The Severn Estuary: Landscape Evolution and Wetland Reclamation :: Stephen Rippon soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London & Washington: Leicester University Press, 1997, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Tables; List of abbreviations;
From the cover: The Severn Estuary is fringed by extensive areas of reclaimed alluvium, known as the Levels, which form one of the most distinctive types of landscape in Britain. This book represents the first synthesis of the rich and varied evidence that relates to how this landscape has evolved.
Archaeological, palaeoenvironmental, documentary, cartographic, place and field-name evidence is drawn together to address certain key themes related to the exploitation of this physically marginal area. The central issues are how, when and why…
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) 318 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10″ x 6¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Archaeology catalogue?