Histoire des trois derniers empereurs des Turcs depuis 1623 jusqu'a 1677. 4 parts.

Paris, Louis Billaine, 1683.

8vo. Four parts bound in one contemporary full calf binding with four raised bands and richly gilt spine. Light wear to extremities, some of gilting worn off and small paper-label pasted on to top of spine. Title-page of part 1 slightly soiled and with underligning, othewise internally fine and clean. 365, 412 pp. 

Second French edition of Rycaut's (the original English edition being from 1680) popular work on the Ottoman Empire during the period of Sultan Amurat, Ibrahim and Mehmet IV. It is considered to be a source of inspiration for Montesquieu’s Lettres Persanes.

Order-nr.: 60668

DKK 1.800,00