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...Pierre Bon was Governor of Marseille and, in this letter to Monsieur de Foucquevaulx, Governor of Narbonne, he discusses the problem of the Turkish corsairs plying off the French coast. Like Marseille, Narbonne was another Mediterranean...
...A very rare printing of a series of thirteen articles agreed between the Emperor Charles VI and the Captain Pasha of the Turkish fleet in an attempt to restrict Algerian piracy in the Mediterranean....
...Two pamphlets relating to the Turks. The first purports to be a letter from George Fox (1624-91), founder of the Society of Friends or Quakers, to Mehmed IV, Sultan of the Turks, and the King of Algiers, inviting them to abandon slavery...
...Three news accounts, probably printed in Vienna, bound in one volume on Ottoman, North African, Persian and Viennese affairs: I. A detailed account of the ceremonies which took place during an audience given by Eugene of Savoy...
...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...
...Official letter announcing a naval alliance between Trieste and Naples for an expedition to counter the threat of Algerian and Russian corsairs infesting the coast around Trieste....
...This work celebrates the deeds of the Knights of Saint Stephen in defending Tuscany against the Turks. The fine plates show various naval battles and sieges but included in this copy is the frontispiece portrait of Cosimo III, Grand Duke...
...Narrative of commission entrusted to Donald Campbell by Lord Horatio Nelson to approach the Pasha of Tripoli in order to negotiate peaceful relations with Portugal on behalf of the crown of that country. A detailed account of Campbell...
...Report of an action taken by the French under the authority of Louis XIV to combat the pirates threatening the trade of their merchants in Marseilles. This marked the beginning of a change of policy by the French who had allied themselves...