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UNCOVERING THE ANCIENT WORLD by  H.V.F Winstone - First Edition - 1985 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

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UNCOVERING THE ANCIENT WORLD

by Winstone, H.V.F

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


London: Constable, 1985. 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. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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