Small 4to (245 x 175 mm), pp. 8; lightly soiled; extremities frayed; stitched as issued.
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A daily account in Italian from 20 June to 8 July 1732 of the Spanish capture of Oran. The Moroccan city had been governed by Spain since 1509 but had fallen into Ottoman hands in 1708. This 1732 invasion brought Oran once more under Spanish control, in which it remained until 1792.
Both Palau and Toda y Güell note that this is a translation from a Spanish edition published in Madrid earlier that year.
Palau 71836; Toda y Güell 1445. Not found in OCLC.
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