Age by age: landmarks of British archaeology

by Ronald Frederick Jessup

Publisher: Joseph in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 96 Downloads: 132
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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 91.

Statement[by] Ronald Jessup; illustrated by Alan Sorrell.
ContributionsSorrell, Alan, illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA90 .J42
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5573176M
LC Control Number67082863

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