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...First edition of a collection of historical anecdotes relating to the Ottoman Empire, organised chronologically and regnally. A second edition was published in 1740; an Italian translation was printed in Naples in 1729. Despite the racy...
...De Bosset, a Swiss serving in the British Army, was sent to Parga in 1816 previous to the cession of the area to Ali Pasha. The preface includes an account of his dispute with Sir Thomas Maitland, the Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian...
...James Baker visited the Ottoman Balkans two times in the 1870s with the aim of purchasing a farm, and spent three years there. His account is not limited to meetings with state officials. He mostly traversed the region on horseback...
...The author was secretary to the French embassy at Venice. His account includes important disclosures about the policy of the Venetian government, who complained to the French court when the work appeared. The first edition was published...
...First edition of this important memoir. A second edition was published in 1785 in quarto with sixteen engraved plates, apparently after de Tott's own drawings. The octavo edition, however, is not illustrated. A Hungarian by birth...
...First French edition: France's apology of its controversial Franco-Turkish alliance. On the eve of yet another war between the Habsburg and the Valois empires, François I sent a French delegation, led by Cardinal Jean du Bellay, to the Diet...
...First edition of Pradt's defence of French interests in the Ottoman Empire and Greece. A second edition was published in 1828. The work justifies French foreign policy as regards the Ottoman Empire and the Greek war of independence, as well...