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Archaeologia Aeliana

OR Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity

Edited by C. H. Hunter Blair

Newcastle - For The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne

9" by 6"



An extensive collection of archaeological records from the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Illustrated throughout with many folding plates and illustrations in the text.

Including chapters on The Walbottle (Throckley) Hoard of Roman Coins, excavations at Chesterholm-Vindolanda, Edward III, Hadrian's Wall, and much more.

Fourth Series:

Volume I (1925)

Volume II (1926)

Volume III (1927)

Volume IV (1927)

Volume V (1928)

Volume VI (1929)

Volume VII (1930)

Volume VIII (1931)

Volume IX (1932)

Volume X (1933)

Volume XI (1934)

Volume XII (1935) (Index to volumes I-XII)

Volume XIII (1936)

Volume XIV (1937)

Volume XV (1938)

Volume XVI (1939)

Volume XIX (1941)

Volume XX (1942)

Volume XXI (1943)

Volume XXV (1947)

Volume XXVI (1948)

Volume XVII (1940)

Volume XVIII (1940)

Volume XXII (1944)

Volume XXIII (1945)

Volume XXIV (1946)

Volume XXVII (1949)

Volume XXVIII (1950)

Volume XXIX (1951)

Volume XXX (1952)

Volume XXXI (1953)

Volume XXXII (1954)

Volume XXXIII (1955)

Volume XXXIV (1956)

Volume XXXV (1957)

Volume XXXVI (1958) (index to volumes XXV-XXXVI)

Volume XXXVII (1959)

Volume XXXVIII (1960)

Volume XXXIX (1961)

Volume XL (1962)

Volume XLI (1963)

Volume XLII (1964)

Volume XLIII (1965)

Volume XLIV (1966)

Volume XLV (1967)

Volume XLVI (1968)

Volume XLVII (1969)

Volume XLVIII (1970)

Volume XLIX (1971)

Volume L (1972)

The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, the oldest provincial antiquarian society in England, was founded in 1813.

It has had a long-standing interest in the archaeology of the north-east of England, particularly of Hadrian's Wall, but also covering prehistoric and medieval periods, as well as industrial archaeology. It has also maintained a. interest in the traditional music of the north-east, and particularly the Northumbrian smallpipes. It published the Northumbrian Minstrelsy in 1882, edited by Rev. John Collingwood Bruce and John Stokoe; this played a significant role in supporting the traditional instrumental music and song of the north-east.


In a cloth binding. Externally, smart, though with some rubbing to the spines of a few volumes. Loss to the spine label of volume XXIX, and wear to the spine label of XLIV. Internally, generally firmly bound, although a couple of plates from volume XVII are detached. Pages are bright, and generally clean, with just a few instances of foxing to the endpapers. Edges of the pages are uncut. Overall: VERY GOOD.



Price: £1,300.00

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