The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire :. Containing the maxims of Turkish polity, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries. Their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces both by sea and land. Illustrated with divers pieces of sculpture representing the variety of habits amongst the Turks. In three books,. by Sir Paul Ricaut ...
Sir Paul Rycaut (1628-1700)
Place of origin
Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
The fifth edition, corrected and enlarged by the author.. , 256, 261-406,  p.,  leaves of plates :. ill. (metalcuts),. 8vo.,. 19 cm. Ink “8” on titlepage $zProvenance: ontemporary writing, including at rear: `John Cole'. Binding: Seventeenth-century brown leather, repaired, relined, re-backed with lighter brown leather; four raised bands; two fillets on front and rear. Gold lettering (modern) on spine. Speckled red-dyed edges.
Makers and roles
Sir Paul Rycaut (1628-1700) Frederick-Hendrik van den Hove (The Hague c.1628 - London 1698).