ABBONDANZA, Vincenzo (18th century). Dizionario storico delle vite di tutti i monarchi ottomani fino al regnante gran signore Achmet IV e delle più riguardevoli cose appartenenti a quella monarchia. Rome: Vescovi, Neri, 1786.
Rare first and only edition of this index of the lives of Ottoman sultans, including biographical and historico-political information as well as references to topography, architecture, and religion.4to, (245 x 183mm). Woodcut vignettes to title page, text in two columns (some browning, foxing and a small dampstain to the outer margin of the last few leaves, small antique repair to the edge of b3, not touching text). Contemporary full vellum binding, title gilt to spine, red edges (earlier worming to spine has weakened the binding, now partially detached)
ESTIMATE € 400 - 600