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16714. Archaeological Survey of Ireland, Office of Public Works: Sites and Monuments Record County Westmeath.

Dublin: Office of Public Works, 1985. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Unpaginated, (c137pp). 30.5 x 21.5cm. Frontispiece. Reproduced by photocopied typescript. Gold-blocked blue boards, no dustwrapper. In very good condition. This was a preliminary survey listing monuments and their OS grid reference. It was succeeded by the more-familiar published Inventories. £35.00


16701. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Buckley, Victor M, compiler: Archaeological Inventory of County Louth.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1986. First edition. x + 135 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 6 plates, and 12 maps. Gold-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed by author on the title page, o/w in very good condition. £12.00


14980. Adamson, Ian: The Cruthin The Ancient Kindred.

Belfast: Pretani Press, 1986 Third impression. ix + 124 pp. 20.5 x 15 cm. Three illustrations. Seven maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. Name and address neatly written inside front cover o/w in good condition. £12.00


16694. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Alcock, Olive, Kathy de hOra and Paul Gosling, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Galway Volume II: North Galway.

Dublin: The Stationery Office,1999. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xvii+531 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated with 12 colour plates, 78 b&w plates, and 32 maps. Bibliography, townland list, and index. Gold-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,950g. £45.00


16700. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Brindley, Anna and Annaba Kilfeather, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Carlow.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1993. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. x+128 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 18 plates, 4 colour plates, 11 maps, and 5 town plans. Bibliography. Indexes. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. In very good condition. £21.00


16697. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Moore, Michael J, compiler: Archaeological Inventory of County Meath.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1987. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. 230 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 30 plates, and 28 maps. Bibliography. Indexes. Gold-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. In very good condition. £40.00


16691. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Moore, Michael J, compiler: Archaeological Inventory of County Wexford.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1996. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. x+262 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 8 colour plates, 39 b&w plates, and 28 maps. Bibliography. Indexes. Gold-blocked black boards, in a dustwrapper. The spine of the dw is sunned, o/w the book and its dw are in very good condition. £75.00


16706. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Moore, Michael, compiler.: Archaeological Inventory of County Waterford.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1999. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xii+315 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated with 60 plates, 7 colour plates, and 22 maps. Glossary, bibliography, and indexes. Gold-blocked black boards, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,450g. £75.00


16699. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Power, Denis with Elizabeth Bryne, Ursula Egan, Shiela Lane and Mary Sleeman, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Cork. Volume 2: East and South Cork.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1994. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xii+ 432 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Comprising the Baronies of Barrymore, Cork, Courceys, Imokilly, Kerrycurrihy, Kinalea, Kinnatalloon & Kinsale. Illustrated with 104 plates, and 23 maps. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,600g. £48.00


16711. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Power, Denis with Elizabeth Bryne, Ursula Egan, Shiela Lane, and Mary Sleeman, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Cork. Volume 3: Mid Cork.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1997. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xiv+489 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Comprising the Baronies of East Muskerry, West Muskerry & Barretts. Illustrated with 116 plates, 8 colour plates, and 15 maps. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,700g. £45.00


16712. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Power, Denis, Shiela Lane, Elizabeth Bryne, Ursula Egan, Mary Sleeman, Eamon Cotter, and Judith Monk, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Cork Volume 4: North Cork Part 1.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 2000. First Edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xiv+362 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Comprising the Baronies of Fermoy, Duhallow, Condons and Clangibbon, Orrery and Kilmore, and Kinnatalloon. Illustrated with 156 figures, and 16 colour plates. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,600g. £45.00


16713. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Power, Denis, Shiela Lane, Elizabeth Bryne, Ursula Egan, Shiela Lane, Mary Sleeman, Eamon Cotter, Judith Monk, compilers: Archaeological Inventory of County Cork. Volume 4: North Cork Part 2.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 2000. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xiv+362pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Comprising the Baronies of Fermoy, Duhallow, Condons and Clangibbon, Orrery and Kilmore, and Kinnatalloon. Illustrated with 106 figures, 8 colour plates, and 23 maps. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. Unpackaged weight 1,900g. £45.00


16696. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Brindley, Anna L, compiler: Archaeological Inventory of County Monaghan.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1986. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xvii+531 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 7 plates, 15 maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in a dustwrapper. The book is in very good condition. The dw is slightly chipped at the top of the spine, and is showing slight shelf-wear on the back. £21.00


16698. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. Gosling, Paul, compiler: Archaeological Inventory of County Galway Volume I: West Galway (including Connemara and the Aran Islands).

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1993. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xii+242 pp. 30.5 x 21.5cm. Illustrated with 48 plates, and 35 maps. Gold-blocked black boards in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, o/w mint. £45.00


16750. Association of Young Irish Archaeologists: Excavations 1970.

Belfast: Association of Young Irish Archaeologists,1970. ii + 23 pp. 33 x 20.5 cm. Tom Delaney, editor. Descriptions of 35 excavations. Gestetnered contents, in printed card covers. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £10.00


16751. Association of Young Irish Archaeologists: Excavations 1971. Summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Belfast: Association of Young Irish Archaeologists,1971. 30 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Tom Delaney, editor. Descriptions of 36 excavations. Photocopied contents, in glazed pictorial card covers. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £10.00


16752. Association of Young Irish Archaeologists: Excavations 1975-76. Summary accounts of archaeological work in Ireland.

