Irish Passage Graves. Presentation Edition (1974)
Author: Michael Herity
Book ID: 64556
Irish Passage Graves. Neolithic Tomb-Builders in Ireland and Britain 2500 B.C. Dublin: IUP, 1974. Pp x, 308. Quarter leather, parchment paper boards, with Celtic symbol in gilt to centre of upper cover & spine. Light browning to fore-edges otherwise a nice bright copy.
Special Presentation Edition Signed by the Author.
A description of the tombs, art, burials and grave-goods, and then attempts a reconstruction of the everyday life of their builders: subsistence, habitations, technology, even the industries of this remarkable people, the remains of whose civilization we call the Boyne Culture.
Michael Herity was professor emeritus of archaeology at University College, Dublin and former president of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.
Profusely illustrated with photographs & textual drawings.