[Mükemmel Mir'at-ı Vücud-i Nisa / The Complete Overview of the Woman’s Parts]. A seemingly unrecorded Ottoman book on female anatomy with chromolithographed folding and movable pieces. 4°: 10 pp., in French and Ottoman, composition of chromolithographed moving pieces, joined in 1 colour chromolithographed folding image mounted on the inner side of the front wrappers, original printed lettering…
8°. 75 pp. with black and white illustrations within text, [5 pp.], original illustrated wrappers, stapled (good, clean partly uncut example, unbound as originally published, wrappers brittle with small tears and chips).
A rare complete set of famous Ottoman Turkish and French satirical magazines Kalem, published between 1908-1911 in Istanbul, was bound in contemporary original bindings with Ottoman titles and belonged to the library of Anthony Bryer, a founder of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies.
[Грамматика за турскыи языкъ отъ Х. Марковъ / Grammar of Turkish Language by H. Markov] 8°. 119 pp., original pink wrappers with lettering, later spine (wrappers stained with small pieces of paper missing, rear wrapper with trimmed margins, inside slightly age-toned, sporadic margins lightly trimmed, otherwise a good, partly uncut example).
A series of a literary and science magazine The Sun (Güneş) with a rare to find original cover, representing the Sun, Saturn, Moon and Comets 8°: Nos. 2-12 (missing no. 1), 586 pp. running numeration, contemporary green cloth binding, old paper label on the spine (front endpapers with small tears in the gutter, light staining and recent inscripts,…
The first Ottoman printed pamphlet on electric telegraphs, introducing the Mustafa Alphabet, the code adjusted to the Ottoman language 12°, 32 pp., folding plate, later marbled paper wrappers (minor staining, soft folds in the corners, old bookseller’s stamp in ottoman on the first blank page, otherwise in a good condition).
12°: 22 pp., [2 pp.] blank] on pink paper, later black cloth binding with debossed decoration and gilt title, later green endpapers (title page with minimal staining and old collector’s stamp, minor staining, otherwise in a good condition).
A rare work on Turkestan was written in Arabic and published in Jedda. 8°. 42 pp. with double-page map of Asia, original blue front wrapper with lettering, later blank rear wrapper, imprint from the original blue rear blank wrapper pasted under the index on p. 41 (p. 5-6 with trimmed outer white margin and tiny repaired tears, light staining…
[Bergama. Rehber-i Harabe-i Bergama (Nüsha-i Türkiye) / Pergamon. Guide to the Ruins of Pergamon. Turkish Edition] A rare pamphlet on the archeological excavations of Pergamon in Ottoman Turkish was printed by Berlin Royal Museum (now Altes Museum) at the time the artefacts were transported from the Ottoman Empire to Berlin, where they were exhibited in a new museum.…
Small 4°: 10 issues in one volume (all published). [4 pp.], 175 pp. with black and white illustrations, 64 pp., contemporary boards with illustrated cover and lettering on the back, cloth spine, original pink endpapers (binding with light staining and scratches, endpapers with small holes, inside with minor staining, overall in a good condition).
8°. 198 pp. With black and white illustrations, [2 pp.], interleaved black and white illustrations and maps, original illustrated wrappers (wrappers slightly worn an scuffed on the edges, text with sporadic underlining, sporadic annotations, minor staining).
12°. original illustrated cover, 62 pp. on darker paper, , (cover trimmed with a small loss of lettering on the right-hand side. inside good, clean, seemingly unread condition, wrappers with light foxing and minimal wear on the edges).
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