The Book of Arran - Archaeology.
Limited edition to 550 copies. xiv, 295 pp. With tissue-guarded frontispiece & 53 plates. Folding map of Arran in pocket at rear. With many detailed line drawing illustrations throughout text. Contents: Introduction: The Building Up of the Island; Prehistoric Period: The Sepulchral Remains, Cup and Ring-Marked Rocks; Protohistoric Period: Viking Burials, Fortified and Domestic Sites, An Irish-Celtic Monastery; Historic Period: The King's Cave, Chapels and Sculptured Stones, On the Effigy of an Abbot at Shisken With a Note on the Forms of Vestments on West Highland Monuments; The Castles; The Holy Isle; Runic Inscriptions in the Cell of St. Molaise, Arran Place-names. Text clean throughout. Binding sound. Dark green eps. Hinges cracked internally. Heavy brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine labels. Gilt crest of Arran Society of Glasgow on front board. Top edge gilt. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG. N° de réf. du libraire 8035
Titre : The Book of Arran - Archaeology.
Éditeur : Glasgow: Hugh Hopkins, The Arran Society of Glasgow
Date d'édition : 1910
Reliure : Hardcover
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