Belfast: Association of Young Irish Archaeologists,1971. 30 pp. 30 x 21 cm. TG Delaney, editor. Locations maps for excavations in 1975 and in 1976 and descriptions of the 37 and 33 excavations respectively. Glazed pictorial card covers. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £10.00


16972. Barry, T.B.: The Archaeology of Medieval Ireland.

London: Routledge, 1988. 234pp. 23 x 15 cm. Twenty-four plates and forty figures, including maps. Notes. Bibliographies. Indexes. Pictorial glazed-card covers, in very good condition. A comprehensive study. £12.00


18028. Barry, Terry, editor: A History of Settlement in Ireland.

London and New York: Routledge, 2000. xv + 296 pp. 24 x 16 cm. 10 essays by leading experts in their fields. 6 plates. 38 figures in text. Bibliography. Index. Silver-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. An overview of the settlement history of Ireland, from prehistory to the 20th century. £25.00


16753. Bennett, Isabel, editor: Excavations 1992. Summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Bray: Wordwell Ltd, for the Organisation of Irish Archaeologists,1993. 66 pp. 29 x 20.5 cm. 183 excavation reports, and appendices. Locations map, and some plates, plans, and maps. Semi-matt pictorial card covers. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £10.00


16716. Bennett, Isabel, editor: Excavations 1997: Summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Dublin: Wordwell, 1998. xxii+207 pp. 30 x 21.5 cm. Information on 633 sites. Some maps and plates. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £25.00


16715. Bennett, Isabel, editor: Excavations 1998: Summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Dublin: Wordwell, 2000. xxv+348 pp. 30 x 21.5 cm. Some plates, maps, and plans. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. With Indexes 1969-1997, of location and type, compiled by Eoin Bairead. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £25.00


16717. Bennett, Isabel, editor: Excavations 1999: Summary accounts of archaeological excavations in Ireland.

Dublin: Wordwell, 2000. xxxi+312 pp. 30 x 21.5 cm. Some plates, maps, and plans. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. This publication covers the whole island of Ireland. £25.00


16730. Bhreathnach, Edel: Tara A Select Bibliography.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1995. Discovery Programme Reports 3. ix+173 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Bibliography under twenty headings, followed by sections on Literary and Historical interpretations of the sources, and Archaeology and Topography. Gold-blocked white laminated boards. In very good condition, apart from a small edge bump to the front board. £11.00


16504. Bourke, Lorraine: Crossing The Rubicon Bronze Age Metalwork from Irish Rivers.

Galway: Department of Archaeology, National University of Ireland, 2001. Bronze Age Studies 5. xvi+252 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. The five rivers studied are the Bann, Blackwater, Erne, Shannon and Barrow. 99 Figures, 4 Tables, and 32 Plates. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In fair/good condition. £45.00


17045. British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography: British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography Volume 1 Number 2 October 1997.

London: British & Irish Archaeological Bibliography, 1997. Formerly the British Archaeological Bibliography. 304 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Abstracts 97/959-97/1959. Printed matt card covers. In very good condition. £12.00


16707. Buckley, Victor M, and P. David Sweetman, compilers.: Archaeological Survey of County Louth.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1991. First edition. Archaeological Survey of Ireland. xix + 407 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. 272 figures. 210 plates. 16 colour plates. 11 maps. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast.. The Archaeological Survey followed on from The Archaeological Inventory. This was the second such detailed volume to be published for a county in the Republic. Donegal had appeared in 1983, and County Down, in Northern Ireland, had appeared in 1966. £29.00


16726. Burenhult, Goran: The Archaeological Excavation at Carrowmore Co. Sligo, Ireland Excavation Seasons 1977-79.

Stockholm: Insitute of Archaeology University of Stockholm, 1980. Theses and Papers in North-European Archaeology 9. 142 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Illustrated with 66 plates, 3 colour plates, and 31 figures and maps. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. A small corner crease to the bottom right corner of the front cover, otherwise in good condition. £23.00


16733. Burenhult, Goran: The Archaeology of Carrowmore Environmental Archaeology and the Megalithic Tradition at Carrowmore, Co. Sligo, Ireland.

Stockholm: Institute of Archaeology University of Stockholm, 1984. Theses and Papers in North-European Archaeology 14. 397 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated with 266 figures, plates, plans, and maps. Pictorial boards, no dw. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. Showing some wear. Boards and spine extremities edge-rubbed, but internally good. Overall in fair condition. £20.00


16731. Burenhult, Goran, editor: The Carrowmore Excavations Excavation Season 1980.

Stockholm: Insitute of Archaeology, University of Stockholm, 1980. Stockholm Archaeological Reports No 7. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated with figures and maps. Produced by photocopying, in pictorial printed card covers in a black plastic binding strip. Inscribed by author on front cover. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. Minor wear, otherwise in good condition. £15.00


16727. Burenhult, Goran, editor: The Carrowmore Excavations Excavation Season 1981.

Stockholm: Insitute of Archaeology University of Stockholm, 1981. Stockholm Archaeological Reports No 8. 195 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated with 76 figures, tables, diagrams, and maps. Pictorial card covers. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. Sunned, otherwise in very good condition. £23.00


17476. Coffey, George: New Grange and other incised tumuli iin Ireland.

Poole: The Dolphin Press, 1977. First published 1912. 127 pp. 24 x 18 cm. 95 illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards, in very good condition. No dustwrapper. £12.00


16620. Coffey, George: The Bronze Age in Ireland.

Dublin and London: Hodges, Figgis, & Co. and Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1913. xi+107 pp. 26 x 16 cm. Illustrated with 11 plates and 85 illustrations. Gold-blocked dark-green boards. The spine extremities are rubbed and worn with some loss of cloth to the upper spine extremity. Bears an old library stamp for a Lending Library on several pages, o/w Internally very clean and bright, and overall in fair/good condition. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. £30.00


17753. Connolly, Michael: Discovering the Neolithic in County Kerry a passage tomb at Ballycarty.

Bray: Wordwell,1999. x + 96 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 37 plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. This was an important discovery which may help change hitherto accepted history about the neolithic in Munster. £15.00


16710. Crew, Peter and Susan: Early Mining in the British Isles.

Plas Tan y Bwlch: Snowdonia National Park Study Centre, 1990. Occasional Paper No 1. First edition. 80 pp. 29.5 x 21cm. 22 essays, including two on copper mining in SW Ireland. Illustrated with 60 figures and plates, including maps. Semi-matt pictorial card covers. Slight shelf-wear. £20.00


10848. Davies, Oliver: Excavations at Island MacHugh.

Belfast: Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, 1950. Supplement to the Proceedings and Reports of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society. 124 pp. 25 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated with 8 plates, and 31 figures, some folding. Professionally rebound in burgundy cloth , gold-blocked spine, and new endpapers. Former owner's name on the title page and the same owner has added a few neat annotations to the text. This report was the author's last major report on his archaeological work in Ireland over an 18 year period. This report covers an island in one of the lakes in the Baronscourt demesne in Co. Tyrone. Scarce. £95.00


16651. Davies, Oliver: Excavations at Island MacHugh.

Belfast: Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society, 1950. Supplement to the Proceedings and Reports of the Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society. 124 pp. 25 x 18.5 cm. This report was its author's last major report on his archaeological work in Ireland, over an 18 year period. This report covers an island in one of the lakes in the Baronscourt demesne in Co. Tyrone. Illustrated with 8 plates, and drawings, and 31 figures, some folding. In original printed-card covers, as issued. Former owner's name neatly written on the title page, with a discreet stamp declaring that the book has been supplied for the public service. Scarce. £95.00


18377. Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands An Roinn Ealaion, Oidreachta, Gaeltachta & Oilean: Framework and Principles for the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage.

Dublin: Stationery Office, 1999. 100 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 28 illustrations. Semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. The text is in both Irish and English. £10.00


18378. Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands An Roinn Ealaion, Oidreachta, Gaeltachta & Oilean: Policy and Guidelines on Archaeological Excavation.

Dublin: Stationery Office, 1999. 52 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 12 illustrations. 1 map. Semi-matt card covers. Minor annotation, otherwise in good condition. The text is in both Irish and English. £8.00


16775. Doyle, Lisa and Dermot G. Moore: Antrim Coast and Glens A Preliminary Assessment of the Archaeology. Volume 1 Main Report.

Belfast: Queen's University Belfast Environment and Heritage Service,1997. iv+53 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 5 coloured maps. Bibliography. Pictorial paper covers in a black ring binder. In very good condition. £15.00


10818. Eogan, George: Catalogue of Irish Bronze Swords.

Dublin: National Museum of Ireland, 1965. xxix+190 pp. 28.5 x 22.5 cm. Ninety-seven Figures. Silver-blocked dark green boards. A little light fading to the spine, and bookplate of DAA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast, otherwise in very good condition. The standard work on the subject. £42.00


16482. Evans, Estyn: Prehistoric and Early Christian Ireland A Guide.

London: Batsford, 1966. First edition. xii+241 pp. 23 x 15cm. 100 illustrations in text. Map. Silver-blocked green boards, no dustwrapper. Old light stain and fading to the lower spine extremity and rear board. £10.00


14690. Flanagan, L.N.W.: Ulster.

London: Heineman Eductional Books, 1970. Regional Archaeologies. vi + 56 pp. 21.5 x 17 cm. "An authoritative introduction to local archaeology". Forty-five maps and plates. Bibliography, gazetteer of sites, list of museums, and index. Gold-blocked orange boards. Worn dw, o/w in good condition. £10.00


16518. Flanagan, Laurence: A Dictionary of Irish Archaeology.

Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1992. 219 pp. 21 x 14 cm. A useful survey of important archaeological sites in Ireland. Illustrated. Bibliography. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


17862. Fourwinds, Tom: Monu-Mental About Prehistoric Antrim.

Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing, 2008. 160 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. General introduction, followed by gazetteer. 115 plates and drawings. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. Author inscribed half title page. Old creases to top corner of the front cover, otherwise in good condition. £10.00


17860. Fourwinds, Tom: Monu-Mental About Prehistoric Dublin.

Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing 2006. 160 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. General introduction, followed by gazetteer. 107 plates and drawings. Map. Bibliography. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Author inscribed half title page. In very good condition. £10.00


17861. Fourwinds, Tom: Monu-Mental About Prehistoric Waterford.

Dublin: Nonsuch Publishing 2007. 160 pp. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. General introduction, followed by gazetteer. 124 plates and drawings. Map. Notes. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Author inscribed half title page. In very good condition. £10.00


17374. Gibson, Alex and Alison Sheridan: From Sickles to Circles Britain and Ireland at the Time of Stonehenge.

Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing, 2004. 383 pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. Twenty-two essays in honour of DDA Simpson, Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast. 122 illustrations. 11 tables. Bibliography. Index of sites. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. This was Professor Simpson's personal copy of the feschrift presented to him by his colleagues to mark his retirement. Title page signed by Alex Gibson, Alison Sheridan, and four other contributors. £25.00


16998. Grogan, Eoin and Charles Mount, editors: Annus Archaeologiae Proceedings of the OIA Winter Conference 1993.

Dublin: Organisation of Irish Archaeologists, 1995. 72 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Six papers that were presented at the OIA Winter Conference 1993. Topics include Mesolithic flint developments, stone axes, Ballygalley (Co Antrim), Newtown (Co Meath), Raffin Fort (Co Meath), and the Wetland Unit. 33 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £30.00


17119. Harbison, Peter: Cooper's Ireland Drawings and Notes from an Eighteenth-Century Gentleman.

Dublin: The O'Brien Press, 2000. 288 pp. 23.5 x 23.5 cm. Gold-blocked magenta boards, in very good condition, in a very good dw. The architectural drawings of the Irish civil servant, Austin Cooper (1759-1830), from the manuscript sources in the National Library of Ireland (Mss. 2122 TX (1) and (2). The drawings are 1781 to 1793. 132 illustrations. Map. Bibliography. Index. £14.50


18161. Harbison, Peter: Ireland Before St. Patrick.

Dublin: Eason & Son Ltd, 1978. The Irish Heritage Series : 14. 22 pp. 25 x 15 cm. 24 illustrations, mostly in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £9.50


16514. Hartnett, P. J.: The Excavation of Two Tumuli at Fourknocks (Sites II and III) Co. Meath.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1971. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Vol. 71 Section C. pp. 35-89. 25 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated with 25 plates, and diagrams, drawings, and folded plans. The original report has been rebound in blue boards with gilt spine titling, and new endpapers. In very good condition. £20.00


16511. Herity, Michael: The Finds From Irish Court Tombs.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1987. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Vol 87c. pp 103-281. 25 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated with diagrams and drawings. The report has been rebound in blue boards with gilt spine titling, and new endpapers. In very good condition. £20.00


17402. Hickey, Helen: Images of Stone Figure Sculpture of the Lough Erne Basin.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press,1976. First edition. Tthe Celtic Stone Head as seen in Ireland in the Lough Erne Basin. Text Helen Hickey. 62 photographs Bill Porter. Three location maps, including one large folding map. A relevant photograph has been very neatly mounted on the title page. Slight wear. Fair/good condition. £12.00


16513. Kavanagh, Rhoda M.: Coronated and Collared Cinerary Urns in Ireland.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1976. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 76, Section C, Number 16. pp. 293-403. 25 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, and drawings. The original paper-covered report has been rebound in blue boards with gilt spine titling, and new endpapers. In very good condition. £20.00


16510. Kavanagh, Rhoda M.: The Encrusted Urn in Ireland.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy 1973. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Vol 73 Section C. no 10. pp. 507-617. 25 x 18.5 cm. IIlustrated with 2 plates, and diagrams, and drawings. The original paper-covered report has been rebound in a new library binding of blue boards with gilt spine titling, and new endpapers. In very good condition. £20.00


16766. King, Heather A, editor: Clonmacnoise Studies Volume 1 Seminar Papers 1994.

Dublin: Duchas The Heritage Service, 1998. Volume 1 in a series. ix+148 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Eleven essays on various aspects of Clonmacnoise. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. Dedication, signed by the editor, on the half-title page. Pictorial semi-matt cardcovers. In very good condition. An excellent start to a series of papers on this remarkable site. £9.00


10835. Lacy, Brian, and others: Archaeological Survey of County Donegal A Description of the field antiquities from the Mesolithic Period to the 17th Century A.D.

Lifford: Donegal County Council, 1983. xvii+400 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. 200 figures, 77 plates, and 8 colour plates. Gold-blocked textured black boards. The book is in very good condition, almost as new, in a v.g. dustwrapper. £55.00


17835. Lawlor, Henry Cairnes: Ulster: Its Archaeology and Antiquities.

Belfast: R. Carswell & Son Ltd., 1928. xiv + 224 pp. 25 x 19.5 cm. 46 illustrations. 2 appendices. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards. No dustwrapper. In very good condition. Book developed from broadcasts for schools. Errata slip. Caswell's printed label. Edgar Lockett's copy. £16.50


16508. Liversage, G.D.: Excavations at Dalkey Island, Co. Dublin, 1956-1959.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1968. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 66, Section C, No 2. pp. 53-231. 25 x 18.5 cm. Illustrated with 16 plates, diagrams, drawings, and folded plans. The original paper covered report has been rebound in blue boards with gilt spine titling, and new endpapers. In very good condition. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, on the front pastedown. £20.00


17297. Macalister, R.A. Stewart: The Memorial Slabs of Clonmacnoise, King's County: with an Appendix on the Materials for a History of the Monastery

Dublin: University Press for the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 1909. xxxii+158 pp. 26.5 x 17 cm. 207 figures. Folding map frontispiece. Plans. Gold-blocked green boards, faded. No dw. Several old library stamps, and gutters splitting, but overall fair/good. A scarce title. £65.00


14771. Macalister, R.A.S.: Ancient Ireland A Study in the Lessons of Archaeology and History.

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1935. First edition. xii+307 pp. 19 x 13 pp. Folded map. Twenty-four Plates and 18 other illustrations and maps. Gold-blocked green boards. No dustwrapper, ffep missing, and a fair bit of light foxing. £10.00


17329. Macalister, R.A.S.: Monasterboice.

Dundalk: W. Tempest, Dundalgan Press, 1946. First edition. (vi) + 79 pp. 23 x 15 cm. 19 plates. 17 figures. Plain green library binding, with green backstrip, no dustwrapper. An ex library copy with a library bookplate on the front pastedown. A fair copy. The author had made a special study of this important site and was the acknowledged expert. £20.00


16894. Macalister, R.A.S.: The Archaeology of Ireland.

London: Methuen & Co., 1949. Second edition, revised and rewritten. xx + 386 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Sixteen plates and 39 illustrations. Gold-blocked green boards. Some wear, and spine faded. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University Belfast. £10.00


16609. Mahr, Adolf: New Aspects and Problems in Irish Prehistory.

Cambridge: The Prehistoric Society. no 11. 1937. Presidential Address for 1937. pp.262-436. 26.5 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated with six plates, and 29 figures, including maps. Rebound in gold-blocked dark-green boards, in very good condition. Mahr was Keeper of Irish Antiquities and Director of the National Museum pf Ireland, and made a significant contribution to Irish archaeology. However he was also an enthusiastic and valued member of the Nazi Party, and leader of the German community in Ireland. He represented the Irish Nazi Party at the 1937 Coronation. He appears to have fully subscribed to Nazi theories of race and history. He spent the war years in Germany and was never allowed to return to Ireland. £25.00


16746. Mallory, J.P. and Eimear Nelis: Excavations at Donegore Hill County Antrim.

Belfast: 24 June 1999. 61+7+28+7 pp. 29.5 x 22 cms. Excavation report. In blue card covers with a black plastic spiral binding. In good condition. £20.00


6895. Martin, Cecil P: Prehistoric Man in Ireland.

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1935. xi + 184 pp. 27.5 x 18.5 cm. Six illustrations and eleven plates. Lots of folding tables. Index. Still the seminal work on the subject. In gold-blocked faded green boards. Small tear to top of front hinge. No dw. £15.00


