Travels into Turkey: Containing the most accurate Account of the Turks, and Neighbouring Nations, Their Manners, Customs, Religion, Superstition, Policy, Riches, Coins, &c. Translated from the Original Latin of. O. G. BUSBECQ, A. G. BUSBEQUIUS.

Travels into Turkey: Containing the most accurate Account of the Turks, and Neighbouring Nations, Their Manners, Customs, Religion, Superstition, Policy, Riches, Coins, &c. Translated from the Original Latin of...

London: Printed for J. Robinson and W. Payne, 1744. Second English edition. 12mo. (iv), 290 pp. Contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, renewed gilt lettered label to style, gilt tooling to other panels, armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Expert repairs to head, tail and joints, a very good copy. Appointed Austrian Ambassador to the Ottoman Court in the mid-16th century, Busbecq's popular work is one of the most important accounts of its kind, complete with a wide range of observations on natural history as well as political and cultural issues. First published in 1581, and in English in 1694. Item #11851

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