Present state of the Ottoman Empire

Title

Present state of the Ottoman Empire

Alternative Title

Full title: The history of the present state of the Ottoman Empire : containing the maxims of the Turkish polity, the most material points of the Mahometan religion, their sects and heresies, their convents and religious votaries : their military discipline, with an exact computation of their forces both by land and sea : illustrated with divers pieces of sculpture representing the variety of habits amongst the Turks : in three books / by Paul Rycaut Esq; late secretary to his Excellency the Earl of Winchilsea, (Embassadour Extraordinary for His Majesty Charles II. &c. to Sultan Mahomet Han the Fourth, Emperour of the Turks) now Consul of Smyrna, and Fellow of the Royal Society.

Creator

Sir Paul Rycaut, 1628-1700

Publisher

London : Printed for John Starkey and Henry Brome

Date

1675

Format

[16], 380, [4] pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 19 cm (8vo)

Description

Originally published in 1667 as: The present state of the Ottoman Empire.

With an added title page (A1v), engraved and signed: F.H. Van Houe fec.

Title within double-rule border; initials.

Provenance

Presented by Seymour Schulich
Schulich-Woolf Collection

Contributor

Hove, Frederick Hendrick van, 1628?-1698, engraver.
Starkey, John, active 17th century, bookseller.
Brome, Henry, bookseller.
Schulich, Seymour, donor.
Schulich-Woolf Collection.

Language

English

Identifier

Dated 1675 .R93
Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), R2402
ESTC R8614

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Citation

Sir Paul Rycaut, 1628-1700, “Present state of the Ottoman Empire,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/21.