The Third Volume of Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy Who Lived Five and Forty Years Undiscover'd at Paris
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The Third Volume of Letters Writ by a Turkish Spy Who Lived Five and Forty Years Undiscover'd at Paris : Giving an Impartial Account to the Divan at Constantinople of the Most Remarkable Transactions of Europe (1691)

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EARLY DOCUMENTS OF WORLD HISTORY. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high quality historical reproductions. This collection combines early English perspectives on world history with documentation of Parliament records, royal decrees and military documents that reveal the delicate balance of Church and State in early English government. For social historians, almanacs and calendars offer insight into daily life of common citizens. This exhaustively complete series presents a thorough picture of history through the English Civil War. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ The third volume of letters writ by a Turkish spy who lived five and forty years undiscover'd at Paris: giving an impartial account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable transactions of EuropeMarana, Giovanni Paolo, 1642-1693.Bradshaw, William, fl. 1700.Midgley, Robert, 1655?-1723.The first edition of this work began publication in 1684 when a volume in Italian entitled "L'esploratore Turco" and a French version entitled "L'esplou du grand seigneur" were published in Paris by C. Barbin. Authorship is disputed, but it is generally agreed that the first fifty letters (the original four volumes) were written by Marana. In the English editions, v. 1 contains the substance of the letters commonly ascribed to Marana. The continuation (i.e. v. 2-8), said to have appeared first in English, has been variously ascribed to Robert Midgley and William Bradshaw; Bradshaw has also been attributed as the translator (from Marana's Italian manuscripts) of the entire work under Dr. Midgley's editorship. cf. DNB; also Gentleman's magazine, 1841, p. 270.Engraved frontispiece: "Mahmut the Turkish spy."[23], 360 p.London: Printed by J. Leake for Henry Rhodes ..., 1691.Wing / M565CDEnglishReproduction of the original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus) ++++ This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original publisher. While we have attempted to accurately maintain the integrity of the original work, there are sometimes problems with the original work or the micro-film from which the books were digitized. This can result in errors in reproduction. Possible imperfections include missing and blurred pages, poor pictures, markings and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.show more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
  • Eebo Editions, Proquest
  • Charleston SC, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1240951248
  • 9781240951246