The Walls of Constantinople

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1 of the 30 illustrations

Baker, R. Granville. The Walls of Constantinople. John Milne, London, 1910. Hardcover. Black lettering and design stamped on reddish brown cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. 30 illustrations. Good, with tear to top left edge of spine. Text and interior are very good and well-bound. Ex-lib with markings on spine and first few pages, as usual. Author spent years of investigation at the ancient wall, much of which has since disappeared. He describes the wall as he goes, and pieces together its chronology, as well. Scarce. $85.00

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Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador 1980

2015-04-21 18.52.59Thomson, Jane Sproul & Ransom, Bernard (eds.) Archaeology in Newfoundland and Labrador 1980: Annual Report No. 1. Historic Resources Division, Department of Culture, Recreation and Youth. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. St.John’s, Nfld., February 1981. 4to, (magazine size). Very good to fine throughout, former owner’s name lightly on top corner of front cover. Illustrated with b&w figures and plates. This was the first of a number of annual reports and one rarely seen.  $40