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MÜTEFERRIKA PRESS -- MUSTAFA IBN ABD ALLAH KATIB CELEBI (1609-1657). Tühfet ül-kibar fi esfar il-bihar. [Concerning Naval Expeditions.] Istanbul: Ibrahim Müteferrika, 1141 [1729]. Small 2° (254 x 180mm). Foliated: 7ff prelims, 75ff text, 2ff index. Five double-page engraved plates including 4 maps. (Small worm track in the bottom margin touching some engravings and a few letters, occasional light dampstain, one gathering of maps neatly detached at the stub). 19th-century wallet-style red turkey, the sides tooled in blind (rubbed and soiled, hinges cracked, possibly recased). Provenance: illegible stamp on title verso; small printed scrap on verso of title-page, probably unrelated, referring to Ibrahim, second Khedive of Egypt; Ahmad 'abd al-Salam (inscription).

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  • ($10,969 - $15,670)

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