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Rare books: Ottoman Empire history and reference Edrehi, Isaac, HISTORY OF THE CAPITAL OF ASIA AND THE TURKS TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE DOMESTIC MANNERS OF THE TURKS IN TURKEY. Vol I-III in one. Boston: Isaac Edrehi, 1855. With six lithographs;
Savary, Claude Etienne. LETTERS ON GREECE BEING THE SEQUEL OF LETTERS ON EGYPT. London: C. Elliot, 1788. With one folding map and folding engraving;
Habesci, Elias. THE PRESENT STATE OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE. London: R. Baldwin, 1784;
Alexander, James Edward, TRAVELS TO THE SEAT OF THE WAR IN THE EAST. Vol I-II. London: Henry Colburn, 1830;
Maundrell, Henry. A JOURNEY FROM JERUSALEM AT EASTER, A.D. 1697. London: J. White and Co., 1810;
Carne, John. SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR. London: Fisher and Son, 1836. Three volumes bound as one;
Ashton, John, THE VOYAGE AND TRAVAYLE OF SIR JOHN MAUNDEVILLE KNIGHT. London: Pickering & Chatto, 1887;
Eton, W. A SURVEY OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE. London: T. Cadell, 1799;
Salmon, Thomas. Modern history: or, the present state of all nations. Illustrated with cuts and Maps by Herman Moll. Vol. IV. London: James Crokatt, 1726. With three folding maps and folding illustration of Jerusalem, various other engravings throughout;
Finlay, George. HISTORY OF THE BYZANTINE AND GREEK EMPIRES. 2 Vols. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and sons, 1854;
and six similar titles. (20pcs)

Provenance: Estate of Michael M. Finefrock, Charleston, South Carolina.

  • HISTORY OF THE CAPITAL OF ASIA: deterioration to spine; covers with losses to corners; front section with waterstains; back section with tears to paper; gilding intact.

    LETTERS ON GREECE: deterioration to binding, spine loose; age discoloration and foxing throughout.

    THE PRESENT STATE OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE: new bindings in good condition; pages lightly toned.

    TRAVELS TO THE SEAT OF THE WAR: spines loosening, bindings with wear; pages with age discoloration.

    Carne. SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR, 1836: bindings heavily worn; pages with foxing, toning and age discoloration.

    Ashton, John. THE VOYAGE AND TRAVAYLE OF SIR JOHN MAUNDEVILLE KNIGHT. 1887: bindings worn; pages in good condition.

    Finlay. HISTORY OF THE BYZANTINE AND GREEK EMPIRES. Vols. I-II. 1854: Vol. I with covers 3/4 detached; both with bindings worn; pages toned; marbled edges; vol. II pages tight.

    Eton, W. A SURVEY OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE. 1799: new bindings tight; pages in good condition.

    Maundrell, Henry. A JOURNEY FROM APPO TO JERUSALEM. 1810: bindings worn and spine beginning to detach; pages with foxing and age discoloration.

    Beaufort, Francis. MEMOIR OF A SURVEY OF THE COAST OF KARAMANIA. 1820: bindings worn, spine damaged; pages with foxing and staining throughout.

    Porter. OBSERVATIONS ON THE RELIGION, LAW, GOVERNMENT AND MANNERS OF THE TURKS. 1771: pages toned, some torn; bindings tight.

    Baron von Valentini. MILITARY REFLECTIONS ON TURKEY. 1828: bindings worn with frayed edges; pages mostly in good condition; endpage torn; foxing to folded map.

    THE LIFE OF CATHARINE II. Vols. I-III. London: 1799: spines deteriorated; front pages foxed and discolored; all other pages toned; bindings are tight.

    Vandal, Albert. UNE AMBASSADE FRANCAISE EN ORIENT SOUS LOUIS XV. 1887: some age discoloration; wear and rubbing to spine; covers okay; pages tight.

    Mr. Salmon. MODERN HISTORY OR THE PRESENT STATE OF ALL NATIONS. Vol. IV. 1726: spine worn; some foxing; some slight damage along creases on folded maps.

    Voltaire. THE HISTORY OF THE WAR OF SEVENTEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY ONE. London: 1756: spine deteriorated; front cover nearly detached; pages toned.

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