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Shakespeare, William
[The Comedy of Errors.] [In Ottoman Turkish:] Sehv-i Mudhik. (Kitaphane-i Ebüzziya 51-52.)
Kostantiniyye [Constantinople]: Matbaa-i Ebüzziya, 1887. First Turkish edition. Text in Ottoman Turkish. Twelve works of the Kitaphane-i Ebüzziya series in one volume. In contemporary half leather. Spine with gilt title and ornaments. Panels decorated with blind stamped ornamentation. Marbled endpapers. Ornamented with head-pieces. Illustrated with a full-page reproduction of the portrait of the German Emperor, William I. Spine rubbed. Panels slightly worn, bumped at corners. Pages yellowed, with occasional light foxing and stains. A few pages with traces of creasing. With a stain on the edge. Overall in very good condition.. First Turkish edition. Text in Ottoman Turkish. Twelve works of the Kitaphane-i Ebüzziya series in one volume. In contemporary half leather. Spine with gilt title and ornaments. Panels decorated with blind stamped ornamentation. Marbled endpapers. Ornamented with head-pieces. Illustrated with a full-page reproduction of the portrait of the German Emperor, William I. 119 (1) p. Extremely scarce, first Turkish edition of The Comedy of Errors by Shakespeare. The second Shakespeare work, translated directly from English, to be published in Turkish. Translated by Örikagasizade Hasan Sirri (1861-1939) from the original English text instead of French adaptations, The Comedy of Errors is the second adequate Turkish translation of Shakespeare, preceded only by the 1884 translation of The Merchant of Venice, also by Sirri. One of the first translations of any English literature into Turkish. Kitabhane-i Ebüzziya was a series launched by the Turk … [Click Below for Full Description]
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