1670 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.”

Cox notes of this work:

“This work is regarded as one of the best of its kind with respect to the religious and military state of Turkey.”

 

This incredible 1670 English edition is filled with 21 engravings 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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1670 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.”

Cox notes of this work:

“This work is regarded as one of the best of its kind with respect to the religious and military state of Turkey.”

 

This incredible 1670 English edition is filled with 21 engravings 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: #13584

Price: $1950

 

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.

 

London : printed for John Starkey and Henry Brome, 1670.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [12], 216
    • 21 engraved plates
  • References: Blackmer 1464; Wing R 2414; Atabey 1069; Howgego R 92; Cox I, 210;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12in X 7.75in (30.5cm x 19.5cm)

 

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13584

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

RYCAUT, Paul

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete