of the native vernacular style and its replacement by the new capitalist Puritan classicism of Inigo Jones, John Webb & Roger Pratt


520.  Mowl T & Earnshaw B AN INSULAR ROCOCO, Architecture, Politics and Society in Ireland and England 1710-1770, Reaktion Books London 1999, ix + 358pp, 169pls inc some in col, cloth, dw, cr4to was £45.00 now £14.50


521.  Naismith R J BUILDINGS OF THE SCOTTISH COUNTRYSIDE,  Gollancz for the Countryside Commission of Scotland 1989, 224pp, 130pls & figs, card, cr 4to £19.50

A useful regional study of the vernacular types of building in the whole of Scotland


522.  Nicolson A RESTORATION: The Rebuilding of Windsor Castle, Joseph 1997, 280pp, many col plates, figs & plans, cloth, dw, 4to £12.50

An account of the rebuilding, historical research and conservation work after the fire in 1992


523.  Oakeshott W F OXFORD STONE RESTORED: The Work of the Oxford Historic Building Fund 1957 - 1974, Oxford  1975,  122pp, 44pl, cloth, dw, 4to £22.50

About conservation work and restoration on the stone buildings of Oxford


524.  Parker J H  A CONCISE GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN GRECIAN, ROMAN, ITALIAN, AND GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE,  Studio Books reprint (4th rev ed 1896) 1991, 335pp, many text ills, cloth, dw £10.50


525.  Parry L (ed) WILLIAM MORRIS: Art and Kelmscott, Society of Antiquaries Occ Paper No 18/Boydell Press 1996, x + 144pp, many pls & figs inc col, cr4 to £15.00

526.  Penoyre J & J HOUSES IN THE LANDSCAPE: A Regional Study of Vernacular Building Styles in England and Wales, Faber 2nd imp 1984, 175pp, 125col pls, many text ills, card £10.50


  Pevsner N ,  Penguin Buildings of England

527.  BEDFORDSHIRE, HUNTINGDON AND PETERBOROUGH, No 34 1st ed 1968, 414pp, 105pls, cloth, dw slightly worn £10.50

528.  GLOUCESTERSHIRE, THE COTSWOLDS,  No 40 1st ed 1970, 545pp, 103pls, cloth, dw worn & chipped £8.50

529.  GLOUCESTERSHIRE, THE VALE ANAD FOREST OF DEAN  No 41 1st ed 1970, 456pp, 103pls, cloth, dw slightly worn £8.50

530.  HERTFORDSHIRE,  2nd rev ed 1978, 460pp, 103pls, cloth, dw slightly scuffed £10.50

531.  NORTHUMBERLAND  1970 imp, 362pp, 64pls, cloth, dw, tape stains on fep £8.50

532.  YORKSHIRE: THE NORTH RIDING,  1981 imp, 468pp, 64pls, cloth, dw £10.50

533.  YORKSHIRE: YORK AND EAST RIDING, 1st ed 1972, 416pp, 101pls, cloth, dw sl worn £8.50

534.  SUSSEX,  No 28 1st ed 1965, 692pp, 64pls, cloth, dw £10.50

535.  LOTHIAN except Edinburgh,  1st ed 1978, 527pp, 116pls, cloth, dw £10.50


536.  Physick J & Darby M ‘MARBLE HALLS’, Drawings and Models for Victorian Secular Buildings, Victoria and Albert Museum Exhibition 1973, HMSO 1973, 220pp, many pls, figs & plans inc col, card, lg 4to Plans and drawings by the leading Victorian architects from various sources  £18.50


537.  Pinney M & Turner M A POPULAR ART: British Wallpapers 1930-1960, An exhibition organised by the Silver Studio Collection, Middlesex Polytechnic 1989-90, 72pp, pls inc col, card, 4to £12.50


538.  Placzek A K (intro) ANDREA PALLADIO: The Four Books of Architecture, Dover unabridged reprint (Isaac Ware 1738) 1965, xxii + 110pp, over 200 pls, card, lg 4to £24.50


539.  Rae I CHARLES CAMERON: Architect to the Court of Russia, Elek 1971, 111pp,  32pls, cloth, dw with two small parts lacking £18.50

Cameron, 1745-1812, became architect to the Empress of Russia in 1779 and undertook work on a number of major palaces


540.  Ramsey S C & Harvey J D M SMALL GEORGIAN HOUSES AND THEIR DETAILS 1750 -1820… Exteriors, … Interiors and Details,  Architectural Press/ Crane NY reprint  (1919/23) 1972 imp, xiv + 16 + 100pp of pls + 19 + 100pp of pls, cloth, dw, 4to £34.50


541.  RCHMS TOLBOOTHS AND TOWN-HOUSES: Civic Architecture in Scotland to 1833, RCHMS/Stationery Office 1996, xii + 241pp, many pls & figs, card, 4to was £43.50 now£17.50

Attractively produced publication of the Tolbooths or Town Halls of Scotland with their distinctive spires and castellated battlements. Follows their development through to the early 19th century when a more classical style of building develops


542.  Read B VICTORIAN SCULPTURE, Yale UP for the Paul Mellon Centre 2nd imp 1983, viii + 414pp, 476pls, card, 4to £26.50


  RIBA Drawings Series/Country Life (gen editor John Harris)

543.  Archer M INDIAN ARCHITECTURE AND THE BRITISH, 1968, 64pp, 39pls, card £7.50

544.  Crook J Mordaunt THE GREEK REVIVAL, 1968, 64pp, 43pls, card £7.50

545.  Harris J GEORGIAN COUNTRY HOUSES, 1968, 64pp, 40pls, card £7.50

546.  Howell P VICTORIAN CHURCHES, 1968, 64pp, 44pls, card £7.50

547.  Jeudwine W STAGE DESIGNS, 1968, 64pp, 44pls, card £7.50

548.  Rowan A GARDEN BUILDINGS, 1968, 64pp, 44pls, card £7.50

549.  Taylor N MONUMENTS OF COMMERCE, 1968, 64pp, 36pls, card £7.50


550.  Robertson A ARCHITECTURAL ANTIQUES,  Chronicle Books San Francisco 1987, 144pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to Salvaging historic building materials, mainly from British sources  £12.50


551.  Robinson J M THE LATEST COUNTRY HOUSES,  Bodley Head 1987 imp, 240pp, many pls & figs, card, cr 4to Includes a gazetteer of country houses built after WW2  and before 1984  £10.50

552.  Rothery S THE SHOPS OF IRELAND,  Gill & MacMillan 1978, 126pp, pls & drawings, cloth, dw, 4to  Old photos and drawings of shop fronts  £18.50


553.  Rowell C & Robinson J M UPPARK RESTORED,  National Trust 1996, 192pp, very many pls inc many colour, card  was £12.99 now £8.50

An excellent study of the techniques required and the problems encountered when the National Trust fully restored Uppark in Sussex following the disasterous fire in 1989. It shows how traditional crafts can be utilised and revived.


554.  RCHME YORK  Historic Buildings in the Central Area, A Photographic Record, HMSO 1981, vii + 24pp + 200pls, card, cr 4to  Very useful for architectural details  £12.50


555.  Ryder P MEDIEVAL CHURCHES OF WEST YORKSHIRE,  West Yorkshire Achaeology Service  1993, x + 197pp, 179pls & figs + pls& figs in gazetteer, card, A4 £12.50

Guide to the older (Medieval) Churches of West Yorkshire, concentrating on surviving architectural details


556.  Schofield J THE BUILDING OF LONDON From the Conquest to the Great Fire, BMP 1984, x + 190pp, 147pls & figs, cloth, dw slightly scuffed, cr4to, signed by author £10.50

Excellent study of the pictorial, archaeological & documentary evidence for  buildings which  have disappeared as well as those which survive


557.  Scott Sir George Gilbert (Stamp G ed & intro) PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL RECOLLECTIONS BY SIR GEORGE GILBERT SCOTT: The Autobiography of the Victorian Architect, A Facsimile of the Original Edition with new material and a critical introduction by Gavin Stamp, Paul Watkins Stamford (1879) 1995, m + xx + 563pp, 23pls, cloth, dw £35.00


558.  Small T & Woodbridge C ENGLISH BRICKWORK DETAILS 1450-1750, A Portfolio of full-size Mouldings, The Architectural Press nd c 1914, iv + 20 cards, all in thick card portfolio with ribbon ties which is slightly rubbed and marked, lg 4to £24.50

Examples mainly from the Home Counties


559.  Smart C M MUSCULAR CHURCHES:  Ecclesiastical Architecture of the High Victorian Period, Arkansas Univesity Press 1989, 1989, xi + 308pp, 286pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw with small tear, landscape 4to £32.50

Major Victorian Church builders. Includes the work of William Butterfield, William Burges, G E Street, J L Pearson, G F Bodley, S S Teulon and Philip Webb. Well illustrated


560.  Smith C Saumares EIGHTEENTH - CENTURY DECORATION: Design and the Domestic Interior in England, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1993, 407pp, 380pls inc col, cloth, dw, landscape 4to £38.50


561.  Smith J F A CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BUILDING CONSERVATION,  Historic Towns, Buildings, their Furnishings and Fittings, compiled at the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, University of York, Mansell 1978, ix + 207pp, cloth, lg 4to £20.00


562.  Stamp G & McKinstry S (eds) ‘GREEK’ THOMSON,  Edinburgh UP 1994, xxvi + 249pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to £42.00

Series of articles by John Summerson, Watkin, Gomme & others on the significance of the works of Thomson and includes a section on his interiors


563.  Steegman J THE RULE OF TASTE FROM GEORGE I TO GEORGE IV,  Century/NT reprint (1936) 1986, xvi + 203pp, card £7.50


564.  Steegman J VICTORIAN TASTE: A Study of the Arts and Architecture from 1830 to 1870, Century/NT reprint (1950) 1970, viii + 338pp, card £8.50


565.  Stillman D THE DECORATIVE WORK OF ROBERT ADAM,  St Martins Press Academy Editions reprint (Tiranti 1966) 1973, viii + 119pp + 173pp plates, cloth, dw spine faded, cr 4to £18.50

566.  Stratton M THE TERRACOTTA REVIVAL, Building Innovation and the Industrial City in Britain and North America, Gollancz 1993, 256pp, 236pls inc col, cloth, dw, cr 4to £18.50


567.  Street G E NOTES OF A TOUR IN NORTHERN ITALY,  Waterstone reprint (Murray 1855) 1986, xxii + 474pp, 64pls + text figs, card £12.50

Street was pupil of Giles Gilbert Scott & follower of Ruskin. Many drawings by him on his tour illustrated


568.  Summerson J ARCHITECTURE IN BRITAIN 1530 - 1830,  Pelican History of Art 4th rev & enlarged ed 1963, xx + 391pp, 224pls + 69 figs & maps, cloth, dw, 4to £28.50


569.  Summerson J THE LIFE AND WORK OF JOHN NASH ARCHITECT,  Allen & Unwin 1980, xvii + 217pp, 48pls + 13text figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £28.50


570.  Summerson J THE LONDON BUILDING WORLD OF THE EIGHTEEN-SIXTIES, Fifth Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture, Thames & Hudson 1973, 60pp, 33pls, cloth, dw, signed by author £12.50


571.  Summerson J et al JOHN SOANE, Academy Editions Architectural Monographs 1983, 128pp, many pls, figs & plans inc folding & col, card, tall 4to £18.50

A comprehensive series of articles with excellent illustrations of Soane’s work


572.  Summerson J (foreword Colvin H) INIGO JONES, Yale (1966) 2nd ed 2000, 148pp, 67pls & figs inc col, card Concise and well illustrated guide to the work of this seminal English architect.  £7.50


573.  Summerson J (Sir) (intro) 50 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL BUILDINGS RECORD 1941-1991,  RCHME 1991, 68pp, many pls, card, cr4to £12.50


574.  Sutcliffe A PARIS: An Architectural History, Yale 1993, x + 221pp, 273pls inc col, cloth, dw, 4to  £18.50

Comphrensive and well illustrated survey from the Renaissance through Haussman’s replanning to modernist architecture.


575.  Tatton-Brown T GREAT CATHEDRALS OF BRITAIN: An Archaeological History,  BBC Books 1989, 224pp, 210 pls, cloth, dw, 4to £14.50


576.  Tavernor R PALLADIO AND PALLADIANISM,  Thames & Hudson 1991, 216pp, 161pls & figs, card  Traces the development of Palladianism in the British Isles and USA  £10.50


577.  Temple N JOHN NASH AND THE VILLAGE PICTURESQUE with Special Reference to the Reptons and Nash at the Blaise Castle Estate, Bristol, Sutton 1979, xx + 176pp, 104pls + text figs, cloth, dw £26.50


578.  Tranter N THE FORTIFIED HOUSE IN SCOTLAND, Vol 1, South East Scotland, Oliver and Boyd Edinburgh 1962, 191pp, many line drawings, cloth, dw £14.50


579.  Turnor R THE SMALLER ENGLISH HOUSE 1500-1939,  Batsford 1952, viii +216pp, 190pls & figs, cloth, dw £34.50


580.  Tyack G SIR JAMES PENNETHORNE AND THE MAKING OF VICTORIAN LONDON,  CUP 1992, xviii + 336pp, 133pls & plans inc 6 col, cloth, dw, 4to £58.00

Pennethorne (1801 - 1871) was a pupil of John Nash. He was the major architect most responsible for new streets, laying out of parks, etc in London. He also designed the Public Record Office, West Wing of Somerset House, Ballroom of Buckingham Palace etc


581.  Warren G VANISHING STREET FURNITURE,  David & Charles 1978, 159pp, 100pls, cloth, dw with small repaired tear & spine faded, cr4to £22.50

Covers lamp stands, pillar boxes, railings, gratings & covers,  fountains & drinking troughs, milestones


582.  Waterman T T & Barrows J A DOMESTIC COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE OF TIDEWATER, VIRGINIA,  Dover Publications reprint (1932) 1969, xvii + 191pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, lg 4to £14.50

Many of the houses illustrated now form part of Colonial Williamsburg


583.  Watkin D ATHENIAN STUART, Pioneer of the Greek Revival, Allen & Unwin Studies in Architecture 1982, 70pp + 80pls, card £14.50


584.  Watkin D THE BUILDINGS OF BRITAIN: Regency, A Guide and Gazetteer,  Barrie & Jenkins 1982, 192pp, pls & figs, card £12.50


585.  Watkin D THOMAS HOPE 1769-1831 AND THE NEO-CLASSICAL IDEA,  Murray 1968, xxi + 316pp, 110pls + 32 figs, cloth, dw with small tear £48.00


