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A relation of the late seidge and taking of the city of Babylon by the Turke. As it was written from thence by Zarain Aga, one of his captaines, to Caymaran (his brother) vice-roy in Constantinople. Setting forth all the principall passages of this siedge; with one unparreled [sic], cruell, furious and bloody assault, made by the Turks, wherein were slaine in 12 houres. 130000 of them, and above 20000 Persians. Translated out of the Turkish, into the Italian language by the drugerman to the state of Ragouza. And Englished by W.H. [microform]
Bib ID 1270401
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Zarain, Aga
 
Description London : Printed by I. Raworth, for N. Butter, and N. Bourne, 1639 
[4], 34, [2] p. ; 
Series

Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1056:18.

Notes

W.H. = William Holloway, whose name appears at end of "The coppy of a letter sent to a private merchant of London", E4r.

The first leaf is blank. Variant 1: first leaf bears half-title and woodcut on recto.

C1r last line has "our most Potent". Variant 2: C1r last line has "our Omni Potent".

Reproduction of the original in the British Library.

Cited In

STC (2nd ed.) 26122.

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1965. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1056:18). 
Subjects Baghdad (Iraq) -- History -- Siege, 1639-1639 -- Early works to 1800.  |  Turkey -- History -- Murad IV, 1623-1640 -- Early works to 1800.
Other authors/contributors Holloway, William, of Ragusa, trans
Available From UMI 300 N Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103-1553 

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