Ahmed SELAHADDIN (1878-1920)
برلين قونغره سى بك ديپلوماسى تاريخنه بر نظر
[Berlin Kongresinin Diplomasi Tarihine Bir Nazar / An Overview of the Diplomacy of the Congress of Berlin]
Istanbul: Tefeyyüz Kitabhanesi 1327 
Small 8°, 176 pp., [4 pp.] index.
Max NORDAU (1849 -1923), author – Ahmed SELAHADDIN (1878-1920), translator.
مدنيت يالانلرى .Mensonges conventionnels
[Medeniyet Yalanları / Conventional Lies of Society / Die conventionellen Lügen der Kulturmenschheit]
Istanbul: Tefeyyüz Kitabhanesi 1328 
Small 8°, 165 pp., [3 pp] blank.
Bound together in later patterned boards and black cloth spine, patterned endpapers (in a good clean condition with minor foxing to the first pages).
Two books bound together come from a series of separately published volumes on the law and politics (Külliyat-ı Hukuk ve Siyasiyat), edited by an Ottoman lawyer and author Ahmed Selahaddin (1878-1920), who was appointed the dean of the Law Faculty in Istanbul in 1911.
The first title the author gives a detailed report on the Congress of Berlin, where there determined new borders on the Balkans.
The second book and the second from the series is a translation of a controversial text by a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic Max Nordau (1849 -1923), on contemporary society, first published in 1883 under the title Conventional Lies of Society (Die conventionellen Lügen der Kulturmenschheit). The books was translated to various languages, but was banned in Austria and Russia.
References: Title 1: OCLC 682538551, 908192987. BDK – MİL – ÖZEGE; 1872 – TBTK; 2370. MİL – TBTK; 2375. Title 2: OCLC 83624162, 164832723, 768142067. MİL – ÖZEGE; 12647 – TBTK; 2375.