586.  Weaver L T LAWRENCE WEAVER 1876-1930:  an annotated bibliography, limited ed Inch's Books York  1989,  83pp, cloth spined paper covered boards £10.50

Incs a biographical sketch & article by Patrick Nugent on Weaver as an Architectural Writer


587.  Webster C & Elliott J (eds) ‘A CHURCH AS IT SHOULD BE’: The Cambridge Camden Society and its Influence, Tyas Stamford 2000, xiv + 466pp, 87pls, cloth, dw, new £40.00

A series of articles charting the history of the Cambridge Camden Society, founded in 1839, which published The Ecclesiologist from 1841-1868, which was refounded in 1879 as The St Paul’s Ecclesiological Society and renamed in 1937 as The Ecclesiological Society.  This book discusses the tremendous influence that the Society had on Anglican church architecture and ritual


588.  Whinney M (Physick J rev) SCULPTURE IN BRITAIN 1530-1830,  Pelican History of Art 1988, 522pp, 318pls + maps, card £12.50

This is an octavo version which has been extensively revised by Dr Physick.  Particularly strong on church monuments with regional maps to locate the work of the leading sculptors


589.  Whittaker N THE HOUSE AND COTTAGE HANDBOOK,  Civic Trust for the North East 1976, 120pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, landscape 4to £12.50

Deals with the conservation & preservation of mainly vernacular in Northumberland & Durham


590.  Williams J A COMPANION GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURE IN IRELAND 1837-1921,  Irish Academic Press 1994, xix + 424pp, many pls & text figs, cloth, dw £22.50


591.  Wilson T M (intro) GARDEN CITY HOUSES AND DOMESTIC INTERIOR DETAILS,  Architectural Press 4th ed 1924, xiv + 112pp of pls, figs, plans, cloth spined boards slightly rubbed and marked, lg 4to £68.00

Public & private houses at Mouldswoth, Hale & Knutsford, Cheshire, Abersoch, Prestatyn & Rhiwbina,  Gidea Park, Welwyn Garden City etc


592.  Wood M THE ENGLISH MEDIAEVAL HOUSE,  Bracken Books reprint 1990 imp, xxxi + 448pp, 60pls + 150 figs, cloth, dw, spine slightly faded, 4to £18.50

Reprint of the essential work on Medieval houses


593.  Woodforde J FARM BUILDINGS,  R & K P 1983, viii + 150pp, 68 text figs & plans, cloth, dw £14.50


594.  Yeomans D THE ARCHITECT AND THE CARPENTER,  RIBA/Heinz Gallery 1992, 96pp, 73pls, card £10.50

Architectural drawings showing carpentry techniques, particularly roof constructions and trusses from the Medieval period to the 20th century




595.  Batey M & Woudstra J THE STORY OF THE PRIVY GARDEN AT HAMPTON COURT,  Barn Elms Handbook 1995, 36pp, 41pls inc col, card £6.50


596.  Beard G (intro) THE LIFE AND WORK OF A NORTHERN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT, THOMAS H MAWSON 1861-1933,  Lancaster University Visual Arts Centre 1978, 80pp, pls, card

 Includes a catalogue of an exhibition  £12.50


597.  (Beeton Mrs) THE BEETON BOOK OF GARDEN MANAGEMENT, A facsimile edition, Omega Books reprint (1890’s revised & enlarged ed)  1985, 844pp,  597 text figs, cloth, dw £22.50

Covers management of gardens, greenhouses, equipment, layout, monthly work etc.  Includes many illustrations of  garden tools


598.  Best C & Boisset C (eds) LEAVES FROM THE GARDEN: Two Centuries of Garden Writing, Murray 1987, 415pp, pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw £12.50

Extracts from mainly Victorian and Edwardian writings on gardens


599.  Binney M & Hills A ELYSIAN GARDENS, A Strategy for Survival, SAVE 1979, 72pp, many pls, card slightly worn, A4 £9.50


600.  Bisgrove R THE NATIONAL TRUST BOOK OF THE ENGLISH GARDEN,  Viking 1990, viii + 326pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, cr4to £12.50

A concise history of gardening & garden layout from Medieval period onwards


601.  Breman P LANDSCAPE GARDENING AND THE PICTURESQUE, Weinreb Catalogue 17 1966, unpaginated, 150 items, figs, card worn £12.50


602.  Brown J THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF ENGLISH GARDENS, Designs for the Garden from the Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1609 to the Present Day, Rizzoli 1989, 320pp, 269pls inc many col, cloth, dw, landscape 4to £32.50

Excellent book showing the layout, planting etc. Ranging from the well known examples of John Evelyn, Lord Burlington, Capability Brown & the Reptons to the work of more recent architects including Voysey & Clough Williams Ellis. Not only park layouts eg Milton Abbas, Buckingham Palace, Kiddington House by Loudon, Trentham Hall, but also Pugin’s conservatories, gates & garden builidng designs, orangeries etc


603.  Cane P S MODERN GARDENS:  British and Foreign, Studio Special Winter Number  1926-27, 166pp, 144pls, cloth slightly worn, teg, lg 4to £18.50

Survey of the work of the leading architects & garden designers including Baillie, Scott & Beresford, Dawber, Avray Tipping. Include Rissington Manor, Old Bridge House, Kelvedon, White Lodge, Windsor, Blickling Hall etc


604.  Canfield T & Pagan H GARDEN ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE, Weinreb Catalogue 84 1986, 100pp, cataloguing 554 items, pls, card £12.50


605.  Carter T THE VICTORIAN GARDEN, Bracken Books  1988 imp, 194pp, many col pls + text figs, cloth, dw £12.50


606.  Chambers D D C THE PLANTERS OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN, Botany, Trees and the Georgics, Yale 1993, 214pp, 130pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to was £45.00 £19.50

A study of the period 1650-1750 in which the landscape garden rapidly evolved from the formal Tudor garden to the sweeping landscape garden and parkland of the later 18th century. This is a study of the classical sources, especially Vergil and Horace, the introduction of new species from America and Asia and the growing number of skilled  gardeners, designers and plantsmen who made this transformation possible.  Extremely well illustrated, this book makes an important contribution to 18th century garden studies



607.  Chadwick G F (intro)  SIR JOSEPH PAXTON 1803-1865, A centenary exhibition organized in association with the Victorian Society, Arts Council 1965,  23pp, 8pls, card £7.50


608.  Clarke E THE GARDENS OF TUSCANY,  Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1990, 160pp, many pls, cloth, dw, landscape format £10.50


609.  Clarke G B (ed) DESCRIPTIONS OF LORD COBHAM’S GARDENS AT STOWE 1700 -1750,  Buckinghamshire Record Society No 26  1990, 188pp, figs & plans, card £12.50


610.  de Jong E & Hunt J Dixon (eds) THE ANGLO-DUTCH GARDEN IN THE AGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY, An Exhibition at the Rijksmuseum Het Loo & Christies London 1988/89,  Journal of  Garden History double issue 1988, 341pp, many pls, figs & plans inc col, cloth, dw, landscape 4to, bi-lingual Dutch/ English text £38.50

In depth study of garden design in Holland and the transference  of this style of garden to Britain


611.  De Lorme E P GARDEN PAVILIONS AND THE 18TH CENTURY FRENCH COURT,  Antique Collectors Club 1996,  320pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to £18.50


612.  Edwards P ENGLISH GARDEN ORNAMENT, Barnes New Jersey imp 1965, 110pp, 40pls + many text figs, cloth, dw, 4to £10.50

Everything from grottoes & gazebos through to urns, seating in stone, iron  & wood


613.  Elliott B VICTORIAN GARDENS, Batsford 1986, 285pp, 112pls & figs inc 12 col, cloth, dw, cr4to


The design of Victorian gardens, public & domestic, garden designers and garden management


614.  Fleming L & Gore A THE ENGLISH GARDEN,  Spring Books 1988 imp, 256pp, 138 col + many b&w plates, cloth, dw, cr4to £14.50

615.  Another ,  Joseph 1980 imp, 256pp, 138 col + many b&w plates, card, cr4to £10.50

Detailed historical study of gardens and garden design  from Medieval times to 20th cent


616.  Georgian Group GEORGIAN ARCADIA: Architecture for the Park and Garden, An Exhibition to Mark the Golden Jubilee of the Georgian Group, at Colnaghis, Georgian Group/Christies 1987, 78pp, pls, card, corner creased, cr4to £12.50


617.  Green F A GUIDE TO THE HISTORIC PARKS AND GARDENS OF TYNE AND WEAR,  Newcastle 1995, iv + 62pp, many pls, figs & maps, card £8.50


618.  Groves L HISTORIC PARKS AND GARDENS OF CHESHIRE, Landmark 2004, 176pp, many pls, mostly in col, cloth, dw £8.50


619.  Hadfield M A HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING,  Spring Books 2nd imp 1969, 483pp, 32pls + figs, cloth, dw £18.50


620.  Harris J A GARDEN ALPHABET, Compiled in Association with the Victoria and Albert Museum for the Garden Exhibition, Octopus Books 1979, each letter of the alphabet drawn as flowers etc and followed by two pages of text and illustrations24 engravings from Batty Langley’s Pomona of 1729, cloth, dw with small tear, landscape 4to £16.50


621.  Harris J (ed) THE GARDEN: A Celebration of One Thousand Years of British Gardening. The book of the exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum ... 1979, Mitchell Beazley 1979, 192pp, pls & figs inc col, card slightly worn £12.50

An important exhibition which greatly widened interest in garden history & garden layout


622.  Harvey J EARLY NURSERYMEN, With reprints of documents and lists, Phillimore 1974, xiii + 276pp, 16pls, cloth, dw, ex lib £22.50


623.  Headley G & Meulenkamp W FOLLIES, GROTTOES AND GARDEN BUILDINGS,  Cape 1986, 564pp, 194pls & figs, card, relevant ink annotation on title page £14.50


624.  Hedley G CAPABILITY  BROWN AND THE NORTHERN LANDSCAPE,  Tyne & Wear Museums 1983, 48pp, 22pls & figs, card, cr4to  Catalogue to accompany an exhibition  £8.50


625.  Hedley G & Rance A (eds) PLEASURE GROUNDS: The Gardens and Landscapes of Hampshire, Milestone Publications 1987, 95pp, many pls inc col, cloth, dw, cr 4to £12.50


626.  Hibberd J Shirley RUSTIC ORNAMENTS FOR HOMES OF TASTE,  National Trust/Century reprint (2nd ed 1856) 1987, ix pp new intro + xxiii + 580pp, many text figs, card £10.50


627.  Hunt J Dixon & Willis P  THE GENIUS OF THE PLACE: The English Landscape Garden 1620-1820, MIT Press 1988, xx + 392pp, 101pls, card slightly rubbed £16.50


628.  Hussey C ENGLISH GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES 1700 - 1750,  Country Life 1967, 174pp, 246pls + 11 figs & plans, cloth, dw with repaired tear, 4to £42.50


629.  Huxley A AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GARDENING,  Macmillan 2nd imp 1983, 339pp, many pls, figs & drawings inc col, card 4to £12.50

Many illustrations looking at tools, glass houses & garden structures, layouts, techniques etc


630.  Hyams E CAPABILITY BROWN AND HUMPHREY REPTON  Dent 1971, vii +248pp, 49 pls, cloth, dw £18.50


631.  Hyams E A HISTORY OF GARDENS AND GARDENING,  Dent 1971, ix + 345pp, 420 pls inc 29 col, cloth, dw, slip case, 4to £12.50


632.  Jackson-Stops G AN ENGLISH ARCADIA: Designs for Gardens and Garden Buildings in the care of the National Trust 1600 - 1990, National Trust 1992, 160pp, many pls & plans inc col, card, cr4to

 Useful for garden plans, layouts, ornaments, buildings etc  £12.50


633.  Jacques D GEORGIAN GARDENS: The Reign of Nature, Batsford 1983, 240pp, 80pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, cr4to £34.50


634.  Jacques D GEORGIAN GARDENS: The Reign of Nature, Batsford 1990 imp, 240pp, 80pls & figs inc col, card creased, cr4to £18.50


635.  Jekyll G & Weaver L GARDENS FOR SMALL COUNTRY HOUSES,  Country Life 4th ed 1920, l + 262pp, xliii + 387pls & figs + 1 col pl with tissue guard, cloth slightly rubbed,  rebacked with spine relaid, 4to £55.00


636.  Jellicoe G A GARDEN DECORATION AND ORNAMENT FOR SMALLER HOUSES,  Country Life 1936, 139pp, 179pls & figs, cloth slightly worn, 4to £20.00


637.  Jones B FOLLIES AND GROTTOES,  Constable 1989 imp, xii + 459pp, many pls & line drawings, cloth, dw, cr4to £28.50


638.  Loudon J C IN SEARCH OF ENGLISH GARDENS, The Travels of John Claudius Loudon and his Wife Jane, with a preface by John Sales and an introduction by Priscilla Boniface, Viking/NT Classics 1990 imp, 256pp, many pls inc col + text figs, card, cr4to £12.50


639.  Magnol-Malhache V & Weill G JARDINS ET PAYSAGES DES HAUTS-DE-SEINE, de la Renaissance a l’art moderne. Catalogue de l’exposition presentee par les Archives departementales des Hauts-de-Seine,  ... 1979, Nanterre 1982, 135pp, many pls & plans inc col, card, sq 8vo £12.50

Many plans of French gardens


640.  Miller W (Jekyll G intro) THE CHARM OF ENGLISH GARDENS,  Hodder & Stoughton nd but 1911, xviii + 359pp, 120pls inc col, cloth worn, rubbed & scuffed with damage to top of spine, teg, 4to £25.00


641.  Morgan J & Richards A A PARADISE OUT OF A COMMON FIELD:  The Pleasures and Plenty of the Victorian Garden, Harper & Row New York 1990, 256pp, pls & figs inc 8 col, cloth, dw

 About Victorian kitchen gardens  £16.50


642.  (National Trust) THE CONSERVATION OF THE GARDEN AT STOURHEAD AND PARTS OF THE PARK RELATING TO IT, Report and Recommendations of the Committee appointed by the National Trust, Bath UP/NT 1978, vi + 62pp, 16pls + folding plan, card, A4 £8.50


643.  Rorschach K THE EARLY GEORGIAN LANDSCAPE GARDEN,  Yale 1983, x + 107pp, many pls, card, A4  Exhibition catalogue  £12.50


  Shire Garden History

644.  Batey M REGENCY GARDENS No 7 1995, 96pp, pls in col, card, inscription from author £5.50

645.  Conway H PUBLIC PARKS,  No 9 1996, 88pp, many pls & figs inc col, card £6.50

646.  Hadfield M THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN,  No 3 2nd imp 1988, 72pp, many pls & figs inc col, card £6.50

647.  Harvey J RESTORING PERIOD GARDENS, from the Middle Ages to Georgian Times, No 1 1988, 112pp, many pls & figs inc col, card £8.50


648.  Massingham B GERTRUDE JEKYLL: An Illustrated Life of Gertrude Jekyll 1843-1932, Shire Lifelines 37 1975, 48pp, pls, card £6.50


649.  Symes M THE ENGLISH ROCOCO GARDEN,  Shire Garden History No 5 1991, 72pp, many pls & figs inc col, card £6.50


650.  Spens M THE COMPLETE LANDSCAPE DESIGNS AND GARDENS OF GEOFFREY JELLICOE, T & H 1994, 212pp, many pls & plans mostly in col, cloth, dw, lg 4to £28.00


651.  Strong R THE ARTIST AND THE GARDEN,  Yale/Paul Mellon Centre 2000, 288pp, 338pls, mainly in col, cloth, dw,corners slightly bumped, lg 4to in print at £29.95 now £20.00

This book, a most sumptuous and attractive volume, covers the period 1540 to the start of the 19th century and is particularly strong on depictions of houses and gardens shown in oil paintings and complements John Harris’s ‘The Artist and the Country House’.


