UNCOVERING THE ANCIENT WORLD

By: Winstone, H.V.F.

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393pp., colour frontis plate, plus colour and b/white plates throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on, mild bump to head. Black boards nominally bumped on a lower foredge corner, otherwise undamaged. Map illustrated endpapers. Leaves clean and unmarked, with a hint of tanning to textblock edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, corresponding soft creases to head of spine, minimal edgewear. "Uncovering this world took place at a breathtaking speed. Schliemann at Troy; Marriette and Petrie in the Nile Valley; Evans in Crete, Woolley at Ur and Carter in the Valley of the Kings - these and other great archaeologists began to unravel the mysteries of past civilisations . . . H.V.F. Winstone tells the story with a pace and a sense of excitement that matches his subject. His text is authoritative and informed . . . " Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: UNCOVERING THE ANCIENT WORLD

Author Name: Winstone, H.V.F.

Categories: History - General, Archaeology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Constable: 1985

ISBN Number: 0094647208

ISBN Number 13: 9780094647206

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 008317

Keywords: Antiquities, Archaeology, History