First edition of a collection of historical anecdotes relating to the Ottoman Empire, organised chronologically and by region.
Madeleine-Angélique Poisson de Gomez gives us here secret stories with a historical background but with an anecdotal and amusing character, the work is in fact a rather simple history of the Ottoman Empire up to 1699.
Mme Poisson de Gomez was a prolific writer in the early 18th century, immersing himself in a variety of genres, including drama, history and novels.Many of her novels have a historical or pseudo-historical setting.
Madeleine–Angélique Poisson de Gomez - Anecdotes ou Histoire Secrette de la Maison Ottomane - 1722 - First and second volumes.
The binding is in good condition, book in its glazed calf (contemporary binding), torn off headcap and tailcap, beginning of a split (2 cm) on the joints, one small stain visible on the front cover, blunted corners, decorated spine with raised bands, morocco title label, all edges red.
Inside in very good condition, marbled endpapers.
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