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A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE TURKS: containing an exact account of the originall of that people; the rise of the Othoman family; and the valiant undertakings of the Christians against them: with their various events.

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A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE TURKS: containing an exact account of the originall of that people; the rise of the Othoman family; and the valiant undertakings of the Christians against them: with their various events.

by MOORE, Andrew.:

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.FIRST EDITION 1660, thick 8vo, approximately 175 x 115 mm, 6¾ x 4½ inches, pages: [4], 1-624, 621-876, 867-882, 893-1148, 1147-1290, 1287-1446, 1433-1448, [14], page 1448 misnumbered 1434, signatures: Signatures: [A]² B-5A8, pagination a little erratic, all catch words correct, collated and guaranteed complete, See ESTC R13134. Bound in full contemporary calf, blind rules to covers, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red. Head and tail of spine slightly worn, tiny crack at tail of upper hinge, old ink blot (30 mm, 1¼") with slight loss to paper of lower inner margin of title page, obscuring the words 'Andrew' and 'printed', neat paper strengthening to that corner, 2 small ink names on title page, 1 dated 1663, 2 small top corners missing with slight loss to page numbers, 1 or 2 dark spots or small pale stains, no loss of legibility. A very good tight clean copy. The author, describing the Turks as "this barbarous nation, the world's present terror" begins his work with an account of their history before the rise of the Ottoman family. The lives of the Ottoman kings and emperors begins on page 118 at the beginning of the 14th century, with the life of King Othoman the founder of the Empire and ends with that of Achmat II, 13th emperor of the Turks in the mid 17th century. See: Sefik E. Atabey, The Ottoman World, Volume II, No. 833; G. Thomason, Catalogue of the Pamphlets, Books Relating to the Civil War, Volume 2, page 268, E. 1742-45; ESTC R13134, lists 6 copies UK and 5 USA. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
38253
Title
A COMPENDIOUS HISTORY OF THE TURKS: containing an exact account of the originall of that people; the rise of the Othoman family; and the valiant undertakings of the Christians against them: with their various events.
Author
MOORE, Andrew.:
Format/binding
Full contemporary calf
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
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Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, John Streater, 1660.
Date Published
1660
Keywords
ottoman empire history turks turkish emperors Turkey Crusades

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