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    Sale 2379 | Lot 313
    Price Realized: $1,105With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2379 Lot 313

      KNOLLES, RICHARD. The Generall Historie of the Turkes . . . Together with the Lives and Conquests of the Othoman Kings and Emperours unto the Yeare 1621. 30 engraved text portraits; view of Danube bridge on page 1076. [12], 1396, [38] pages, including initial blank and engraved title (but with pages 337-348 bound between pages 324 and 325, and pages 781-912 between pages 648 and 649). Folio, 335x217 mm, contemporary calf, portions of spine restored retaining most of the original backstrip, endpapers renewed; dampstaining in upper inner and lower outer corners through much of volume with traces of mold. London: Adam Islip, 1621

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      Third edition of the major English-language work of the period on the Ottoman empire; the first edition appeared in 1603. STC 15053.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,105