18007. McDonald, Theresa: Achill: 5000 B.C. to 1900 A.D. Archaeology History Folklore.

Achill: Theresa McDonald, 1992. 223 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. 46 figures, including maps. 61 plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Signed by authior, and by Irish transport historian, Grenfell Morton, on the title page. In very good condition. £25.00


15075. McNeill T.E.: Carrickfergus Castle.

Belfast, H.M.S.O. 1981. Northern Ireland Archaeological Monographs no 1. 88pp. 27 x 22 cm. The definitive study. Thirty Figures in text, and thirty Plates, including coloured frontispiece. Folding plan. Pictorial matt card covers. ln very good condition. £20.00


18456. McNeill, T.E: Anglo-Norman Ulster The History and Archaeology of an Irish Barony 1177-1400.

Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers, 1980. ix + 157pp. 24 x 16 cm. 8 plates. 21 figures including maps. In very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. This was a substantial and ground-breaking study of the Earldom of Ulster: appearance, resources, and functions, and the establishment of an English way of life along the N E coast. A scarce title. £25.00


16886. McNeill, Tom: Castles in Ireland Feudal Power in a Gaelic World.

London: Routledge, 1997. xiii+261 pp. 25.5 x 18 cm. 132 illustrations. Silver-blocked black boards. In very good condition, in a dustwrapper which shows very light shelfwear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. £15.00


16797. Mitchell, Frank: Man & Environment in Valencia Island

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1989. xiii+130 pp. 25 x 16.5 cm. Eighty-seven illustrations, including maps, many in colour. Gold-blocked blue boards, in a good dustwrapper. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, o/w in very good condition. £15.00


18278. Mitchell, Frank and Michael Ryan: Reading the Irish Landscape.

Dublin: Townhouse, 2007 392 pp. 23.5 x 17 cm. "The third revision of this seminal work." 188 illustrations, and 52 colour plates. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. £15.00


16748. Moore, Sam: The Archaeology of Slieve Donard A Cultural Biography of Ulster's Highest Mountain.

Downpatrick: Down County Museum, 2012. Down Survey 2012. v+176 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Illustrated with maps, and drawings, most in glorious colour. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. A valuable study. £25.00


18001. Murray, Emily & Paul Logue, editors: Battles, Boats and Bones Archaeological Discoveries in Norhern Ireland 1987 - 2008.

Belfast: NI Enviroment Agency, 2010. xxiii + 136 pp. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. 90 plates, in b&w and colour. Pictorial semi-matt boards, in very good condition. Almost as new. £15.00


15186. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 14.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 1996. 88 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Haughey's fort. The nine articles include: Excavations at Haughey's Fort 1991 and 1995, late Bronze Age Pottery from Haughey's Fort, Haughey's Fort Excavations of 1991 Analysis of Wood Remains, The Faunal Remains from the Inner Ditch of Haughey's Fort Third report 1991, The East Ulster Perspective on the Ulster Cycle Tales, Homeric Echoes in Tain Bo Cuilange, A Celtic Apollo at Navan, Navan and Apollo, A Proton Magnetometry survey at Navan Fort, and others. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


15188. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 15.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 1996. 75 pp, 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Navan. The seven articles include: That Mound Again the Navan Excavations Revisited, The Goals of the Navan Project, Remote Sensing Surveys of Navan Fort, Conor, Cu Chulainn and Me, Tealach Oc and Emain Macha c.1100, Tain Bo Cuailnge recension III, Votive Deposition in Iron Age Ireland An Early Medieval Account. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


15189. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 16.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 1997. 78 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Warfare. The four articles include: Horses Led by a Mare - Martial Aspects of Tain Bo Cuailnge, Contracting for Combat Flyting and Fighting in Tain Bo Cuailnge, Age Grades Age Classes and Alternate Succession A Restatement of the Basis at the Societal level of Indo-European Symbolic Partition, and A Translation of the Tochmarc Treblainne. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


15190. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 18.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 2000. 78 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Navan. The eleven articles include: Navan Fort Site C Excavations June 1999, Report on the Osteological Material from Site C. Navan Fort, Excavations of the Navan Ditch, The Animal Bones from the Navan Ditch, Keeping out the Otherworld The Internal Ditch at Navan and other Hengiform Enclosures, The Ancient Irish in Classical Ethnography, The Ulaid and Iliad Some Considerations, CuChulainn's women and some Indo European comparisons, Early Christian Inhumations on Kiltullagh Hill Co. Roscommon, Cups and Rings, and the Mapping of Haughey's Fort A Suggestion. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


15187. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 19.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 2002. 84 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Navan. The eight articles include: Navan Fort Site C Excavations May 2000, A Note on Experimental Burning at Navan, Applying Bayesian Mathematics to the Navan Fort Radiocarbon Chronology, A Newly Discovered Iron-Age Pendant from Navan, Oileamhain Con Culainn "Cu Chulainn's Training", Stories about Diarmait mac Cerbaill from the Book of Lismore, Regionalism within Bronze Age Ireland, Celtic Heritage in the North-west of the Iberian Peninsula, and others. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


15184. Navan Research Group: Emania Bulletin of the Navan Research Group Number 7.

Belfast: School of Geosciences QUB, 1990. 59 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Focus on Dun Ailinne and Ancient Leinster. The ten articles include: The Literature of the Laigin, Dun Ailinne A Summary Excavation Report, Subsistence and Ritual The Faunal Remains from Dun Ailinne, The Neolithic and Bronze Age Activity at Dun Ailinne, The Historical Overview of Dun Ailinne, Iron Age Burial Practices in Leinster, The first recorded Archaeological Find at Emain Macha, and others. Plates, maps, diagrams, sketches, tables, and graphs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


11997. Newman, Conor: Castlederg Castle Excavations 1991

Belfast: Archaeological Development Services Ltd. 1992. 30 by 21 cms. 76pp+17 plates. diagrams, maps, plans. Hardback, laminated boards, in very good condition. The results of two seasons of excavations at this 17th century structure as part of the preparatory work of developing it as a heritage amenity. £75.00


