Rings of Stone: The Prehistoric Stone Circles of Britain and Ireland by Aubrey Burl

Rings of Stone: The Prehistoric Stone Circles of Britain and Ireland by Aubrey Burl hits the £1 shelf in my shop.

Frances Lincoln / Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper.

From the cover: The beginnings, development and gradual end of stone circles are explored in this illustrated guide, combining colour photography with scientific survey. Their significance and use, with astronomical alignments to the sun and moon and todays beliefs that human sacrifices were part of the rituals in the megalithic rings are explained.

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with several short tears and chips, pulled at the head and foot of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight.

Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.
280 pages. Index. 10¾” x 8″.

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