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JACQUES JAMES DALLAWAY - CONSTANTINOPLE ANCIENNE & MODERNE ET DESCRIPTION DES COTES ETISLES DE L’ARCHIPEL ET DE LA TROADE

Chez Denne Jeune, Paris, 1799. Two Volumes; 1st volume 371 p., 2nd volume 292 p., 20.5x13 cm. 2 folding engravings, 1 folding
map, 1 folding table. Gilt-patterned and inscribed spine, marbling-patterned page edges, entirely leather bound, in very good
condition. Atabey 309.

FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE DALLAWAY DATED 1799, WHO WAS APPOINTED AS A PHYSICIAN AND PASTOR TO THE BRITISH EMBASSY IN ISTANBUL AT THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY, INCLUDING MAJOR PARTS OF ISTANBUL AND EXTENDING TO THE AEGEAN AND THE ISLANDS…

Estimate: 459 EU - 689 EU

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ODYSSEUS – TURKEY IN EUROPE

First edition. Edward Arnold, London, 1900. 475 pp., 23x15 cm. 2 folding maps. In its publisher’s navy blue cloth binding with gilded crescent and star on the cover.

ANATOLIA AND THE BALKANS BEFORE AND AFTER THE TURKS REFLECTING THE INTERESTS OF THE WEST, THE MINORITIES LIVING IN THESE LANDS (BULGARIANS, SERBS, ALBANIANS, VLAKS, GREEKS, ARMENIANS, KURDS), AND THE SITUATION OF THE OTTOMAN AND THESE PEOPLE AT THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY BY THE BRITISH DIPLOMAT AND COLONY ADMINISTRATOR CHARLES ELIOT...

Estimate: 100 EU - 129 EU

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SAMUEL SULLIVAN COX – ORIENT SUNBEAMS: Or, From the Porte to the Pyramids by Way of Palestine

G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1882. 407 pp., 19.5x13.5 cm. 12 full page photogravures. In its publisher’s original decorative binding with gilded and illustrated cover.

THE FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE OF SAMUEL S. COX, WHO SERVED AS AMERICA’S AMBASSADOR TO ISTANBUL IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY, DESCRIBING ISTANBUL, IZMIR, DAMASCUS, JAFFA, JERUSALEM AND EGYPT, ALMOST AS A SEQUENCE OF HIS PREVIOUS TRAVEL BOOK “... FROM BROADWAY TO BOSPHORUS...”

Estimate: 100 EU - 129 EU

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PAUSANIAS (Çev. Başrahip Godeyn) – PAUSANIAS, OU VOYAGE HISTORIQUE DE LA GRECE

Aux Depens de la Compagnie, Amsterdam, 1733. 4 volumes; 1st volume 376 pp., 2nd volume 359 pp., 3rd volume 368 pp., 4th volume 475 pp., 18.5x11 cm. 3 rare folding maps and 4 folding engravings designed by Philippe Buache & G. Delisle. In leather contemporary bindings with gilt decoration on the spine and covers.

A TRAVELOGUE OF THE JOURNEY OF LYDIAN PAUSANIAS, THE MOST IMPORTANT TRAVELER, HISTORIAN AND GEOGRAPHER BORN IN ANATOLIA IN THE 2ND CENTURY, IN THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD, INCLUDING WESTERN ANATOLIA, THE AEGEAN COASTS, THE AEGEAN ISLANDS AND THE PELOPONNESE PENINSULA…

THE FIRST WRITTEN TRAVELOGUE OF CLASSICAL WORLD LITERATURE…

IMPORTANT REFERENCE ABOUT THE DESCRIPTION OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL, ARTISTIC AND ARCHITECTURAL WORKS OF THE ANCIENT GREEK WORLD, AS WELL AS THE DAILY LIFE, CUSTOMS AND CULTURE OF THE PERIOD…

Estimate: 516 EU - 246 EU

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AMES SILK BUCKINGHAM - TRAVELS IN MESOPOTAMIA, Including a Journey From Aleppo to Baghdad by The Route of Beer, Orfah, Diarbekir, Mardin and Mousul with Researches on the Ruins of Nineveh, Babylon and Other Ancient Cities

Henry Colburn, London, 1827. 2 volumes; 1st volume 470 pp., 2nd volume 538 pp., 22.5x13.5 cm. 1 folding map, 1 double page plan, 1 double-page and 27 full-page total of 28 engravings. It is in a luxurious full-leather binding with ribs, gilt writing and patterns on the spine, the spine has been professionally repaired. A fine collection copy. Atabey 163, Weber 146.

