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Turkey Rycaut, Paul The newly opened Otto Otto Gate: Existing: First ... Description of the entire Turkish state and church service... Two pages/ A comprehensive history/ The most distinguished histories of all the Ottooman monarchs from their earliest origins to the present day. From the excellent Venetian Cavaliers and Senators Giovanni Sagredo Italian description ... translated. 1st volume in 2 parts in 1 volume and volume 2: Continuation of the newly opened Ottoman Gate in 2 volumes. Engraved with 2. With 2 engraved titles, ca. 92 used portraits and ca. 298 large and small text copperplates and numerous woodcarvings. Augsburg, Goebel and Wagner, 1694 (-1700). 7 sheets, 149, 569 p., 34 sheets, 7 sheets, 864 p., 20 sheets folio. Ppbde. d. At present (partly more strongly scraped). Second German edition of the richly illustrated Turkish Chronicle with the continuation volume published in 1700. - Blackmer Coll. 1463 Note - VD17 39:124180R (for Tl. 1). - Lipperheide Lb 23 - "This was Rycaut's most important work ... information on the Ottoman Empire came from several sources - Turkish records, members of the government and Ulema, and from a Pole who had spent 19 years at the Ottoman court. An extremely important and influential work, which provides the fullest account of Ottoman affairs during the 17th century" (Blackmer). - The beautiful copper engravings with portraits of Turkish sultans, views, battles, historical and cultural scenes etc. - Vol. 1: Gest. Title and title loose, first sheet loosened, vol. 2 first sheet somewhat torn in fold, occasionally slightly browned and somewhat stained resp., altogether good copy. Second German edition of the richly illustrated Turkish Chronicle with the continuation volume published in 1700. with 2 engraved titles, ca. 92 narrow portraits and ca. 298 large and small text engravings and numerous wood engravings. Vol. 1: engraved title and title loose, first sheet loosened, vol. 2 fir

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