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Richard Knolles
1610 Generall HISTOIRE of TURKES Richard KNOLLES Second
London: Adam Islip, 1610. Click here to see our other books! The Generall Historie of the Turkes Richard Knolles 1610 Adam Islip : London 13" by 9" (6), 1303, (36)pp SUMMARY The second edition of this major work in English of Ottoman history, enlarged from the first edition, and rather more sought after and valuable than the first as a result. Though lacking a couple of leaves, the author's text is complete, and has the portr Early Edition,Illustrated,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Good Only This book weighs 4 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 4.49 US Postage: £ 39.99 EU Postage: £ 26.99 European Postage: £ 36.99 Asia Postage: £ 65.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 99.99 DESCRIPTION Lacking the title page and dedication, and the two final leaves of the index, The Table. Referenced by ESTC #S112916. The Lives of the Othoman Kings and Emperors has separate title page dated 1609; pagination and register are continuous. There are metal cut portrait illustrations. With largely marginal copperplate ink annotations. Richard Knolles, d.1610, was an English historian and translator. Knolles is "best known for The Generall Historie of the Turkes, first published in 1603. Compiled from a range of Byzantine and western histories, travellers' reports and letters, together with material from Leunclavius's recent Latin translation of a late fifteenth-century Ottoman chronicle, Knolles's was the first major work on the subject to appear in English, and was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of narrative synthesis" -DNB. An important work, with generally very good text, and deserving of due care and atte … [Click Below for Full Description]
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