This charming illustrated book in Ottoman language, written by a poet Hamâmîzâde İhsan Bey (1885 – 1948) describes the importance of the anchovies for the life and folklore of the people, living on the Black Sea costs. The author described the history of fishing, the lifestyle of the fishermen and notes the lyrics of the local songs and poems on fishing and anchovies.
The story has been translated to modern Turkish and is published until today, also in a form of an educational children’s book.
References: OCLC 776809290, 79359208, 1030746788, 313040086. ÖZEGE 6780.