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A Great Free City, The Book of Silchester, The Dramatic Complemental History of the Remarkable Atrebatian Stronghold which became the Imperial Municipality called Calleva Atrebatum The Third Free City of the Romano-Britannic Province more commonly known as the Ruins of Silchester - 2 Volumes

by John Thomson

Condition: Good Condition/No Dust Jacket


Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, London, 1924. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). This edition is limited to 175 copies for sale together with a certain number of Presentation Copies for the State Libraries, Press etc. Volume I: xx, 400 pp. Volume II: 401 - 752 pp. Both volumes illustrated with plates, drawings, maps and plans. Ex college library copies in library binding with book plates on front paste downs. Cloth biding with gilt title to spine in poor damaged condition but still secure. Gift inscription on ffep of both volumes. Contents in very clean sound condition. A heavy set. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeology; Britain/UK; Ancient (BC); Genealogy & Local History. Inventory No: 18117..
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  • Bookseller: Bygone Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18117
  • Title: A Great Free City, The Book of Silchester, The Dramatic Complemental History of the Remarkable Atrebatian Stronghold which became the Imperial Municipality called Calleva Atrebatum The Third Free City of the Romano-Britannic Province more commonly known as the Ruins of Silchester - 2 Volumes
  • Author: John Thomson
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: BZDB37 NOISBN Archaeology; Britain/UK; Ancient (BC); Genealogy & Local History.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Archaeology;
  • Subjects: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology;


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