Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America

Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America

by Ivor Noel Hume
     
 
Cited in virtually every Colonial-era site study of North America, A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America holds a place of honor among historical archaeologists. It is a classic, highly sought after handbook for the professional archaeologist, museum curator, antiques dealer, collector, or social historian. Though first published more than thirty years ago, Ivor

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Cited in virtually every Colonial-era site study of North America, A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America holds a place of honor among historical archaeologists. It is a classic, highly sought after handbook for the professional archaeologist, museum curator, antiques dealer, collector, or social historian. Though first published more than thirty years ago, Ivor Noel Hume's guide continues to be the most useful and accurate reference on the identification of artifacts recovered from British colonial sites. This edition contains a new preface, and updated references, in addition to the original 102 photographs and line drawings. With a list of forty-three categories, including buttons, cutlery, stoneware, and firearms, collectors and curators of early American artifacts will find this book insightful, informative, and indispensable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679724605
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Edition description:
1st Vintage Books ed
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.23(w) x 8.04(h) x 0.78(d)

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