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Category: All Categories: History: Asia: Turkey
12 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Chase, Holly.  
Turkish Tapestry : A Traveller's Portrait of Turkey / Holly Chase.

Publisher: Groton Long Point, Conn. : Bosphorus Books, 1993..
300 p. ; 22 cm. Impressions of a contemporary Middle Eastern society-Muslim but not Arab or Persian. Holly Chase writes about food, folkart,bazaars, and markets, ancient ruins, rugs (she was there as a rug dealer), the characters as well as ethnic groups, the flora and fauna of her experience. "A brief and idiosyncratic bibliography (p. 298-299).. Stock# 42,414. Vg, new from publisher / softcover.

Appr.: | AUD 19.48 CAD 18.99 EUR 13.27 GBP 10.34 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 42414.
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Ethridge, Willie Snow  
Let's Talk Turkey (signed)

Publisher: New York: Vanguard, 1952 1st ed..
SIGNED on ffep by author. 252pp. teal cloth 8vo w/pictorial device: Very Good+ in a Good+ dj in poly cover [dj = p-c; else G+] Near eastern travel by the Southern writer Willie Snow Ethridge (1900-82).

Appr.: | AUD 32.47 CAD 31.65 EUR 22.12 GBP 17.24 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18950.
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Kinross, Lord  
Europa Minor Journeys in Coastal Turkey

Morrow, NY c.1956, 1st. 8vo. cloth, 167pp. VG- $

Appr.: | AUD 9.09 CAD 8.86 EUR 6.19 GBP 4.83 JPY 700.00 MXN 116.67 ZAR 100.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 51987.
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Macaulay, Rose w/intro. by Jan Morris  
The Towers of Trebizond

Publisher: New York Review Books, 2003 reprint..
277pp. paperback 8vo: Fine [couple of small smudges top & bottom edge; else a very nice crisp copy] The modern classic novel with the famous opening line: "Take my camel, dear, " by the English writer Macaulay (1881-1958), originally published in 1956.

Appr.: | AUD 4.55 CAD 4.43 EUR 3.10 GBP 2.41 JPY 350.00 MXN 58.33 ZAR 50.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 20487.
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Muntz, T.G.A.  
Turkey Economic & Commercial Conditions in Turkey

Philosophical Library NY c.1951, 8vo. wraps, 194pp. + folding map, ex-lib.- sp.label, bkplte., pocket, stamps, front cover detached but present, ow G $

Appr.: | AUD 45.45 CAD 44.30 EUR 30.97 GBP 24.14 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 38218.
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O'Connor, J. D.  
History of Turkey
Publisher: Moses Warren, 1877 Chicago, IL.
Book. Book condition: Fair. No Jacket. Hardcover 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall "The author of this History of Turkey believes that no apology is required for endeavoring to give a popular review of such matters relating to the Turks as are most likely to interest the general public at the present time..Instead of a series of disjointed and fragmentary monographs on detached sections of the Eastern Question, he has aimed to give within the compass of a single, inexpensive volume a comprehensive but succinct view of the whole subject.. The author would frankly state that he has been more solicitous to accumulate facts than to propagate theories. He is not a partisan, but a searcher after knowledge, for his own and others' use, without reference to preconceived opinions, whether his or theirs. Like all liberty-loving Americans, he wold be glad to see the area of self-government extended by the liberation of the subject states constituting the Ottoman empire. His wishes in that respect are not, however confined to European Turkey. He recognizes no good reason why the goddess of liberty should not be invoked to spread her benign production over European and Asiatic Russia, as well as Turkey. He deprecates the idea of being cajoled by Russia's pretentious plea of the championship of the Cross against the Crescent; and firmly believes that the world has had enough of religious wars for or against the Cross or Crescent. He entertains the opinion that Russia's self-assumed protectorate of the Christians of Turkey, while it may serve Russia's purposes, fails to protect the Christians, and necessarily irritates the Turks. A high-spirited race will inevitably resent such interference from a rival nation. He accepts, as highly probable, the view that sees in the not distant future the final dissolution of the 'Sick Man of Europe', for a state cannot long be preserved against internal decomposition. The curse of polygamy everywhere debases manhood, and by being unjust to woman the Turks deprive themselves of the stimulus to advancement which the active cooperation and sympathy of the single wife afford to other races of men. Attention is called to the matter and manner of the book. Instead of the dry details of wars, battles and revolutions that compose the usual histories, an effort has been made to describe the manners and customs of the people, as well as the biographies of their rulers. It will be seen that, unlike certain writers of history, the author has found some products of Turkey other than generals and soldiers, Bashi-bazouks, Circassians and assassins.." The war referred to was the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1888). Illustrated with three maps and a genealogical chart. 244 pages. Book is in FAIR condition. Discoloration to most of cover (see photo); some discoloration from aging to text pages; binding tight; pages otherwise clean and complete. One map is detached and laid in. No dust jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 001952.
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Osward, Maxim  
Asia Minor Translated from the German by Norma Deane.

