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...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...
...A tract on the coin or medal designed by Mediobarbus Biragus to celebrate the alliance of Poland and Russia and the victory of King John III Sobieski of Poland over the Ottomans at Vienna...
...First English edition of Laugier's 'Histoire des négociations pour la paix conclue a Belgrade' (Paris, 1768). Laugier was secretary at the French embassy in Venice. The Treaty of Belgrade, signed in September 1738, brought to an end...
...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...
...The 'Considérations', on the Russo-Turkish war of 1787, has a distinctly pro-Russian bias, and anticipates keenly the breaking-up of the Ottoman Empire. It further discusses the Ottoman relations with France, the problem of the Ottoman...
...First collected edition of several accounts of the Turks by the rector of the Frankfurt gymnasium, Philipp Lonicer. Vivid woodcut illustrations by the Swiss printmaker Jost Amman add visual value to the book. The first volume contains...