16732. Newman, Conor: Tara A n Archaeological Survey.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1997. Discovery Programme Reports 2. xxx+376 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. 108 figures, 40 plates, some in colour. Glossary. Bibliography. Pictorial laminated boards. In very good condition. £20.00


16943. O'Brien, William: Ross Island and the Mining Heritage of Killarney.

Galway: Department of Archaeology National University of Ireland, Galway, 2006. ii + 30 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Account of 4,000 years of sporadic mining in the area, particularly in the early nineteenth century, and what can be seen today. 33 figures, including maps, mostly in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. As new. £10.00


16503. O'Brien, William, and others: Mount Gabriel Bronze Age Mining in Ireland.

Galway: Galway University Press, 1994. Bronze Age Studes 3. xiv+374 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. One of the best known early copper mines in Europe. This study outlines the first scientific investigation of a Bronze Age copper mine to be carried out in northwest Europe. One-hundred-and-sixty-seven figures, 78 plates, and 25 tables. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £45.00


16619. O'Hara, Bernard: The Archaeological Heritage of Killasser, Co. Mayo.

Galway: Galway Regional Technical College, 1991. 227 pp. 22 x 15 cm. With 27 figures, 56 plates, and 8 tables. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. £25.00


16665. O'Riordain, Breandan and John Waddell.: The Funerary Bowls and Vases of the Irish Bronze Age.

Galway: Galway University Press for the National Museum of Ireland, 1993. 169 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Illustrated with 26 plates, 31 figures, including maps, and 646 Corpus Figures. Elaborately gold-blocked dark-blue boards, in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper which has minor rubbing to spine extremities and edges. £45.00


10837. O'Riordain, Sean P.: Antiquities of the Irish Countryside.

London: Methuen University Paperbacks, 1966. Third edition, reprinted. xiv + map + 108 pp. 20.5 x 13.5 cm. Five text illustrations and eighty-eight plates. The standard work. Pictorial card covers. Previous owner's name neatly written on titlepage, o/w in very good condition. £10.00


13790. O'Riordain, Sean P.: Antiquities of the Irish Countryside.

London: Methuen University Paperbacks, 1964. Fourth edition. xiv + map + 108 pp. 22.5 x 13.5 cm. Five text illustrations and eighty-eight plates. The standard work. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. Slight wear to covers, and bookplate of DDA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast, o/w in good condition. £10.00


16729. O'Sullivan, Aidan: The Archaeology of Lake Settlement in Ireland.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1998. Discovery Programme Monographs 4. xiv+236 pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated with 37 figures, including maps, and 68 plates, many in colour. Gold-blocked blue boards in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. £29.00


18201. Pestano, Dane: King Arthur in Irish Pseudo-Historical Tradition An Introduction.

Sussex: Dark Age Arthurian Books, 2011. 142pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. "over 200 footnotes". Appendix. Bibliography. Index. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. A challenging book. £10.00


16630. Rackard, Anna: Fish Stone Water Holy Wells of Ireland.

Cork: Atrium, 2001. Photography by Liam O'Callaghan. 144 pp. 18.5 x 28 cm. Features fifty well-known wells. Illustrated. Map, Glossary, and Bibliography. Pictorial matt boards. A little rubbing from shelfwear, otherwise good. £15.00


16642. Raftery, Barry: Trackways Through Time Archaeological Investigations on Irish Bog Roads, 1985-1989.

Dublin: Headline Publishing, 1990. ii+75 pp. 20.5 x 20.5 cm. Eighty-one figures. Pictorial glazed card covers. Short crease to rear cover, and a little shelf wear, otherwise in fair/good condition. £12.00


16604. Royal Irish Academy: Discovery Programme Reports: 1 Project Results 1992.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy / Discovery Programme, 1993. 109 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Includes: Western Stone Fort Project, Ballyhoura Hills Project, North Munster Project, and Tara Project. Illustrated with 59 figures and 19 plates, some in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16605. Royal Irish Academy: Discovery Programme Reports: 2 Project Results 1993.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy / Discovery Programme, 1993. 126 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Includes: Western Stone Fort Project, Ballyhoura Hills Project, North Munster Project, Tara Project, and A Palynological Study of Landscape and Agrigultural development in County Louth. Illustrated with 43 figures, 4 tables, and 20 plates, in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16606. Royal Irish Academy: Discovery Programme Reports: 4 Project Results 1994.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy / Discovery Programme, 1994. 98 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Includes: Western Stone Fort Project, Ballyhoura Hills Project, North Munster Project, Cultural Identity and Tara. Illustrated with 40 figures, and 21 plates, many in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16758. Royal Irish Academy: Discovery Programme Reports: 5.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy / Discovery Programme, 1999. xiv+146 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Articles include: Authority and Supremacy in Tara and its Hinterland c950-1200, Landscapes of movement and control, interpreting prehistoric hillforts and fording places on the River Shannon, Western Stone Forts project, Ballyhoura Hills Project, Knocknalappa Co. Clare A Reappraisal, Excavations at Mooghaun South 1995, and Archaeological applications of modern Survey Techniques. Illustrated with 57 figures, and 31 plates, many in colour. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16516. Ryan, Michael, editor: Irish Antiquities Essays in Memory of Joseph Raftery.

Bray: Wordwell, 1998. xii+222 pp. 26 x 17.5 cm. Thirteen essays. Profusely illustrated, with plates, maps, tables, diagrams, and drawings. Gold-blocked black boards in very good condition, in a v.g. dustwrapper. Raftery was sometime Keeper of Irish Antiquities in and Director of the National Museum, and former President of the Royal Irish Academy, and of The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland. Bookplate fof D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, on the front pastedown. £20.00


17382. Ryan, Michael, editor: The Illustrated Archaeology of Ireland.

Dublin: Country House, 1991. 224 pp. 28 x 25 cm. Fifty essays, with introductions to each section: Interpreting the Evidence, The Stone Age, The Bronze Age, The Iron Age, The Early Medieval Period, The Later Medieval Period, and The Early Modern Period. 160 illustrations, most in colour. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a very good dustwrapper. Unpackaged weight 1,200g. £10.00


16664. Rynne, Etienne, editor: Figures from the Past, Studies on Figurative Art in Christian Ireland in honour of Helen M. Roe.

