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10 Titles By Ivor Noël Hume, Father of Historical Archaeology Virginia England

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10 Titles By Ivor Noël Hume, Father of Historical Archaeology. Director of the Department of Archeology at Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia).

 Ivor Noël Hume was born in London and studied at Framingham College and St. Lawrence College in England. In 1949 he joined the staff of London’s Guildhall Museum as an archaeologist. He moved to Colonial Williamsburg as chief archaeologist in 1957 and subsequently became director of their Department of Archaeology. He is an honorary research associate of The Smithsonian Institution, fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and past vice-president of the British Society of Post-Medieval Archaeology. Author of twenty books… and dozens of articles, he was named an Officer of the British Empire in 1992 for contributions to British cultural interests in Virginia.

 1775: Another Part of the Field. By Ivor Noël Hume. Alfred A. Knopf (publisher). New York. 1966. First Edition. xx,465,xii pages. Illustrated. 8-5/8 inches. Cloth. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use. Jacket chips. Overall very good condition.

 The “Poor Potter” of Yorktown. By C. Malcolm Watkins and Ivor Noël Hume. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, D. C. 1967. (40) pages. (United States National Museum Bulletin 249 / Contributions From The Museum Of History And Technology Paper 54. Pages 73-112). Illustrated. Printed wraps. Soft cover. Light use, age toning. Overall good + condition. - - - Part I: Documentary Record - By C. Malcolm Watkins. pages 75-90; Part II: Pottery Evidence: (salt-glazed stoneware, stoneware manufacturing processes, earthenwares); Appendices: Other Virginians by the name of William Rogers; Evidence of William Rogers' Properties; Inventory of William Rogers' Estate (1739). - By Ivor Noël Hume. pages 91-111.

 Archaeology and Wetherburn’s Tavern. By Ivor Noël Hume. Colonial Williamsburg. Williamsburg, Virginia. (1969). 47 pages. Illustrated. 9 inches. Pamphlet. Soft cover. Colonial Williamsburg Archaeological Series No. 3. Former owner’s name tag on upper front cover. Very good condition.

 Historical Archaeology. By Ivor Noël Hume. Alfred A. Knopf (publisher). New York. 1969. First Edition. xiii,355,v pages. Illustrated. 9-1/2 inches. Cloth. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use. Jacket chips. Overall very good condition. - - - “A Comprehensive Guide for both amateurs and professionals to the technique and methods of excavating historical sites.”

 All The Best Rubbish. By Ivor Noël Hume. Harper & Row, Publishers. New York. (1974). First Edition. xiv,320 pages. Illustrated. 9-5/16 inches. Cloth. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use, lightly rubbed, foxing on the fore edge, top edge dusty, overall good + condition. - - Ivor Noël Hume, Director of the Department of Archeology at Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia). “Being an Antiquary’s Account of the Pleasures and Perils of Studying & Collecting Everyday Objects from the Past” - - - Noël Hume is the equisential Antiques Road Show of colonial archaeological artifacts.

 Martin’s Hundred. By Ivor Noël Hume. Alfred A. Knopf (publisher). New York. 1982. First Edition. xx,343 pages. Illustrated. 9-5/8 inches. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use. Edges spotted. Binding rubbed, worn, spotted. Well enjoyed copy. Occasional marking, see photo. Overall fair. - - - “A firsthand account of one of the most important excavations in American historical archaeology: the discovery of a lost plantation - and the most extensive evidence we have of English colonial life in early seventh-century Virginia.”

 The Virginia Adventure. Roanoke To Jamestowne: An Archaeological And Historical Odyssey. By Ivor Noël Hume. Alfred A. Knopf (publisher). New York. 1994. First Edition. xxviii,491 pages. Illustrated. 9-1/2 inches. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Light use. Very good condition. - - - With a typed note by (John Austin, Curator Emeritus, Ceramics and Glass, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) mentioning this title and his friendship to Noël, in part: “as a friend, as a mentor, as a writer or as the person who is responsible for changing Archaeology in America from a sport into a science.”

 Shipwreck! History from the Bermuda Reefs. By Ivor Noël Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A. With paintings and research contributions by E. B. Teddy Tucker, M.B.E. Capstan Publications. Hamilton, Bermuda. 1995. vii,64 pages. Illustrated. Pamphlet. Soft cover. Light use, corner of the front cover fold. Very good condition.

 If These Pots Could Talk: Collecting 2,000 Years of British Household Pottery. By Ivor Noël Hume. Chipstone Foundation. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (2001). xix,453 pages. Illustrated. 12-1/4 inches. Hard cover. Dust jacket. (Approximate weight: 7-1/2 pounds). Light wear, lightly used, overall very good condition. Inscribed “Noël” and signed “Ivor Noël Hume” on the half title page. - - - The inscription to: “John & Scottie” is short but personal to close friend and wife. John Austin, Curator Emeritus, Ceramics and Glass, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 A Passion for the Past. By Ivor Noël Hume. University of Virginia Press. (2010). xvii,350 pages. Illustrated. 9-1/2 inches. Hard cover. Dust jacket. Lightly used. Very good condition. “Weaving the personal with the professional, this is the chronicle of an extraordinary life steered by coincidence scarcely believable even as fiction… When the author began his career, historical archaeology did not exist as an academic discipline…”

    

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