New York: Da Capo Press, 2006. Maps and Photos. First Da Capo Press Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED by the Author on the title page, 8vo (6 1/4" x 9 3/8"), black quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over tan boards, illustrated with several maps and 16 pages of glossy photographic reproductions of period art, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with detail from "The Battle of Lepanto" (1571) by Muso Correr, xxxvi + 412 pages. Fine / Fine. Item #5268
Capponi's masterful book describes the major turning point in military and cultural history during 1571 when the Western naval forces defeated an enormous Muslim fleet in the Gulf of Lepanto in the Ionian Sea.
INSCRIBED & a SUPERIOR COPY: tight, bright, clean with comparable dust jacket (unclipped).
First published by Macmillan in 2006.