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Title: A Wargamer's Guide to the Crusades.
Description: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1980, first edition.. 160 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0850594308 "..a concise but highly detailed appreciation of Crusading warfare..entering into such questions as the raising, financing and organising of the opposing forces, the Mil itary Orders and the infamous Assassins, the Byzantine or East Roman connection, supply, attrition, strategy and tactics, naval and siege warfare and hints on setting up a Crusade campaign for wargamers. The book also includes a chronolog y o f t h e C rusades and a unique gazetteer of fortified sites in and around the Holy Land, together with a bibliography and appendices listing figure manufacturers and the classification of troops under WRG rules. All in all this is equally a se r io us st ud y f or the academic historian as much as a practical guide for all wargamers interested in the Mediaeval period. It is illustrated with the author's own figure drawings and maps." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, ve ry li ght bro wni ng o n f ront endpapers, very light edge rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny dint on rear hinge, very light wri nkl ing on s p ine, min or rub bing . Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Crusades, Crusaders, Knights, Syria, Frankish Frontier, Christians, Moslems, Feudal Systems, Edessa, Antioch, Tripoli, Cyprus, Maronites, Armenians, Levantine, Levant, Kurds, Turcomans, Teutonic, Hospitallers, St. Lazarus, Thomas Acon, Templars, Ass

Price: US$ 39.95 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 19406

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