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Author: [Marsh, Henry]
Title: A New Survey of the Turkish Empire and Government, In a Brief History Deduced to the Present Time, and the Reign of the Now Grand Seignor Mahomet the IV [2 Parts in 1 Volume]
Price: 320.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 1st Edition.
Publishers: Printed for Henry Marsh London 1663
Hard cover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, contemporary full-calf. 14.5cm x 8.5cm. 2 parts in 1 volume. 76pp, 108pp. 1 [of 2] engraved plates. 1st edition 1663. [cf. Wing M729] Rare. This copy has several irregularities. The imprint makes no mention of the printer, unlike the copies cited in Wing. However, the title does not appear to be a cancel. Most copies call for 72 pages for the first part, others 76. This copy has 76, but the text (which opens with a copy of a letter 'coming newly to hand by a person of quality') does not correspond across pp. 73-74 and pp. 75-76. Binding is rubbed, with some cracking to outer joints to head of spine. Lacking front free end-paper and frontis. Faint annotation to titlepage. Private ownership. Scarce. (bs68)
Book Reference: BS68BRWN


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