By Sir Cyril Fox
London   Geoffrey Cumberlege
11" by 9" [5], vi-xxvii, 317pp
The first edition of Cyril Fox's work exploring the history and making of Offa's Dyke, illustrated throughout including colour maps.
By Sir Cyril Fox

1955 Offa's Dyke a Field Survey of the Western Frontier-Works of Mercia in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries

London   Geoffrey Cumberlege
11" by 9" [5], vi-xxvii, 317pp
The first edition of Cyril Fox's work exploring the history and making of Offa's Dyke, illustrated throughout including colour maps.
£75.00
: 1.5kgs / : 726P23

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Description

Colour Plates, First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition of this work.

In the original price-clipped dustwrapper.

A detailed history of Offa's Dyke, the large linear earthwork between England and Wales.

This work comprises of a field survey, showing the frontier work of Mercia in the seventh and eighth centuries A.D.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, one folding map, seven colour maps, thirty-eight monochrome plates, and in-text illustrations.

Collated, complete.

Written by Sir Cyril Fox.

With a forward by Sir Frank Stenton.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart. Very light bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Some spots to the fore edge. Dustwrapper with some minor edgewear and light spots and handling marks. Evidence of a sticker being formerly adhered to the front flyleaf. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with just a couple of light spots.

Near Fine

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