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Marana, Giovanni Paolo 1642-1693

Works: 388 works in 985 publications in 3 languages and 9,036 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Translator, Other, Dubious author
Classifications: D246, 914
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Publications about Giovanni Paolo Marana
Publications by Giovanni Paolo Marana
Publications by Giovanni Paolo Marana, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Giovanni Paolo Marana
Letters writ by a Turkish spy by Giovanni Paolo Marana( Book )
12 editions published between 1687 and 1970 in English and held by 356 libraries worldwide
The Amours of Edward the IV. Elysium; or, The state of love and honour in the superior regions of bliss ( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The fourth volume of letters writ by a Turkish spy who lived five and forty years undiscover'd at Paris : giving an impartial account to the Divan at Constantinople of the most remarkable transactions of Europe, and discovering several intrigues and secrets of the Christian courts (especially of that of France) continued from the year 1642 to the year 1682 by Giovanni Paolo Marana( Book )
3 editions published in 1692 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
The first edition of this work began publication in 1684, when a volume in Italian entitled "L'esploratore Turco" and a French version entitled "L'esplou du grand seigneur" were published in Paris by C. Barbin. Authorship is disputed, but it is generally agreed that the first fifty letters (the original four volumes) were written by Marana. In the English editions, v. 1 contains the substance of the letters commonly ascribed to Marana. The continuation [i.e. v. 2-8], said to have appeared first in English, has been variously ascribed to Robert Midgley and William Bradshaw ; Bradshaw has also been attributed as the translator (from Marana's Italian manuscripts) of the entire work under Dr. Midgley's editorship. cf. DNB; also Gentleman's magazine, 1841, p. 270
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Alternative Names
D étoiles 03 M. 1642?-1693
D, M. 1642-1693
D, M. 1642?-1693 étoiles 03
Marana, G. P. 1642-1693
Marana, G. P. (Giovanni Paolo), 1642-1693
Marana, Giampaolo 1642-1693
Marana, Gian Paolo 1642-1693
Marana, Giovanni-Paolo
Marana, Giovanni Paolo 1642-1693
Marana Jean-Paul 1642?-1693
Marana, Jean-Paul ca.1642-1693
Muhammad the Turkish spy
Turkish spy A 1642?-1693
English (242)
French (62)
Italian (1)
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