ROUGH STONE MONUMENTS AND THEIR BUILDERS - 1st 1912 - ANCIENT STONEHENGE DOLMENS
ROUGH STONE MONUMENTS AND THEIR BUILDERS
Book Details + Condition: Harper and Brothers (London and New York). First Edition, 1912. Hardcover, small octavo. 157 pages with Bibliography and Index. From the Preface: "The aim of this volume is to enable those who are interested in Stonehenge and other great stone monuments of England to learn something of the similar buildings which exist in different parts of the world, of the men who constructed them, and of the great archaeological system of which they form a part. It is hoped that to the archaeologist it may be useful as a complete though brief sketch of our present knowledge of the megalithic monuments, and as a short treatment of the problems which arise in connection with them." Chapters include:
- Stonehenge and Other Great Stone Monuments in England and Wales
- Megalithic Monuments in Scotland and Ireland
- The Scandinavian Megalithic Area
- France, Spain and Portugal
- Italy and the Islands
- Africa, Malta, and the Smaller Mediterranean Islands
- The Dolmens of Asia
- And more.
From the massive collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; chafed spine ends, with a bit of early fraying; minor wear to boards; Parker's bookplate to inside front board (along with other inked owner info), and his info to ffep; interior is clean and free of markings.