Study of prehistoric gold in the British Isles Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1980. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Gilt titles to black label spine ; the first comprehensive study of the available evidence of goldwork during the Bronze Age of which surviving artifacts show items marked by an elegant simplicity of design and fine execution, with decoration usually restricted to relatively simple geometric patterns such as parallel lines, chevron, zig-zag and circular patterns, often extremely small and perfectly executed. The corpus, compiled from museum collections & published sources, comprises all well-documented objects, including those lost to the melting pot & covers some 1,600 items together with their geographical locations & related typological index. . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Illustrated by 62 black and white photographic plates; 6 tables & 6 maps, plus a few b/w. drawings in the text. Includes appendices, bibliography & indexes both of place & general. Quantity Available: 1.