# 22380

EMIN, Mehmet

مصور تعر يف حيوت انا [Musavver Tarif-i Hayvanat]

Istanbul : Matbaa-ı Osmaniye, 1310 AH [1892-93]. Quarto, pictorial boards (lightly rubbed), cloth spine, pp. [72], 24 fine chromolithographed plates of fauna, including insects, whales, quadrupeds, birds, bats, primates etc. Several Australasian species are illustrated including the cassowary and emu, lyre bird, kiwi, kingfisher, kangaroo, and a plate of ethnicities of the world including an Australian aborigine. Ottoman Turkish translation of a European text, probably French or German.

Worldcat records three copies (Princeton, University of Toronto, UCLA).