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BORÉ, Eugène. Correspondence et mémoires dun voyageur en Orient. Paris, Olivier - Fulgence, 1840.2 volumes. Contemporary tree calf, spines gilt. With folding map. VIII,425; 498 pp. First edition. - Bore travelled through Asia Minor, along the south shore of the Baltic Sea to Armenia, from September 1837 to April 1840. The text is in the form of letters addressed to Dureau de Lamalle and Leon Boré; it also includes selections from his journal. Boré's mission involved linguistic research and educationel projects. He finally reached Persia, where he wanted to establish a university on the French system (Blackmer p.36). - A fine set.Blackmer Collection 166; Atabey Collection 135; Weber 307; Wilson p.27; Chadenat II, 3138. [Boeknr.: 35733 ]

€ 375,00

(ELIOT, Charles Norton Edgcumber). Turkey in Europe. By Odysseus. London, Edward Arnold, 1900.Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With 2 folding coloured maps. 475 pp. First edition. - Sir Charles Norton Edgcumbe Eliot (1862 - 1931) was a British diplomat, colonial administrator and botanist. He describes the Turks, the Greeks, the Bulgarians and Serbs, the Albanians and Vlachs, and the Armenians. [Boeknr.: 36070 ]

€ 95,00

HOFFMEISTER, Eduard von. Durch Armenien. Eine Wanderung und der Zug Xenophons bis zum Schwarzen Meere. Eine militär-geographische Studie. Leipzig, Berlin, B.G. Teubner, 1911.8vo. Cloth (spine sl. faded). With 4 maps (2 folding), 5 plates and 96 photographic illustrations by the author. VIII,252 pp. [Boeknr.: 24721 ]

€ 95,00

LÜDEKE, Christoph Wilhelm. Beschreibung des Türkischen Reiches nach seiner Religions- und Staatsverfassung in der letzten Hälfte des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts. Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Junius, 1771.Contemporary calf, gilt fillets on boards, spine richly gilt. With folding map, folding panoramic view of Seraglio Point and folding plan of Constantinople. (20),434,(8) pp. First edition. - Lüdeke (1737-1805) was the first Lutheran pastor in Smyrna, from c. 1758 to 1768. Although the title gives no indication of the fact, this work is the first of three volumes; its successors appeared under the same imprint in 1778 and 1789, and this volume was itself reprinted in 1780. Lüdeke's observations which include chapters on the churches of Greece and Armenia, are heavily invluenced by his evengelical background, but he was a learned man ... (Koç Collection 140). - Rare.Engelmann II, p.991; Not in Weber and the Blackmer and Atabey Collection. [Boeknr.: 21570 ]

€ 450,00

WEST, Maria A. The romance of missions: or, inside views of life and labor, in the land of Ararat. With an introduction by Mrs. Charles. New York, Anson D.F. Randolph & Company, 1875.Original decorated blue cloth. With folding map of Turkey and Persia. XI, 710 pp. First edition. - Miss West sailed from Boston December 22, 1852 under the auspices of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, the first American Christian missionary organization. She arrived at Smyrna January 21, 1853 and began her missionary work at Constantinople. [Boeknr.: 36026 ]

€ 150,00


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