Publisher: Morrow [NY, 1957].
32 p., 160 b/w illus., 8 color plates, folding map; 29 cm. From the Hittites through Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines to the Turks who turned Constantinople into Istanbul, Asia Minor has had a varied history, here richly photographed. Stock# 31,120. Vg/ dj scuffed. history, culture.

Appr.: | AUD 25.97 CAD 25.32 EUR 17.70 GBP 13.79 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 333.33 ZAR 285.71 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 31120.
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Seal, Jeremy  
A Fez of the Heart: Travels Around Turkey in Search of a Hat

Publisher: New York: HBJ/Harvest Original, 1996 1st Am. ed..
337pp. paperback: Fine. A much praised travelogue and history of the fez by a Turkish speaking English traveler.

Appr.: | AUD 6.48 CAD 6.32 EUR 4.42 GBP 3.44 JPY 499.00 MXN 83.17 ZAR 71.29 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14918.
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Stark, Freya  
Alexander's Path: A Travel Memoir

Publisher: Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 1988..
283pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine [front cover crease; a creased page corner; else a nice crisp copy] A journey retracing the route of Alexander the Great in Turkey by the indefatigable British writer Dame Freya Stark (1893-1993), originally published in 1958.

Appr.: | AUD 9.08 CAD 8.85 EUR 6.19 GBP 4.82 JPY 699.00 MXN 116.50 ZAR 99.86 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 21292.
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Stark, Freya  
Ionia: A Quest

Publisher: London: Readers Union/John Murray, 1956 book club reissue..
263pp. illus. putty cloth tall 8vo: Very Good+/no dj [age darkening of endpp; else VG+] Travels in western Turkey by the indefatigable British explorer, traveler and writer Dame Freya Stark (1893-1993).

Appr.: | AUD 12.92 CAD 12.59 EUR 8.81 GBP 6.86 JPY 995.00 MXN 165.83 ZAR 142.14 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17665.
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Stark, Freya w/photographs by Fulvio Roiter  
Gateways and Caravans: A Portrait of Turkey

Publisher: New York: Macmillan, 1971 1st Am. ed..
249pp. illus. green cloth 4to: Very Good in a Fine dj [prev. owner has tipped in various photos, postcards, clippings, etc. related to Turkey, on endpp & sometimes in blank text margins; illustrations are in very good or better condition; text pages are on acid paper and are age browned; an unusual treatment] Contains 168 photo plates, 25 in full color, by the Italian photographer Roiter (b. 1926). Text is by the famous traveler Dame Freya Stark (1893-1993).

Appr.: | AUD 58.44 CAD 56.96 EUR 39.82 GBP 31.03 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 642.86 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 14967.
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Taylor, Carl / Rahmi Dirican & Kurt Deuschle  
Health, Manpower & Planning in Turkey An International Research Case Study

Johns Hopkins c.1968 1st. 8vo. cloth, 300pp. F/VG+ $

Appr.: | AUD 19.48 CAD 18.99 EUR 13.27 GBP 10.34 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

Purchase direct from: Harry Alter Books. Item number: 12385.
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