Sandys Travells; Containing an History of the Original and Present State of the Turkish Empire; Their laws, Government, Policy, Military Force, Courts of Justice and Commerce: The Mahometan Religion and Ceremonies; A Description of Constantinople, The Grand Signior's Seralgio and his manner of living: AIso of Greece, with the Religion and Customs of the Grecians. Of Egypt; the Antiquity, Hieroglyphics, Rites & Customs, Discipline and Religion of the Aegyptians. A Voyage on the River NYLUS: Of Armenia, Grand Cairo, Rhodes, The Pyramids of Colossus; The former flourishing and present state of Alexandria....
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