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Holy War

Holy War

by Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong is the author of Islam and the recent bestseller Buddha as well as The Battle for God and A History of God. In fall 2001 she will be Scholar in Residence at Lowell House, Harvard University.

Crusades Books & Ephemera

What Were the Crusades?

What Were the Crusades?

by Riley-Smith, Jonathan

Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades

by Joinville & Villehardouin

Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1963. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. A clean copy with age toning of the page edges and Previous owner's name on the first page. This volume contains two famous old French Chronicles – the conquest of Constantinople presents an authoritative and reasonably objective history of the Fourth Crusade & Life of Saint Louis. Margaret R B Shaw has done the translation of these 13th century documents. This is the first Penguin... Read more
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AU$10.92
Galterii Cancellarii Bella Antiochena

Galterii Cancellarii Bella Antiochena

by Hageneyer, Heinrich

391 pages; in German and Latin. Rebound; extremely light fraying of head and heel of spine, some age-darkening, otherwise in excellent condition, with all pages tight, clear, unmarked, untorn. Bears bookplate of K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.Heinrich Hagenmeyer (1834-1914) was a groundbreaking scholar of the Crusades, whose standards for publishing and editing sources, particularly for the First Crusade, set the standard for historians ever since.Walter the... Read more
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$200.00
Geschichte des Ersten Kreuzzuges

Geschichte des Ersten Kreuzzuges

by Röhricht, Reinhold, ed

267 pages. Small stain on flyleaf, bears bookplate and signature of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Binding absolutely sound, all pages tight and bright, with perhaps a little age-darkening.Reinhold Röhricht (1842-1905) was arguably one of the most indefatigable, intensive, thorough and meticulous compilers, editors and organizers of materials relating to the history and topography of the Holy Land and the Crusades. Although not an historical synthesizer... 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
Les Croisades Vues Par les Arabes

Les Croisades Vues Par les Arabes

by Maalouf, Amin

Paris: J'ai Lu, 1983. 317p., wraps, 4.25 x 6.5 inches, wraps worn, pages evenly toned else very good pocket book. J'ai lu l'histoire.
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$12.00
God of Battles Holy Wars of Christianity and Islam

God of Battles Holy Wars of Christianity and Islam

by Partner, Peter

Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1997. Near Fine condition. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxvii, 364 pages. . 1st thus. Trade Paperback.
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AU$22.00
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
La Chanson d'Antioche

La Chanson d'Antioche

by Paris, Alexis Paulin, Richard le pèlerin, Graindor de Douay

Text is first edition, one of 500 copies on laid rag paper ("papier d'Hollande" - copy # not filled in), binding probably not contemporary, Very good condition, with a little foxing, particularly in first part of volume. Includes all eight of the chansons.The famous chanson de geste in 9000 lines, known in a version of a lost original composed about 1180 and attributed to Richard le Pèlerin, a pilgrim who was on the spot and began composition during the siege of Antioch, inspired by the events of... Read more
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$250.00
Regesta Regni Hierosolymitani (MXCVll - MCCXCl)

Regesta Regni Hierosolymitani (MXCVll - MCCXCl)

by Röhricht, Reinhold, ed

Very Good; slight fraying and small stain at head of spine, corner bumped, a little discoloration on boards. One or two tiny, neat marginal notes (see photo). Bears bookplate and signature of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. Bound identically to our # 98, Geschichte des Königreichs Jerusalem (1100-1291).Two volumes in one - 521 pages plus the 126 pages of Röhricht's 1904 addenda and index.Reinhold Röhricht (1842-1905) was arguably one of the most... Read more
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$150.00
Testimonia Minora de Quinto Bello Sacro

Testimonia Minora de Quinto Bello Sacro

by Röhricht, Reinhold, ed

In Latin, some French. 381 pages; plus Statutes of the Société for 1881, Number 198 of 500 printed.Very Good: some age-darkening of pages, particularly prefatory section, others quite acceptably bright. Binding completely tight and sound, all pages tight and untorn. Vol. lll des Publications de la Société de l'Orient Latin.. Bears signature and bookplate of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Previously from the library of John L. La Monte.Reinhold... Read more
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$150.00
Quinti Belli Sacri - Scriptores Minores

Quinti Belli Sacri - Scriptores Minores

by Röhricht, Reinhold, ed

In Latin, some French. 426 pages, plus Statutes of the Société for 1879. Near Fine, binding tight and sound, pages tight, bright, untorn with minimal age-darkening; tops of pages a little soiled from age, Vol. II des Publications de la Société de l'Orient Latin. No. 221 of 500 printed. Bears signature and bookplate of Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Previously from the library of John L. La Monte.Reinhold Röhricht (1842-1905) was arguably one of... Read more
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$150.00
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
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
Palestine Under the Moslems:

Palestine Under the Moslems:

by Le Strange, Guy

Dust jacket: Good; shows some fraying, wear and fading of spine. Volume itself: near fine, with a very little bumping of head and heel of spine.From the library of the distinguished medievalist Prof. K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, whose signature it bears.Prof. Le Strange (1854 - 1933) was the leading British Orientalist of his time who specialized in the historical geography of the premodern Middle East and eastern Islamic domains. This is the first... Read more
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$50.00
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
The Crusades A Short History

The Crusades A Short History

by Riley-Smith, Jonathan

New Haven & London: Yale University Press. 1987. Very Good condition. Small crease to upper front cover. Illustrated with black & white maps. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxx, 302 pages. A comprehensive history of the Crusades. . Reprint. Trade Paperback.
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AU$18.00
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
Hattin Great Battles

Hattin Great Battles

by France, John

Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2015. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine copy in Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic cover. As new condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 217 pages. On 4 July 1187 Saladin destroyed the Crusader army at the battle of Hattin and restored Jerusalem to Islamic rule . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$18.00
The Third Crusade An Eye Witness Account of the Campaigns of Richard Coeur-De-lyon in Cyprus and the Holy Land

The Third Crusade An Eye Witness Account of the Campaigns of Richard Coeur-De-lyon in Cyprus and the Holy Land

by Fenwick, Kenneth (Edited and with and Introduction by)

London: The Folio Society. 1960. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition in Good Slipcase. The bok is age-toned at spine with light marking to cream boards. The slipcase is worn at lower edge and corners with some light marking. Wonderful full-page colour engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. Maps to pastedowns. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 164 pages. . 2nd Impression. Hardback.
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AU$18.00
The Seventh Crusade, 1244-1254: Sources and Documents

The Seventh Crusade, 1244-1254: Sources and Documents

by Jackson, Peter (Translater)

Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009. Softcover. Good. 8vo. xii, 256 p. : maps. Edgewear, bumping to the corners, bottom right corner creased. Some pencil notations. Footnotes with references. Extensive Bibliography: (p. 233-244) Contents: Introduction -- List of sources and documents -- I. King Louis takes the Cross -- II. Preparations for the crusade -- III. The attitude of the Emperor Frederick II -- IV. Rival crusades -- V. The 1st phase of the crusade: victory and disaster in Egypt -- VI. Events in the Muslim... Read more
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£18.00
Fontes Trapezuntini I

Fontes Trapezuntini I

by Papadopoulos-Kerameus, Athanasios

Very Good +; very slight fading of spine, slight mark on front board.Anastatic reproduction of the 1891 St. Petersburg edition, with the text in Greek, the introduction in Russian. Volume I was the only one published. Bears bookplate of K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.Ottoman Greek (later Russian) scholar Athanasios Papadopoulos-Kerameus (1856–1912) edited John Lazaropoulos's late 14th-century Synopsis of the life and miracles of St. Eugenios of Trabizond,... Read more
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$35.00
The Crusades The World Debate Hilaire Belloc

The Crusades The World Debate Hilaire Belloc

by Hilaire Belloc

T A N Books & Publishers, 1994. Paperback. New . The Crusades were essentially a conflict between Christendom and Islam. To be specific, they were a conflict between Christian civilization and Islam as adopted by "the Turk," those savage, destructive Mongol tribes from Asia. After the terrible Christian defeat at Manzikert in Turkey (1071 A.D., not only the ancient Christian civilization in the Holy Land, but Europe itself lay in mortal peril. Here the great Catholic historian Hilaire... Read more
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$14.95
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
Knights of the Crusades 1962 First Edition Large Hardback (Horizon Carvel Book)

Knights of the Crusades 1962 First Edition Large Hardback (Horizon Carvel Book)

by Jay Williams

Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1962. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated First Printing. Large Hardback book of 153 pages is in Very Good to Very Good Minus condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. There is a nameplate inside the front cover but no writing or marks in the book There are some glue spots inside the front cover along the inside spine but binding is tight. Outside pictorial covers show some minor soiling with some wear to the outside corners.
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$25.00
Les Familles d'Outre-Mer de Du Cange

Les Familles d'Outre-Mer de Du Cange

by Alban Emmanuel Guillaume-Rey

The classic work on Latins in the Levant, Christian colonies and Crusader States by the eminent philologist and Medieval historian Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange (1610-1688), corrected and completed by the distinguished archaeologist, topographer, orientalist and collector Baron Emmanuel Guillaume-Rey (1837-1916), "the father of the archaeology of the Crusades" and first published in 1869.Part of the first series of Collection de documents inédits sur l'histoire de FranceSome age-darkening, but all... Read more
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$200.00