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The history of the Turkish War with the Rhodians, Venetians, Egyptians, Persians, and other nations ; being a compact series of the memorable battels, sieges, and progress of the Ottoman armies in Europe, Asia, and Africa, for near an hundred years ; with their various success by sea and land ; but a relation more particularly of the first bloody siege of Rhodes, in the reign of Mahomet the Great ... ; and the last under the command of Solyman the Magnificent who, at the expense of an 100000 lives, totally subdued that famous city and island, defended by the valour of the renowned Peter Aubusson ... against the whole power of the Ottoman Empire, for 230 years. With a pathetick account of many other remarkable passages / written by Will Caoursin, Chancellor of the Order ; and Rhodgia Afendy, a Turk.

Author: Caoursin, Guillaume, -1501.
Production / publication: London Printed for Will. Whitwood, next to the George Inn in Little Brittain, 1683Description: 506 pages ; 17cm (8mo).General note: Signatures: A⁴-Z⁸, 2A⁸-2K⁷. Other title from WorldCat.Other title: The history of Peter d'Aubusson [Other title].Subject(s): Aubusson, Pierre d', 1423-1503 | Turkey -- History
Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library A2.20 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available

Library copy imperfect: all of gathering 2H (pages 465-480) is missing.
Misnumbered pages: 57 numbered 75, 257 numbered 259, 443 numbered 143, 452 numbered 153, 463 numbered 163.
Inscribed in ink at the back of the title page and of the last page. Some annotations in the margins.
Bookseller marks in pencil inside front and back covers.

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