Museum of the Order of St John Library

La Verdadera Relacion de todo lo que el anno de M.D. LXV. ha succedido en la isla de Malta, de antes que llegasse l'armada sobre ella de Soliman gran Turco; Hasta que llego el soccoro postrero del Rey catholico nuestro señor don Phelipe Segúdo deste nõbre / Recogida por F. Balbi de Correggio en todo el sitio soldada y en esta segunda impression por el mismo autor reuista, emendada y ampliada, etc. ; Dirigida al Serenissimo Señor Don Iuan de Austria su señor.

Author: Balbi de Correggio, Francesco, 1505-1589.
Contributor(s): Reigner, Pedro [printer.].
Production / publication: En Barcelona : En casa de Pedro Reigner, 1568Description: 131 [i.e. 130] leaves ; 18 cm (8vo).General note: Signatures: A⁴-Z⁴, a⁴-i⁶. Leaf E³ signed E⁴. Arms of Philip II, King of Spain on the title page.Ownership note: Acquired from Olschki, August 1936.Binding note: Half binding maroon morocco over marbled boards.Other title: Siege of Malta [Spine title].Subject(s): Malta -- History -- Siege, 1565Online resources: British Library
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes
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Book Book Library
Library A5.15 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available

Museum of the Order of St John's copy imperfect: missing title page, leaves 2-12 and leaves 127-128, all replaced by copies from the British Museum's copy (stamped "Museum Britannicum" at the back of the title page). Leaves 121-126 and 129-130 damaged in the upper right corner, reprinted text pasted over repairs. Possibly missing a map of Malta listed by the Bibliothèque Mazarine.

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