652.  Strong R  THE RENAISSANCE GARDEN IN ENGLAND,  Thames & Hudson  1979, 240pp, 144pls, cloth, dw, cr 4to  Still the standard introduction to Tudor & Stuart gardens  £18.50


653.  Stroud D CAPABILITY BROWN, with an introduction by Christopher Hussey, Faber 2nd ed 1984 imp, 262pp, 64pls, card, cr4to £24.50


654.  Stuart C M Villiers, GARDENS OF THE GREAT MUGHALS.  A & C Black London 1913, xviii + 290pp, 40pls inc col + 10 plans, decorative cloth slightly rubbed, teg £32.50


655.  Taigel A & Williamson T PARKS AND GARDENS,  Batsford Know the Landscape 1993, 160pp, 80pls & figs, card, cr 4to £18.50


656.  Tanner H CONVERTING THE WILDERNESS: The Art of Gardening in Colonial Australia, Australian Gallery Directors Council 1979, 95pp, pls inc col, card slightly worn & marked, landscape cr 4to format  Includes many illustrations of colonial houses as well as their gardens  £14.50


657.  Thacker C THE GENIUS OF GARDENING: The History of Gardens in Britain and Ireland, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1994, 352pp, many col pls, cloth, dw £16.50


658.  Thacker C THE HISTORY OF GARDENS,  Croom Helm 1985 imp, 288pp, 233pls & plans inc 52 col, card, cr4to £18.50


659.  Tipping H Avray THE GARDEN OF TO-DAY,  Hopkinson London 1933, 288pp, 8pls, cloth slightly rubbed, slight spotting to prelims £12.50

Gardens at Frant, Compton End Winchester, Great Dixter, Dupplin Castle and Warley Place


660.  Woods M & Warren A GLASS HOUSES: A History of Greenhouses, Orangeries and Conservatories, Aurum Press 1990 imp, 216pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, 4to £18.50




661.  Baker D POTWORKS:  The Industrial Architecture of the Staffordshire Potteries, RCHME 1991, xi + 131pp, 97pls + 8figs + 3 maps, card, 4to £28.50


662.  Barker T C THE GLASSMAKERS: Pilkington: The Rise of an International Company, 1826-1976, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1977, xxxi + 557pp, 68pls, many figs, plans & tables, cloth, dw £28.50


663.  Barton D B THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE: A Survey of its History and Development in the Mines of Cornwall and Devon from before 1800 to the present day, with something of its use else-where in Britain and abroad, Cornwall Books reprint (1969) 1989, 285pp, pls + 41figs, card £14.50


664.  Bell G J A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON SEGMENTAL AND ELLIPTICAL OBLIQUE OR SKEW ARCHES, Setting forth the principles and details of construction in clear and simple terms. Spon London 2nd ed 1906, 125pp, 9 photographic pls + 7 figs & 8 large folding plans, cloth slightly rubbed, 4to £42.00

Bell was County Surveyor and Bridge Master of Cumberland. This work deals largely with the construction of railway and river bridges and in particular Sickergill Bridge, over the River Raven at Renwick near Penrith, with a series of photographs showing its construction


665.  Biddle G VICTORIAN STATIONS,  David & Charles nd, 256pp, 48pls, cloth, dw, lacking title page, but not ex lib £14.50


666.  Binney M & Pearce D (eds) RAILWAY ARCHITECTURE, Written by members and associates of SAVE Britian’s Heritage, Bloomsbury reprint (1979) 1985, 256pp, many pls, cloth, dw, cr 4to

  A detailed work on Victorian Railway Architecture  £26.50


667.  Brook F & Allbutt M THE SHROPSHIRE LEAD MINES,  Moorland 1973, 96pp, 20pls + 21 figs & plans, card £14.50


668.  Brown M DYLIFE: The Industrial and social history of a famous Welsh lead mine, Y Lolfa 2005, 211pp, many pls & figs, card, new £9.95


669.  Cornwell J THE BRISTOL COALFIELD,  Landmark 2003, 142pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw  was £17.95 now £9.95

Coalfields in the area of Bristol and South Gloucestershire and includes pits such as Harry Stoke which was finally closed in 1963.  This book concentrates particularly on surviving remains, documentation and recent archaeological finds of early machinery


670.  Davies P TROUGHS AND DRINKING FOUNTAINS,  Chatto Curiosities of the British Street 1989, 115pp, many pls, card slightly rubbed  Covers stone & cast iron examples  £10.50


671.  de Vries L VICTORIAN INVENTIONS,  Murray 1973 imp, 192pp, many pls, card. lg 4to £12.50

Many illustrations of many weird & wonderful contraptions, including early motor cars & bicycles


672.  Dowds T J THE FORTH AND CLYDE CANAL: A History, Tuckwell Press 2003, xv + 128pp, 14pls + map, card £7.50


673.  Farrington T B COWLYD WATERWORKS,  The Conway and Colwyn Bay Joint Water Supply District. An Account of the Old Waterworks at Conway, Colwyn Bay etc, and a Description of the New Works constructed by the Joint Board. Illustrated with plans, sections and details of the lake and works, Manchester 1904, 44pp, pls + 16 large folding plans, cloth, loosely inserted THE CONWAY AND COLWYN BAY JOINT WATER SUPPLY BOARD and the Aluminium Corporation Ltd, Cowlyd Water Works, Opening Ceremony by Sir John Snell, 20th September 1922. Inception and description of Works ....... , 17pp, pls & figs, card £68.00


674.  Fitzgerald R S LIVERPOOL ROAD STATION, MANCHESTER: An Historical and Architectural Survey, RCHM Sup Ser No 1/Manchester UP 1980, 64pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, 4to £18.50


675.  Ford T D & Rieuwerts J H (eds) LEAD MINING IN THE PEAK DISTRICT,  Bakewell 3rd ed 1983, 159pp, many pls  inc col, card £14.50


676.  Fuller M J THE WATERMILLS OF THE EAST MALLING AND WATERINGBURY STREAMS,  Swift Maidstone 1980 imp, xi + 98pp, many figs & plans, cloth, dw, cr4to £16.50

Detailed survey of these Kentish mills mainly used for paper manufacture


677.  Gay J (Photographer) & Stamp G (intro) CAST IRON, Architecture and Ornament, Function and Fantasy, Murray 1985, 112pp, 83pls, card, cr4to £12.50


678.  Giles C & Goodall I H  YORKSHIRE TEXTILE MILLS 1770-1930,  RCHM/WYAS/HMSO 1992, xi + 274pp, 338figs and pls, pictorial card, 4to £32.50


679.  Gloag J & Bridgwater D A HISTORY OF CAST IRON IN ARCHITECTURE,  Allen & Unwin 1948, xvii + 395pp, 513pls inc 6 col, cloth, dw torn & parts lacking £42.50


680.  Hansen H J (ed) ART AND THE SEAFARER: A Historical Survey of the Arts and Crafts of Sailors and Shipwrights, Faber 1968, 292pp, many pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, lg 4to £28.50

Ship carving, figure heads & other ornamentation, ship portraiture, scrimshaw, model ships etc from Mesopotamia to the more recent but particularly concentrating on the later Medieval to 19th century


681.  Harris H THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF DARTMOOR,  David & Charles  The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles 3rd ed 1986, 239pp, many plates, cloth, dw £16.50


682.  Hayes G COLLIERIES AND THEIR RAILWAYS IN THE MANCHESTER COALFIELDS,  Landmark 2004, 208pp, many pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, new £19.95


683.  Hills R L WINDMILLS: A pictorial history of their technology, Landmark 2005, 208pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, new £21.99


684.  Holt A WATERGROVE: A History of the Valley and its Drowned Village, Kelsall Littleborough 2002, 82pp, pls, card, A4 £10.00

About the village near Wardle, which was submerged in the 1930’s to create a reservoir for Rochdale, and the construction of the dam


685.  Hudson K INDUSTRIAL HISTORY FROM THE AIR,  Cambridge University Press 1984, 154pp, 110pl, cloth, dw, 4to £12.50


686.  Jenkins J G  THE WELSH WOOLLEN INDUSTRY,  NMW 1969, xviii + 409pp, 74pl + 27figs & maps, cloth, dw slightly chipped £24.50


687.  Jones N, Walters M & Frost P MOUNTAINS AND OREFIELDS: Metalmining Landscapes of Mid and North -East Wales, CBA Res Rep 142 2004, xvi + 192pp, 140pls, figs & maps, card, A4

  was £19.95  our price £16.50

An excellent survey of the mining sites of Clwyd and Powys with aerial photographs, plans and photographs of remaining buildings, wheelhouses and machinery. Covers the well known sites on the Halkyn Mountain, Talargoch, Minera, Van, Bryntail and Dylife as well as the often extensive but lesser known sites in the uplands of Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire.


688.  Matheson E WORKS IN IRON: Bridge and Roof Structures, by Ewing Matheson of the firm Andrew Handyside & Co, Engineers, Derby & London, Spon London 1873, vi + 331pp + list of catalogues of structural ironwork issued by Andrew Handyside during the year 1873, pls & text figs, original gilt dec cloth rebacked with red cloth spine (as original was), new endpapers, edges of preliminary pages slightly frayed £85.00

Apart from building the road bridge over the River Trent at Nottingham & the Albert Suspension Bridge at Chelsea this book also illustrates bridges exported to South America, Japan, Sweden, Russia, Norway, Australia & India. See Steegman History of Cast  Iron in Architecture, 1948


689.  Paget-Tomlinson E BRITAIN’S CANAL AND RIVER CRAFT,  Moorland Publishing 1993 imp, 144pp, 181y pls & figs, card, cr 4to £10.50


690.  Perkins J W et al BATH STONE: A Quarry History, Cardiff University Extra-mural Dept 1990 imp, 54pp, 41pls & figs, card £10.50


691.  Ponting K G (intro) BAINES’S ACCOUNT OF THE WOOLLEN MANUFACTURE OF ENGLAND: The Text of Edward Baines’s Account of the Woollen Manufacture of England is reprinted from Thomas Baines’s Yorkshire Past & Present (1875) David & Charles 1970, 199pp, tables, cloth £14.50


692.  Porter L ECTON COPPER MINES UNDER THE DUKES OF DEVONSHIRE 1760-1790,  Landmark 2004, 240pp, many pls, maps, plans & tables, cloth, dw, new £19.95

Ecton, between Leek and Bakewell in the Peak District, was an extremely profitable copper mine in the 1780’s until it ceased production in 1790 when the ores ran out.  Also covered are the lead, coal, smelting and brick industries in the area


693.  RCHME INDUSTRY AND THE CAMERA,  HMSO 1985, 96pp, 66 pls, card, cr4to £8.50


694.  Reyburn W BRIDGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC: The Story of John Rennie, Harrap 1972, 160pp, many pls, cloth, dw with small tears, Rennies’s dates neatly lettered in on title page £18.50

Rennie 1761-1821, from East Lothian was an engineer whose works include Waterloo & London Bridge (now at Lake Havasu City, Arizona), Kennet & Avon Canal, Dublin Docks & the Bell Rock Lighthouse


695.  Richards R H & Locke C E TEXTBOOK OF ORE DRESSING,  McGraw-Hill 3rd rev ed 2nd imp 1940, xiii + 608pp, 273figs, cloth £24.50

Revised version of a book on mining and machinery published in 1909, covering crushing machinery, screening, flotation & milling of ores,  their testing, and a section on coal dressing


696.  Robertson E G & J CAST IRON DECORATION: A World Survey, Thames & Hudson  1977, 336pp, 506pls + 15 figs, cloth, dw, lg 4to, binding slightly weak £38.50

Well illustrated history and description of the use of cast iron world wide.  Covers the British Isles and includes details of pattern books, catalogues and the manufacturies, European cast iron, Leningrad, Moscow, Paris etc, USA. Australia & New Zealand in great detail including the import of iron buildings, and elsewhere in the British Empire including India, Capetown, Bermuda, Canada, and also Tahiti, Mauritius and Mexico City


697.  Satow M & Desmond R RAILWAYS OF THE RAJ,  Scolar Press 1980, 118pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, landscape 4to £16.50

Surveys both buildings and locomotives operated by the Indian Railways particularly in the Victorian period


698.  Thornes R IMAGES OF INDUSTRY: COAL, RCHME 1994, xi + 146pp, 120pls & figs, card, cr 4to £14.50


699.  Vallance H A THE GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY: The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands, Vol 3, David & Charles 2nd imp 1989, 218pp, 66pls, figs & tables, cloth, dw

 This volume covers the railways between Aberdeen and Inverness  £18.50


700.  Wailes R A SOURCEBOOK OF WINDMILLS AND WATERMILLS,  Ward Lock 1989, 128pp, many pls, cloth, dw, landscape 8vo £10.50


701.  Ware M E BRITAIN’S LOST COMMERCIAL WATERWAYS,  Landmark 2005, 278pls with accompanying text, card, new  The two previous volumes combined into one volume  £14.99


