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    Sale 2379 | Lot 297
    Price Realized: $182With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 297

      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

      Estimate $250 - 350

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

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $182