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...Rare account of a diplomatic mission to the Ottoman court in 1622 led by the diplomat and politician Krzysztof Zbaraski, with a dedication to the Prince of Wisnicz and Zbaraz. Zbaraz in Galizien was part of the Kingdom of Poland...
...Purportedly an account of the damage suffered in Constantinople following the Lisbon earthquake of 1 November 1755, and then of a subsequent earthquake, which struck Constantinople the year after on 26 November at 11.45 in the morning....
...A long, informative letter to Sir Joseph Banks offering her expertise on Bedouin lifestyle gained from her notorious expedition into the desert with a tribe of Bedouin Arabs in January 1813, and detailing her experiences on this trip....
...Publication based on the findings of the author's journey to the Caucasus undertaken under the auspices of the "Ministère de l'instruction publique et des beaux arts" of France with the purpose of archaeological exploration. Comprises 2...
...An account of an enormous fireball that appeared in the sky over Istanbul in the night of 5 August 1732. This prodigy supposedly appeared again on the nights of 6 and 7 August. The account then gives an interpretation of the prodigy...
...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...
...A doctoral thesis submitted to the University of London for the degree of Doctor of Science. An analysis of the geology of Armenia, comprising findings of previous observers' research and the author's own research, the fieldwork being...
...Second edition of Cronberg's letter to Pope Adrian VI. Hartmut von Cronberg, from a family of free imperial knights and a Lutheran, advised the Pope to divide the Papal States among the warring parties of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor...