Arseven, Celal Esad. Constantinople. De Byzance à Stamboul.

Paris, Renouard, 1909.

8vo (165 x 245 mm). (6), IV, (2), 289, (3) pp. With 56 plates and several illustrations in the text. Contemporary blue half cloth with gilt spine-title over marbled boards, original upper wrapper cover bound in.


Only French edition. Translated from Turkish by the author, with a preface by Charles Diehl. The Turkish painter, writer and politician Celal Esat (Djelal Essad) Arseven (1876-1971) made contributions to various fields, including photography, art history, theatre, cinema, architecture and urbanism, pioneering the acceptance of the concept of a unique "Turkish art".

Well preserved. From the collection of Jean-Charles Tauzin (1889-1957).


OCLC 247209758.