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Contains picturesque views of Istanbul beautiful and impressive enough to be hung on a wall. It was published in French nearly two centuries ago, and had not been widely available in translation into English until now. For many bibliophiles and lovers of Istanbul, it is a rare and hard to reach work. Orhan Pamuk's Istanbul: Memories and the City where the author wrote "...of all the Western artists who painted the Bosphorus, it is Melling I find the most nuanced and convincing..." Already a sine qua non for academics, book lovers, and collectors, this masterpiece had thus gained international fame. In English, French and Turkish
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Book Description Denizler Kitabevi, 2012. Condition: New. Preface: Edhem Eldem. 5000 gr. Turkish/English/French with slipcase. Facsimile of the 1819 edition 48 engravings and 3 maps. The author Antoine Ignace Melling (1763-1831) was a painter architect and traveller. His most influential work is this one. Editors: ; Benatar, Rezan Translator: ; Schick, Irvin Cemil; Zerman, Ece 268 pages. Seller Inventory # B1201026
Book Description Istanbul: Denizler Kitabevi, 2012., Istanbul:, 2012. Hardcover. Condition: New. MELLING, ANTOINE IGNACE A picturesque voyage to Constantinople and the shores of the Bosphorus = Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore = Istanbul ve Bogaz kiyilarina pitoresk seyahat. Edited by Rezan Benatar. Translated by Irvin Cemil Schick, Ece Zerman. Istanbul: Denizler Kitabevi, 2012. 4to., 267 p., b/w ills. In Turkish, English and French. Original cloth binding. Dust wrapper. New Oversize and very heavy volume. Please contact for postage cost. ISBN: 9789944264396 CATALOG: Istanbul / Constantinople KEYWORDS: Istanbul - Constantinople Travel memories Bosphorus Ottoman architecture Ottoman Court Yali - Seaside house Kiosk Ottoman culture. Seller Inventory # 44077