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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder.

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Item Description: Cambridge; W Heffer, 1960. Large 8vo, frontispiece, 21 line drawings in text, xvi, 381pp, red cloth, gilt. A few trivial marks on boards, else a very good copy, lacking d-j. Will want extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 44725

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A History of Greek Fire And Gunpowder

Partington, J. R.

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd, Cambridge, UK, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Frontis (illustrator). First Edition. Size=7.5"x10". (full book description) W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd, Cambridge, UK, 1960. 1st Ed. (U.K.) VG+/Good+, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=7.5"x10", 381pgs(Index). Frontis. Red DJ with white lettering. DJ nicked head and foot of spine, top fore-edge corners, 3/8" DJ tear top front edge, head of spine dirt scuffed, page ends slightly dirtied, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY220274I

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder. FIRST EDITION.

PARTINGTON, J. R.

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Item Description: Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1960., 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. Frontispiece, xvi, 381 pp. Original cloth. Very Good, in worn dust jacket. This copy does NOT have any library markings. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 6190

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder. With a foreword by Frederick Morgan.

PARTINGTON, J. R. [James Riddick] (1886-1965):

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Item Description: Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1960., 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition. Frontispiece, xvi, 381 pp; illus. Original cloth. Large 8vo. Upper corners somewhat bumped, else Near Fine, in near fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 02485

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder. With a foreword by Frederick Morgan.

PARTINGTON, J. R. [James Riddick] (1886-1965):

Published by Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1960. (1960)

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Item Description: Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons, 1960., 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Cyril Stanley Smith's copy of the First Edition, with his signature. Frontispiece, xvi, 381 pp; illus. Original cloth. Large 8vo. Near Fine, in worn dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 09840

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J.R.

Published by W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., Cambridge, England (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., Cambridge, England, 1960. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 381 pp. Fascinating study of the development of these explosives in early military history. Red cloth with gilt spine titles. Lightly edgeworn. Contents clean and bright with black and white illustrations, including folowing topics: incendiaries in warfare, Book of Fires of Mark the Greek, legend of Black Berthold, treatises on military arts, gunpowder and firearms in Muslim lands, pyrotechnics and firearms in China, saltpetre, etc. Dust jacket moderately edgeworn and rubbed; in mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 004869

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J. R.

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Item Description: Barnes & Noble, Inc., New York, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book is in good to very good shape, clean and bright, with a good binding and clean pages. Corners are bumped a bit, front hinge starting to loosen but is still strong, four tape marks where someone taped down the covered dust jacket, previous owner's name on title page. Price-clipped dust jacket is good, bright and presentable, with wear to corners, smudging to back cover, light sunfade to spine. Dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. Overseas shipping will be much more. Bookseller Inventory # 019734

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J. R.

Published by W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd, Cambridge (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd, Cambridge, 1960. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. First Edition. First published 1960. Book near fine except for exterior page marks, lower corner and side. Dust Jacket shows some wear. Expedited or International shipping may cost more. Bookseller Inventory # 003752

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J.R.

Published by Heffer and Cambridge, New York (1960)

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Item Description: Heffer and Cambridge, New York, 1960. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. Dust jacket is price clipped, small closed tear, light water stain to spine area. Very faint water stain to small portion of rear board near spine , no indication of any water damage to inner pages. Pages are clean, and unmarked pages and binding is tight. B/w illustrations. Contents include: Incendiaries in Warfare, The Legend of Black Berthold, Gunpowder and Firearms in Muslim Lands, and Pyrotechnics and Firearms in China. Bookseller Inventory # 26006

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HISTORY OF GREEK FIRE AND GUNPOWDER

PARTINGTON, J.R.

Published by Heffer, Cambridge, England (1960)

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Item Description: Heffer, Cambridge, England, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. A study of incendiaries in warfare, with particular focus on "Greek Fire" -- an incendiary weapon used by the Byzantines in naval battles to great effect as it could continue burning even on water. Gunpowder is examined in the chapter "Pyrotechnics and Firearms in China". Drawings. 380pp. Bookseller Inventory # 12049

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J. R

Published by W. Heffer & Sons, 461 (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, 461, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo. W. Heffer. 1960. 381 pgs. SPine of DJ heavily sunned and rubbed, but unclipped and untorn. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. Photos sent upon request. 461; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 381 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 17094

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J.R.

