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De Laet, Johannes."
Turcici imperii status. Accedit de regn. Algeriano atque Tunetano commentarius.Leiden, Bonaventura Elzevier, 1634. 16mo (10.5 x 5.5 cm). With an engraved title-page. 19th-century textured brown cloth."
1581. [8], 363, [5] pp.Second edition of a work on Turkey, including a section on Algeria and Tunisia, compiled by the Dutch geographer Johannes de Laet (1581-1649), director of the Dutch West India Company (Wic). It is a compilation of several texts on Turkey written by different authors, including Montalbano, De Busbecq, Leunclavius, Lazarus Soranzi, and some anonymous authors. They mostly deal with the Ottoman Empire and its rulers, Constantinople, Turkish warfare, religion and the role of Christianity in the area, customs, their relations with surrounding countries, and occasionally commenting on its flora and fauna. Included at the end are two brief chapters on Algeria and Tunisia, based on texts by Jean-Baptiste Gramaye.Binding slightly discoloured, otherwise in very good condition.l Stcn Very fine condition."
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