The Blood Red Crescent 1960 Henry Garnett ~ First Edition ~ Juvenile Historical Fiction


Title: The Blood Red Crescent

Author: Henry Garnett
Illustrator: Ciriello

Description: Book has a little wear to the edges of the boards and spine edges. Head and tail of spine are bumped and worn. Price in faint black wax pencil on the front paste-down. No other marks. Binding is sound. Stated first edition, 1960.

Young adult historical fiction novel. In 1570, as Christians throughout Europe unite in a Holy League to defeat Turkish invaders, fourteen-year-old Guido of Venice, Italy, leaves the safety of a monastery to serve on a ship his wealthy father has contributed and fights in the Battle of Lepanto.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Place: Garden City, NY
Year: 1960

Size: 5.5 x 8.3 inches.
Pages: 188 Pages.

Keywords: Battle of Lepanto, Ottoman wars, Holy League, Ottoman-Venetian War, Catholic History, Historical fiction, young adult, juvenile

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