MAMBOURY, Ernest. Les Isles des Princes. Banlieue maritime d'Istanbul … Guide touristique. Istanbul, Maarif Matbaasi, 1943.
Slim 8vo. Original cloth with colour-printed and illustrated front cover mounted; pp. [viii], 94, 6 folding maps and plans (5 in colour), illustrations after photographs in te text; an attractive copy of a very rare title.
First edition, published during the Second World War this wonderful guide to the Princes' Island, Adalar, the old Greek settlement just south of the Asian side of Istanbul. In 1909 the Swiss born scholar and specialist of Byzantine history had became a professor of French language and literature at Galatasaray High School in Constantinople (Istanbul).
Provenence: From the Swedish Embassy in Istanbul, with their stamp on front fly-leaf.