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Archaeology & antiquities

Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to archaeology, the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture, including antiquarianism; also the discipline of paleontology, the study of fossil remains.

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  1. History of the Old Trent Bridge,
    TARBOTTON, M. O. History of the Old Trent Bridge,

    1871

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 60987

  2. Leitfaden zur Nordischen Alterthumskunde,
    THOMSEN, Christian Jürgensen. Leitfaden zur Nordischen Alterthumskunde,

    Copenhagen : 1837

    First edition in German, first published in Danish in 1836. Thomsen's manual was immediately translated in recognition of its importance. The tripartite division suggested here was fundamental in winning acceptance for the idea of the antiquity of humanity, opening the way for the development of the discipline of prehistory.

    Thomsen was the... Learn More
    £625.00

    Stock Code: 42753

  3. Les Sculptures Chames au Musée du Tourane.
    PARMENTIER, H. Les Sculptures Chames au Musée du Tourane.

    1922

    First Edition. Volume IV in the "Ars Asiatica" series published under the aegis of L'École Française d'Extrème-Orient. A trained architect and one of the founding fathers of the EFEO school of archaeology, Parmentier's work on Cham culture and later at Angkor were key in the interpretation of the early civilizations of Indochina. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 39622

  4. The Antiquities of Berkshire.
    ASHMOLE, Elias. The Antiquities of Berkshire.

    1723

    Second edition of the first county history of Berkshire, originally published in 1719; a third edition was published at reading in 1736. The astrologer and antiquary Elias Ashmole (1617-1692) was appointed to the College of Arms as Windsor Herald of Arms in Ordinary in 1660. In 1667, he began collecting information for this book, but it was not to be... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 31731

  5. A Chronological Outline of the History of Bristol,
    EVANS, John. A Chronological Outline of the History of Bristol,

    1824

    First Edition. The full-page woodcut on p. 277 shows the old Bristol bridge. Learn More
    £120.00

    Stock Code: 29662

  6. Etruscan Bologna:
    BURTON, Richard F. Etruscan Bologna:

    London : 1876

    First edition. Hardly common in this condition. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 25667

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