MOST FAMOUS OTTOMAN MESOPOTAMIA TRAVELOGUE OF THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY…

THE RICH HISTORY AND CULTURE OF OTTOMAN MESOPOTAMIA BETWEEN THE EUPHRATES AND TIGRIS RIVERS IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY BY BUCKINGHAM, FAMOUS BRITISH POLITICIAN, JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR KNOWN FOR HIS DETAILED TRAVEL BOOKS OF UNKNOWN OR LITTLE KNOWN AREAS OF HIS PERIOD…

HISTORICAL CITIES AND TURKS, ARABS, KURDS AND OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS IN THE REGION…

Estimate: 1.290 EU - 1.863 EU

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CHARLES BARTHELEMY - HISTOIRE DE TURQUIE; Depuis Les Temps Plus Recules Jusqu’a Nos Jours

Ad Mame et Fils, Imprimeures-Libraires, 1859. 405 pp., 22x14 cm, 4 full-page engravings. In a luxury leather binding with motif print on the spine and covers, with marbling pattern on the page edges, in very good condition.

TURKISH AND OTTOMAN HISTORY STARTING FROM THE PERIOD OF PROPHET MUHAMMED “PBUH” UP TO SULTAN ABDULMECID PERIOD BY CHARLES BARTHELEMY, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT HISTORIANS OF THE 19TH CENTURY… AN IMPORTANT REFERENCE BOOK EVEN TODAY…

Estimate: 100 EU - 129 EU

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DAVID BREWER EDDY - WHAT NEXT IN TURKEY?

Second edition. The Taylor Press, Boston, 1913. 191 p., 19x13 cm. 4 full page photos and 2 full page maps. In its publisher’s decorative cloth binding with mosque relief on the cover, in very good condition

A BOOK PUBLISHED IN 1913 DESCRIBING THE EARLY MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES, MOTIVATION AND METHODS OF THE TURKEY OFFICE OF THE AMERICAN MISSIONARY BOARD IN ANATOLIA AND BALKANS…

Estimate: 72 - 100 EU

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Lot: 10 » Rare Book

HARRY STUERMER - TWO WAR YEARS IN CONSTANTINOPLE; Sketches of German and Young Turkish Ethics and Politics

George H. Doran Company, New York, 1917. 292 pages, 19.5x13 cm. In its publisher’s red cloth binding with German eagle inside crescent embossing on the cover.

A BOOK SHOWN AS ONE OF THE SOURCES OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CLAIMS BY HARRY STUERMER, THE GERMAN JOURNALIST WHO WORKED AS A REPORTER IN ISTANBUL BETWEEN 1915-1917…

Estimate: 75 EU- 103 EU

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MRS. ANNIE BRASSEY – SUNSHINE AND THE STORM IN THE EAST

First edition. Longmans Green and Co., London, 1880. 448 pp., 23x16 cm. 2 color folding maps, 9 full pages and 105 in-text woodblock engravings. In ribbed leather spine binding with gilded inscriptions and motifs, and hard cover with leather corners, in very good condition.

BRITISH BARONESS LADY BRASSEY’S TRAVEL TO ISTANBUL, AEGEAN COASTAL ISLANDS AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN WITH HER YACHT NAMED “SUNBEAM”...

MORE THAN 100 FULL-PAGE AND IN-TEXT ENGRAVINGS....

Estimate: 287 EU - 430 EU

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REV. WALTER COLTON - VISIT TO CONSTANTINOPLE AND ATHENS

First edition. Leavitt, Lord & Co., New York, 1836. 348 pp., 19.5x12 cm. In its publisher’s cloth binding with embossed motifs.

