1668 ENGLISH Rycaut OTTOMAN Empire Illustrated Sultans Dwarfs Turks Turkey ISLAM

RYCAUT, Paul

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Paul Rycaut was a 17th-century British historian most-known for being the leading authority on the Ottoman Empire. He published ‘The Present State of the Ottoman Empire’ which become the most important work on the Ottoman Empire. It provided accounts on Turkish politics and society, and according to Blackmer, this work is

“an extremely important and influential work, which provides the fullest account of Ottoman affairs during the 17th-century.”

 

This incredible 1668 edition is filled with 22 engravings of portraits of sultans, Ottoman clothing and costumes, military officers, descriptions of Turkish customs, military and naval excursions, bizarre and odd medical conditions such as Turkish dwarfs, and much, much more.

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1668 ENGLISH Rycaut OTTOMAN Empire Illustrated Sultans Dwarfs Turks Turkey ISLAM

 

Paul Rycaut was a 17th-century British historian most-known for being the leading authority on the Ottoman Empire. He published ‘The Present State of the Ottoman Empire’ which become the most important work on the Ottoman Empire. It provided accounts on Turkish politics and society, and according to Blackmer, this work is

“an extremely important and influential work, which provides the fullest account of Ottoman affairs during the 17th-century.”

 

This incredible 1668 edition is filled with 22 engravings of portraits of sultans, Ottoman clothing and costumes, military officers, descriptions of Turkish customs, military and naval excursions, bizarre and odd medical conditions such as Turkish dwarfs, and much, much more.

 

Item number: #4004

Price: $2500

 

RYCAUT, Paul

 

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. Illustrated with divers pieces of sculpture, representing the variety of habits amongst the Turks

 

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, 1668.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [14], 218
    • 22 engravings
  • References: Blackmer 1463; Wing R 2413; Atabey 1067; Howgego R 92;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12.5in X 8.25in (32cm x 21cm)

 

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4004

Categories

Military & War

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Religion

Authors

RYCAUT, Paul

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete