TIDE OF EMPIRES. Peter Padfield.


Decisive naval campaigns in the rise of the west. In two volumes: 1: 1481-1654. Foreword by General Sir Ian Jacob. Pp. xiv+252+[x]+270, 32 plates, 7 text plus endpaper map (Volume 2), 21 battle diagrams, glossary, bibliography, references, notes, select index; med. 8vo; dust wrappers; edges of leaves very slightly foxed, relevant news cutting (extant) lightly offset on title page of Volume 1; Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1979; 1982. First edition. *From the library of Sydney bibliophile David Levine, with his bookplate on upper pastedown (Volume 1) and his Militaria book label on verso of upper free endpaper (Volume 2). Item #151597

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