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The present state of the Ottoman Empire : containing the maxims of the Turkish politie, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries : their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces both by land and sea : iIllustrated with divers pieces of sculpture, representing the variety of habits amongst the Turks : in three books


Date: 1668




Includes three letters, two by the Dept. of Printed Books at the British Museum and one by the Archives Dept. of the Council House, Bristol, regarding a copy the 1668 edition of Rycaut's book apparently owned by H.R. Wansborough, Esq.

With engraved frontispiece portrait of of Sultan Mahomet Han. The illustrations are hand colored.

Binding: contemporary mottled calf; spine rebacked with original gold-tooled backstrip preserved; marbled edges

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Publisher: London : Printed for John Starkey and Henry Brome, at the Mitre between the Middle-Temple-Gate and Temple-Bar in Fleet-Street, and the Star in Little-Britain



Pages: 246


Getty Research Institute

ISBN-10: N/A

Date Added: 2019-05-08

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