1664 Chronica Turcica Turkish Empire MOHAMET Muslim Islamic Wars Ottoman 2in1

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An exceedingly rare first edition of ‘Chronica Turcica’ or a ‘Turkish Chronicle’. This book covers the history of the Turkish Empire, Islamic and Muslim history, and the life Mohamet. It focuses heavily on Muslim worship, prayer, church, fasting, and ceremonies and rites, such as circumcision. The unknown author writes about the types of governments used in Islamic cultures, sultans and kings, as well as the beginnings of military development into full-out wars on religion. According to Blackmer, this is the ‘first collected edition, compiled from various sources, including early Turkish histories.”

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1664 Chronica Turcica Turkish Empire MOHAMET Muslim Islamic Wars Ottoman 2in1

 

Two extremely rare accounts of the history of Mohammed and the Ottoman Empire

 

 

Item number: #1373

Price: $1950

 

An exceedingly rare first edition of ‘Chronica Turcica’ or a ‘Turkish Chronicle’. This book covers the history of the Turkish Empire, Islamic and Muslim history, and the life Mohamet. It focuses heavily on Muslim worship, prayer, church, fasting, and ceremonies and rites, such as circumcision. The unknown author writes about the types of governments used in Islamic cultures, sultans and kings, as well as the beginnings of military development into full-out wars on religion. According to Blackmer, this is the ‘first collected edition, compiled from various sources, including early Turkish histories.”

 

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Chronica Turcica Oder Außführlich und Wahrhafftige Beschreibung/ Von deß Türckischen Reichs Ursprung und Auffnehmen : Von dessen Stiffter dem Mahomet/ nebenst seinem gantzen Lebenslauff/ auch von Regierung der ersten Türck- und Tartarischen Königen. So wol auch von der Türcken Religion/ Gottesdienst/ Gebotten/ Kirchengehen/ Beten/ Fasten/ Beschneidung/ und andern dergleichen Ceremonien. Von Regierung aller Türckischen Käysern … biß auff den jetztregierenden Mahomet den Vierdten. Ingleichen von dero Hoffhaltung/ Hoff- und Kriegsbedienten/ von deren Nahmen und Verrichtungen/ und von der Türcken gemeinem Leben und Wandel: Dann auch vom Reichthumb/ Einkommen/ Königreichen und Ländern deß Türckischen Reichs. Sampt einem Anhang/ so eine Beschreibung derjenigen Potentaten/ welche mit dem Türckischen Reich gräntzen/ und daran zu prätendiren haben: Wie auch unterschiedliche Weissagungen von demselben: Nebenst dem Kriegsbedencken Hrn. Lazari von Schwendi … wegen deß Türckenkriegs/ in sich hält. Ordentlich und umständlich auß vielen glaubwürdigen Scribenten und Historicis zusammen gelesen/ mit vielen Kupfferstücken geziert an Tag und hervor gegeben: Sambt einem zweyfachen Register.

 

Frankfurt am Mayn : Serlin, 1664. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [4], 293, [4]
    • Lacking title page and 2 other leaves
      • These pages provided in facsimile
      • Portrait of Skanderbeg (George Castriot)
    • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
    • References: VD 17 23:236419U; Blackmer 352
    • Language: German
    • Size: ~8in X 6.5in (20cm x 16.5cm)
    • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

 

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An exceedingly rare first edition of ‘Mohamet and the Turkish Atrocity’. This book is a general history of the life of Mohamet and the Turkish Empire. It deals with origins of culture and customs, wars, tyrannical governmental rule, Muslim faith and worship, sultans and viziers. The illustrations show battle plans and battles and there includes a portrait of Achmet, Grand Vizier Mehmet.

 

This book includes extreme and bizarre Muslim sexual practices. (Hodkinson, p. 65)

 

According to Atabey, this book contains “an account of the wars between Austria and Turkey in the 1660s. Schuster has prefaced his historical narrative with an account on Islam.” (Atabey 1111).

 

SCHUSTER, David

 

Mahomets und Türcken Greuel : das ist kurtze doch allgemeine historische Entwerfung des Mahometisch und Türckischen Unwesens Ursprung, Krieg, Tyranney, Glaubens und Sitten : in V Theile ordentlich verfast …

 

Franckfurt : Schönwetter, 1664. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages: [4], 293, [4]
    • 5 parts, each with own engraved title page
  • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
  • References: VD 17 7:686601N; Hodkinson, Encounters with Islam In German Lit.
  • Language: German
  • Size: ~8in X 6.5in (20cm x 16.5cm)
  • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide

 

 

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1373

Category

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

Anon

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

German

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete