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Lydney Park copy on ABEBooks
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Not a bad price on a copy over at ABEbooks currently, if anyone is looking for this title.


Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire

viii + 137pp, 52 plates inc folding + 28 figs, card, deckle page edges, 4to spine creased with 4cm tear at the base, edges creased with numerous tears, light foxing on prelims & page edges Lydney Park Temple comprises a Roman temple and villa complex built within an earlier Iron Age hill fort. In the Fourth century the southern half of the Iron Age site was occupied by a Romano-British temple complex. The article 'The name Nodens' is by J.R.R.Tolkien at his most abstruse and scholarly and is one of Tolkiens earlier publications. Bookseller Inventory # 59143

£ 100.00 (approx $130 USD) plus shipping

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yes, not a bad price. But - the description says, 'deckle edges' - they're yapp edges, aren't they?

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Re: Lydney Park copy on ABEBooks
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I went to check my copy, and realized that mine is fully trimmed so I can't answer definitively! I am pretty sure the deckle is correct though.

deckle edges - The natural rough and uneven edges of book pages when they have not been trimmed flush. The binding of handmade paper can also produce this decorative effect. Also known as uncut.

yapp - A style of binding where the edges of the paper extend beyond all three edges of a book. It is named after a London bookseller who invented it around 1860, and is mostly used for books of devotion and verse.

(above quoted from http://www.alibris.com/glossary/glossary-books )

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Re: Lydney Park copy on ABEBooks
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When it rains it pours... if you missed on that other copy, another has just shown up.

£ 110 plus shipping

Lydney Park on Abebooks

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Has anyone else noticed this pattern? Whenever something uncommon comes up for sale, maybe something that hasn't been seen offered for a year or more... inevitably another comes up for sale shortly after. I've seen this happen more times than I can count.

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