702.  Watkins G THE STATIONARY STEAM ENGINES OF GREAT BRITAIN,  The National Photographic Collection, Vol 2, Scotland, Cumberland, Co Durham & Northumberland, Landmark  reprint (1993) 2001, 176pp, 109pls + figs, cloth, dw, cr4to, ex ref lib £12.50


703.  Watson M JUTE AND FLAX MILLS IN DUNDEE,  Hutton Press 1990, 247pp, many pls, figs & maps, card £12.50


704.  Wells F A THE BRITISH HOSIERY AND KNITWEAR INDUSTRY: Its History and Organisation, David & Charles Industrial Histories of Britain 2nd ed 1972, 256pp, 10pls + 4 figs, cloth, dw £14.50


705.  Williams C J THE LLANDUDNO COPPER MINES,  British Mining No 9/ Northern Mine Research Society 1979, 54pp, 10pls + 13 figs, cloth spined card, A4 £12.50


706.  Williams F S OUR IRON ROADS, Their History, Construction and Administration, Gresham Books reprint (3rd ed 1883) 1981, 2 vols, 511pp, many steel engraved pls & text figs, cloth, dw £28.50

Early history of railways


707.  Williams P IMAGES OF YORKSHIRE COAL, Landmark 2005, 189pp, pls, cloth, dw, new £19.99



708.  Baldwin C E THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PORT OF BLYTH,  Newcastle upon Tyne 1929, viii + 141pp, 37pls inc col + 8 col plans inc large folding col plan in rear pocket,  cloth £47.50

Early history of the river & salt trade from 1138, coal trade from 1590, Ship building and general trade in the 18th century, channel improvements in 1813 & the redesign of the port by John Rennie, formation of Blyth Harbour & Dock COmpany 1853 etc


709.  Craig R & Jarvis R LIVERPOOL REGISTRY OF MERCHANT SHIPS,  Chetham Society 3rd Ser Vol 15  1967, xxxix + 238pp, cloth £48.00

Liverpool registered ships, their tonnage, captains, where built and when lost from 1786 - 1805


710.  Duckworth C L D & Langmuir G E RAILWAY AND OTHER STEAMERS,  Stephenson Prescot Lancs 2nd ed 1968, xii + 432pp, 102pls + tables, cloth, dw, useful pencil annotations £22.50

Coastal & cross Channel ferries forming a complete historical listing for the British Isles with many illustrations


711.  Eames A VENTURES IN SAIL: Aspects of the Maritime History of Gwynedd, 1840-1914, and the Liverpool Connection, Gwynedd Archives/Merseyside Maritime Museum 1987, 320pp, pls, card, cr 4to £22.50

History of shipping from Porthmadog with detailed study of four ships - Cambrian Monarch, Moel Tryvan, Beeswing & Carnedd Llewelyn. Includes registers of owners etc


712.  Gibbs J M MORELS OF CARDIFF: The History of a Family Shipping Firm, NMW 1982, 183pp, many pls, card £12.50


713.  Groundwater K NEWCASTLE AND THE RIVER TYNE: Britain’s Industrial Past - Maritime Heritage, Nostalgia Collection Kettering  2nd imp 1998, 128pp, many pls & figs, card £9.50

Mainly ship building and shipping


714.  Hart-Davis A & Troscianko E HENRY WINSTANLEY AND THE EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE, Sutton 2nd imp 2002, xvi + 208pp, 15pls, cloth, dw £7.50


715.  Heaton P M THE ABBEY LINE: History of a Cardiff Shipping Venture, Starling Press Newport 1983, 151pp, pls, cloth, dw £14.50

Frederick Jones of Cardiff entered shipowning in 1907.  All his ships were named after abbeys


716.  Heaton P M JACK BILLMEIER, MERCHANT SHIP OWNER,  Starling Press Newport 1989, 89pp, many pls, cloth, dw £12.50

Billmeier formed the Stanhope Steam Ship Co in 1934, operating partly from Barry,  when he bought two ships and had 20 ships supplying the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War. After WWII he developed world wide trading connections



717.  Heaton P M TATEMS OF CARDIFF,  Starling Press Newport 1987, 67pp, pls, cloth, dw £12.50

William Tatem, later created Lord Glanely, operated 19 ships at the peak of the coal trade in the early 20th century. The fleet was sold in 1973


718.  Heaton P M WELSH SHIPPING: Forgotten Fleets, Starling Press Newport 1989, 91pp, pls, cloth, dw Shipowning companies of Cardiff and Newport  £15.00


719.  Hemming C BRITISH PAINTERS OF COAST AND SEA: A History and Gazeteer, Gollanz 1988, 192pp, cloth, dw, cr4to £18.50

Introduction to British maritime painting with a listing of the ports and stretches of coastline of the British Isles with the artists associated with them


720.  Howell R G (ed) UNDER SAIL, Swansea Cutters, Tallships and Seascapes, 1830-1880, A Glyn Vivian Art Gallery Exhibition, Swansea Museum Services 1987, 120pp, many pls inc col, card, landscape 4to £17.50

Exhibition concentrating mainly on the oil paintings of the Swansea School of marine artists


721.  Jarvis R C (ed) CUSTOMS LETTER-BOOK OF THE PORT OF LIVERPOOL, 1711-1813,  Chetham Society 3rd Series Vol 6 1954, xxiv + 192pp, cloth, cr4to £38.50


722.  Ritchie-Noakes N JESSE HARTLEY: Dock Engineer to the Port of Liverpool 1824-60, National Museums Merseyside 1988 imp, 60pp, 50 pls inc col, limp cloth, landscape £9.50


723.  Ritchie-Noakes N LIVERPOOL’S HISTORIC WATERFRONT: The World’s First Mercantile Dock System, RCHM Supp Ser No 7/Merseyside County Museums/HMSO 1984, xii + 192pp, 135pls, figs & plans, card £36.00


724.  Sinclair R C ACROSS THE IRISH SEA:  Belfast-Liverpool Shipping since 1819, Conway 1990, 192pp, many pls, cloth, dw, 4to £16.50


725.  Starbuck A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WHALE FISHERY,  Castle Books New Jersey reprint (?1877) 1989, 779pp, 6 pls, cloth, dw £18.50

Includes an extensive tabulation of the details of all the American whale fishing ships &catches


726.  Starkey D J (ed) SHIPPING MOVEMENTS IN THE PORTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 1871-1914, A Statistical Profile, Exeter UP 1999, 37pp, 359pp, cloth, dw £24.00

A tabulated yearly listing covering all the ports in the UK inc all of Ireland, eg Hull, Wisbech, Caernarvon & the destination of tonnage and a split showing the amounts carried by sailing & steam ships


727.  Waine C D STEAM COASTERS AND SHORT SEA TRADERS,  Waine Research Wolverhampton 1977 imp, 152pp, 94pls, figs & col profiles, cloth, dw, lg 4to £38.50

About the tramp cargo ships around the British Isles in the 19th centiury, in which the ships from Connahs Quay on the Dee are well represented


728.  Weaver L HARWICH: Gateway to the Continent, Dalton Lavenham 1990, 122pp, many pls, limp cloth  History of Harwich, its docks and the cross channel ferries  £14.50


729.  Williams D L (ed) WHITE’S OF COWES, The History and Heritage of a Famous Shipbuilder, Silver Link Peterborough 1993, 96pp, many pls, caard, A4 £12.50


730.  Williams P BEACON ON THE ROCK: The Dramatic History of Lighthouses from Ancient Greece to the Present Day, Aurum Press London 2001, 190pp, many col pls, cloth, dw, lg 4to £14.50


731.  Woodman R KEEPERS OF THE SEA, A History of the Yachts and Tenders of Trinity House, Dalton Lavenham 1983, ix + 190pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw, cr4to £14.50




732.  CIRCAEA: The Bulletin of the Association for Environmental Archaeology, Vol 1 No 2 (May 1983) - Vol 12 No 2 (for 1995), lacking Vol 7 Part 1, card, occassional marginal notes 25 issues £50.00


733.  ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY The Journal of Human Palaeoecology, Oxbow Books/Association for Environmental Archaeology,  Vol 1 (1998) - Vol 9 Part 2 (2004), card, A4

  11 issues £85.00


734.  JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE Vol 1 No 1 (March 1974) - Vol 14 No (Jan 1987), lacking Vol 1, No 4 (Dec 1974), Vol 3 No 1 (March 1976), card, cr4to  59 issues £60.00


735.  ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL, Society of Antiquaries of London ,Vol 49 part 1 (1969) - Vol 83 (2003),  including Annual Reports,  card, cr 4to  £80.00


736.  BRITANNIA, Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, Vol 2 (1971), 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 (1988),  21 (1990), 22, 24, 29, 30, 31, 32 (2001), card £100.00

 each  £6.00


737.  MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY Vol 1 (1957) - 47 (2003)  + 9 index vols, lacking vols 37 (1993), 44 (2000), Journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, card,  cr 4to, + 6 index vols

 44 issues £295.00

738.  Also Vol 1 (1957) - 23 (1979)  + 3 index vols Journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, card,  cr 4to 22 issues + 3 index vols £85.00

739.  Also Vol 33 (1989) - 46 (2002)  + 3 index vols Journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, card,  cr 4to 14 issues + 3 index vols £75.00


740.  MEDIEVAL CERAMICS: Bulletin of the Medieval Pottery Research Group, Vol 1 (1977) - Vol 25 (2001), card, A4  24 issues £110.00


741.  POST MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY The Journal of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology, Vol 1 (1967) - Vol 37 Part 1 (2003) + 2 index vols, card, cr 4to 37issues £195.00

742.  Also, Vol 23 (1989) - Vol 29 (1995), lacking Vol 24 (1990), card 6 vols £28.00

Contain articles on excavations of industrial sites, folk life studies, artefacts, post medieval fortifications, aspects of building construction


743.  PROCEEDINGS OF THE PREHISTORIC SOCIETY Vol 1 (1935 ) - Vol 70 (2004), lacking Vol 2 pt 2, Vol 33 (1967), Vol 46 (1980), card,  some issues lacking spines or grubby £275.00


744.  ARCHAEOLOGIA CAMBRENSIS  Vol 100 (1949) - Vol  151 (2002), card, cr 4to

 54 issues £195.00

745.  Also  Vol 84 (1929) - Vol  92 Part 2 (1937), card, cr 4to 16 parts £68.00


746.  ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE SEVERN ESTUARY  Annual Report of the Severn Estuary Levels Research Committee, Vol 4 (1993) - Vol 9 (1998), card, A4 6 issues £20.00


747.  GEORGIAN GROUP JOURNAL, Vol 1 1991 - Vol 14 (2004), plus Report and Journal 1986, 1987 card, cr4to 16 issues £80.00


748.  LONDON AND MIDDLESEX ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS, Vol 47 (1996) -  Vol 54 (2003), card, cr 4to 8 issues  £38.00


749.  SHROPSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS, Vol 56 Pt 2 (1959), Vol 56 Part 3 (1960), Vol 57 Pt 3 (1964), Vol 58 Pt 2 (1966), Vol 59 Pt 1 (1969/70), Vol 59 Pt 2 (1971/72), Vol 59 Pt 3 (1973/74), cr 4to, Vol 63 (1985),  Vol 64 (1985),  card, A4 9 issues £20.00


750.  Also Vol 68 (1993) - Vol 74 (1999),  card, A4 7 issues £26.00


General Bargains


801. Binding P  IMAGINED CORNERS: Exploring the World’s First Atlas, Headline 2003,  313pp, many col pls, cloth, dw was £25.00 now  £10.50

Gives the background to Theatrum Orbis Terrarum published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp in 1570. Information on the atlas’s relationship to Ptolomey’s work, the work of Mercator & the printing of Plantin and other early map makers and the contribution of Humphrey Lhuyd to his atlas. Attractively illustrated


802. Piggott S  ANCIENT BRITONS AND THE ANTIQUARIAN IMAGINATION:  Ideas from the Renaissance to the Regency, T&H,1989, 175pp, 50 pls & figs, cloth  was £16.95 now £7.95

A survey of earlier writers on prehistory, including Aubrey, Camden, Stukeley, Colt Hoare, Borlase etc. How they sought to discover Britain's past and were influenced by their contemporary experience in interpreting the past.


803.  Dodd A E & E M  PEAKLAND ROADS AND TRACKWAYS, Landmark 2nd ed 2004,  190pp, 105pls & figs, card was £14.95 now  £9.95

Covers Prehistoric trackways, Roman Roads, Packhorse ways and Drover’s Roads to the Turnpikes. Many illustrations and good maps. 


804. Harding A F (ed)  EXPERIMENT AND DESIGN: Archaeological Studies in Honour of John Coles, Oxbow  1999,  198pp, many pls, figs & maps, laminated pictorial boards, A4  was £45.00 now £12.50

An excellent series of articles reflecting John Coles many areas of interest. These include experimental archaeology, including ship reconstructions and musicology, Wetlands, the Neolithic and Bronze Age of Scotland, Bronze Age warfare and weapons and amber in Bronze Age Ireland.


805. Thomas A & Boucher A (eds)  HEREFORD CITY EXCAVATIONS,  Vol IV (1976-1990),  Sites & Interpretations, Logaston 2002, xvi + 222pp, pls & figs, card, A4,  

 was £24.95 now  £10.50

A survey of excavations which took place in Hereford between 1976 and 1990, including an assessment of the area of Saxon occupation, the Tesco site which revealed evidence for burgage plots and rubbish pits and  the Trinity Arms houses established in 1601. Much on the topography of the City, Religious houses, building materials, small finds including pottery, leather, glass and clay pipes.

806. Scott-Fox C  CYRIL FOX, Archaeologist Extraordinary, Oxbow Books 2002, xx + 240pp, 93pls & figs, cloth, dw  was £25.00 now £12.50

An interesting book which throws much light on the history of the National Museum of Wales and also British Archaeology in the earlier and mid years of the 20th century. Fox became Keeper of Archaeology in the National  Museum under (Sir) Mortimer Wheeler in 1925 and in 1926 succeeded Wheeler as Director. He retired in 1948 following the establishment of St Fagan's Folk Museum. This is a meticulously researched book covering Fox's research on Offa's Dyke, Llyn Cerrig Bach, Iron Age Art and much else


807. Durie A J  SCOTLAND FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Tourism in Scotland c1780-1939, Tuckwell 2003,  x +206pp, 23pls + tables, card was £16.99 now  £7.50

The development of the Scottish tourist Industry, starting with accounts of the earlist 18th century tourist, the impact of new roads and the railway network, spas and seaside resorts and the ‘Highland Character’ on which Scottish tourism has been promoted.


