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Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society

By various; edited by Sir John Maclean, F.S.A and others

1876 - 1901 - London - John Bellows

8.5" by 6", various paginations

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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Twenty-two early volumes of the Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society dating between 1876-1901Edited by John Maclean and others.

Included are volumes: I-IV, VI-IX, XI-XIII, XV-XXIV plus Index for I-XX (1876-97).

Illustrated throughout with plates of illustrations, maps and plans, some of which fold out and some of which are in colour and further illustrations integrated with text.

Lists of illustrations to all but volumes I and XVII and the plates in volume XXIII do not correspond to list [plates counted, complete to all with lists except those listed previously]

To volumes I thirteen plates; volume II eight plates; volume III twelve plates; volume IV twelve plates; volume VI twelve plates; volume VII twenty-nine plates; volume VIII eleven plates; volume IX seventeen plates; volume XI sixteen plates; volume XII nine plates; volume XIII eighteen plates; volume XV thirty-five plates; volume XVI nineteen plates; volume XVII eighteen plates; volume XVIII twenty-one plates; volume XIX nine plates; volume XX eighteen plates; volume XXI twenty-five plates; volume XXII no plates, other illustrations integrated with text; volume XXIII ten double sided plates plus twenty-nine plates; volume XXIV ten plates. No plates to index.

With an Index to Archaeological Papers to rear of some volumes.

The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society was founded on 21 April 1876. The aims of the society are to "...promote the study of the history and antiquities of Bristol and the historic county of Gloucestershire, to encourage their conservation and to publish reports of excavations, research and original historical sources."

The activities of the society include: Arranging lectures, meetings and excursions; Publishing research on the archaeology and history of Bristol and Gloucestershire; Encouraging research by awarding grants; Maintaining an archaeological and historical library; Monitoring the state of archaeological and historic sites in Bristol and Gloucestershire.

The society has an extensive history of publications and the society's Transactions have been placed on their website. Their library is stored at the University of Gloucestershire.

With newspaper clippings tipped-in to rear of volume two and previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns and printers labels to front pastedown to last few volumes.

CONDITION

Uniformly bound in half calf with cloth covered boards, one volume rebound in half morocco with cloth boards. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities, rubbing and slight marks to boards and in places slight marginal fading. With institutional lettering to all spines and labels to some. Two hinges tender, five strained, some very slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound, occasional chipping, slight loss to a couple of endpapers and slight closed tears. Some pages loosening and reinforced with tape to volume XVI. Bright but with foxing to endpapers and slight scattered foxing throughout, predominantly to plates and marginally and occasional handling marks. Institutional labels, ink stamps and annotations to endpapers, occasional blindstamps. Some pages unopened to some volumes.

Overall: GOOD


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