The Present State of The Ottoman Empire.

Rycaut, Paul.

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Book ID: 22371

ISBN:      0405027877


8 vo. 217 pp., Cloth Hardback, very good condition, Prof. R.M. Burrell Bookplate; frontis, Profusely Illustrated; 1st Reprint Edition, Reprinted from a Microfilm Copy Furnished by the Harvard University Library, from The Eastern Europe Collection, Arno Press and the New York Times, 1971.


The diplomat Ricaut lived in Constantinople and wrote his History in the early 1660s (first edition published 1666 but post-dated 1667). After a detailed description of the education of future officers and servants of the Emperor; a chapter describes the large band of `mutes and dwarfs` at court, mentioned earlier by DALLAM .

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