Arts / Antique & Vintage Books / European Turkey by W Knighton W Knighton T.L McElrath & Co New York, believed first American edition with preface dated June 1854: self embossed purple/ brown hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: approximately 5 x 7.75inches tall: 216 pages: fold-in  map: black and white woodcut illustrations, many full-page including 3 fold-in. Described in the preface as an ' account of European Turkey ...compiled from the best resources available to the author. He has endeavoured to write dispassionately and without prejudice of institutions, customs, manners, and a state of society totally different from those of Western Europe' this detailed and descriptive historical account includes a wealth of fine black and white illustrations. The contents are as follows:  Introduction: The Physical Aspect of European Turkey. Chapter1 : The Turk  His Religion and His Habits. Chapter 2: Constantinople. Chapter 3: The Christians, Jews, and Gypsies. Chapter 4: Northern Provinces Chapter 5: the Eastern Coasts of Turkey. Chapter 6: The Western Provinces of Turkey. Chapter 7: History of the Turks  Their Rise. Chapter 8: History of the Turks, Continued, 1700  1850. Chapter 9: Origin of the Present War. Chapter 10: The Present Constitution of Turkey. Condition: some wear and rubbing to cover with corners bumped: ends of spine  worn: division to both endpaper hinges:  ownership inscription reading James Fison , Bath 1865: ink scribble to the lower front endpaper , together with a small ownership stamp, J Clark. Most of  front free endpaper  missing: list of illustrations in ink in scholarly hand   to  back end papers: water damage to small area of upper margins pages 7 to 47: overall acceptable and collectable. used books
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  • Book Title: European Turkey
  • Author: W Knighton
  • ISBN: MW004192
  • Publisher: T.L McElrath & Co New York
  • Year Published: 1854
  • Our Normal Price: £605.00 GBP ($804.65 USD)
  • 22% Discounted Price: £471.90 GBP ($627.63 USD)
  • Description: T.L McElrath & Co New York, believed first American edition with preface dated June 1854: self embossed purple/ brown hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: approximately 5 x 7.75inches tall: 216 pages: fold-in map: black and white woodcut illustrations, many full-page including 3 fold-in. Described in the preface as an ' account of European Turkey ...compiled from the best resources available to the author. He has endeavoured to write dispassionately and without prejudice of institutions, customs, manners, and a state of society totally different from those of Western Europe' this detailed and descriptive historical account includes a wealth of fine black and white illustrations. The contents are as follows: Introduction: The Physical Aspect of European Turkey. Chapter1 : The Turk His Religion and His Habits. Chapter 2: Constantinople. Chapter 3: The Christians, Jews, and Gypsies. Chapter 4: Northern Provinces Chapter 5: the Eastern Coasts of Turkey. Chapter 6: The Western Provinces of Turkey. Chapter 7: History of the Turks Their Rise. Chapter 8: History of the Turks, Continued, 1700 1850. Chapter 9: Origin of the Present War. Chapter 10: The Present Constitution of Turkey. Condition: some wear and rubbing to cover with corners bumped: ends of spine worn: division to both endpaper hinges: ownership inscription reading James Fison , Bath 1865: ink scribble to the lower front endpaper , together with a small ownership stamp, J Clark. Most of front free endpaper missing: list of illustrations in ink in scholarly hand to back end papers: water damage to small area of upper margins pages 7 to 47: overall acceptable and collectable.
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: No
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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