~ 1848 First Edition Of The Archaeological Journal, Vol. V ~
The book was published under the direction of the Central Committee of the British Archaeological Association for the encouragement and prosecution of researches into the arts and monuments of the Early and Middle ages
It was published by Londres, John Murray, Longman, Pickering, and Bell, 1848, London.
The table of contents:
1. The Remarks on Personal Seals during the Middle Ages. T. Hudson Turner.
2. Remarks on Medieval Heraldry, with a view to an Ordinary of Arms; and Suggestions for copying existing examples. W. S. W
3. Notices of Recent Discoveries in Chester Cathedral, illustrative of the original arrangement of that structure in Norman and later times. R. C. H
4. On certain Obscure Words in Charters, Rentals, Accounts, &c., of property in the West of England. E. Smirke.
5. Notice of the Roman Remains lately discovered in Lower Thames Street. C. Tucker
6. On Medieval Brick-work. R. C. H
7. On the Norman Keep Towers of Coningsburgh and Richmond. A. Milward.
8. Description of the ancient plan of the Monastery of St. Gall, in the ninth century. Rev. Robert Willis
9. On certain Obscure Words in Charters, Rentals, Accounts, &c., of Property in the West of England (continued.). E. Smirk.
10. The Hall of Oakham. Rev. C. H. Hartshorne.
11. The Rood-screen, Priory Church, Christchurch, Hants. B. F.
12. On a Monumental Effigy in Conington Church, Huntingdonshire. M. H. Bloxam.
13. The Influence of a Parabolic Moulding upon the Buddhist Architecture of Western India. A. B. Orlebar.
14. Some Notes on the Tradition of Flaying, inflicted in Punishment of Sacrilege; the Skin of the Offender being affixed to the Church Doors. Albert Way.
15. An Account of the Discovery of Roman Remains in the British Hill-Fortress called “Cadbury Castle,” near Tiverton, Devon. C. Tucker.
16. Notice of a Medieval Mimic Entertainment resembling the modern Punch and Judy. J. O. Westwood.
17. Notices of Ancient Ornaments and Appliances of Sacred Use. Albert Way
18. Peverell’s Castle in the Peak. Charles H. Hartshorne
19. On the Sepulchral Slabs existing in the Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Edward Charlton, M.D
20. Illustrations of Medieval Manners, Chivalry, and Costume, from Original Documents. Albert Way.
21. On certain Obscure Words in Charters, Rentals, Accounts, &c., of Property in the West of England (continued.). E. Smirke.
22. Berkshire Antiquities. I. W.
23. Discovery of a Saxon Interment at Long Wittenham. Rev. J. C. Clutterbuck.
24. Observations on the State of Horticulture in England in Early Times, chiefly previous to the Fifteenth Century. T. Hudson Turner
25. Domestic Architecture of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. I. H. P
~ Dimensions ~
The book is 23.5 cm wide, 16 cm deep and 4 cm thick.
It weighs 1.05 kg.
~ Condition ~
The back cover is loose and its centre spine is missing, as seen in the pictures.
There are ageing spots on some pages and one minor tear on the inner corner of the map.