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Ancient Dorset

Charles Warne

Ancient Dorset

the Celtic, Roman, Saxon, and Danish antiquities of the county, including the early coinage, illustrated with plates and woodcuts

by Charles Warne

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Published by Printed for the author by D. Sydenham in Bournemouth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal money,
  • Ringforts -- England -- Dorset,
  • Dorset (England) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Warne ... ; also an introduction to the ethnology of Dorset, and other archæological notices of the country, by T. William Wake Smart.
    ContributionsSmart, T. William Wake, Cleghorn, John, fl. 1840-1880, engraver., Fairholt, F. W. 1814-1866, ill., Smart, W., ill., Sydenham, D., printer., Carter, John Waldron, former owner., Macarthur, James Robert, 1814-1894, former owner., Money, Margaret Elizabeth Greenwell, signer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.D7 W2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[464] p., [18] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16990305M
    LC Control Number03008650
    OCLC/WorldCa6417249


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