320p. original 1680 edition. very scarce work. Internally sound, 1/4 leather bibing and boards original- attached too spine but loose. N° de ref. de la librería H22724
Título: HISTORY OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE FROM THE YEAR ...
Descripción Printed by J. M. for John Starkey at the Mitre, 1680. Hardcover. Condición: Good. Dust Jacket Included. Full leather, 336 pp., frontis., several plates, Table to the Reign of Sultan Morat, Catalogue of Books printed for John Starkey. Covers significantly worn and stained with some scuffing and loss to leather; joints cracked with some chipping and loss; page edges browned, front hinge starting; foxing and stains to endpapers, with marks and some loss to pastedowns, small typed description and clipping from bookseller's catalog afixed at front; previous owner name on title page; pages darkened, stained and foxed throughout, with long closed tears to title page and one other page (repaired) and chipping at edges. Size: Tall 4to. Nº de ref. del artículo: 280873
Descripción John Starkey at the Mitre in fleet street, 1680. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Condición: Regular. Firste dition, Folio,(6), 89,336,(14)of index.Two title pages. One by hand ink portrait of Sultan Ibrahim and three engraving portaits and one engraving of a pageant. Missing the frontispiece engraving. Modern brown leather binding. The copy is internally with some pages rubbed and soiled. In 1661 Rycaut "was sent to Turkey as secretary in the embassy of Heneage Finch, second earl of Winchilsea. He was attached to the Porte about six years, and during that period twice travelled to England" (DNB). "Rycaut, from his long residence and connection with the Embassy, was well qualified to delineate Levantine customs [His] History is regarded as one of the best of its kind with respect to the religious and military state of Turkey" (Cox I, 210). An unsophisticated copy of this nowadays rare book in its first edition. Nº de ref. del artículo: 0224102013
Descripción printed by J.M. for John Starkey, London, 1680. First edition, folio, pp. , 89; 336, ; engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, 3 engraved portraits of Turkish emperors and another engraved plate of a Turkish pageant; full contemporary calf, recased and rebacked to match, gilt lettering direct on spine; clean tear in bottom margin of frontis, neatly closed on recto, but generally a good, sound copy, or better. In 1661 Rycaut "was sent to Turkey as secretary in the embassy of Heneage Finch, second earl of Winchilsea. He was attached to the Porte about six years, and during that period twice travelled to England" (DNB). "Rycaut, from his long residence and connection with the Embassy, was well qualified to delineate Levantine customs . [His] History is regarded as one of the best of its kind with respect to the religious and military state of Turkey" (Cox I, 210). "An extremely important and influential work, which provides the fullest account of Ottoman affairs during the 17th century" (Blackmer 1463). Wing R2406; Atabey R2406. Nº de ref. del artículo: 24081
Descripción London, printed by J. M. for John Starkey, (1679-)1680., 1680. Folio (204 x 324 mm). 2 parts in 1 vol. (6), 89, (1) pp. 336, (16) pp. With 2 engr. portrait frontispieces and 3 full-page engravings in the text (2 portraits and "a Turkish pageant"); separate half-title: "The Memoirs of Paul Rycaut, Esq., Containing the History of the Turks from the year 1660 to the year 1678". Contemp. full calf with giltstamped red spine label. First edition. "[D]edicated to the king. This was a continuation of Knolles's 'Turkish History', to the sixth edition of which (3 vols. 1687-1700) it was printed as a supplement. The whole work was abridged, with some addenda by Savage", in 1701" (DNB 50, p. 39). Sir Paul Rycaut (1629-1700) was first employed as private secretary to the British ambassador to Constantinople and later became British Consul and factor at Smyrna. - The portraits show the author and the Ottoman Sultans Murad IV, Ibrahim, Mehmed IV. as well as a splendidly decorated ornate palm, as high as a mast - a gift for the circumcision of the Prince. - Some brownstaining; hinges and edge defects professionally repaired. Bookplate of John Evans (d. 1724), Lord Bishop of Bangor and sometime adversary to Jonathan Swift. Atabey 1074. Aboussouan 808. Wing R2406. Not in Blackmer. Nº de ref. del artículo: 44799
Descripción Published by J.D.for Tho. Basset., London., 1687. Folio. pp. frontispiece, (iv), 94, (ii), 95 - 190, 195 - 262, (ii), 277 - 338, (vi), 104, (xxviii), (ii) advert, (ix). With 3 engravings, (2 of the Sultans and 1 of "A Turkish Pageant"). Frontispiece portrait of Rycaut is after Sir Peter Lely. Contemporay calf rebacked. Three works on Ottoman Turkey by the Consul at Smyrna, Sir Paul Rycaut. Second edition of the first work and first editions of the 2nd and third work. Also with: 'The history of the Turkish Empire continued, from the year 1676 to the year 1686 by Sir John Manley'. 'The Present State of the Ottoman Empire. Containing the maxims of the Turkish Polity; . In three books by Sir Paul Rycaut. London, Printed by J.D. 1687'. The second part of the first work is with separate half-title, 'The Memoirs of Sir Paul Rycaut, containing the history of the Turks from the year 1660, to the year 1678. With the remarkable passages relating to the English Trade in the space of 18 years'. Sir Paul Rycaut (1629-1700) was first employed as private secretary to the British Ambassador to Constantinople and later became British Consul and factor at Smyrna. Nº de ref. del artículo: 46037
Descripción J.M. for John Starkey, London, 1680. Leather. Condición: Very Good. London: J.M. for John Starkey. 1680. Folio. Five engraved plates, including the frontispiece: four portraits and one pageant. Two parts in one volume. [8pp], 89pp, , 336pp,  pages, Table and Catalogue of Books. Period style full calf binding by Courtland Benson, retaining original sprinkled calf boards. Elaborately tooled spine with decorations in compartments, raised bands, all according to the period. Contrasting title label. Except for some very minor handling marks on only a few leaves, and the occasional spotting, this is a remarkably clean copy, with pages crisp. "An extremely important and influential work, which provides the fullest account of Ottoman affairs during the 17th century" (Blackmer). Pages 200-219 contain an account of the false messiah Shabbetai Tsvi. Sir Paul Rycaut (1629-1700) was the leading authority of his day on the Ottoman Empire who spent seventeen years in Turkey. He was also the Secretary in the Turkish Embassy of Heneage Finch, Earl of Winchelsea, 1661; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1666; Consul of the Levant Company at Smyrna, [ Turkey ] 1667; He was Knighted 1685. Nº de ref. del artículo: 009229