808. Hodges R & Smith K (eds)  RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE PEAK DISTRICT, Sheffield Arch Monos 2 1991, 142pp, figs, maps  pictorial boards, A4 was £35.00 now £12.50

 Articles including Neolithic Settlement; Recent Research on the Bronze Age; Prehistoric Pottery from Roystone Grange; Derbyshire; IA Burials from Winster; Civilian Development during Roman Period; Military Vici of the South Pennines; Small Finds from Deepdale Cave etc




809. Branigan K et al  FROM CLAN TO CLEARANCE: History and Archaeology on the Isle of Barra c 850-1850 AD, Sheffield Environmental and Archaeological Research Campaign in the Hebrides Vol 6, Oxbow 2005, 252pp, pls, figs & maps, pictorial laminated boards, A4, net £30.00

Survey of the archaeology and history  of the Island from Viking times to the notorious clearances of 1850-1. Includes details of Kisimul Castle and Eoligarry House, as well as the blackhouses and sheilings of the island. The emigration to Canada by many of the clans people is documented in detail.


Environmental Archaeology


810. Fairbairn A S (ed)  PLANTS IN NEOLITHIC BRITAIN AND BEYOND, Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Papers 5, Oxbow 2000, xiv + 210pp, figs, card was £20.00 now £9.95

Covers contrasts between Mesolithic and Neolithic landscapes, the Elm decline, insects on a Neolithic Crannog, Barley for ale, chalkland landscapes and the spread of farming crops in Neolithic Britain.


811. Nicholson R A & O’Connor T P (eds)  PEOPLE AS AN AGENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE: Symposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology No 16, Oxbow Mono  2000, 133pp, figs, card, A4 was £28.00 now £15.00

The applications of achaeo-botanic techniques, including pollen analysis to site in Britain and abroad, including the Mount Gabriel Copper Mines in Ireland, the vegetation history of the Yorkshire Moors, Exmoor, and Orkney and Shetland.


 812. Luff R & Rowley-Conwy P (eds)  WHITHER ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHAEOLOGY, Symposia of the Association for Environmental Arch No 11, Oxbow Mono No 38 1997,  219pp, pls & figs, card, A4 was £32.00 now £15.00

Includes interpretation of animal bones, including cooked bones, midden sites, seeds, with section on the scientific analysis at Tofts Ness, Sanday, Orkney


813. Barnes R S K THE BRACKISH-WATER  FAUNA OF NORTHWESTERN EUROPE: an identification guide to brackish - water  habitats, ecology & microfaunas for field workers, naturalists and students, CUP 1994,  303pp, 117figs, card, cr 4to was £17.95 now £7.50

Identification manual for beetles, shellfish etc found in the intermediate areas such as the fens and broads, which are between the sea and rivers


814. Coles J & B (eds)  ENLARGING THE PAST: The Contribution of Wetland Archaeology, Rhind Lectures for 1994-5, Soc of Ant of Scot Mono No 10,1996,  192pp, 88pls & figs laminated  boards, cr4to  was £22.50 now £9.50

A comprehensive and useful survey of wetlands archaeology, concentrating mainly on British and to some extent European examples. Covers waterlogged material and includes bogbodies, votive deposits, woodworking etc


815.  Mills C M & Coles G (eds)  LIFE ON THE EDGE: Human Settlement and Marginality, Symposia of the Association for Environmental Archaeology No 13, Oxbow Mono No 100 1998,  xii + 187pp, pls & figs, card, spine faded, A4 was £30.00 now  £12.95

Articles on Orkney, Sutherland, Palaeo-landscape in the Shetlands, environment on the Welsh Borders, marginality on Lindisfarne, Scottish peat cutting, Dark Age agriculture etc


816. Allen M J & Gardiner J  OUR CHANGING COAST: A Survey of the Intertidal Archaeology of Langstone Harbour, Hampshire, CBA Res Rep 124 2000, xxv + 287pp, 41pls + 64 plans & figs, card, A4  was  £32.00 now  £9.50

The large marine inlet with extensive mudflats between Portsmouth and the Solent. This relates the archaeological finds including a Later Bronze Age Urnfield and Iron Age and Roman Salt production to a multi-disciplinary study with field and auger survey, GPS, underwater geophysical prospection and excavation.



817.  Housley R A & Coles G (eds)  ATLANTIC CONNECTIONS AND ADAPTATIONS: Economies, Environments and Subsistence in lands bordering the North Atlantic, Symposia of the Association of Environmental Archaeology No 21, Oxbow 2004,  297pp, pls, figs & maps, card, A4, £60.00 our price  £42.00

Deals with the Holocene climate in Scotland, the landscape archaeology of the Hebrides, mineral magnetism in Scotland & the Hebrides, Hebridean Iron Age pottery, the Orkney vole, Shetland Prehistoric field systems & other aspects of Shetland Prehistory, also articles on Iceland, Atlantic fisheries, & Viking settlement of the North Atlantic



818. Raftery B  TRACKWAY EXCAVATIONS IN THE  MOUNTDILLON BOGS, Co Longford 1985-1991, Dublin 1996, 473pp, 510pls & figs + 51 col pls, card + 2 folding plans loose, in card box folder, A4 was IR£25.00 now £8.50

Major excavations of waterlogged trackways which date from the first half of the fourth millennium BC through to the Iron Age, from a group of sites near Lough Ree in central Ireland. With a detailed study of the construction techniques, woodworking and other wooden finds such as wooden tubs and ards for ploughs



Scottish Interest



819. McDonald R A  THE KINGDOM OF THE ISLES: Scotland’s Western Seaboard, c 1100-c1336, Tuckwell  3rd imp 2002, 305pp,  plates+1 map, card was £16.99 now  £7.50

Traces the history of the Kingdom of the Isles, which extended from  the Hebrides to the Isle of Man and included Argyll. Starting with  Somerled  it traces the complex relationship with Scotland Norway and England, up to the time of John MacDonald who became the first Lord of The Isles. Covers the Clan, feuding, the church and monasticism.


820. Fenton A  THE NORTHERN ISLES: Orkney and Shetland, Tuckwell Press reprint (John Donald 1978) 1997, x + 721pp, 285pls & figs, card was £20.00  now £8.50

Classic work portraying the history, life and material culture of the islanders. Covers housing, building techniques, farms, the peat trade, animal husbandry, cattle & sheep breeds, cultivation and harvesting, milling,  as well as much on fishing etc


821. McDonald R A  OUTLAWS OF MEDIEVAL SCOTLAND: Challenges to the Canmore Kings, 1058-1266, Tuckwell 2003,  xvi + 201pp, 2maps, card  was £20.00 now £8.50

Insurrections in Scotland against the Canmore Kings from the time of Malcolm III (1058-93) down to Alexander III (1249-86)


822. Mackillop A  ‘MORE FRUITFULL THAN THE SOIL’: Army, Empire and the Scottish Highlands, 1715-1815, Tuckwell 2000,  xiv + 290pp, card was £16.99 now £7.50

A study of the way that military recruitment  was carried out, the impact it had on the large estates and the Isles, the emphasis that was placed on recruiting by Clans and the massive reserve of manpower that was released.



823. Maclean-Bristol N  MURDER UNDER TRUST: The Crimes and Death of Sir Lachlan Mor Maclean of Duart, 1558-1598, Tuckwell 1999,  vi + 287pp, 13pls + maps, card

 was £14.99 now £7.50

 The first biography of Laclan Maclean of Duart Castle on the Sound of Mull, who dominated the western seabord of Scotland from 1578 until his death in 1598. It examines his role in politics and the turbulent life of the Hebrides  and the fighting between Catholics and Protestants.


824. Rogers P (ed)  JOHNSON AND BOSWELL IN SCOTLAND, A Journey to the Hebrides, Yale UP 1993, 352pp, pls, cloth, dw cr4to was £30.00 now £12.50

In  1773 Dr Johnson and James Boswell toured Scotland, starting in Ayrshire, then to Edinburgh, up the east coast to Inverness  and across to Skye, Coll, Iona and Mull  and then  Oban, before returning via Glasgow. Each writer’s account of the journey is given in full as parallel texts and it is splendidly illustrated with contemporary prints of buildings, landscape and social life. Apart from being an  early example of the fashionable tour, it provides a picture of Gaelic culture in the Highlands and inner Hebrides


825. Meikle M M  A BRITISH FRONTIER, Lairds and Gentleman in the Eastern Borders, 1590-1603, Tuckwell Press 2004,  xviii + 344pp, 3 maps, card was £20.00 now £8.50

This is a history and description of the rise of the Eastern Border gentry in Roxburghshire, Berwickshire & Northumberland comparing& contrasting  landed families on either side of the frontier


826. Baptie D  A LAIRDSHIP LOST: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736, Tuckwell Press 2000, 204pp, 4 maps, card was £14.99 now £7.50

Deals particularly with the family's holdings at Delgatie Castle, near Turriff, Aberdeenshire and their financial problems in the 17th century and their connections and trading adventures in Caithness, Shetland & Nova Scotia


Scottish Burgh Survey


827. Dennison E P & Coleman R HISTORIC LINLITHGOW: The Archaeological Implications of Development, Scottish Burgh Survey, Centre for Scottish Urban History/ Historic Scotland 2000,  viii + 147pp, 31pls, figs & plans inc large col foldout, card, A4  

 was  £14.95  now £7.50

Covers the Royal Palace, churches, priory


827. .Dennison E P & Coleman R  HISTORIC NORTH QUEENSFERRY AND PENINSULA: The Archaeological Implications of Development, Scottish Burgh Survey, Centre for Scottish Urban History/ Historic Scotland 2000, vii + 96pp, 28pls, figs & plans inc large col foldout, card, A4  was  £14.95  now  £7.50

Covers 18th cent industries, ferries, Forth Rail Bridge, batteries and military installations etc


Welsh  & Celtic Interest


828. Smith C A & Lynch F M  TREFIGNATH AND DIN DRYFOL: The Excavation of Two Megalithic Tombs in Anglesey,  Mono No 3 1987, 151pp, 38pls + 53 figs, card, A4 was £35.00 now £9.95

Excavations of the chambered tombs at Trefignath, which is on Holyhead Island and of Din Dryfol on the S W of Anglesey. Both tombs provided useful information for the classification of chambered tombs and also neolithic pottery and flintwork, while Trefignath provided pollen and soil analyses.



829. Britnell W J & Savory H N  GWERNVALE AND PENYWYRLOD: Two Neolithic Long Cairns in the Black Mountains of Brecknock, Cambrian Mono2 1984, 169pp, 26pls + 67 plans & figs, card, A4 was £30.00 now  £9.95

The excavation of two chambered long cairns, including  Penywyrlod which was only discovered in 1972, but found to be the largest known cairn in the Black Mountains.  Discusses the structure of the cairns, associated features, their multi-period use. This is an important study of the extension of the Severn Cotswold Tombs into Breconshire.


830. Mason M A (ed)  THE GRAEANOG RIDGE, The Evolution of a Farming Landscape and its Settlements in North-West Wales, Cambrian  Mono No 6 1998,  197pp, 23pls + 55 figs, card, A4 was £21.00 now £9.95

Excavations in the 1970s and 1980s, near Clynog in Caernarfonshire. These revealed a group of Iron Age /Roman stone hut circles and the report includes  a discussion of their typology and dating. There is useful evidence from pollen analysis showing the human impact on the landscape from Neolithic to early modern times.


831. Shoesmith R  EXCAVATIONS AT CHEPSTOW 1973-1974, Mono No 4 1991,  ix + 183pp, 15pls + 81 figs, card, A4  was £34.00 now  £9.95

The medieval town of Chepstow, is located on the River Wye , close to its mouth near the Severn estuary. Excavations in 1973 and 1974 uncovered buildings associated with the Benedictine priory,  including monastic living quarters and a 13th-century house as well as evidence from the Roman settlement, including cremation burials. The excavations help explain the topography and layout of the town, with its stone castle established in 1066 by the Normans and the gates and town walls.


832. Lynch F  EXCAVATIONS IN THE BRENIG VALLEY: A Mesolithic and Bronze Age Landscape in North Wales, Mono 5, 1993, 246pp, 14pls + 98 figs, microfiche, caard, A4  was £35.00  now  £14.95

The excavations of a Mesolithic and Bronze Age landscape described in this volume were carried out between 1973 and 1975 before the Parts of the Brenig valley near Denbigh in north Wales were flooded to form a reservoir. Excavations included a Bronze Age cemetery and the examination of the evidence for a complete ritual landscape, giving the results a special importance. The report describes the environment of the valley and its early inhabitants, the Neolithic and early Bronze Age periods, and the various barrows and cairns that were excavated, as well as the cemetery.



833. Black R et al (eds)  CELTIC CONNECTIONS: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies (Edinburgh 1995), Volume, Language, Literature, History and Culture, Tuckwell 1999, 594pp, pls, figs & maps, card  was £29.95 now  £8.50

28 essays including Celtiberian Studies, Colonization of Brittany from Britain, the Gododdin in the history of Scotland, Pictish Society, Gaelic dialects in Nova Scotia, Irish genealogical collections, Lost Highland manuscripts etc


834. Moore-Colyer R  ROADS AND TRACKWAYS OF WALES,  Landmark Publishing rev ed (1993) 2001, 190pp, many pls & maps, cloth, dw, cr 4to was £22.50 now £9.95

A revised version with new illustrations



835. Brown M  DYLIFE: The Industrial and social history of a famous Welsh lead mine, Y Lolfa 2005,  211pp, many pls & figs, card, new £9.95

Excellent survey of this lead-mining area near the Clywedog in western Montgomeryshire, with the surviving evidence for mines and the people who worked in them.



836. Jenkins D (ed)  THE LAW OF HYWELL DDA:  Law Texts from Medieval Wales, Translated and Edited, Gomer Welsh Classics 3rd imp  2000, xlvii + 425pp, 1pl, 1map, cloth, dw, new £19.95

Essential for understanding the organisation of Welsh Medieval Society and recent excavations on Llys sites


Landscape Studies


837. Wiltshire M et al  DUFFIELD FRITH: History and Evolution of the Landscape of a Medieval Derbyshire Forest Landmark 2005, 176pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw new £19.99

Study of a Royal Deer Park in mid-Derbyshire. Brings together documentary sources, buildings and topographical features , providing a model study of a Deer Park and it Medieval management.


