A Short but true account of the death of the grand visier
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A Short but true account of the death of the grand visier strangled at Belgrade by the command of the grand seignior, with some reasons that induc"d him thereto : in a letter to a friend. by

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Published by Printed for James Norris ... in London .
Written in English


  • Austro-Turkish War, 1683-1699.

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SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1159:7.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet (2 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16789601M

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