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The generall historie of the Turkes, from the first beginning of that nation to the rising of the Othoman familie: with all the notable expeditions of the Christian princes against them. Together with the liues and conquests of the Othoman kings and emperours faithfullie collected out of the- best histories, both auntient and moderne, and digested into one continuat historie vntill this present yeare 1603: by Richard Knolles

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    SR - OS - 87.9/

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    [12], 1152, [40] p. : ill., ports. (metal cuts) ; 2°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: The title page is engraved and signed: Laurence Iohnson, sculpsit,. The first leaf is blank. "The liues of the Othoman kings and emperors" has separate dated title page on leaf M5r; pagination and register are continuous. Includes index. With a final errata leaf. Entered 5 December 1602. Signatures: A-5G6 5H8. A1 blank, A6; MS. pencil marks and underlining throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 15051 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1958. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 763:4). Ownership and custodial history: MS. ink signature on tp.: "Henrie Rainsford"; bookplate of Sir Velters Cornewall, Bart.; MS. pencil notes inside front board signed I.A. Shapiro (1904-2003) accompanied by pages cut from book dealers' catalogues 1950-1991 with notes by Shapiro; purchased 16 December 2004 from Sothebys UK-SuSCL Binding Information: C19th (?) full calf UK-SuSCL