AMERICAN PRIEST AUTHOR WALTER COLTON’S TRAVELOGUE STARTING FROM IZMIR EXTENDING TO ISTANBUL AND ATHENS… SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE BOOK IS ON ISTANBUL…

THE FIRST EDITION… LATER ALSO PUBLISHED UNDER THE NAME “LAND AND LEE IN THE BOSPHORUS AND ÆGEAN”…

stimate: 100 EU - 129 EU

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JOSIAH BREWER (Derleme; John W. Barber) - PATMOS AND THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA, TOGETHER WITH PLACES IN THE VICINITY FROM THE EARLIEST RECORDS TO THE YEAR 1850

Bradley and Peck, Bridgeport, CT., 1851. 364 pp., 23x14 cm. 14 full-page engravings and numerous in-text maps and engravings. In its publisher’s decorative original cloth binding, with gilt writing and figures on the spine and gilt embossed religious figure on the cover. Previously author’s family’s copy.

BREWER’S, WHO SPENT 7 MONTHS IN IZMIR AND ISTANBUL DURING THE MIDDLE EAST TRAVEL BETWEEN 1826-27 AND MOVED TO IZMIR IN 1830 AND LIVED FOR 8 YEARS REVIEWS AND OBSERVATIONS COMPARING THE STATES OF THE IMPORTANT CHRISTIAN CENTERS (CITIES) IN AEGEAN AND MEDITERRENIAN ANTOLIA DURING THE ANTIQUE AND MODERN PERIODS; PATMOS, EPHESUS, IZMIR, TRUVA, BERGAMA, MILET, MANİSA, ALAŞEHİR, ICONIUM (KONYA), LAODICEA, KARAHAYIT (PAMUKKALE), GALYA, PİSİDIA, LİSTRA, ANTALYA, ANTAKYA, CYPRUS…

Estimate: 158 EU - 215 EU

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EDMONDO DE AMICIS (Çeviri; MADAM J. COLOMB) – CONSTANTINOPLE

Librairie Hachette et Cie, Paris, 1883. 452 pp., 28x19.5 cm. Engraving of the author’s portrait in the introduction of the book, 183 full-page and in-text engravings. The top page edges are gilded, the spine is ribbed and decorated with gilt inscriptions, the spine and cover corners are leather, it is in a luxury binding with a marbled cover and the inside of the cover is covered with marbled paper, in very good condition except for some foxing. Atabey 19.

“ISTANBUL IS A UNIVERSAL AND EXTREMELY GREAT BEAUTY, IN FRONT OF WHICH THE POET AND THE ARCHAEOLOGIST, THE AMBASSADOR AND THE MERCHANT, THE PRINCESS AND THE SAILOR, THE NORTHERN AND THE SOUTHOR, SHOUT WITH THE SAME SENSE OF ADMINISTRATION...” EDMONDO DE AMICIS .

AMICIS’ FAMOUS ISTANBUL TRAVELOGUE, TRANSLATED INTO MANY LANGUAGES AND PRINTED MANY TIMES... ACCOMPANYED WITH MORE 183 FULL-PAGE AND IN-TEXT ENGRAVINGS OF THE FAMOUS ORIENTALIST PAINTER CESARE BİSEO... FIRST FRENCH EDITION DATED 1883…

Estimate: 258 EU - 344 EU

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JOHN CAM HOBHOUSE – A JOURNEY THROUGH ALBANIA, AND OTHER PROVINCES OF TURKEY IN EUROPE AND ASIA, TO CONSTANTINOPLE, DURING THE YEARS 1809 AND 1810

First edition. James Cawthrone, 1813, London. 1152 pp., 29x22 cm. 2 folding maps, 3 full-page engravings, 17 hand-coloured full-page engravings, 7 of which are double-page, and 2 full-page musical score engravings. It is in an all-leather binding of the period with ribs on the spine and gilt inscriptions. Atabey 584, Blackmer 821, Abbey 202.

