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2019-10-02 06:04:59
[Murillas y Fexada, Juan Lopez de].
Relacion verdadera de las Gloriosas proezas, y Vitorias, que han hecho las invencibles Galeras de Malta en los mares de Levante
[1652]. Madrid. Gregorio Rodriguez. Folio, (290 x 208 mm). 2 ff. Unbound. Upper corner missing of first ff. missing, affecting a few letters.- First edition. The imprint narrates the sea engagement between 6 Turkish corsairs under the command of Carapatachi “bravo cofario de Calamacia” [brave corsair from Calamacia], and General Baylio. The battle ended with the defeat of the Turkish fleet, and the capture of 3 vessels, which were taken back to Malta. Very rare, no copies can be traced at auction. We can only trace one copy in institutions. Not in Palau.
Bookseller: HS Rare Books [Argentina]

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