From the first settlers to the early celts. with 139 illustrations. drawings by edelgard soergel-harbison. (ancient peoples and places).
8vo. 6.5 x 9.75 inches. 208 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A little wear to extremities and spotting of flyleaves, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated on half title, by frontispiece and by 137 text figures, including black and white photographs, drawings and maps, including map of Ireland. A survey of Irish prehistory and its monuments and artefacts to the Celtic Iron Age and the mission of St Patrick. Peter Harbison (1939-), Irish archaeologist, member of the Royal Irish Academy, has worked for the Irish Tourist Board and has published numerous books and guides. Book club edition of the first, published by Thames and Hudson in their Ancient Peoples and Places series, 1988
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