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First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 288pp. With 16 b&w illustrations in text. Map to front endpapers. History of the feared Janissary corps which served the Ottoman Sultans, their founding, power, and decline, by a leading historian of the Ottoman period. Fine in Fine jacket, now in clear sleeve.
Ink signature and slight foxing to the top edge else very good plus condition with text clean & binding sound / very good plus dust jacket which is now in a clear protective mylar sleeve. 288pp. From the library of noted Middle East scholar Rose Greaves.
Good. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Contains: Illustrations. Explores the origins of the Janissary corps with the careful selection of youths from Christian families in the Balkans. The book then introduces the pillars of the Ottoman state which these recruits were to serve. The Ottoman forces are reviewed, as well as a survey of the victorious years.
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