A History Of The Crusades: The First Crusade, The Kingdom Of Acre & The Kingdom Of Jerusalem – Three Volumes In Slip Case, Runciman, Steven. Published By Folio Society, London, 1994, 2001, 9th Printing, 2001. Gilt decorated blue boards, gilt title to spines, red endpapers, matching gilt decorated blue slipcase. Each volume is illustrated with a color frontispiece illustration, numerous full color plates, and maps. Fold-out genealogical trees tipped-in to rear of Volume 3 is unopened. In new condition. Each volume has Appendixes, Bibliography, And Index. In pristine, unread condition.
Vol. 1. The First Crusade, Vol. 2 The Kingdom Of Jerusalem and Vol. 3 The Kingdom Of Acre. This history traces The Holy War of 1202 during which zealous crusaders, determined to liberate Jerusalem from Islam, rerouted to Constantinople, where over the course of two years they committed mass rape, murder, and destruction. 001339 $150