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Lot 03242 |
CO X S. S., “Diversions of a diplomat in TURKEY”, New York: C. L. Webster & Co., 1887. First edition, in 8o, pp. xix, 685. The author, as a United States Ambassador to Turkey from 1885 to 1887, avoids diplomatic issues and seeks to impart something of the relaxation, if not the amusement, which he experienced during his incorporation into the Ottoman culture. Private owner signature, along with imprinted author’s one. Modern leather binding, excellent overall condition.