New York: Doubleday & Co, 1965. First Edition (presumed). Hardcover. Used - Good. Blue cloth boards quarter-bound with orange spine. Black lettering to spine. Light blue endpapers printed with map. Prior owner's inscription and stamp on FFEP. Some fading from dampness on both front and rear pastedown. Ink underlining. Inserts with B/W photographs. B/W illustrations. Appendix. Index. 16 x 24 cm. 202 pp. / Good. Toned. Some signs of wear. Item #10535
Dr. Hawkins recreates the dramatic discovery of Stonehenge--a sophicated and brilliantly conceived astronomical observatory used by three different groups of people over a400 year period beginning around 2000 B.C.--; tells of the mythology that surrounds it and of the remarkable techniques that were employed to bring the stones across 100 miles of sea and land to their site of construction on Salisbury Plain in southern England.