The Shores of the Black Ships.


The shores of the black ships are Tunisian shores, familiar to the Phoenician sailors who made Carthage the centre of a great seaborne empire.In his yaught September Tide the author explores the coasts and harbours they knew, recalling their skill and enterprise.It deals with the countries enmity with Rome, leading to the annihilation of Carthage at the end of the Punic Wars, when Tunisia became a prosperous Roman province. Also Tunisia’s inheritance from the great Moslim expansion to the west is made more obvious, in this very interesting book of historical fact.

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h/b in nice clean boads, guilt lettering to spine,a v/g pictorial d/w,price clipped, top 7 bottom of spine and edges rubbed with some small tears, but nothing serious.Size 9×6 pp 256 inc index, many b/w plates and page maps.both hinges strong, binding good, textblock nice and clean throughoutA v/g copy, no foxing or staining, pity about the slight flaws in d/w.


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