838. Dawson M (ed)  PREHISTORIC, ROMAN, AND POST-ROMAN LANDSCAPES OF THE GREAT OUSE VALLEY, CBA Rep No 119 2000,  181pp, pls, figs, card, A4

 was £28.00 now £10.50

The Great Ouse rises near Buckingham and runs to Kings Lynn via Newport Pagnell, Bedford, St Neots, Huntingdon, Ely and the catchment area includes the Cam, Little Ouse and Wissey draining the Brecklands. Recent excavations including Palaeolithic finds, the environment and pollen analysis, Neolithic & Bronze Age crop mark henges, Settlements in the St Neots Area, Iron Age landscape


839. Bradley R, Entwistle R & Raymond F  PREHISTORIC LAND DIVISIONS ON SALISBURY PLAIN: The Work of the Wessex Linear Ditches Project, E H Archaeological Report  No 2 1994, 191pp, 78pls & figs, card, A4  was £28.00 now £12.50

An in depth study of the linear ditches preserved by the Military training areas on Salisbury Plain, and a more general consideration of these ditches on the chalk uplands of Southern England. Assesses their relationship to ‘celtic’ field systems, and their possible use as Late Bronze Age cattle ranch boundaries.



840. Stoertz C  ANCIENT LANDSCAPES OF THE YORKSHIRE WOLDS: Aerial Photographic Transcription and Analysis, RCHME 1997,  101pp, 45 figs & plans plus 4 large folding maps in slip case, ina laminated card slipcase, A4  was £45.00 now £30.00

A study of the remarkable surviving archaeological monuments on the Yorkshire Wolds as revealed by aerial photography. Covers the linear ditch system, settlement sites, hillforts and defended sites, interrupted encloses, henges and cursus, barrows and the square barrow cemeteries of the Iron Age.


841. Riley H & Wilson-North R  THE FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY OF EXMOOR, English Heritage  2001,  xii + 192pp, pls & figs inc col, card, 4to was £15.00 now £10.50

Excellent study of the Landscape history of the area of the National Park which straddles the border between North Devon and Somerset.  Prehistoric finds, cairns and field systems, the Roman forts, followed by the  enclosures, farmsteads, early settlement sites of the Medieval periods. Castles and mottes, monastic sites and industry, including mining, are also covered.


842. Edwards N (ed) LANDSCAPE & SETTLEMENT IN MEDIEVAL WALES, Oxbow MonoNo 81 1997, 170pp, pls  figs, card, A4  as £28.00 now £11.50

Papers from the Dec 1994 Bangor Conference. Includes Planned landscape of Gwent Levels, Royal Courts (llys) of Welsh Princes, Settlement in Conway Valley, Village Plans in Pembrokeshire, Small boroughs in S W Wales


843. Pattison P et al (eds)  PATTERNS OF THE PAST: Essays in Landscape Archaeology for Christopher Taylor, Oxbow 1999,  169pp, 56pls & figs, card, A4 was £24.00 now £12.50

Landscape articles from all over over England with an emphasis on Wessex and E Anglia, including Cerne Abbas, Braydon Forest, Thetford,  Essex salt marshes, lost garden landscape at Horseheath Hall Cambs etc


844. Aberg A & Lewis C (eds)  THE RISING TIDE: Archaeology and Coastal Landscapes, Oxbow 2000, iv + 122pp, pls & figs, card, A4  was £25.00 now £9.95

A series of articles on the coastal archaeology of England and Scotland. Specific subjects include the coastal archaeology of Essex, submergence and the Scilly Islands, articles on the Solent, Langstone  Harbour and the Isle of Wight, particularly in Roman times; Scottish intertidal zone, Strangford Loch, Maritime Fifeshire and the coastline of Cleveland.


Palaeolithic, Mesolithic & Neolithic


845. Ashton N, Healy F & Pettit P (eds)  STONE AGE ARCHAEOLOGY: Essays in Honour of John Wymer, Oxbow Mono No 102/Lithic Studies Soc Occ Paper 6 1998, viii + 239pp, pls & figs, laminated pictorial boards, A4 was £40.00  now £19.95

Articles concentrating mainly on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods  in Britain, with  comparative continental sites. Articles on the evidence for the Palaeolithic in Ireland and Wales, with surveys of  the Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods in England


846. Stringer C V et al (eds)  NEANDERTHALS ON THE EDGE, Papers from a Conference Marking the 150th Anniversary of the Forbes’ Quarry Discovery, Gibraltar, Oxbow 2000, 278pp, figs, laminated pictorial boards, A4  was £45.00 now £15.00

Middle Palaeolithic in the Mediterranean area connected with Neanderthal, and the evidence for extinction in the Upper Palaeolithic. More than half this book is devoted to the older discoveries in Gibraltar and the recent excavation, but there are also surveys of the Mousterian sites  in Spain, Portugal and France, and the appearance of the Chatelperronian and its chronology.


847. Ashton N et al (eds)  EXCAVATIONS AT THE LOWER PALAEOLITHIC SITE AT EAST FARM, BARNHAM, SUFFOLK, 1989-1994, B M Occ Paper No 125 1998, 308pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 was £25 now £9.50

The Barnham Brick Pit site (In the Brecklands, to the south of Thetford),  was discovered in the early 20th century and  re-excavated by the British Museum. It sheds considerable light on the local geology and geomorphology. A Lower Palaeolithic Clactonian flake industry was discovered with evidence of interglacial mammalian fauna.


848. Milliken S & Cook J (eds)  A VERY REMOTE PERIOD INDEED: Papers on the Palaeolithic Presented to Derek Roe, Oxbow 2001,  xiv + 274pp, pls & figs, laminated pictorial boards, A4 was £48.00 now £15.00

A series of essays centring around Derek Roe’s researches on handaxes. Most of the articles are about the Lower Paleolithic  and the Acheulean wordwide. These include a number of papers on Africa the  initial peopling of Eurasia; cleavers distribution and chronology; Paleolithic in Korea, Kazakhstan, Spain, Italy,: Pontnewydd in N Wales, East Anglia, Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.



849. Cummings V & Pannett A (eds)  SET IN STONE: New approaches to Neolithic monuments in Scotland, Oxbow  2005, 126pp, pls, figs & plans, card, A4, new £30.00

 Articles on Clyde Cairns, chambered cairns in South Uist and Orkney, Callanish, Neolithic of Caithness, Rock art and fishing in Neolithic Orkney.


850. Richards C (ed)  DWELLING AMONG THE MONUMENTS: The Neolithic Village of Barnhouse, Maes Howe and surrounding monuments at Stenness, Orkney, Macdonald Institute /Oxbow 2005, 409pp, pls, figs & plans, laminated pictorial boards, A4, new  £40.00

Reassessment of the Maes Howe Passage Grave and the excavation of related Neolithic dwellings in the area


851. Cummings V & Whittle A PLACES OF SPECIAL VIRTUE: Megaliths in the Neolithic Landscapes of Wales, Cardiff Studies/Oxbow  2004,  215pp, pls, figs & plans inc col, card, A4, new  £35.00

Area studies of the landscape settings of megalithic tombs and monuments in Gwynedd, Pembrokeshire & South East Wales


852. Gibson A THE WALTON BASIN PROJECT: Excavation and Survey in a Prehistoric Landscape 1993-7, CBA Research Report 118 1999, 190pp, 73pls, figs & plans, card, A4

  was £28.00 now £9.50

Excavations in  the rich area of Neolithic settlement between Offa’s Dyke and New Radnor. Includes the Walton Cursus, two large palisaded enclosures, the Four Stones Circle and sites yielding Peterborough and Grooved ware pottery.


853. Davies W & Charles R (eds)  DOROTHY GARROD AND THE PROGRESS OF THE PALAEOLITHIC: Studies in the Prehistoric Archaeology of the Near East and Europe, Oxbow Books 1999, 294pp, many pls & figs, cloth, dw was £40.00 now £14.50

Dorothy Garrod was the first female professor at Cambridge.  Subjects in this volume reflect her interests and include the Gibraltar Neanderthal fossils, the hominid remains from Mount Carmel, Palaeolithic sites in Bulgaria, the Upper Palaeolithic in Britain and the cultural evidence for the beginning of food production in the Near East which Garrod called the Natufian


Bronze & Iron Ages


854. Wainwright G J & Davies S M  BALKSBURY CAMP,  Hampshire Excavations 1973 & 1981, English Heritage  Report No 4  1995,  1995, 130pp, 73pls & figs, card, A4 

 was £30.00 now £12.50

Large scale excavation revealing the defensive structure of the hillfort (on the outskirts of Andover),  from the Late Bronze Age to Iron Age with evidence of houses, artefacts, bone remains and grain storage pits. Also a Beaker burial. Continued occupation into the Roam period with corn drying kiln and inhumation burials.


855. Downes J & Lamb R  PREHISTORIC HOUSES AT SUMBURGH IN SHETLAND: Excavations at Sumburgh Airport 1967-74, Oxbow 2000,  139pp, 40pls, figs&plans, card

  was £20 now £9.95

The excavation of two stone Late Bronze Age round houses that were rebuilt in the Early Iron Age. Finds including a good selection of pottery and a discussion of comparative house structure from the Scottish Isles.


 856. Burgess C  THE AGE OF STONEHENGE Castle Books USA reprint (1980) 2003, 402pp, 19pls+12 figs, cloth, dw now £9.50

A reprint of this much sought after book, which has become the standard survey of the period between the Later Neolithic and the end of the Middle Bronze Age (3000-1000 BC). Useful for the typology of  artefacts and Bronze Age Metalwork, burials and details of settlement sites.


 857. Pare C F E (ed)  METALS MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND: The Supply and Circulation of Metals in Bronze Age Europe, Conference held  Birmingham 1997, Oxbow 2000,  285pp, pls & figs, laminated pictorial boards, A4 was £45.00 now £15.00

Focuses on metal sources and scrap metal, its manufacture into weapons and tools and long distance, particularly in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean, Spain, Italy and also the situation in Scandinavia, Britain and N W Europe. Interesting articles on Early Central European Metallurgy and the Atlantic Final Bronze Age.


858. Barclay A & Halpin C  EXCAVATIONS AT BARROW HILLS, RADLEY, OXFORDSHIRE, Vol I, The Neolithic and Bronze Age Monument Complex, Oxford Arch Unit  1999, 416pp, pls & figs, card, A4 was £48.00 now £19.95

Neolithic causewayed camp & Beaker & Wessex Culture barrow cemetery.  Includes the re-publication of important burials from earlier excavations


859. Fulford M & Timby J  LATE IRON AGE AND ROMAN SILCHESTER: Excavations on the Site of the Forum-Basilica, 1977, 1980-86, Britannia Monograph No 15  2000, 613pp, 355figs & tables, laminated boards, A4 was £52.00 now £22.50

Excavations within the Forum Basilica which have provided the opportunity to re-asses the older areas and to investigate an area of the Iron Age Oppidum. Finds including Iron Age coins and coin moulds are studied together many Roman finds, pottery, early military equipment, coins and building materials. There is also an important survey of the Iron Age finds from Silchester and there relevance to the Roman Conquest in South-Eastern England.


860. Sharples N  SCALLOWAY: A Broch, Late Iron Age Settlement and Medieval Cemetery in Shetland, Oxbow 1998, 242pp, 138pls & figs, card, A4 was £30.00 now £12.50

The excavations revealed a late Iron Age broch which continued to be occupied for c 600 years. The occupation deposits were well stratified and preserved a large assemblage of material. A subsequent mixed farming settlement produced evidence of metalworking with iron, copper alloy, and silver & possibly gold, up to the 8th cent AD 


861. Elsdon S M  OLD SLEAFORD REVEALED:  A Lincolnshire Settlement in Iron Age, Roman, Saxon & Medieval Times: Excavations 1882 - 1995, Oxbow Monograph 78  1997, xiv + 202pp, 21pls + 91 figs, card, A4  was £18.00 now £10.50

 30 hectare Iron Age Settlement with many finds including pottery and coin moulds. Includes a tribute to Margaret and Tom Jones who excavated Mucking.


Morel Collection

862. Stead I M & Rigby V  THE MOREL COLLECTION: Iron Age Antiquities from Champagne in the British Museum, BMP 1999, 388pp 201 pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to

 was £80.00 now £32.50

A superb publication of the marvellous collection of Iron Age objects from France with illustrations of pottery including  pedestal urns & painted wares, many fibulae, torques, Hallstatt bracelets and swords, glass beads, la Tene swords, scabbards, spears, shield fittings & a helmet and including the contents of the chariot burial at Somme-Bionne. The collection was formed by Leon Morel (1828-1909) and was acquired by the British Museum in 1901.


Bargains from the Roman Society


863. Niblett R  THE EXCAVATION OF A CEREMONIAL SITE AT FOLLY LANE VERULAMIUM, Britannia MonoNo 14 1999, 476pp, 62pls + 121 figs + 64 tables, card, A4

  was £45.00 now £20.00

A highly important  but enigmatic burial of the immediate post conquest period with a mortuary chamber, pyre site and ritual evidence. Finds include enamelled horse harness, bridle bits, chain mail, fragment of a military face mask, funerary couch, samian and amphorae. The interpretation in the specialist report (pg 176) that this was the burial of an important ‘celtic’ cavalry officer serving in an auxiliary unit, seems the most likely explanation for the burial context


864. Frere S S & Wilkes J J  STRAGEATH:  Excavations within the Roman Fort 1973-86, Britannia Monograph SeriesNo 9 1989, 276pp, 40pl + 136figs, card,  4to was £26.00 now £12.50

Three superimposed forts in Perthshire, north of the Antonine Wall. The first a late 1st cent Agricolan one, the second AD 142 & third 16 years later, showing successive remodelling to accommodate different types of units. Important military finds, ironwork, lead pig etc


865. Keppie L  ROMAN INSCRIBED AND SCULPTURED STONES IN THE HUNTERIAN MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF  GLASGOW, Britannia Monograph No 13 1998, 156pp, 24pls + 100 figs, card, A4  was £36.00 now £7.50

A detailed examination and analysis of the collection. Surveying its history of the collection from the founding of the collection in the 17th century and its relevance to the Antonine Wall. With much on the deities and significance of the stones.


866. Anderson A S, Wacher J S & Fitzpatrick A P  THE ROMANO-BRITISH ‘SMALL TOWN’ AT WANBOROUGH, WILTSHIRE: Excavations 1966-1976, Britannia Mono No 19 2001, 400pp, 11pls + 126 figs, card, A4 was £44.00 now £20.00

The excavation by Greenfield, Wacher and Anderson of the Roman small town of Durocornovium, which was on the Roman Ermin Street between Silchester and Cirencester and just to the north of Swindon. Houses, either timber framed or with stone foundations faced directly onto the Roman Road. Many small finds, glass and a wide range of pottery were found.


