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THE KNIGHTS OF ISLAM: THE WARS OF THE MAMLUKS
Written by James Waterson.
Stock no. 1828159
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This book sheds light on the deadly conflict between Christendom and Islam; analyses the Mamluk-Mongol War and the reasons for the Mamluks' eventual victory; explores the distinctive military society of the Mamluks. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781853677342. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper has a crease to lower front edge, has teh remains of a price-label to rear panel and is scuffed.

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FAMILY AND DYNASTY IN LATE MEDIEVAL ENGLAND: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 1977 HARLAXTON SYMPOSIUM
Written by Richard Eales; Shaun Tyas.
Stock no. 1828152
Published by Shaun Tyas. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Harlaxton Medieval Studies Volume IX. Edited by Eales & Tyas. Many of the families examined in this volume show a rearkable resilience to adversity. They could rise in favour as quickly as fall from it, but the shock of disinheritance which faced many families during political reversals, especially after failed bids for greater power, is balanced by their not infrequent recover of title, sometimes decades later. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates to rear. ISBN: 1900289547. Name & date in ink to front endpaper else a lovely copy. Green dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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THE LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND
Written by Nicholas J. Higham; Martin J. Ryan.
Stock no. 1828151
Published by The Boydell Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited by Higham and Ryan. Publications of The Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies Volume 9. Topics here range from the impact of coppicing to medieval field systems, from the representation of the landscape in manuscripts to cereal production and the type of bread the population preferred, these offer striking new approaches to the central issues of landscape change across the seven centuries of Anglo-Saxon England. Matt pictorial boards. B/w maps and illustrations. ISBN: 9781843835820. Minor scuffing to boards. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Else a lovely copy.

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KING STEPHEN (YALE ENGLISH MONARCHS SERIES)
Written by Edmund King.
Stock no. 1828147
Published by Yale University Press. Circa 2012. Very good condition.

A compelling biography which provides an authoritative picture of King Stephen, whose reign (11-35-1154), with its 'nineteen long winters' of civil war, made his name synonymous with failed leadership. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780300181951. Second printing. Corners lightly rubbed. Vertical crease to spine. Rear cover a little scuffed. Name & date in ink to half-title page. Contents clean.

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WAR, POLITICS AND FINANCE IN LATE MEDIEVAL ENGLISH TOWNS
Written by Christian D. Liddy.
Stock no. 1327812
Published by The Royal Historical Society. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Bristol, York and The Crown, 1350-1400. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. 264 pages including index. ISBN: 0861932749. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of small dents to spine edges of dustwrapper.

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SANDWICH: THE 'COMPLETEST MEDIEVAL TOWN IN ENGLAND'
Written by Helen Clarke; Sarah Pearson; Mavis Mate; Keith Parfitt.
Stock no. 1828108
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

A study of the town and port from its origins to 1600. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos, b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781842174005. Light bumping & rubbing to corners. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine.

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THE MAKING OF GRANTHAM: THE MEDIEVAL TOWN
Written by David Start; David Stocker.
Stock no. 1828079
Published by Heritage Trust Of Lincolnshire. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of papers including those presented at a conference on medieval Grantham held on 21 April 2009. Edited by David Start and David Stocker. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos, diagrams and illustrations. ISBN: 9780948639593. Name & date in ink to half-title page. Contents clean.

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ENGLAND'S MEDIEVAL NAVY 1066-1509: SHIPS, MEN AND WARFARE
Written by Susan Rose.
Stock no. 1327768
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How English kings after the Norman Conquest learnt to use the Navy of England. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 208 pages including index. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848321373. Evidence of some erased pencil writing to front free-endpaper else contents fine. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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ECGFRITH KING OF THE NORTHUMBRIANS, HIGH-KING OF BRITAIN
Written by N.J. Higham.
Stock no. 1828047
Published by Shaun Tyas. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition.

Ecgfrith was a king of the Northumbrians, the last in a line of expansionist, seventh century, northern English kings, and a major figure in Bede's famous Ecclesiastical History of the English People, ruling from 670 to 685. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps and family trees. ISBN: 9781907730450. Very light scuffing to covers. Neat name and date in ink to half-title page. Else a lovely copy.

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WARFARE IN THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
Written by Brian Todd Carey.
Stock no. 1828041
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Pioneering survey of warfare from the Dark Ages to the Thirty Years' War. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps. ISBN: 1844153398. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed else a lovely copy.

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CRUSADER WARFARE VOLUME II: MUSLIMS, MONGOLS AND THE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE CRUSADES 1050-1300 AD
Written by David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1828039
Published by Hambledon Continuum. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This second volume of Crusader Warfare focuses on those non-Christian cultures that were most directly involved in the crusades. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847251466. A lovely copy.

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MEDIEVAL WARFARE SOURCE BOOK VOLUME 2: CHRISTIAN EUROPE AND ITS NEIGHBOURS
Written by David Nicolle.
Stock no. 1828034
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Campaigns; The Weaponry; The Warriors; The Commanders; The Sources; Miscellanea. This volume covers Byzantines, Persians & Muslims; Christian-Muslim Confrontation; Turks, Mongols and the Rise of Russia; Crusade, Reconquista and Counter-Crusade; China, the Far East and India. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185409307X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine. Else a lovely copy.

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