Technology In The Ancient World.
Book Club Associates.
With drawings by judith newcomer.
Tall 4to. 7.75 x 11 inches. viii + 260 pp. Bound in original buff boards, with red titles and block on front board, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has minor edge wear and sunned spine. A little spotting of flyleaves and edges, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 265 text figures,including black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. An introduction to the technology of the ancient world, including prehistory, classical civilisations and the barbarians. It covers tool making, agricultural techniques, milling, architecture, chariots and ships, weapons, textiles and pottery. Henry Hodges (1920-97), archaeologist, taught at the Universities of Queen's, Belfast, London and Queen's, Kingston, Ontario, specialising in the technology and artefacts of the ancient period. Book Club edition of the first edition of 1970.
[Stock No. 26795]