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1633 OMNIA QUAE EXTANT by A GISLENII BUSBEQUII

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-22)
Price : US $159.50



1633 OMNIA QUAE EXTANT by A GISLENII BUSBEQUII 1633 OMNIA QUAE EXTANT by A GISLENII BUSBEQUII



OMNIA QUAE EXTANT  by A. GISLENII BUSBEQUII   CUM PRIVILEGIO  LUGDUNI , BATAVORUM.   Ex OFFICINA ELZEVIRIANO   ANNO 1633


RARE, RARE, RARE.  First edition and original first Elzevir edition. Busbequii was Ferdinand I ambassador to the Turkish Sultan in Constantinople from 1553 to 1562 , his letters provide invaluable insight and information about the foreign and mysterious Ottoman Empire. This is the best edition containing both the French and Turkish letters. This book is an important account of the little known Ottoman Empire of the mid-1500's ... deserving of a special spot in an advanced collection of rare books - 375 years old.


Approximately 2 3/4' x 4 1/2' ; 575, (23) pages . Vellum covers,  solid and tight , clean and no foxing. Contains the beautiful engraved title page by C.C.Duysend. You won't find a better copy!


Please ask any questions that you may have prior to bidding as this is an on-going auction.


In most cases,  Delivery Confirmation will be included in the shipping charge ... for your peace of mind.


Don't miss this opportunity to acquire this very rare and important book !


Thank you and Happy Bidding.



Sold ! This book is sold (sold on 2008-08-22)



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