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Le Droit Franc en Syrie pendant les Croisades

Le Droit Franc en Syrie pendant les Croisades

by Hayek, Dimitri

163 pages. In French. Good +; binding is sound and tight. All pages are clean, tight and intact but age-darkened, with occasional light pencil underlining and one or two very small tears due to fragility of the paper. Binding is somewhat age-darkened, spine a little tanned. From the library of Medievalist John La Monte, whose signature it bears, then the library of medievalist Kenneth M. Setton of the Princeton Institute of Advanced Study, whose bookplate it bears.The Christian Lebanese Doctor of... Read more
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$125.00
Symbolarum Criticarum, Geographiam Byzantinam Spectantium, Partes Duae

Symbolarum Criticarum, Geographiam Byzantinam Spectantium, Partes Duae

by Tafel, Gottlieb Lukas Friedrich, 1787-1860

[Munchen]: Auf Kosten der Akademie, 1849. Hardcover. Fair. 2 parts bound in 1. 107, 136p. Old marbled boards backed in library buckram. 25cm. Cover corners heavily chipped. Ex lib. (John Crerar Library). Library markings included a perforated stamp on both title-leaves. Contents sound. Latin text. Abhandlungen fer historischen Classe der Kgl. Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften; Bd. 5, Abt. 2 und 3.
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$300.00
Byzantine World, The

Byzantine World, The

by Hussey J. M

Harper & Row / Torch Books. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1961. Softcover. A trade paperback with tanning to the spine and around the edges of the covers. Light soiling to the covers and edgewear. This is a tightly bound copy with a clean & unmarked interior. "This is an account of Byzantine culture, from the foundation of the Empire in 330 to its downfall in 1453. The book is devoted to the history of the Byzantine Empire and to short essays on various aspects of its political, religious... Read more
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CA$15.25
La Situation Mondiale de l'Empire Byzantin avant les Croisades. Traduction Francaise par Renauld et Kozlowski

La Situation Mondiale de l'Empire Byzantin avant les Croisades. Traduction Francaise par Renauld et Kozlowski

by Neumann, Carl

Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. 115p. Later buckram. Front cover of original wrapper mounted on front cover. 24cm. Moderately browned. INSCRIBED on half-title by both translators. French text. Extrait de la Revue de l'Orient Latin, tome X.
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$50.00
Bistümer, Klöster und Stifte im Königreich Jerusalem

Bistümer, Klöster und Stifte im Königreich Jerusalem

by Mayer, Hans Eberhard

In German. 438 pages. Volume 26 of the distinguished series of publications of the German Monumenta Germaniae Historica Institute in Munich.Bears bookplate and signature of eminent medievalist and expert on the Crusades Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, as well as an inscription from his friend Prof. Dr. Mayer to him.15 masterful studies by H.E. Mayer, an acknowledged expert on the Crusades, of the development, governance, founding, history and rivalries among... Read more
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$75.00
LES SLAVES BYZANCE ET ROME AU XIe SIECLE

LES SLAVES BYZANCE ET ROME AU XIe SIECLE

by DVORNIK Francis

Paris, Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion, 1926. Book Condition: Very Good+ . v + 360 pp. 1st Edition. Text in French language. 8vo size: 24x17cm. Hardcover: Cloth-cover with gilded spine in very good condition: some light browning of the spine due to shelf exposure, number 170 inked at the bottom of the spine. Spine is solid and tight. Pages crisp and clean in fine condition. A very rare copy. Original not Facsimile. A fine copy. Bookseller Inventory #F116DVO
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€300.00
Jean II Comnene (1118-1143) et Manuel I Comnene (1143-1180)

Jean II Comnene (1118-1143) et Manuel I Comnene (1143-1180)

by Chalandon, Ferdinand

Paris: Librairie Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1912. Hardcover. Very Good. lxiii, 709p. Contemporary 1/2 leather. 25cm. Moderate cover scuffing and other wear. French text. Les Comnene Etudes sur l'Empire Byzantin au XI et au XII Siecles, II.
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$225.00
Essai de Chronographie Byzantine 1057-1453, par Edouard de Muralt

Essai de Chronographie Byzantine 1057-1453, par Edouard de Muralt

by Muralt, Edouard von

Bale et Geneve: H. Georg; St-Petersbourg: Eggers et Comp, 1871. Hardcover. Good. index, xviii, 932p. Later blue boards backed in plain untitled vellum (original gray wrapper bound in). 22cm. Moderate cover soiling and wear. French text.
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$275.00
Markgraf Conrad von Montferrat

Markgraf Conrad von Montferrat

by Ilgen, Theodor

In German and Latin. 137 pages. Volume is solid, binding tight, all pages intact and unmarked, with a little soiling of boards, and a little age-darkening.Bears signature of former owner, Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.German archivist and historian Theodor Ilgen (1854-1924) received his doctorate in history at the University of Marburg and afterwards worked as an archivist at the state archives in Marburg, Düsseldorf and Münster. From 1900 to 1921 he was... Read more
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$75.00
L'Iconoclasme Byzantin: Dossier Archeologique

L'Iconoclasme Byzantin: Dossier Archeologique

by Grabar, Andre

Paris: College de France, 1957. Paperback. Very Good. black & white plates, 277p. Original wrapper. 28cm. Former owner's name. French text.
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$100.00
Italian Weights and Measures from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century

Italian Weights and Measures from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century

by Zupko, Ronald Edward

339 pages. Very good +, with a little tanning of spine; binding is tight, all pages clear, unmarked and pristine. Inscription by Prof. Zupko to the former owner, Prof. Kenneth M. Setton of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study; flyleaf bears his ownership stamp.Prof. Zupko is an acknowledged expert in historical metrology and the development of measurement systems from the medieval period to modern times. In Italy, standardization of measures developed very late (really not until... Read more
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$70.00
Raymond lll of Tripolis And the Fall of Jerusalem (1140-1187)

Raymond lll of Tripolis And the Fall of Jerusalem (1140-1187)

by Baldwin, Marshall Whithed

Very good; fading of spine, a little fraying of heel of spine, slight age-darkening, but binding sound and intact, all pages bright, tight, intact and unmarked. Not ex-library. Inscription by author to former owner, medievalist Prof. K.M. Setton of the Princeton Institute of Advanced Study.Eminent medievalist Marshall Baldwin's masterful account of the important Crusader Raymond lll of Tripolis and his role in the Second Crusade's Battle of Hattin in 1187, which ended in disaster for the Crusaders.... Read more
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$100.00
Neshri's History of the Ottoman Empire

Neshri's History of the Ottoman Empire

by Ménage, V.L

Like new except for some slight age-darkening, some slight tanning of spine and rear top edge of dust jacket and a very little wrinkling at top of dust jacket. No damage to volume itself; a coupe of light pencil marks.Victor Louis Ménage (1920 – 2015) was a British historian, Turkologist, specialist in the early Ottoman Empire, holder of the Chair of Turkish in the University of London, and an editor of the Encyclopedia of Islam. His important monograph is one of the best studies of the evolution... Read more
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$125.00
Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804

Southeastern Europe under Ottoman Rule, 1354-1804

by Sugar, Peter F

365 pages. Binding tight, all pages bright, white, no tears or stains. A coupe of small spots, a little corner bumping, one or two small notes. Written name of owner, K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Institute fro Advanced Study in Princeton.Professor Sugar's overview and exposition of one of the least studied areas of the Ottoman Empire and its influence on the countries of the Balkans and European provinces of the Empire. Volume V of the University of Washington Press's A History of East Central Europe.
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$40.00
Essai sur la Civilisation Byzantine

Essai sur la Civilisation Byzantine

by Hesseling, D. C

Oaris: Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1907. Hardcover. Good. [12], 381p. Later blue cloth. Front cover of original wrapper bound in. 18cm. Contents browned. French text.
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$40.00
The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494

The Government of Florence Under the Medici 1434 to 1494

by Rubinstein, Nicolai

Near Fine; a couple of small tears at front bottom of dust jacket, some tanning of dust jacket spine and top edge and a little soiling on back; volume itself in near fine/fine condition except for a few very small stains on front page edges.. A hard-to-find first edition of Rubinstein's classic investigation into the mechanisms and strategists used by the Medici to maintain control and authority in a milieu where they had no more formal power or authority than other citizens. Based on hitherto... Read more
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$350.00
Veneto-Byzantinische Analekten

Veneto-Byzantinische Analekten

by Hopf, Karl

In German. 166 pages. Book essentially as new except for tanning on spine, small stain on top of front board, two small scuff marks on rear board. Bears bookplate and signature of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.Session reports of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. Philosophical-Historical class, session of 3 November 1859; Volume XXXII, Part III. Reprint of the Vienna Academy edition 1856. By Professor Karl Hopf (1832-1873), expert on Greece in the Middle... Read more
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$50.00
Komnenen und Normannen. Beitrage zur Erforschung ihrer Geschichte in Verdeutschen un Erlauterten Urkunden des Zwolften und Dreizehnten Jahrhunderts

