Apr 09, 2015 - Sale 2379

Sale 2379 - Lot 297

Price Realized: $ 182
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BUSBECQ, OGIER GHISELIN DE. Legationis Turc. epistolae IV. In quibus mores, et res à Turcis per septennium gestae explicantur. 5 full-page engravings by Raphael Sadeler comprising portraits of the author, Suleiman the Magnificent, and Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I; map of Europe; and view of Constantinople. 541, [53] pages, including engraved title and colophon leaf at end. 12mo, 125x75 mm, 19th-century vellum boards, spine darkened, ties lacking; 2 holes in A5 repaired with some text loss, contents otherwise generally clean. Bookplates of the Earl of Munster, Col. Fitz Clarence, and Sir William Stirling-Maxwell (before succeeding to the baronetcy). Munich: Raphael Sadeler, 1620

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Letters by the ambassador of the Holy Roman Empire at the Ottoman Court from 1555 to 1562, during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent.