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Gloriosa defensa de Malta contra el formidable exército de Soliman II. por los Caballeros de san Juan de Jerusalén / su autor D. JPH. M. Calderon de la Barca, caballero de esta religion, coronel de infanteria, comandante de Granaderos en reales guardias españolas, xefe honorario de la del Gran Maestre, de la academia española, y socio de mérito de la sociedad Cantábria.

Author: Calderón de la Barca, José María.
Production / publication: Madrid : Imprenta de Villalpando, 1796Description: [4], 215, [1] pages ; 21 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2D⁴ Errata on last page. Dedicated to Emmanuel de Rohan-Polduc, Grand Master of the Order. Vignette with his coat of arms on page [1]. Engraved headpieces of different Knights or Grand Masters of the Order. Citation/References note: Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 55.Ownership note: Acquired from Vendel, Madrid, Nov. 1930 for 32 pesetas.Binding note: Marbled calf, faded former library label on spine, marbled endpapers.Subject(s): Malta -- History -- Siege, 1565
List(s) this item appears in: The islands of Malta, Gozo and Rhodes
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A5.6 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. A5.7 La historia dell'impresa di Tripoli di Barbaria, della presa del Pegnon di Velez della Gomera in Africa ; et del successo della potentissima armata Turchesca, uenuta sopra l'isola di Malta l'anno 1565 ;. La descrittione dell'isola di Malta. Il disegno dell'isola delle Zerbe, & del forte, fattoui da christiani, & la sua descrittione. A5.8 Fidelissima relacion de la vitoria que tuuieron sinco galeras de la religion de San Iuan de dos vaxeles turquescos : embiada a vn cauallero desta ciudad de dicha religion. A5.9 Gloriosa defensa de Malta contra el formidable exército de Soliman II. por los Caballeros de san Juan de Jerusalén / su autor D. JPH. M. Calderon de la Barca, caballero de esta religion, coronel de infanteria, comandante de Granaderos en reales guardias españolas, xefe honorario de la del Gran Maestre, de la academia española, y socio de mérito de la sociedad Cantábria. A6.1 La rivista : giornale maltese mensuale, patriottico e vario. A6.10 The voyage and shipwreck of St. Paul, with dissertations on the life and writings of St. Luke, and the ships and navigation of the ancients  A6.11 Stray leaves from the naval history of the Order : dedicated, by kind permission, to Admiral Sir Roger Keyes, Bart., K.C.B., K.C.V.O., C.M.G., D.S.O., LL.D., D.C.L.,

Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 55.

Library copy imperfect: missing the plate.
Bookseller plate from 'Polo y Monge, Plaza del Pilar', pasted inside front cover.
Former owner inscription on half-title (unreadable).
Crossed out former owner inscription on the back of the half-title. Inscribed in ink at the back of the half-title.
Bibliographical reference written in pencil at the back of the half-title.
Crossed out former owner inscription on title page.
Stamped 'B.L.' on page [1].
Faded inscription 'Bella' on page [4].
Inscribed on page 86 and signed 'Lamana'.
Bookseller inscription at the back of the errata.
Former owner inscription on last flyleaf: 'soy de [?] Lamana y [?] en B.'

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