1948-51 The Antiquaries Journal Being the Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London
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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of three volumes of 'The Antiquaries Journal', the journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Uncommon to see this journal in a set.
This set comprises of Volume XXVIII for January-April 1948, Volume XXX for January-April 1950, and Volume XXXI for January-April 1951.
Essays in these volumes include: 'Excavations at Atchana-Alalakh, 1939' by Sir Leonard Woolley, 'Stukeley's Lamp, the Badge of the Society of Antiquaries' by I. A. Richmond, 'Bronze Age Barrows on Charmy Down and Lansdown, Somerset' by Audrey Williams, 'Medieval and Saxon Finds From Felmersham, Bedfordshire' by E. M. Jope, 'Quernhow: A Food-Vessel Barrow in Yorkshire' by D. M. Waterman, and more.
Volume XXVII illustrated with fifteen plates, one of which is folding, and in-text illustrations.
Volume XXX illustrated with fifteen plates, and in-text illustrations.
Volume XXXI illustrated with sixteen plates, one of which is folding, and in-text illustrations.
In the original publisher's paper wraps. Externally, smart, with light edge wear to the wraps. Spines and extremities are a little discoloured. A few light marks to the boards and spines. Tear to the head of the front wrap of Volume XXX. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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