Komnenen und Normannen. Beitrage zur Erforschung ihrer Geschichte in Verdeutschen un Erlauterten Urkunden des Zwolften und Dreizehnten Jahrhunderts

by Tafel, Gottlieb Lukas Friedrich, 1787-1860

Ulm: Auf Kosten der Verfassers, 1852. 1st ed. Hardcover. Good. xxv, 262p. Old Boards. 22cm. Cover scuffed. Former owner's name. Light foxing. German text. Historical analysis of the conflicts between the Commeni emperors of 12th century Byzantiums and the Normans.
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$300.00
Histoire de l'Empire byzantin, par Charles Diehl. Ouvrage illustre de 15 planches hors texte et de 4 cartes. 1919

Histoire de l'Empire byzantin, par Charles Diehl. Ouvrage illustre de 15 planches hors texte et de 4 cartes. 1919

by CHARLES DIEHL

AUGUSTE PICARD, 1919. Book Condition: Very Good+ xi-247 pp, 15 plates and 4 atlases (including 2 unfolding). Text in French language. 8vo size: 18.5x12.5cm. Hardcover, Cover in very good condition. Leather cover, gilded spine. Pages clean with some age browning. All plates and maps in fine condition. Otherwise in fantastic condition. Charles Diehl, fine connoisseur of the Byzantine Empire, knows how to guide his reader through the mazes of the history of Byzantium. Confined between Europe and Asia, a... Read more
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€40.00
Byzantium in the Seventh Century. [Volume] I: 602-634

Byzantium in the Seventh Century. [Volume] I: 602-634

by Stratos, Andreas N

Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 1968. 1st ed. in English. Hardcover. Near Fine. This volume only. folding map, x, 430p. Original red cloth. 25cm. Minor wear only. No Jacket. English translation of "To Byzantion ston Hebdomon Aiona." A total of five volumes were published between 1968 and 1980.
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$225.00
Feudal Monarchy in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem 1100-1291

Feudal Monarchy in the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem 1100-1291

by La Monte, John L

Slight fraying on heel and head of spine and on front hingeFirst edition. Signed by the author and his personal copy. Subsequently from the library of the distinguished medievalist Kenneth M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, whose signature the volume also bearsThe last endpapers contain a list of reviews of the work together with a partial list of Prof. La Monte's publications, probably in his handwriting; there are a few neat marginal notes.John L. La... Read more
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$50.00
Chronicle of the Turkish Sultans

Chronicle of the Turkish Sultans

by Zoras, George

In Greek. Volume in Fine condition, with a couple of small stains on spine and two spots on title page; no tears, no corner bumping, all pages tight and bright, binding like new. Bears signature and bookplate of K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.The Chronicle of the Turkish Sultans found in the Barberini Greek Codex lll in the critical edition with commentary, name tables and notes published by Professor George Zoras of the University of Athens.This book is rare.
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$250.00
Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise

Alde Manuce et L'Hellinisme à Venise

by Ambroise Firmin-Didot

Firmin-Didot's well-known study of Alde Manuce (Aldus Manutius or Aldo Manuzio ca. 1450-1515), the famous Venetian printer, scholar, humanist, typeface inventor, Philhellene, and founder of the Aldine Press, and his involvement in printing and making available original classic Greek texts, in the context of Hellenism in Venice and elsewhere in the Renaissance. First published in Paris in 1875.Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876) was a scion of the famous Didot family of printers, publishers and... Read more
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$75.00
Le Rappresentazioni Sacre Nella Letteratura Bizantina

Le Rappresentazioni Sacre Nella Letteratura Bizantina

by La Piana, Giorgio

In Italian. Edges of paper cover a little tattered, spine faded, front cover hinge a little fragile. Some age-darkening, but all pages are tight, intact and unmarked. Addenda page slightly torn.Inscribed by Prof. La Piana to Josephine Setton, (wife of the distinguished medieval historian K.M. Setton of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study) who helped him with his writing in English.Giorgio La Piana was an Italian-born American theologian, priest, philosopher, humanist and medieval scholar. He was... Read more
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$65.00
Guarino Epistolario

Guarino Epistolario

by Guarino de Verona, ed. Remigio Sabbadini

Three volumes, 1994 pages. In Latin and Italian. Some bumping and abrasion to the Inside edge of the rear board of volume lll, a little corner-bumping to the front board of volume ll, some abrasion to the title label of volume ll, two very small stains on top edges of pages of volumes l and lll. All bindings tight, all pages bright and unmarked; interior of all volumes in fine condition. Bears bookplate of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.This is a very good... Read more
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$250.00