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Title:A Report of the Proceedings of the British Archaeological Association at the Fifth General Meeting holden in “The Faithful City” of Worcester in the month of August 1848
Price:GBP£58.00 (about USD$78.70)
Item ID:BB08-10540-106021
Publisher:J Russell Smith for the British Archaeological Association, London, 1851
Dust Jacket:No Jacket
J Russell Smith for the British Archaeological Association, 1851, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st

464 pages plus advertisements. Articles included are: On the Antiquities of Northfield; Antiquities of the site of Worcester Castle; On Early Monumental Effigies – with plates, the Romantic Materials of History; Details of a visit to the Crypt of Worcester Cathedral; Worcester Cathedral, its History and Antiquities; the Interrnment of Prince Arthur; the Marriage and Death of Prince Arthur; the Refounding of Worcester Cathedral; The Bishop’s Palace; Queen Elizabeth’s Visit to Worcester in 1575; On the Worcestershire Custom of Catherning; the Sepulchral Character of Cromlechs in the Channel Isles; the Cromlech at L’Ancresse, Cromlech in Jersey; Cromlechs of Alderney; Cromlech in the Isle of Anglesea (Anglesey); the Kentish Cromlech, Kit’s Coty House; Cromlechs at Addington & Trottescliffe; On the Horn Shaped Head-Dresses of the 13th, 14th and 15th Centuries; Excursion to Sudeley – with folded plates (one at rear) and folded plan; The Clothier’s Company of Worcester; an Account of a Roman Inscription at Kempsey; Some Notes on the Study of Monumental Brasses and on Rubbings – with plate; Account of a discovery of Sepulchral Remains at Abergavenny; Excursion to Wollershill, Bredon Church and Camp, Elmley and Comberton; Pershore, Evesham, Hampton etc, Vale of Evesham; Holt Castle and Church; the Herefordshire Beacon; the White Ladies, Worcester – with folded plate; St John’s Church at Bedwardine – with folded plate; a Soiree where items were shown; A Mummy obtained from a tomb at Thebes; the Dinner; the Passages of Shakespeare’s First Love (Sonnets); the Carvings of the Stalls in Cathedral and Collegiate Churches; the Dineley Manuscripts; the Glazed tile Pavements in Worcester Cathedral, Heraldic Decorations of Encaustic Pavings (with plate). Appendix: Etymology of Worcester; Account of Worcester from Leland’s Itinerary; Variations in the Accounts of our Historians of King John’s Last Moments; Relative Proportions of the Cathedral; the Clothium or Leaden Steeple; Monumental Statistics; Saxon Architecture at Worcester; the Temporary Museum; Lettres sur la Communication entre les Deux Bretagnes. Black/dark green covers are rubbed with bumped corners, cloth is split on front external hinge but cover and spine are attached to each other, internal front hinge is broken, rear internal hinge is broken but holding to text block, internal binding is sound, pages are clean but a little darkened, plates and front pages have light freckling. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10540-106021. During January 2022 we are offering a 20 percent discount on our usual prices at bookzangle. Prices displayed show the discounted prices. Please browse our catalogue.
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