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The Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans, and the Battle for Europe

By Wheatcroft, Andrew

London: Pimlico, 2010. 2nd printing. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xxv + 339pp., b/w pls., bibliog., index,

$18.20

Arab Historians of the Crusades

By Gabrieli, Francesco

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984. 2nd printing. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xxxvi + 362pp., index, Selected & translated from the arabic Sources

$21.00

The Concise History of the Crusades

By Thomas F. Madden (ed.)

Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2013. 3rd edition. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 243pp., b/w pls., maps, bibliog., index, ‘Placing all of the major crusades within their medieval social, economic, religious, and intellectual environments, Madden explores the uniquely medieval world that led untold thousands to leave their homes, families, and friends to march in Christ's name to distant lands. From Palestine and Europe's farthest reaches, each crusade is recounted in a clear, concise narrative. The author gives special attention as well to the crusades' effects on the Islamic world and the Christian Byzantine East’ Neat ownership details o/w nice copy

$22.40

Histoire Anonyme de la Première Croisade

By Bréhier, Louis

Paris: Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1924. 1st edition. orig. cloth. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. xxxvi + 258pp., appends., index, Anonymous history of the First Crusade. FRENCH TEXT. Lovely crisp copy

$28.00

Russia and the Outbreak of the Seven Years War

By Kaplan, Herbert

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. 604pp., maps, bibliog., index, Classic text. Fine analysis of the reality of the Versailles treaty and the growth, structure and operations of the Nazi Freikorps movement

$42.00

Garibaldi

By Ridley, Jasper

New York: Viking, 1976. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xvii + 718pp., b/w pls., bibliog., index, Twice an Admiral, six times a General, C-in-C of the Uruguayan Army, Dictator of Sicily. Includes his Italian Campaign of 1848-49, Sicily 1860 & Franco-Prussian War

$36.40

Paris At Bay: A Story of the Siege and The Commune

By Hayens, Herbert [Stanley Wood (illusts.)]

London: Blackie, c.1930. reprint. orig. cloth. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. 352pp., frontis., b/w plates, A juvenile novel of the 1870 Franco-Prussian War & the Paris Commune. Neat ownership inscription o/w nice copy in bright green cloth boards

$21.00

Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century

By Parker, Geoffrey

London: Yale U. P., 2013. 1st edition. dust jacket. As New. 8vo.. xxix + 871pp., colour & b/w plates, text ills., maps, notes, bibliog., index, Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides. Monumental study of the first global crisis

$36.40

The Plot Against Pepys

By Long, James & Ben

London: Faber & Faber, 2007. 1st ed. thus. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xiv + 322pp., colour & b/w plates, maps, notes, bibliog., index, Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, was imprisoned in the Tower of London on the charge of treason in 1679. Pepys then sets about to investigate and uncover the plot of accuser, John Scott

$21.00

The Course of Empire, The Arabs and their Successors

By Glubb, John Bagot

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 424pp., maps, index, The Arabs & their Successors. 860 onwards. Follows on from ‘The Empire of the Arabs’

$36.40

A History of Sparta, 950-192 B.C.

By Forrest, W. G.

New York: W. W. Norton, 1969. 1st ed. thus. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. 160pp., maps, bibliog., index, Offers a clear, balanced view of Sparta’s extraordinary rise to power & the reasons for her collapse

$18.20

The Rough Riders

By Roosevelt, Theodore

New York: The Lakeside Press, 2003. 1st ed. thus. orig. cloth. As New. sm. 8vo.. lxxvii + 317pp., colour frontis., b/w plates, appendix, index, Reprint of the 1928 edition

$22.40

Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life, Her Death, and the Myth

By Scott, W. S.

London: Harrap, 1974. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 239pp., b/w plates, maps, notes, appends., index, Author studied of the Johannic myths for over 30 years

$21.00

The Hundred Years War

By Perroy, Edouard

London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962. reprint. dust jacket. Very Good. 8vo.. xxix + 376pp., bibliog., index, Author was professor of Mediaeval history at the Sorbonne. Previous owner’s details & tape-marks to end papers o/w very good copy

$22.40

Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors

By Skidmore, Chris

London: Phoenix, 2013. 1st edition. stiff wrappers. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. xxi + 437pp., colour & b/w plates, maps, appendix, bibliog., index, Were the Crusades an experiment in European colonialism or a manifestation of religious love ?

$19.60

Battle Royal: A New Account of Simon de Montfort’s Struggle against King Henry III

By Beamish, Tufton

London: Muller, 1965. reprint. orig. cloth. Nice Copy. 8vo.. 285pp., frontis., b/w pls., maps, plans, bibliog., index, No dust jacket o/w a nice copy

$21.00

Fighting for Christendom, Holy War and the Crusades

By Tyerman, Christopher

Oxford: Oxford U. P., 2004. 1st edition. dust jacket. Nice Copy. sm. 8vo.. xv + 247pp., b/w pls., maps, appendix, bibliog., index, Were the Crusades an experiment in European colonialism or a manifestation of religious love ?

$22.40

The Siege and Fall of Troy

By Graves, Robert

London: Folio Society, 2006. 2nd printing. 1/4 cloth. Nice Copy. 8vo.. xix + 108pp., colour frontis., colour plates, ep maps, Text of 1962 first edition with new illustrations by Graham Barker

$21.00

Spartan Reflections

By Cartledge, Paul

London: Duckworth, 2009. new edition. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. xii + 276pp., b/w plates, notes, bibliog., indexes, A collection of 13 essays by a professor of Greek history at cambridge University. Inc. chapters on society, economy & warfare

$33.60

Sparta

By Whitby, Michael (ed.)

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007. 1st ed. thus. stiff wrappers. As New. 8vo.. xix + 275pp., maps, bibliog., index, During the 4th & 5th centuries Sparta evolved a unique system... combining egalitarian structures, military ideals & brutal oppression, & permitted male citizens to focus on war

$28.00

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