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  • VALIDE, a Novel of the Harem by Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    VALIDE, a Novel of the Harem

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Morrow, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - Author's second novel - the story of the American Creole captured and sold into the harem of the Ottoman Sultan, who became the mother of Sultan Mahmud II - the story of a survivor of slavery. 397 pp. ISBN: 0-688-043348.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54895
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  • VALIDE, a Novel of the Harem by Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    Chase-Riboud, Barbara.
    VALIDE, a Novel of the Harem

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Morrow, (1986.) dj. Hardcover - Author's second novel - the story of the American Creole captured and sold into the harem of the Ottoman Sultan, who became the mother of Sultan Mahmud II - the story of a survivor of slavery. 397 pp. ISBN: 0-688-043348.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (binding cracked near rear endpaper., lower corner of dj clipped, some light edgewear)

    Book ID: 84213
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  • SEVEN HOUSES. by Croutier, Alev Lytle.
    Croutier, Alev Lytle.
    SEVEN HOUSES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atria Books - Simon & Schuster, 2002. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel spanning 4 generations of women in the last days of the Turkish Ottoman Empire. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-7434-44312.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 22878
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  • EVLIYA CELEBI. by Ministry of Tourism and Information, Turkey.
    Ministry of Tourism and Information, Turkey.
    EVLIYA CELEBI.

    Edition: Paperback.

    Ajans Turk Press, n.d. An account of Mehmed Zilli (1611 1682), known as Evliya elebi, an Ottoman explorer who travelled through the territory of the Ottoman Empire and neighboring lands over a period of forty years. Illustrated with a color plate in the front and 14 plates at the rear - 4 in full color and 10 black and white plates. Bibliography. 55 pp plus plates.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70064
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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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  • THE RELIGION. by Willocks, Tim.
    Willocks, Tim.
    THE RELIGION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2007.). First edition - Massive historical epic begins in 1565 when "Suleiman the Magnificant, Emperor of the Ottomans has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist. The largest armada the world has ever seen approaches the Knights' Christian stronghold on the island of Malta. The Turks know the Knights as the 'Hounds of Hell.' The Knights call themselves 'The Religion.' " 627 pp plus a glossary.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illlustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 38260
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  • THE RELIGION. by Willocks, Tim.
    Willocks, Tim.
    THE RELIGION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Massive historical epic begins in 1565 when "Suleiman the Magnificant, Emperor of the Ottomans has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist. The largest armada the world has ever seen approaches the Knights' Christian stronghold on the island of Malta. The Turks know the Knights as the 'Hounds of Hell.' The Knights call themselves 'The Religion.' " Glossary. 618 pp plus a note about the author. ISBN: 0-374-248656.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45674
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