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...This letter announces the appointment of Sir Thomas Roe as ambassador and the recall of Sir John Eyre naming the bearer of the letter, John Chapman, as the 'Caya' (representative) of James I, King of England, until Roe's arrival, also...
...Fermans from Sultan Ahmed I (1590-1617) to the Pope and to the Emperor Rudolph II (1552-1612) including one giving safe passage to pilgrims visiting the Holy Land; translated from the Hebrew [sic] via Italian to French...
...According to the 'Bibliography of Books Printed in the German Speaking Countries of the Sixteenth Century' (VD 16), this is one of the five German issues of the same year. Nevertheless this is a quite scarce account of the death of Luigi...
...French translation of a ferman issued by Ali Paşa, Tepedelenli, on the demand of Horace François Bastien Sébastiani, comte de la Porta, ordering the immediate payment of 222,090 francs by the inhabitants of the island of Hydra to the French...
...A work on Ottoman Bosnia, including its history, geography, and economy, as well as its customs, administration, and finances. The work also includes a discussion of the military matters and various travel routes....
...A pair of handwritten contracts, each containing French text followed by an Ottoman Turkish version. The first bears the wax seal of Abdülmecit, Sultan of the Turks (1823-1861). The second is the original contract and plan...
...An extraordinary account concerning the appraisal and rescue by Portuguese fishermen of an English ship, the ‘Swift', held captive by a rebellious Genoese sailor off the coast of Gibraltar. On her return voyage to London from southern...
...First edition, preface dated 8 December 1571. Though in stanzas, this is a highly informative account in verse of the feast organised by the silk-traders of Venice to celebrate the victory at Lepanto, with description of processions...