A History of the Crusades
Published: University Press Cambridge, 1954 [-55]
Stock code: 37963
3 vols., 8vo., Mixed Impressions, with frontispieces, titles in red and black, 31 plates, 15 maps (a number full-page; some in red and black) in the text, a folding map and large folding pedigree; red cloth, gilt backs, tops very lightly spotted else a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper, the wrappers very lightly browned at backstrips.
Nice set of the standard reference, originally published 1951-1954. The set comprises: Vol. I: The First Crusade and the Foundation of the Kingdom of Jerusalem (fourth impression, 1954); Vol. II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187 (second impression 1954); Vol. III: The Kingdom of Acre and the Later Crusades (second impression, 1955). COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE SCARCE.