New York: Harper and Row, 1970. First American Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards in dust jacket; xv, 426pp. Minor foxing to top and foredge of textblock. Top edge corners mildly bumped, else a tight, clean copy. Jacket showing some minor shelf wear, 0.5" nick to jacket spine's bottom edge. Very Good.
A history of Roger II's and the Norman's rule of Sicily and its reign as a cultural and intellectual capital of medieval Europe. Sixteen inserted b&w plates, focused on the art and architecture of the era.