Dublin: The Glendale Press for The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland,1987. 328pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated, with plates, tables, drawings, maps, and charts. Gold-blocked black boards, in unclipped dustwrapper, from which a price label has been removed. Signed by editor on title page, and with an inscription to DDA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast, in Irish, on the ffep. Edge browning to the endpapers. This collection of essays was published by the RSAI on the occasion of Helen Roe's 90th birthday, with 26 members of the society contributing papers to make up one of the most important books on art in the Ireland of St. Patrick and his successors. A bibliography of the entire works of Helen Roe is included. Contributions are: Raftery, Helen Maybury Roe; Prendergast, Opening a Window on the Past; Haworth, The Published Work of Helen M. Roe; Hamlin, Some Northern Sundials and Time-Keeping in the Early Irish Church; Wallace and Timoney, Carrowntemple, Co. Sligo, and Its Inscribed Slabs; Ryan, A Suggested Origin for the Figure Representations on the Derrynaflan Paten; Harbison, The Date of the Crucifixion Slabs from Duvillaun More and Inishkea North, Co. Mayo; Lucas, 'In the Middle of Two Living Things'. Daniel or Christ?; ” h…ailidhe, The Cross-Base at Old Court, near Bray, Co. Wicklow; Herity, The Context and Date of the High Crosses at Disert Diarmada (Castledermot), Co. Kildare; De Paor, The High Crosses of Tech Theille (Tihilly), Kinnitty, and Related Sculpture; Swan, A Carved Stone Head from Killaspuglonane, Co. Clare; ” Floinn, Irish Romanesque Crucifix Figures; Rynne, A Pagan Celtic Background for Sheela-na-Gigs?; O'Farrell, The Inishmurray Statue of St. Molaise: a Re-Assessment; Stalley, A Misunderstood Gothic Masterpiece: the Cantwell Effigy at Kilfane, Co. Kilkenny; Fanning, The Pictorial Mosaic Tiles from Baltinglass Abbey, Co. Wicklow; Johnson, An Unusual Amphisbaena in Galway City; Phelan, Irish Sculpture Portraying the Five Wounds of Our Saviour; MacLeod, A Carved Oak Nursing Madonna from Askeaton, Co. Limerick; Bradley, The Ballyhale Madonna and Its Iconography; Manning, A Sheela-na-Gig from Glanworth Castle, Co.Cork; King, Seventeenth Century Effigial Sculpture in the North Meath Area; Ni Shuiliobhain, The Robertstown, Co. Meath, Effigial Grave-Slab: an historical footnote; de hOir, Two Nineteenth-Century Headstones with Early Affinities. £30.00


10831. Rynne, Etienne, editor: North Munster Studies Essays in Commemoration of Monsignor Michael Moloney.

Limerick: The Thomond Archaeological Society, 1967. xvi+535 pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. illustrated, hardback, signed by the editor on the ffep. The dustwrapper is a bit rubbed otherwise in very good condition. £50.00


16684. Scott, B.G., editor: Studies on Early Ireland Essays in Honour of M.V. Duignan.

Dublin: Association of Young Irish Archaeologists, 1982. 143 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Sixteen essays, illustrated with plates, maps, tables, drawings, diagrams, and aerial photographs. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. The title page has been removed, otherwise good. £10.00


18659. Scott, B.J., editor: Studies on Early Ireland Essays in Honour of M. V. Duignan.

Dublin: Association of Young Irish Archaeologists, 1981. iv + 143 pp. 30 x 21 cm. Illustrated, maps, figures. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. Papers presenrted at a Conference in Belfast, November 28-30th, 1980, on Ireland 800 BC-800 AD. £12.00


17351. Scott, BG, editor: Perspectives in Irish Archaeology Papers presented to the 5th annual seminar of The Association of Young Irish Archaeologists.

Belfast: The Association of Young Irish Archaeologists, 1974. The Seminar was in 1973, but these papers were not published until 1974. 120 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Maps, graphs, aerial photographs, sketches, diagrams, and X-radiographs. Pictorial glazed card covers. Small corner crease to the top of the front cover, o/w in very good condition. £10.00


18002. Stout, Geraldine: Newgrange and the Bend of the Boyne.

Cork: Cork University Press, 2002. Irish Rural Landscapes: Volume I. xxiii + 233 pp. 30.5 x 24.5 cm. Profusely illustrated in colour, with lots of maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good condition, in a very good dw. Almost as new. Unpackaged weight 1,500g. This is a heavy book, overseas shipping will require extra postage. £20.00


16997. The Office of Public Works: Ireland in the Bronze Age Dublin Castle Conference 21-3 April 1995 Programme.

Dublin: The Stationery Office, 1995. (26) pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Conference programme, and abstracts of seventeen papers. 0ne figures. Plastic comb binding. Card covers. Few slight marks on front cover, o/w in very good condition. £15.00


17062. Thomas, N.L.: Irish Symbols of 3500 BC

Cork & Dublin: The Mercier Press,1988. 111 pp. 23 x 18 cm. The 40 illustrations include a map and 13 plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. £10.00


16621. Twohig, Elizabeth Shee and Margaret Ronayne, editors.: Past Perceptions The Prehistoric Archaeology of South-West Ireland.

