Valiero, Andrea.

Historia della Guerra di Candia.

Published: Venice, Baglioni.

Date: 1679

4to. (8), 751, (24 index)pp. Engraved title page. Contemporary full vellum, some wear.

Note
Rare first edition of Valier's account of The Cretan War of 1645-1669 between the Venetians and Ottoman Turks, which included the famous Seige of Candia (modern day Heraklion) in 1646. Valier was from the inner circle of the Venetian senate and had been an emissary sent to Constantinople.

£1275

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