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BRITISH HISTORICAL / ROMAN BRITAIN HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT OF TWO, comprising Thomas Morgan, "Romano-British Mosaic Pavements: History of Their Discovery and a Record and Interpretation of Their Designs", 1886, Whiting & Co., London, numerous plates, including fifteen (15) fold-out examples, red cloth boards with gilt lettering; and J. Collingwood Bruce, "The Hand-Book to the Roman Wall: A Guide to Tourists Traversing the Barrier of the Lower Isthmus", 1884, Alfred Russell Smith, London, and Andrew Reid, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, stated second edition, with several engraved plates, and fold-out map, green cloth boards, gilt lettering and decoration.
Good to very good condition, expected wear to covers, Bruce example with creases and dents to boards, corners bumped/worn, Morgan example with toning to boards, interiors with expected minor toning, but otherwise very clean, Morgan example fold-out plates with some short tears or surface losses along fold lines.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Good to very good condition, expected wear to covers, Bruce example with creases and dents to boards, corners bumped/worn, Morgan example with toning to boards, interiors with expected minor toning, but otherwise very clean, Morgan example fold-out plates with some short tears or surface losses along fold lines.

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BRITISH HISTORICAL / ROMAN BRITAIN HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT

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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
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