Evans, John. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain

John Evans

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Evans, John. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Hardback 8vo; first edition, first printing. Pp i-xvi, 1-649, followed by folded plate. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to spine; boards blind stamped to borders; blind-stamped spear-head centerpiece. Condition: Very good. Extremities bumped and rubbed; moderate fraying to corners and tail of spine; binding shaken but intact, gutter split between half-title and title pages; previous owner signature to ffep and title page. $100

John Evans, F.R.S., F.S.A. was the distinguished author of several standard works on the archaeology of the British Isles. In the present volume he gives detailed accounts of the various forms of stone implements, weapons, and ornaments of remote antiquity discovered in Great Britain, their probable uses and method of manufacture, and also, in some instances, the circumstances and settings of their discovery.


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