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De bello Melitensi, & eius euentu Francis imposito, ad Carolu[m] Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius.

Villegagnon, Nicolas Durand de, 1510-1571?

De bello Melitensi, & eius euentu Francis imposito, ad Carolu[m] Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius. De bello Melitensi ad Carolum Caesarem commentarius De bello Melitensi, et eius eventu Francis imposito, ad Carolum Caesarem / V. Nicolai Villagagnonis commentarius - Parisiis [Paris] : Apud Carolum Stephanum, Typographum Regium, M.D.LIII [ie 1553] - 30 unnumbered leaves ; 24 cm (4to)

Signatures: A⁴-G.
Printer's device on title page.

Eyewitness account of the Ottoman siege of Malta in 1551, the battle that halted the advance of the Turkish fleet in the Mediterranean. The account attempts to shift the blame for the loss of Tripoli and the engagements in Malta from the French to the Spanish.


In Latin.

Vellum, remain of ties.


Malta -- History -- 1530-1798
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