867. Evans E et al  THE CAERLEON CANABAE: Excavations in the Civil Settlement, Britannia Monograph No 17 2000, 537pp, 33pls + 125 figs, card, A4 was £52.00 now £20.00

The civilian settlement  excavated to the east of  the Legionary Fort at Caerleon covered a large area and gave extensive evidence for the layout, streets and types of building. There is a rich selection of finds including metalwork and pottery and this settlement lasted into the 4th century AD.



868. Leach P & Evans C J  FOSSE LANE SHEPTON MALLETT 1990, Excavation of a Romano-British Roadside Settlement in Somerset, Britannia Mono 18 2001, 365pp, 24pls + figs, card, A4 was £47.00 now £20.00

Excavations in 1990 revealed evidence for a new Roman ‘Small Town’ on the Fosse way on the outskirts of Shepton Mallet. Starting in the 1st century this town reached its floruit in the 4th century with a number of stone buildings. Several small cemeteries, lead and stone coffins and a mausoleum were discovered. A good range of small finds  and a discussion of the site in the context of the Late Iron Age and Roman period in this area of Somerset.


869. Marvell A G & Owen-John H S  LEUCARUM, Excavations at the Roman Auxiliary Fort at Loughor, West Glamorgan 1982-84 and 1987-88, Britannia Mono 12 1997,  469pp, 26pls + 155 figs, card, A4 was £26.00 now £10.50

One of a series of Roman forts built around 74 AD at Loughor to the west of Neath, for a unit of auxiliary troops. The fort continued in occupation until about the time of Hadrian and was reoccupied in the later 3rd and early 4th centuries.


870. Rahtz P, Hirst S & Wright S M  CANNINGTON CEMETERY: Excavations 1962-3 of Prehistoric, Roman, Post-Roman, and Later Features at Cannington Park Quarry, near Bridgwater, Somerset, Britannia Mono No 17 2000, xxii + 516pp, 256pls, figs & maps + 70 tables, card, A4 was £56.00 now  £20.00

Report on the 542 inhumation burials  from late Roman period to the Saxon domination in this area of west Somerset. The rock cut graves are oriented east-west, suggesting a Christian community.


Roman Britain


871. Jones M J (ed)  THE DEFENCES OF THE LOWER CITY (Lincoln), Excavations at the Park & West Parade 1970 - 2, and .. sites excavated up to 1994.  CBA Rpt 114 1999, 320pp, 125pls, figs & maps, card, A4 was £36.00  now £9.50

 A report on the major Roman  excavations which took place in 1970-2 on the western defences and gateway of the Lower Colonia.  Extensive illustrations of Roman pottery, glass,  metalwork & carved stonework


872. Woodward A & Leach P THE ULEY SHRINES: Excavation of a Ritual Complex on West Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire: 1977-9, English Heritage Arch Rep No 17 1993,  375pp, many pls, figs & plans, card, A4 was £40.00 now £17.50

A Roman temple site near Stroud and the Frocester Roman villa. It lies between the neolithic Hetty Peglers Tump and the Uley Bury Hillfort.  Many interesting small finds including lead  curse tablets, suggesting that this was a temple dedicated to Mercury. In the 5th century a timber hall or church was built over the site and  was replaced by a stone church of 7th-8th century date. This volumes includes  comparisons with other temples sites and the evidence of Christianisation.


 873. Jackson R CAMERTON: The Late Iron Age and Early Roman Metalwork, British Museum Press 1990, 96pp, 55pls & figs, cloth, dw, lg 4to was £40.00 now £15.00 

An important collection of late Iron Age and Roman finds made in 1980 which may include part of a hoard and also indicates early Roman military activity in the area. The finds were made near Wedlake’s excavations & this book discusses their relationship. It also includes a transcription of Rev John Skinner’s ‘Account of the Roman remains discovered at Camerton’, sent to Samuel Lysons in 1816 with reproductions of some of the water colours, though only in black & white, they are a good example of attractive early archaeological illustrations 


874. Henig M & Booth P  ROMAN OXFORDSHIRE, Sutton 2000,  256pp, pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw was £25.00 now £12.50

Oxfordshire is a rich area for the Roman Period, with Alchester, Dorchester on Thames, many villas, open settlements and  important finds.


876. Ogilvie R M & Richmond I (eds)  TACITUS: AGRICOLA, OUP/ Oxbow reprint (1967) nd, xii + 344pp, 8pls + 18 figs, cloth, dw was £15.00 now £9.95

A standard version of Tacitus’ Life of Agricola, which revises the earlier Latin texts of Furneaux and Anderson. It is accompanied by Richmond's archaeological commentary (with maps) relating the text to Ptolemy’s Geography of Britain, the archaeology of Agricola's seven year governorship of Britain, the Roman Conquest of Wales and Agricola’s campaigns in Scotland between 80 and 84A D. Includes 31 pages of Latin text.


877. Buxton K & Howard-Davis C  BREMETENACUM: Excavations at Roman Ribchester 1980, 1989 - 1990, Lancaster Imprints  No 9 2000,  460pp, 19 pls + 110 figs, card, CD in back pocket, A4 was £45.00 now £14.95

Roman auxiliary fort situated by the River Ribble in Lancashire.  These excavations were at the northern edge of the fort where an extensive waterlogged deposit was discovered including leather, wooden artefacts flora & fauna etc. The first timber fort was probably constructed circa 72/3 AD and demolished prior to its replacement by a stone fort in the early second century.


878. Bird J et al (eds)  INTERPRETING ROMAN LONDON:  Papers in Memory of Hugh Chapman, Oxbow Mono 58 1996, 279pp, pls & figs,  pictorial boards, 4to was £35.00 now £14.50

Contains many important papers covering the history of research on Roman London, its status. of Roman buildings, finds including sculpture, and also London and its regional setting


 879. Johns C  THE SNETTISHAM ROMAN JEWELLER’S HOARD, BMP 1997,  128pp, 21pls & figs + ills of 356 objects, cloth, dw, 4to  was £35.00 now  £12.95

This was the stock of a jeweller’s workshop found in 1985 at Snettisham, N W Norfolk.  It consists of silver jewellery, coins, engraved gem stones & scrap silver carefully packed into a pottery jar and hidden in the mid 2nd cent AD. The material demonstrates how a Roman jeweller's workshop was organised and provides a useful datum point for dating Roman jewellery.


Dark Age & Saxon

880. Graham-Campbell J et al (eds)  VIKINGS AND THE DANELAW: Select Papers from the Proceedings of the Thirteenth Viking Congress, Nottingham and York, 1997, Oxbow 2001, 381pp, pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw with minor damage, cr4to  was £40.00 now £25.00

A fundamental book for the study of the Danelaw. Covers the background to the Danish invaders, conversion to Christianity, the Great army at Repton, towns and pagan Scandinavian burials within Danelaw, Lincoln and sculpture in Lincolnshire, Southwell minster, Eddic poetry, literature and Hereward the Wake.


881. Dodwell C R  THE PICTORIAL ARTS OF THE WEST 800-1200, Yale University Press/Pelican History of Art 1993, 461pp, 405pls inc col + maps, cloth, dw,  4to

was £55.00 now £14.50

Superb work covering illuminated manuscripts, embroidery, wall paintings and mosaics from Byzantine to Romanesque (including Anglo-Saxon), in  Britain & Ireland, France, Spain, the Low Countries, Germany, Italy and the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. Excellent value.


882. Bruce-Mitford R, (Taylor R J ed)  MAWGAN PORTH: A Settlement of the Late Saxon Period on the North Cornish Coast, Excavations 1949-52, 1954, and 1974  by the late Robert Bruce-Mitford,  English Heritage Archaeological Report  No 13 1997, 159pp, 114pls, figs & plans, card, A4 was £35.00 now £12.50

Excavation of a small village of three stone built courtyard long houses, together with a cemetery, on the North coast of Cornwall close to the border with Devon.  Starting c850 and using the local bar lugged  pottery, the site continued until about the time of the Norman Conquest, when it became engulfed in sand and the inhabitants probably moved to St Morgan in Pydar. Many interesting finds and evidence for  shellfish collection.


883. Andrews P (ed)  EXCAVATIONS AT HAMWIC VOL 2: Excavations at Six Dials, CBA  Rpt 109 1997, 285pp, 32pls+100 figs & plans, card, A4  was £28.00 now £8.50

A report on the large scale excavation between 1977 and 1986 of an area of the middle Saxon town at Southampton starting from about 700AD. This volume deals with the layout of the settlement, house plans and the evidence for smithing, leather and textiles and other craft industries


884. Lane A & Campbell E  DUNADD: An Early Dalriadic Capital, Oxbow/ Cardiff Studies in Archaeology 2000, xiv + 295pp, many illustrations inc 28col pls, laminated pictorial boards, A4  was £45.00 now £12.50

A description of the excavations in 1980-1 at Dunadd, the ancient capital of Dal Riata. This important Dark Age defended hilltop site, near Loch Crinan in Mid-Argyll was seized by the Picts in 736. The  site, apart from initial Iron Age occupation, had two main phases in the 4th-6th  and 8th -10th centuries. This reports helps elucidate the defences and discusses the extensive evidence for metalworking, which relates to the Celtic traditions of the Irish Sea area and also the important Scandinavian sites at Helgo and Ribe


885. Higgitt J et al (eds)  ROMAN, RUNES AND OGHAM: Medieval Inscriptions in the Insular World and on the Continent, Tyas Donington 2001, 241pp, 69pls, cloth, dw  

 was £35.00 now £25.00

Fundamental work for Dark Age inscriptions including the archaeological contexts of memorial stones in Wales, the palaeography of Early Christian inscriptions in Britain, a section on Ogham inscriptions inc a survey of inscriptions in Ulster and the applications of computers for the analysis of Ogham  and Runic inscriptions in the British Isles and Scandinavia. 


886. Redknap M, et al (eds)  PATTERN AND PURPOSE IN INSULAR ART: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Insular Art, Cardiff, 1998, Oxbow 2001,  293pp,  pls & figs inc 22 col pls,  pictorial boards, A4  was £48.00 now £22.50

25 essays on sculpture including High Cross design, depictions of Christ, metalwork analysis, belt fittings, Anglo-Saxon goldsmithing, & early filigree work from Ireland


887. Boddington A, Cramp R et al,  RAUNDS FURNELLS: The Anglo-Saxon Church and Churchyard, Raunds Area Project, English Heritage Archaeological Rpt No 7 1996, 146pp, 107pls, figs & plans, microfiche in back pocket, card, A4 was £35.00 now £12.50

Excavation of a late Saxon Church in Northamptonshire, which was in use for about two hundred years and the adjacent churchyard , showing the arrangement and sequence of the burials with interesting carved grave slabs. Important for showing a single cell church with a chancel which was added at a slightly later date. The building was later turned into a Manor House.


Saxon, Medieval & Later

888. Hines J et al (eds)  THE PACE OF CHANGE: Studies in Early-Medieval Chronology, Oxbow/ Cardiff Studies in Archaeology 1999,  205pp, many pls, figs & maps, laminated boards, A4  was £40.00 now  £12.95

Anglo-Saxon burials and their chronology, with related Merovingian burials in the area of the Rhine, and in Scandinavia. Important study of chronology and serial analysis of burials with articles on 6th century Kentish chronology, the analysis of female burials from Cambridgeshire, dating of 7th & 8th century burials from Ipswich, Scandinavian weapon graves, & the chronology of gold bracteates, female grave goods of the Vendel period etc


889. Geake H & Kenny J (eds)  EARLY DEIRA: Archaeological Studies of the East Riding in the Fourth to Ninth Centuries AD, Oxbow 2000, 151pp, pls & figs, card, A4  

 was £28.00 now  £12.95

11 essays including the topography of Whitby, finds of Saxon metalwork from South Newbald by Kevin Leahy, King Edwin of the Deiri by Nick Higham, Settlements, Carved Stones etc


890. Hart C THE DANELAW, Hambledon Press 1992,  720pp, many maps, cloth

 was £60.00 now £27.50

Detailed study and analysis of the Danish settlement of Eastern England from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire & the East Midlands through to Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, based  on the Domesday Book, early documents & charters & coinage


891. Hunter J R & Heyworth M P  THE HAMWIC GLASS, CBA Research Rpt 116 1998 150pp, 8pls + 24 figs, card, A4 was £21.00 now £9.50

An important selection of fragments of middle Saxon glass which sheds light on local and continental glass production, with an extensive series of scientific analyses of the glass


892. Woolgar C M  THE GREAT HOUSEHOLD IN LATE MEDIEVAL ENGLAND, Yale 1999,  263pp, 76pls  inc col + 19 figs, maps & tables, cloth, dw, cr 4to was  £30.00 now £10.50

Based on Woolgar’s pioneering research on Medieval Household accounts and relates this information to surviving medieval buildings and artefacts mainly from the greater houses of southern and eastern England. It deals with the layout of buildings, and how these reflect the structure of the medieval household, seasonal activities, the role of servants, wages and costs, and much on food, drink and medieval cooking.


Special Purchase

893. Ellis P  LUDGERSHALL CASTLE: Excavations by Peter Addyman 1964-1972, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Monograph Ser 2/English Heritage 2000, ix + 268pp, many pls, figs & plans, microfiche in back pocket, card, A4

  published at £19.95 our price  £9.95


This excavation uncovered a series of buildings dating from the 12th - 14th centuries including Henry III’s Great Hall of 1124. The wealth of finds reflects the high status of the occupants, including glass, carved bone & ivory, pottery, metalwork, as well as building materials and elaborately carved architectural pieces and fireplaces. Also much on the topography and growth and layout of this Medieval settlement


894. Brown A  THE ROWS OF CHESTER; The Chester Rows Research Project, English Heritage Arch Rep 16 1999, 233pp, 185pls & figs, card, A4  was £35.00 now £15.00

An impressive study of the Medieval buildings, tenements, and the raised galleries known as the  ‘Rows’ in Chester. Brings together the architectural surveys of the individual buildings and relates them to the historic evidence. Evidence for timber framing, dating by dendrochronology and the later design, modifications and furnishing of merchants houses of the 17th to 19th centuries.


895.  Hare J N  BATTLE ABBEY:  The Eastern Range and the Excavations of 1978-80, English Heritage Arch Rep No 2 1985,  208pp, 88pls & figs, card, A4 was £25.00 now £9.95

Complete excavation of the Chapter House and reredorter. Establishes the Abbey from after the Battle of Hasting with its great 13th century rebuilding. Many finds including floor tile, metalwork, pottery window glass and bone.


