THE STORY OF THE CRUSADES 1097-1291. Alfred Duggan.


With drawings by C. Walter Hodges. Pp. 264(last blank), 4 plates, text illustrations (some full page), notes on sources, index; post 8vo; dark blue/grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt, edges of boards a trifle rubbed; price-clipped dust wrapper, slightly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed; bookseller's sticker at foot of upper pastedown, the free endpapers faintly offset; Faber & Faber, London, 1963. First edition. *'Describes the great conflict from the point of view of the western Crusaders. Turks, Saracens, Egyptians, Greeks and Armenians are shown not as they saw themselves, but as they appeared to the pilgrims from overseas. The result is a straight-forward account of the Holy War, with some emphasis on the strategy and tactics employed ' [wrapper blurb]. Item #158260

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