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    Sale 2379 | Lot 292
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 292

      BOISSARD, JEAN-JACQUES. Vitae et icones Sultanorum Turcicorum, principum Persarum aliorumq[ue] illustrium heroum heroinarumq[ue] ab Osmane usq[ue] ad Mahometem II. 47 full-page engraved portraits with varying ornamental borders. [10], 356 [i. e., 353], [5] pages, including engraved title with portrait of Boissard on verso. 4to, 187x150 mm, later 19th-century navy morocco gilt; contents unobtrusively washed, minor restoration along fore edge of title. Frankfurt am Main: Theodore de Bry, 1596

      Estimate $3,000 - 5,000

      first edition in latin of a collection of portraits and short biographies of Ottoman, Persian, and Near Eastern rulers and notables. A German version was published the same year. Adams B2345; Tchemerzine (1977) I, 816.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500