A MASTERPIECE… FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE BY JOHN HOBHOUSE, THE BRITISH POLITICIAN AND ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE LONDON GREEK COMMITTEE, OF THE JOURNEY WITH THE FAMOUS ENGLISH ROMANTIC POET LORD BYRON TO ALBANIA, GREECE AND TURKEY BETWEEN 1809 AND 1810…

A HISTORICAL DOCUMENT ABOUT THE PLANS OF WESTERN POWERS ON THE BALKANS AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY...

Estimate: 4.017 EU - 6.313 EU

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ALPHONSE DE LAMARTINE - VOYAGE EN ORIENT

Furne Pagnere Hachette, Paris, 1855. 2 volumes; 1st volume 480 pp., 2nd volume 512 pp., 23.5x15 cm. 12 full pages of engravings. In good condition, In full leather binding with renewed spine and gold frame and motifs on the cover edges and gilt on the top page edges, a fine copy.

FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE OF FRENCH AUTHOR, POET AND STATESMAN ALPOHONSE DE LAMARTINE, IN WHICH HE TELLS IN DETAIL ABOUT HIS TRAVEL IN THE OTTOMAN LEVANT WITH PRAISE OF TURKISH HOSPITALITY IN 1832-33…

12 FULL PAGES ENGRAVING…

Estimate: 287 EU - 430 EU

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JACOB SPON & GEORGE WHELER – VOYAGE D’ITALIE, DE DALMATIE, DE GRECE, ET DU LEVANT

Chez Henry & Theodore Coom, Amsterdam, 1679. 456 pp., 13.5x8 cm. 10 full pages, 8 foldouts and 2 in-text engravings (3 of which relate to numismatics). In period parchment binding, in excellent condition. Atabey 1170, Blackmer 1586, Weber 406. The first volume of two covering the Aegean Islands, Istanbul and Western Anatolia.

SPON&WHEELER’S BOOK CONSIDERED AS THE MASTERPIECE OF ENGLISH TRAVEL LITERATURE...

FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE OF THE JOURNEY OF JACOB SPON AND GEORGE WHELER IN OTTOMAN-RULED DALMATIA, GREECE, ISTANBUL, ANATOLIA AND THE AEGEAN ISLANDS IN 1675-1676, INCLUDING ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. FIRST VOLUME OF TWO COVERING AEGEAN ISLAND, ISTANBUL AND WESTERN ANATOLIA…

Estimate: 344 EU - 459 EU

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CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER – IN THE LEVANT

Houghton, Osgood and Company, Boston, 1878. 391 pp., 19.5x12 cm. In its publisher’s decorative elegant cloth binding with gilt decoration and a picture of the Aksa Mosque on the cover.

THE FAMOUS LEVANT TRAVELOGUE OF THE 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN REPUTED AUTHOR CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER, WHICH ATTRACTED GREAT ATTENTION DURING THE PERIOD WAS PUBLISHED MANY TIMES...

Estimate: 86 EU - 115 EU

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GEORGES GUILLET - HISTOIRE DU REGNE DE MAHOMET II EMPEREUR DES TURCS

First edition. Denys Thierry - Claude Barbin, Paris, 1681. 2 volumes; 1st volume 510 pp., 2nd volume 442 pp., 16.5x9.5 cm. 2 folding maps and 1 folding engraving. In full-leather binding of the period with ribs and gilt inscriptions and ornaments on the spine. In very fine condition especially for a 343 year old book. Atabey 541.

A VERY RARE AND VERY IMPORTANT REFERANCE BOOK OF RICH CONTENT DATED 1681 ON SULTAN II. MEHMED THE CONQUERER BASED ON DOCUMENTS AND SOURCES OF HIS TIME…

FROM THE YOUTH OF SULTAN II. MEHMED THE CONQUEROR TO THE CONQUEST OF ISTANBUL, FROM HIS POLITICAL STRATEGIES TO HIS MILITARY ABILITIES… FIRST PRINT… 2 VOLUMES…

Estimate: 1.291 EU - 1.865 EU

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