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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. , 356 [i. e., 353],  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