A Picturesque Voyage to Constantinople... (Book published September

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Book Details

Author  Antoine Ignace Melling
Publisher  Kaptan Yay Denizler Kitabevi
Publication Date   September 15, 2019
ISBN  9944264393
Pages  268

Description

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