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New York; The Viking Press, . First Edition. Hardcover with dj. xv+226pp. Very Good condition in a Good+ jacket. Unclipped jacket is lightly shelfworn with a bit of soiling and toning of spine. Black cloth boards are clean; owner markings penned to ffep; otherwise very clean, unmarked, and tight. This is a companion volume for two other "History of Sicily" volumes by Denis Mack Smith. "it stresses the economic and social developments peculiar to Sicilian history, including the recurriing violence and unrest....its engrossiing and highly readable narrative begins with the relics of prehistory and covers the period of Greek and PhoenicIan colonization, the relations with the Greek citystates, and the age of the Tyrants...centuries of conquest and rule by Rome...continues through the colorful Byzantine period and ends with the Arab conquest." (cfm)
New York; The Viking Press, . Two volumes. Hardcover with dj. xvi+240pp, 243-583pp. Near Fine condition in Very Good jackets. Unclipped jackets a bit sunfaded, sun darkened, lightly soiled and shelfworn. Both volumes with owner name penned to ffep; otherwise clean and tight. "...a complete political, social, and economic history,from the Byzantine Empire through World War II and beyond, of the astonishing island that has stood at a crossroads of Western civilization and shared the successive waves of international change." (cfm)
Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 1958. Hardcover with DJ. First Edition. xiii+355pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps, and genealogical charts. Condition is Very Good in a Fair jacket. Jacket is rubbed and has small tears at edges and folds; also had darkening of the spine and foxing front and back. Red cloth boards are clean and unbumped; gilt titling to spine is bright. Owner name penned to ffep. A few foxing spots to preliminaries and to rear pastedown. Otherwise clean, square and tightly bound. Fold outs all in excellent shape. "the massacre of the French at Palermo on 30 March 1282, which is traditionally known as the Siciliam Vespers, is important not because it is just an isolated drama of conspirators and cut-throats, nor because it is just one episode in the epic tragedy of Sicily and her oppressors. The massacre was one of those events in history which altered the fate of nations and of world wide institutions..." (cfm)
London; Anthony Treherne & Co., LTD., 1904. First Edition. Decorative hardcover, no dj. 126pp. Illustrated wiht b/w photographs. A VG copy. Decorative boards lightly soiled and worn; corners are sharp; gilt titling on spine is bright. Bookseller pencil marks on ffep; prior owner name penciled on half title. Small bookseller stamp on rear pastedown. Otherwise clean, unmarked, unfoxed, square and securely bound. A very nice copy. The tales of a 1903 automobile tour of Southern France, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy. (cfm)
THE RANDAZZO HOARD 1980 AND SICILIAN CHRONOLOGY IN THE EARLY FIFTH CENTURY B.C. NUMISMATIC STUDIES NO 18.
New York: The American Numismatic Society. 1990. 77pp+20 plates. Edge points bumped, otherwise a very good clean copy.
Cambridge:Cambridge University Press. (1992). xvi+418pp. Wrps. Light soiling to front cover, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
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