# 21927

 جغرافياى طبيعى. اساس مختصر [Coğrafya-yi tabii ilmine esas-i muhtasar] [Physical Geography : the fundamentals]. 

Constantinople : Boyaciyan Agop Matbaasında [Akkub Boyajian], 1908. Quarto, publisher’s blue cloth (slight wear to spine), gilt-titled in Ottoman Turkish, pp. 95, nine chromolithograph world maps, numerous illustrations in the text, text in Ottoman Turkish; a fine copy.

A rare and sophisticated Ottoman book on geography published in Constantinople (Istanbul) by Armenian publisher Akkub Boyajian, who specialized in printing in foreign languages including Hebrew and English. The nine full page hand-coloured maps of the world show the geology, tectonic plates, rainfall, ocean currents, climate zones, wind patterns, and vegetation of the earth.

Rare. OCLC locates only 4 copies (all in the United States).