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  • Peters, Jensine Oerts (1879-1960.)
    TESTS AND TRIUMPHS OF ARMENIANS IN TURKEY AND MACEDONIA.

    Edition: New edition (originally published 1940.)

    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, nd (1958.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated "New Year 1959. Includes a foreword to this new edition by Dr. C. T. Walberg. Written by a Danish woman missionary who spent "forty-seven years of service to the Armenian people" starting in 1904, this is a recollection of some of her experiences and memories of her years there. Included is an account of working with the widows of the 1896 massacre of Malatia; although she had to return to Denmark in 1914 for health reasons, she went back to the area in 1922, first to Rodosto (Tikirdag) in Thrace where thousands of Armenian refugees were living,…

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    Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, nd (1958.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper and dated "New Year 1959. Includes a foreword to this new edition by Dr. C. T. Walberg. Written by a Danish woman missionary who spent "forty-seven years of service to the Armenian people" starting in 1904, this is a recollection of some of her experiences and memories of her years there. Included is an account of working with the widows of the 1896 massacre of Malatia; although she had to return to Denmark in 1914 for health reasons, she went back to the area in 1922, first to Rodosto (Tikirdag) in Thrace where thousands of Armenian refugees were living, survivors of the deportations and "the death march" of 1915-1918. She describes the "catastrophe at Smyrna" and her flight with thousands of refugees to Thessalonika after the Mundania agreement which gave Thrace to Turkey had been signed. Illustrated with black and white photographs, 96 pp. plus 10 pp of illustrations. Laid in is an obituary of the author, clipped from a newspaper.

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    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket.(loss of about 1cm at top of spine, other minor edgewear to dj.) Very uncommon, especially signed and in a dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37392
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  • THE RAGE OF THE VULTURE. by Unsworth, Barry.
    Unsworth, Barry.
    THE RAGE OF THE VULTURE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in 1908 in the final year of the reign of Sultan Abdul Hamid II; With his wife and young son, Englishman Robert Markham has returned to Constantinople, where--twelve years earlier--he had saved himself as the Turks raped and murdered his Armenian fiancee. 443 pp. ISBN: 0-395-325269.

    Condition: Very near fine, lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55794
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