8°. 26 pp. in English and Ottoman,  title page in English, original debossed pink wrappers with lettering in Ottoman and English, stapled (binding with light staining and water staining, staples rusty with the wrappers detached, inside a good clean example).
روبرتسون نام مورف مشهورك مولفاتندن يكى دنيانلر كشفنه داتر اولان تاريخى اولوب انجمن دانشك اعضاً خارجيه سنده و باب عالى ترجمه اوطه سى خلفاسنده عبدالغفار انيس بنده لرى انكليز لسانزه ترجمه اتمشدر Histoire de la découverte du nouveau monde p. Robertson traduite p. Enis Abdoulgaffar effendi membre de l’académie turqe en 1269 de l’Hegir – cet ouvrage est traduit de…
A first issue of an exceedingly rare ephemeral Ottoman magazine, with possibly largest lithographed map of the world before the appearance of the late Ottoman chromolithographed atlases. 8°, 40 pp. with lithographed black and white plates, coloured folding lithographed map, 25 x 39 cm, original green wrappers with lettering on the inner sides (repaired tear in the folding…
[Tarih-i İstikbâl. Mesaif-i Siyasiye / Reception History. Political Issues] A charming late Ottoman binding made of Ebru – or Islamic marbled paper 8°. 208 pp., contemporary marbled paper boards with envelope flaps and brown calf spines (last 15 pages slightly age-toned and water stained, binding with minor wear, otherwise in a good condition).
One of the first Ottoman novels, written in its contemporary European form 8°, original front wrapper printed in blue black and gold, tile page, 231 pp. with black and white illustrations, contemporary brown cloth with debossed decoration, brown calf spine with gilt debossed decoration, contemporary marbled endpapers (old annotations in pencil, binding slightly rubbed, overall in a good condition).
8°: 156 pp. with black and white images, dark green illustrated wrappers (good overall, small tears, small folds and chips to corners, wrappers slightly stained and water-stained, tiny tears and loss of paper to spine, corner of front cover repaired).
[Redd-i Renan. İslâmiyet ve Fünûn / Answer to Renan. Islam and Arts] 12°, 76 pp., [2 pp] blank, later marbled paper wrappers with mounted original cover (one page with a sentence underlined in red ink, front cover with minor foxing, otherwise in a good condition).
A thesis on the first autopsy ever conducted in the Ottoman Empire, performed by Karl Ambros Bernard in 1841, at the Austrian Hospital in Istanbul, written by Hayrullah Efendi, a future Ottoman diplomat and prolific author 8°: [4 pp., index], 149 pp., 6 folding charts, contemporary marbled boards, restored calf spine, old paste down tile to cover bearing…
An exceedingly rare first Ottoman Book on Darwinism, printed in Bitola 8°. 200 pp. with two interleaved black and white portraits, [4 pp.], original debossed tan wrappers with lettering (wrappers slightly scuffed with stronger water-staining, first pages with light staining in margins, inside slightly age-toned with light foxing, but overall in a good clean condition, old inscription in…
A first Ottoman translation of the Freud’s groundbreaking work on psychoanalysis, sexual origins of neurosis and the Oedipus complex, written by the pioneer of the modern Ottoman psychology Small 4°: 57 pp., original tan wrappers with lettering (wrappers with light staining, later spine
[Çanakkale Boğazı ve civarı / Dardanelles Strait and its Vicinity] 12°. 166 pp., [2 pp.] blank, original wrappers with tile on the cover and decoration on the back cover, recent black cloth binding with gilt lettering on the cover and spine and debossed decoration (slightly age-toned and stained, small cracks in the inner side of the original cover, otherwise…
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