896. Brown S  SUMPTUOUS AND RICHLY ADORN’D: The Decoration of Salisbury Cathedral, RCHME/HMSO 1999,  230pp, 159plates, card, 4to was £45.00 now £9.50

 A survey of the tombs and monuments, carvings, clock, furniture, stained glass, tiles, brasses, decoration and  screens and woodwork. Assesses the impact of the restorations by James Wyatt and Giles Gilbert Scott, and outlines the changing furnishing




New - a major work on Vernacular Architecture

896. Suggett R  HOUSES & HISTORY IN THE MARCH OF WALES: Radnorshire 1400-1800, RCHMW 2005, vi + 344pp, 284pls & figs inc colour, cloth, dw, 4to new £30.00

A succinct account of the main forms of houses in Radnorshire with excellent photographs, plans and cross section of surviving, demolished, and restored buildings. There is a major emphasis on timber framed  buildings and particularly cruck truss framed houses. There are also sections on house plans, carpentry and carvings, and dating by dendro-chronology. Hopefully a model for future publications by the Royal Commission.


897. Morris R K & Shoesmith R (eds)  TEWKESBURY ABBEY: History, Art & Architecture, Logaston  2003,  351pp, pls & figs, card, 4to,  new £17.50

Covers more than Tewkesbury Abbey, with chapters on Tewkesbury before the Normans & the Medieval history of Tewkesbury, the early Benedictine foundation and the Norman Church, the architecture, sculpture, stained glass, floor tiles, recent archaeological and architectural work


898. Mercer E English Architecture to 1900: The Shropshire Experience,  Logaston , 400pp, 300 pl & figs, card, 4to, new £20.00

A survey of architecture in Shropshire comparing it with national fashions and changing social circumstances falling basically into four parts covering churches & Medieval buildings, vernacular housing, the gentry houses of the 18th & 19th centuries, later Victorian architecture & industrial buildings.



898. Armstrong B & W  THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT IN THE NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND, A Handbook, Oblong Wetherby 2005, 316pp, many pls inc col, card, new


Covers houses & churches, stained glass, sculpture, ceramics etc in Cumbria, Lancashire, Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire & North Staffordshire. A gazeteer of sites with descriptions and a useful  biographical index of the arts & craftsmen


899. Dunbar J G  SCOTTISH ROYAL PALACES: The Architecture of the Royal Residences during the Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Periods, Tuckwell/Historic Scotland 1999, xii + 263pp, many pls & figs inc 18 col, card, cr4to was £20.00 now £9.50

Covers Linlithgow, Falkland, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Stirling & Doun Castles, Dumfermline and the lesser residences including Dundonald, Rothesay, Newark, Ravenscraig castles etc. Deals with the surviving remains, building accounts, layout & function of buildings of rooms etc


900. Schmiechen J & Carls K THE BRITISH MARKET HALL: A Social and Architectural History, Yale 1999, xii + 312pp, pls & figs, cloth, dw, 4to was £45.00 now  £14.50 

Traces the evolution of market buildings from the Market Crosses and buildings of the later Middle Ages to the remarkable Victorian buildings  often with elaborate cast ironwork.  Well illustrated with many architects drawings and plans. Also covers the widespread demolition and alterations to these buildings, particularly in the mid-20th century. Includes a gazetteer of 626 public known markets constructed in  England, Wales and Scotland  between 1750 and 1945 


901. Brooks C (ed)  THE ALBERT MEMORIAL: The Prince Consort National Memorial: Its History, Contexts and Conservation, Yale 2000, 455pp, 311pls inc col, cloth, dw, tall 4to

was £45.00 now £14.50

 Produced to commemorate the restoration of the Albert Memorial. Articles cover the role of Prince Albert in Early Victorian Society, Art and Design, Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and the Architectural competition, its construction, mosaics, sculpture and Francis Skidmore and the ironwork, and a detailed section on the conservation work. Well illustrated.



902. Tavernor R  ON ALBERTI AND THE ART OF BUILDING, Yale 1998, 290pp, 160pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, 4to was £50.00 now £14. 50

Alberti (1404-72) is best known for his architectural writings. This book is a detailed analysis of his buildings in Rimini, Florence and Mantua and how he applied his architectural theory to his buildings. Many striking illustrations, showing derivation from classical sources and his important contribution to Renaissance architecture.

903. Morrison K  THE WORKHOUSE: A Study of Poor-Law Buildings in England, RCHME 1999, 268pp, 248pls, figs & plans, cloth, dw, 4to  was £40.00 now £27.50

The definitive work on workhouses, their history and architecture. While it only  has a few Welsh examples such as Forden/Montgomery, this work is very relevant for the study of the Welsh examples.


904. Craven M & Stanley M  THE DERBYSHIRE COUNTRY HOUSE, Landmark  2004,  2 vols in one, 328pp, many pls, card, 4to was £24.95 now £12.50

Basically a third totally revised & extended edition of this book which originally appeared in two volumes. Extensive entries for vernacualr and larger houses in Derbyshire


905. Lowe R  LOST HOUSES IN AND AROUND WREXHAM, Landmark Publishing  2002, 125pp, many pls, figs & maps, cloth, dw, cr 4to  was £16.95  now £8.50

Features 60 demolished properties. Covers the district of Wrexham Maelor & Flintshire detached. Records the larger country houses such as Horsley Hall, Gresford, Emral Hall, Acton Hall, Brymbo Hal, Bryn y Pys, Gredington Hall, and smaller houses including timber framed buildings


906. Bolton P  THE LOST ARCHITECTURAL LANDSCAPES OF WARWICKSHIRE, VOL 1, THE SOUTH, Landmark 2003, 160pp, many pls + 1 map, cloth, dw, cr4to was £19.95 now £5.95

Covers the area of Warwickshire around Stratford on Avon, adjacent to Worcestershire, Gloucestershire & Oxfordshire and villages such as Wootton Wawen, Bidford on Avon, Long Compton. It is a gazetteer of buildings inc large houses, farm buildings, windmills etc  demolished from c 1900-2000.


908 Barnwell P S & Giles C  ENGLISH FARMSTEADS 1750 -1914, RCHME 1997, xiv + 175pp, many figs & plans, card, 4to was £15.00 now £10.00

Detailed surveys of farms and farm building in particular areas. Sheds light on regional variations of layouts and styles and also the Victorian ‘industrial’ farms. Many of the building types, such as barns, stables and carthouses are now being converted to other purposes. Covers farmsteads in West Berkshire (Lambourn and Newbury), South Lincolnshire (near Grantham and Sleaford), North Northumberland (Berwick & Coldstream), East Cornwall (Bodmin Moor/Liskeard) & Central Cheshire (around Congleton and west of Nantwich)


909. Hinchcliffe T  NORTH OXFORD, Yale 1992  261pp, 100 pls & figs inc col, cloth, dw, cr 4to was £35.00 now £12.50

This book is a must for anyone living in Oxford or for anyone interested in Victorian architecture. Shows how the areas off the Woodstock road were developed by St John's College using leading architects and how the building of a suburb was financed. Meticulously researched with good pictures and plans


910. Pearson S et al  A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT, RCHME 2nd imp 1996,  xii + 145pp, 184figs + folding map, card, 4to  was £24.00 now  £12.50

Detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated by dendrochronology. Descriptions of the buildings are accompanied by a list of documentary sources, scale drawings and plans and a bibliography of earlier publications. Invaluable for the study of timber framing and the development of the Wealden House form.


911. Charles F W B  THE GREAT BARN OF BREDON: Its Fire and Reconstruction, Oxbow Monograph No 76 1997,  viii + 96pp, 146pls & figs, laminated pictorial boards, A4

was £20.00 now £9.95

Covers the fire and restoration of the Great Barn at Bredon near Tewkesbury and discusses the construction of other barns including Bradford on Avon and Great Coxwell.


913. Hayman R, Horton W & White S,  ARCHAEOLOGY AND CONSERVATION IN IRONBRIDGE, CBA Rep 123 1999, 236pp, 172pls, figs & plans, card, A4

 was £28.00 now £12.50

A handy and in depth account of the Industrial Archaeology at Ironbridge, drawing on the results of recent renovation work and a recording programme. Many plans, which clarify the development phases of the Ironworks and the brick and tileworks and extensive use is made of documentary sources, early drawings and travellers accounts.


914. Cranstone D  DERWENTCOTE STEEL FURNACE, An Industrial Monument in County Durham, Lancaster Imprints Series No 6 1997, 152pp, 49pls + 25figs + 8 tables, card, A4

was £20.00 now  £10.50

This steel furnace at Consett in Co Durham,  built between 1733 and 1742 is a remarkable survival of the earliest phase of the Industrial Revolution, The excavation, recording and restoration of this monument is covered in detail with its survey of the history and related landscape evidence. This stone built structure used the 'cementation' process in which bars of wrought iron were heated in charcoal to turn them into steel.


915. Hague D (ed Hughes S) LIGHTHOUSES OF WALES:  Their Architecture and Archaeology, RCHMW  1994, 104pp, plates & plans, card, cr4to  was £14.99 now £7.50

A study of the many important and interesting lighthouses round the Welsh coast


New -Roman Gold-mining


916. Burnham B & H  DOLAUCOTHI-PUMSAINT: Survey and Excavations at a Roman Gold-mining Complex, 1987-1999, Oxbow 2004, 350pp, many pls, figs & maps, laminated boards A4 new £38.50

The detailed exploration of the gold mining site, the leats which supplied water to the mines, the mill complex which crushed the ores, recent excavations on the Roman fort at Pumpsaint and the evidence for a newly discovered Roman road to Llandovery and a bath house. As well as discussing the development of the mines and  technology used there is also an account of previous excavations and research at the site. 


Recently Reprinted


917. Hughes S  COPPEROPOLIS: Landscapes of the Early Industrial Period in Swansea, RCHMW 2nd imp 2005, 368pp, 339pls & figs, card, lg 4to, new £19.95

In the 18th  and 19th centuries Swansea was the leading centre in the world for copper smelting, gaining itself the name ‘copperopolis’. This excellent survey not only covers the industrial remains, but also surveys of workers’ housing, bridges, churches and chapels, and larger houses.




918. Harris J R THE COPPER KING:  A Biography of Thomas Williams of Llanidan,  Landmark  2nd ed 2003 (originally published Liverpool UP 1964),  xv + 192pp, pls, cloth, dw, cr4to was £19.95 now £7.50

About the role played by Thomas Williams in development of the  Parys Mines in Anglesey and the growth of British copper production. 



918. Dowds T J  THE FORTH AND CLYDE CANAL: A History, Tuckwell Press 2003, xv + 128pp, 14pls + map, card now £7.50

The history, engineering of ths canal which joins Edinburgh to Glasgow, which was opened in 1790.


Two new Pevners for Christmas - Irish & Scottish Interest

(Published at £29.95, our price £25.50

922. Casey C  DUBLIN, The City within the Grand and Royal Canals and the Circular Road, with the Phoenix Park Yale Pevsners Buildings of England/Britain 2005,  xx + 756pp, 111col pls + figs, maps & plans, cloth, dw  £25.50

This the third Irish volume to be published and presumably we will now see the publication of the Irish volumes speeding up to cover all of Ireland. Starts with the early development of Dublin, the Medieval period and religious houses, Trinity College,  city planning and the Georgian Houses and their remarkable plasterwork, Dublin Castle and much rather grand Victorian and later architecture. A most comprehensive volume with many maps, text illustrations and colour plates.


Scottish Borders - this volume will be published in the next few days. It will cover Berwickshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire. If you would like a copy , we should be able to include it with your order.  


Other Titles 

Published at £29.95, and  we are able to offer them for £25.50 each.

923. Argyll & Bute 2000, 683pp

924. Buckinghamshire 1994, 832pp

925. Clwyd 1994 imp, 520pp

926. Devon 1997 imp, 974pp

927. Dumfries & Galloway 1996, 622pp

928. Edinburgh 1984, 732pp

929. Fife 1988, 468pp

930. Glamorgan 1995, 717pp

931. Glasgow 1990, 701pp

932. Gloucestershire I The Cotswolds 1999 rev ed, 828pp

933. Gloucestershire II The Vale & Forest of Dean 2002,  888pp

934. Gwent/Monmouthshire 2000, 662pp

935. Highlands & Islands (of Scotland)  1992, 683pp

936 Lancashire: Manchester and the South East 2005, 800pp,  

937. Leicestershire & Rutland 1984, 576pp

938. Lincolnshire 1998 imp, 879pp

939.  London I The City of London 1998, 702pp

940.  London II South, 1999 imp,813pp

941.  London III North-West 1999, 804pp

942  London IV North 2002 imp, 808pp

943  London V: East, 2005, 885pp,

944  London VI Westminster, 2003,  893pp

945.  Norfolk I Norwich & N E 1998 imp,  798pp

946.  Norfolk II N-West and South, 1999, 864pp

947.  North Leinster 1993, 576pp

948.  Northumberland 1999 imp, 704pp

949.  Pembrokeshire 2004, 549pp

950.  Stirling and Central Scotland 2002, 869pp

951. Yorkshire: York & the East Riding 1997 imp, 832pp

Pevsner City Architectural Guides.


This series provides a handy and attractive guidebook to individual cities which had previously appeared  as part of the County guidebooks. The contents are completely revised with all  photographs in colour. These volumes, which have card covers, have good maps showing the position of buildings and at £9.99 represent excellent value. 


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961. Foster A  BIRMINGHAM, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Yale 2005,  x + 325pp, 140pls & figs, all in col, card, tall 8vo,  new  £9.99

A city of many parts- Aston Hall, Mathew Boulton’s Soho Foundry and House, the Jewellery Quarter and the surviving 19th century buildings, Archer’s Cathedral and other Georgian Churches, the Town Hall and Council Hose, Edgbaston and Arts and Crafts Housing, the Bull Ring and new developments including the Selfridges's building.


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962. Harman R & Minnis J  SHEFFIELD,  2004, 336pp, 171col pls, plans & figs, card new £9.99



963. Sharples J  LIVERPOOL, Pevsner Architectural Guides,  2004, 332pp, 181pls,  figs, card new £9.99



954. Hartwell C  MANCHESTER Pevsner Architectural Guides,  2001,  380pp, 256pls, figs, card new  £9.99



965. Forsyth M  BATH, Pevsner Architectural Guides,  2003, 339pp,  pls, mostly in col, figs, card,  new £9.99



966. Foyle A  BRISTOL, Pevsner Architectural Guides, 2004, 324pp, pls, figs , card  new  £9.99