1960 Antiquity  
Editorial HERE could surely be no nicer present for an Editor of ANTIQUITY who lives and works in Cambridge to receive on Christmas Day than the two volumes (plus the T separate container of plans of King's, St John's and Trinity Colleges) of An Inwentory of the Historical Monuments in the City of Cambridge produced by the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England). These volumes, published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, and printed under that authority by William Clowes & Son
more » ... S.O., 1959, 5s. for the two parts) are a delight in every way, and must be purchased by all Cambridge men and women-residents compulsory, old boys obligatory-and will, of course, be bought by all in the British Commonwealth, in America, and in Europe, interested in one of the most interesting cities in Britain. These volumes set a much higher standard of production and editorship than the City of Oxford volume produced twenty years ago. This is not to say that the City of Oxford volume was not a fine production; it was. But these Cambridge volumes are outstanding productions. A most distinguished Cambridge bookseller said to us that they were the best value for money he had seen in the book trade for many a long year. The City of Cambridge volumes are not only amazingly good value, and fine productions but at once a triumph of, and an advertisement for, British archaeology. When they are seen in Paris and Zurich and Frankfurt and Copenhagen, archaeologists and historians,
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