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The true report of all the successe of Famagosta, of the antique writers called Tamassus, a citie in Cyprus : in the which the whole order of all the skirmishes, batteries, mines, and assaultes geuen to the sayd fortresse, may plainly appeare ; moreouer the names of the captaines, and number of the people slaine, as well of the Christians as of the Turkes : likewise of them who were taken prisoners from the beginning of the said seege until the end of the same / English out of Italian by William Malim ; with certaine notes of his and expositions of all the Turkish wordes herein necessary to be knowen, placed in the margent, with a short description also of his of the same land.

Author: Martinengo, Nestore, Conte.
Contributor(s): Malim, William, 1533-1594 [translator] |
Day, John, 1522-1584 [printer] |
Miller, William Henry, 1789-1848 [former owner.] |
Britwell Library [former owner.].
Production / publication: Imprinted at London : By Iohn Daye., an. 1572Description: [7], 16, [1] leaves : coat of arms ; 20 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: A⁴-F⁴. Arms and motto of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532-1588) at the back of the title page (partially cut). Citation/References note: ESTC S112366.Language note: A translation of: Martinengo, Nestore, conte. L’assedio, et presa di Famagosta.Ownership note: Presented to the library by Sir Charles Smith, 1934, with contributions from Stephen Gaselee. Formerly part of the Britwell Library. Sold through Ellis, 29 new Bond Street, for £45.Binding note: Bound in red morocco, with gilt coat of arm of William Henry Miller (1749-1848) on front and back (quartered: 1 and 4 Miller, 2 Adam, 3 Rawson, WHM monogram below). Gilt decorated spine with WHM monogram and spine title.Other title: Seege of Famagosta | The true report of all the success of Famagosta [Parallel title] | The true report of all the success of Famagosta, of the antique writers called Tamassus, a city in Cyprus : in the which the whole order of all the skirmishes, batteries, mines, and assaults given to the said fortress, may plainly appear ; moreover the names of the captains, and number of the people slain, as well of the Christians as of the Turks : likewise of them who were taken prisoners from the beginning of the said siege until the end of the same / English out of Italian by William Malim ; with certain notes of his and expositions of all the Turkish words herein necessary to be known, placed in the margins, with a short description also of his of the same land [Parallel title] | Assedio, et presa di Famagosta. English [Parallel title].Uniform titles: L’assedio, et presa di Famagosta. English Subject(s): Martinengo, Nestore, Conte. Assedio, et presa di Famagosta. English | Famagusta (Cyprus) -- History -- Siege, 1570--1571
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ESTC S112366.

A translation of: Martinengo, Nestore, conte. L’assedio, et presa di Famagosta.

Some markings in ink throughout the text. Marginalia in English on leaf C⁴v.

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