The eight volumes of letters writ by a Turkish spy :
who liv'd five and forty years undiscover'd at Paris : giving an ... account ... of the msot remarkable transactions of Europe ... from ... 1637, to ... 1682 /
Written originally in Arabick, translated into Italian [or rather written in Italian by G.P. Marana, pseud. Muhammad, the Turkish spy], from thence into English, [by W. Bradshaw?] and now published with a ... preface and index [by Dr. R. Midgley?] ... by the translator of the first volume.
|Main Creator:||Marana, Giovanni Paolo, 1642-1693.|
|Language:||English, Italian, Arabic|
|Published / Created:||
Dublin : printed by S. Powell, for R. Gunne, G. Grierson, L. Dillon, R. Owen, G. Risk, E. Hamilton [and 11 others in Dublin], 1736.
|Edition:||[The twenty-third edition].|
V.1 is a translation of 'L'Esploratore turco .. ' by G. P. Marana originally published in Paris in 1684; subsequent volumes have been variously attributed, but were probably edited by Robert Midgley from William Bradshaw's translation of the original Italian MS.
The edition statement is from the individual titlepage to vol. 1.
Physical description: 8 v. : ill ; 12mo