Istanbul: Aspects of a city -::- Michael Pereira lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Geoffrey Bles, 1968, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; Fold-out maps ;
From the cover: Istanbul, the former Constantinople, has often been written about and its history dates back over two millennia of turbulent history, the testimony being in the brick and stone of its buildings, which tell a story at every turn. But Michael Pereira, a fluent Turkish speaker, attempts to adjust the balance in this book by concentrating as much on today…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed with short closed tears to both panels. Previous owner’s lable to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XX] 300 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 6″.