Cork: Cork University Press, 1993. xill+183 pp. 24.5 x 18.5 cm. Seventy-nine figures, and 17 tables. Pictorial glazed card covers. Slight shelf-wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. £20.00


17348. Ulster Archaeological Society: Ulster Journal of Archaeology Volume 1 - Volume 16.

Belfast: Ulster Archaeology Society, 1894 -1910. 24 x 18.5 cm. Eight uniformly-bound volumes containing the first sixteen volumes of this revived Journal. The Ulster Journal of Archaeology was first published between 1853 and 1862, and then ensued a 32-year gap before its revival with Vol. I No. I, in September 1894. In quarter leather and green boards. Six-panelled spines with raised bands, gilt decoration, lining, and titling. Marbled endpapers. Each volume is illustrated and has plans, etc. Vol. I,II, 313+291 pp. Vol. III,IV, 294+270+45 pp. Vol. V,VI, 246+251 pp. Vol. VII,VIII, 208+202 pp. Vol. IX,X, 186+191 pp. Vol. XI,XII, 189+192 pp. Vol. XIII, XIV, 192+192 pp. Vol. XV,XVI, 188+152 pp. Showing slight shelfwear and edge-rubbing, but overall in very good condition. Probably bound for a previous owner in his personal library binding. £750.00


7058. Ulster Archaeology Society: Ulster Journal of Archaeology Third Series Volume 1 Part 2.

Belfast: Ulster Archaeology Society, 1938. 121-236 pp. illustrated, paper covers, in very good condition. Articles include, Doonmore, the Beaker Folk, Drumswords Church, Co. Monaghan, Fir-Rope, Mote and Mote and Bailey Castles in De Courcy's Principality of Ulster, Lough Island Reavy, and many others. £35.00


14262. Ulster Journal of Archaeology: Ulster Journal of Archaeology Third Series Volume 62.

Belfast: Ulster Archaeology Society, 2003. 24.5 by 18 cms. iv+182 pp. Illustrated. Card covers. Articles include: Excavation of a neolithic house at Enagh, the excavation of two bronze age roundhouses at Island Magee, Three early medieval mounts from Co. Armagh, Excavations in Abbey Street Armagh, Excavations at St Tassach's Church Raholp, Excavations at Boho Cross, Records of bog butter, and others. In very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


11437. Ulster Journal of Archaeology: Ulster Journal of Archaeology Third Series Volume 63.

Belfast: Ulster Archaeology Society, 2004. 24.5 by 18 cms. iv+146 pp. Illustrated. Card covers. Articles include: Archaeology and paleoenvironment at Grangemore Dunes County Derry, Excavations at Island Hill Ringcreevy, at the Dorsey, at Church st, Belfast, at St Malachy's wall Bangor Abbey, Excavations in the vicinity of St Jarlath's church Clonfeacle, Excavations of a medieval rural settlement at Portmuck, Islandmagee, O'Connor's stronghold Derrywarragh Island Maghery, the catalogue of the archaeological museum at Queen's University in 1910, and others. In very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


17721. Ulster Journal of Archaeology: Ulster Journal of Archaeology Third Series Volume 72.

Belfast: Ulster Archaeology Society, 2013-14. iv + 250 pp. 24.5 by 18 cm. Illustrated. Pictorial semi matt card covers. Articles include: The Excavation of a Bronze Age Settlement a Skilganaban, Co. Antrim, The Armagh "pagan" statues, the excavation of two medieval ditches at Tullykevin Co Down, the excavation of a multi-period ecclesiastical site at Aghavea, Co. Fermanagh, the early ecclesiastical complexes of Carrowmore and Clonea Co. Donegal, an excavation at the battlements of the great tower Carrickfergus Castle, an excavation at the inner ward Carrickfergus Castle, the Cockpit of Ulster; war along the river Blackwater 1593-1603, excavations at Tully Castle Co. Fermanagh, lead cloth seals from Carrickfergus. In very good condition, almost as new. £15.00


16734. Waddell, John: The Bronze Age Burials of Ireland.

Galway: Officina Typographica Galway University Press, 1990. First edition. xii+166pp. 30.5 x 21.5 cm. A county-by-county list of known and historially-recorded burials of this period. This is the first time such a comprehensive list has been attempted. 133 figures, including maps, and 3 plates. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. Gold-blocked black boards, in dw. The book itself is in good condition, but the dw is worn. Scarce. £50.00


16601. Waddell, John and Elizabeth Shee Twohig: Ireland in the Bronze Age Proceedings of the Dublin Conference, April 1995.

Dublin: The Stationary Office, 1995. 169 pp. 29.5 x 20.5 cm. Fifteen papers, and an introduction. Illustrated with 32 plates, 60 figures, and 5 tables. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £45.00


17116. Wijngaarden-Bakker, Louise H. Van: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Volume 86 C. Number 2. The Animal Remains from the Beaker Settlement at Newgrange Co. Meath Final Report.

Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1986. pp.18-111. 24.5 x 17.5 cm. 8 plates. Printed blue card covers. Small black felt-tip rectangle on the top margin of the first page, otherwise in very good condition. Covers the 1966-69 seasons. £15.00


16641. Williams, Brian and Sarah Gormley: Archaeological Objects From County Fermanagh.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, Environment and Heritage Service, 2002. Northern Ireland Archaeological Monographs No. 5. xii+163 pp. 28 x 21 cm. Twenty-eight illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. £15.00


16566. Wood-Martin, W.G.: The Lake Dwellings of Ireland: or Ancient Lacustrine Habitations of Erin, Commonly Called Crannogs.

Dublin: Crannog Editions, 1983. First published in 1886. xxi + 318 pp. 24.5 x 16 cm. 50 plates. 238 figures in the text. Index. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards, in very good condition, in a good dustwrapper. A short tear in the dw has been carefully closed with peelable tape. One of the great classics of Irish archaeology. £40.00


16735. Woodman, P.C., E. Anderson, and N.Finlay.: Excavations at Ferriter's Cove, 1983-95: last foragers, first farmers in the Dingle Peninsula.

Bray: Wordwell, 1999. First edition. xiv+219 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 88 figures and 34 plates, in colour and b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Half-title discreetly removed, o/w in very good condition. £45.00


16608. Woodman, Peter C.: The Mesolithic in Ireland: Hunter-Gatherers in an Insular Environment.

Oxford: BAR British Series 58: 1978. (12)+360 pp. 30 x 20.5 cm. Six plates and 101 figures. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards. In very good condition. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. £75.00

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