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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: for John Starkey and Henry Brome, 1670. 1670 ENGLISH Rycaut OTTOMAN Empire Illustrated Sultans Dwarfs Turks Turkey ISLAMPaul 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: #13584Price: $1950RYCAUT, PaulThe 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 pageso [12], 216o 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)Our Guarantee:Very Fast. Very S … [Click Below for Full Description]
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