Cyril Fox: The personality of Britain: its influence on inhabitant and invader in prehistoric and early historic times. With numerous distribution maps including a series specially prepared by Lily F. Chitty (1947)


The National Museum of Wales. Hardcover. 4th ed. Condition: Used – Poor. Boards worn and separated from spine, stitching gone towards the end, pages reasonable, marked A. ApSimon, Institute of Archaeology, Inner Circle, Regents Park, N.W.1. ISBN: none. Box 08

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall). Recollections of the man himself, as told to son Trevor, here (access).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.