Catalog Record: Letters written by a Turkish spy, who lived five-and-forty years undiscovered at Paris: giving an impartial account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable transactions of Europe, and discovering several intrigues and secrets of the Christian courts (especially of that of France) from the year 1637 to the year 1682. Written originally in Arabick. Translated into Italian, and from thence into English | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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Letters written by a Turkish spy, who lived five-and-forty years undiscovered at Paris: giving an impartial account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable transactions of Europe, and discovering several intrigues and secrets of the Christian courts (especially of that of France) from the year 1637 to the year 1682. Written originally in Arabick. Translated into Italian, and from thence into English ...

Main Author: Marana, Giovanni Paolo, 1642-1693.
Related Names: Midgley, Robert 1653-1723., ed., Bradshaw, William fl. 1700., tr.
Language(s): English ; Arabic
Published: London Vernor & Hood, 1801.
Edition: A new ed.
Subjects: Europe > History > 1648-1789
Europe > History > 1517-1648
Note: Authorship disputed, though authorities agree that the first part of the work was written by Marana and first pub. in Paris, 1684. The remainder has been ascribed to different Englishmen, among them Dr. Robert Midgley and William Bradshaw. It is probable however that Midgley simply edited the English translation, made by Bradshaw, of the original Italian manuscript. cf. Gentleman's magazine, 1840-41; also, Dict. nat. biog., v. 6, p. 185; v. 37, p. 366-367.
Physical Description: 8 v. front. (port.) 18 cm.
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