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Relation des deux rebellions

arrivees a Constantinople en MDCCXXX et XXXI, dans la deposition d'Achmet III. Et l'elevation au trone de Mahomet V: Composee sur des memoires originaux recus de Constantinople.

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The Hague, Jean Neaulme, 1737

This account describes the two rebellions which broke out during the unsettled period following the victories of Nadir Kuli Khan of Persia against Turkey during September 1730 and which brought to and end the 'Tulip Period'. On the 20th of that month a minor riot developed into a full scale insurrection and Sultan Ahmet III was forced to abdicate in favour of his nephew Mahmoud I. The janissaries were led by one of their own, an Albanian by the name of Patrona Halil, and for two months the empire was in the hands of the insurgents. They were eventually overthrown by the Grand Vizier, the Mufti and Aga of the Janissaries with the help of the Khan of the Crimea, and Patrona and 7000 of his supporters were put to death. The first issue has the title printed in red and black as here.



First edition, first issue. Small 8vo, [iv], 164, [viii](ads)pp., title printed in red and black with engraved device, small stain to title, light waterstain to inner upper margin, bound in recent green morocco backed marbled boards, spine gilt lettered.


Atabey 1026; Blackmer 1407.

Stock ID:86461

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