THE SUTTON HOO SHIP BURIAL, A Handbook (signed)

By: Bruce-Mitford, Rupert

Price: $45.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Since its discovery in 1939, the Sutton Hoo ship burial "has been recognized as a find of the highest historical, archaeological and art-historical value." The handbook "illustrates and describes the excavation and the finds, discussing them in their social and historical context, and shows the latest reconstructions of the most complex objects after years of research." Inscription reads, "for xxxxx xxxxx,/with all good wishes and/warmest thanks for organising/a splendid tour in the/Maritimes, Sept. Oct. 1980/ and for much thoughtful/hospitality and guidance/Rupert Bruce-Mitford/Sackville, October 2/1980". Black cloth w/gilt spine lettering, 134 pages (including notes, bibliography), illustrated. Spine slant, moderate handling wear, in rubbed dust jacket w/impressions, scratches, wear to top spine end/corners. Signed copies of Bruce-Mitford's work are scarce.

Title: THE SUTTON HOO SHIP BURIAL, A Handbook (signed)

Author Name: Bruce-Mitford, Rupert

Categories: History, Signed (all categories),

Edition: 3rd edition

Publisher: London, BMT / British Museum Publications Limited: 1979

ISBN Number: 0714113433

ISBN Number 13: 9780714113432

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Inscribed & signed by author, on front end paper

Size: Quarto -- from 9.75

Seller ID: 018454

Keywords: NOISBN, Sutton Hoo, Anglo-Saxons, Suffolk, antiquities, archeology, burial rituals, cemeteries