Published by W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd. (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd., 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Light wear to covers, name on inside front cover, otherwise text clean and solid; worn, torn and rubbed dust jacket; X X ; 381 pages B0000CKJHA. Bookseller Inventory # 96963

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A history of Greek Fire and gunpowder. With a foreword by Lieut.-Gen. Sir Frederick Morgan.

FIREWORKS]. PARTINGTON, J.R.

Published by W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd.,, Cambridge (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Ltd.,, Cambridge, 1960. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Tall 8vo. xvi, 381, [1] pp. Frontisp., 21 illustrations. Red cloth, gilt lettering (minor bumping head of spine, slight shelfwear), w/ d.j. (minor bumping head of spine, minor shelfwear), VG/VG copy, from the library of William MacDonald, Jr. (1921-2010), noted historian of Classical Roman architecture and art, w/ ownership signature on ffep. First edition, stated, of the first comprehensive history of this subject in English, detailing what Partington believes to have been the nature of Greek Fire, and the early use of petroleum and its distillation. He traces the origins of gunpowder in China, and its subsequent impacts on Arab, and then Western Europe. Of particular interest is his substantial chapter on Chinese fireworks, rockets, and pyrotechnics. Bookseller Inventory # 46724

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, Charles F.

Published by Heffer, Cambridge (1960)

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Item Description: Heffer, Cambridge, 1960. Original Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Near fine in slightly frayed/rubbed dust wrapper Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 008065

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History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder.

PARTINGTON, J. R.

Published by W. Heffer & Sons,, Cambridge: (1960)

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons,, Cambridge:, 1960. Hardcover. First edition. Near fine in a very good (minor shelf wear, old sale price in ink on front flap) dust jacket. ; 381 pages Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 53595

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J. R.

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Item Description: Heffer, Cambridge, 1960. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair - Good. First Edition. First Edition with faded and scuffed dust-jacket.380 pages, with many illustrations.Some bumps, but is good overall. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 030813

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J. R.

Published by Heffer & Sons, Cambridge Great Britain (1960)

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Item Description: Heffer & Sons, Cambridge Great Britain, 1960. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 7 1/2 x 10 ". This is an exlibrary book with very very small descrete number on spine, label on front free end page, stamped and embossed on title page, no pocket. The book is very clean looking, spine of dj a bit faded and small tear to top edge on back panel of dj. "This is the first comprehensive history of its subject in English. It first discusses the various views of the nature of Greek fire and offers what the author believes to be a final solution of the problem, which has some bearing on the early use of petroleum and the invention of its distillation. It analysses the evidence for the earliest knowledge of gunpowder in Europe, dealing with Roger Bacon, Albertus Magnus, and numerous books of recipes and military arts of the Middle Ages. The technical and economic history of saltpetre receive attention." 381 pages. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 16002

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History of Greek Fire & Gunpowder.

Partington, J.R.

Published by Cambridge: Heffen, 1960. (1960)

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Item Description: Cambridge: Heffen, 1960., 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 1st ed. 381p. illustrations. Oversize. Jacket priced. Fine/Near Fine copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 52-1003

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A HISTORY OF GREEK FIRE AND GUNPOWDER.

PARTINGTON, J. R. with foreword by MORGAN, SIR FREDERICK.

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1960., 1960. 381 pp including index, small quarto, b&w frontispiece, b&w illustrations, edges lightly foxed, else very good copy in like d/j. With elephant bookplate of Irene Booth on front end-paper. Bookseller Inventory # 199535

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, James R.

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Item Description: Cambridge: Heffer, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. (Cambridge: Heffer, 1960) 1st edition. NF in price-clipped VG DW. Xii + 381 numbered pages, illustrated. A very nice copy of Partington’s deservedly famous work on the early history of pyrotechny, especially black powder. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-3311877212

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder.

PARTINGTON, J.R.

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Item Description: W. Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1960. Orig. cloth, dust jacket xvi, 381 pp., with a frontis. and and 21 illustrations. 4to. Spine of dust jacket a bit sun-faded; else a fine copy of the first edition. Bookseller Inventory # 8302

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A History of Greek Fire and Gunpowder

Partington, J.R.

Published by Cambridge, UK W. Heffer & Sons 1960. (1960)

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Item Description: Cambridge, UK W. Heffer & Sons 1960., 1960. vg/vg- Spine hed bumped; dj rubbed, lightly soiled w/ wear at corners and w/ small chips, tears, creasing at spine ends. Illustrated by b&w illustrations. 1st edition. Bookseller Inventory # 001329

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