A near fine copy in pictorial boards housed in a very good plus slipcase. 1st edition. Light wear to book and slipcase. A larger book requiring additional postage for priority and international orders. Illustrated; 4to., 596 pages. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: Julian Cope's long-awaited follow up to The Modern Antiquarian, his bestselling and critically acclaimed guide to ancient Britain. The Megalithic European takes us on a breathtaking journey around prehistoric Europe's first temples.Contents* The Megalithic European is a monumental colour guide to the standing stones and ancient temples of prehistoric Europe.* In a 6-year personal odyssey (leaving no stone unturned) Julian Cope covers 300 of the important sites of Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.* The book looks further, revealing several thousand years of information which scholars have previously ignored, to the Classical temples of the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean Seas.* Section 1: a series of essays, looking at the universal desire of all settlers: to celebrate and mythologize the landscape in which they have chosen to live, highlighting comparisons with British settlements.* Section 2: a gazeteer of the many ancient sites in Europe that Julian Cope has personally visited, from Ireland to the Netherlands, from Crete to Denmark, discussing many areas outside the European arena, from Mount Ararat in Armenia to Mount Fuji in Japan, via the celebrated Mount Olympus of the Greek Myths to the legendary Tree of Yggdrasil of the Norse Myths.
About the Author: Julian Cope shot to fame with the band Teardrop Explodes during the Punk era. He has continued to make albums and produce other performers. He is hailed as a visionary by those people who recognise his genius and a madman by those who find him perlexing. He has written three books all of which have received ecstatic reviews. His most recent book , The Modern Antiquarian established itself as a classic travel guide to ancient Britain. It sent ripples through the world of archaeology and spawned a BBC documentary of the same name. It book remained in the bestseller lists for many weeks.
Título: The Megalithic European: The 21st Century ...
Editorial: London, England: Thorsons Pub
Año de publicación: 2004
Condición del libro: Near Fine
Edición: 1st Edition.
Descripción Element, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fine. First Edition. Fine 1st impression 1st ed very heavy, imposing Element hardback in slipcase, beautifully produced and illustrated. A little corner shelf-wear and bruising to slipcase but book itself is Fine, a very fresh copy, bright and unmarked. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0007138024. ISBN/EAN: 9780007138029. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 065216. Nº de ref. de la librería 065216
Descripción Element, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first impression hardback with slipcase. Lavishly illustrated. As new and unread, no inscriptions or annotations, not ex-library Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-1472947896707
Descripción Thorsons Pub, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Nº de ref. de la librería P020007138024
Descripción Thorsons Pub, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Like New. Nº de ref. de la librería P010007138024
Descripción Thorsons Pub, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110007138024
Descripción Thorsons Pub, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Slipcase. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0007138024
Descripción Thorsons Pub, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Slp. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Nº de ref. de la librería 0007138024