The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-Lore, 2 Volumes

Author: Garnett, Lucy
Price: $995.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: David Nutt
Year Published: 1890
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Edition: First Edition
Detail on the culture and sociology of various women in the Ottoman Empire at the end of the 19th Century. Volume one, the Christian women - Greek, Armenian, Bulgarian and Frank. Volume two, Jewish (Judaic, Dunmeh) and Moslem women (Kurdish, Circassian, Yuruk, Albanian,Tatar, Gipsy, & Osmanli, Three chapters at the end on the Origins of Matriarchy by editor John S. Stuart-Glennie. Pages lxxviii, 382 and xvi, 616. Three quarter red leather with marbled boards. The leather is dry and worn, all hinges split but held solidly by the cords. A scarce set. Bindings are protected by clear, mylar dustjackets. Inside, impeccably clean and tight, NOT ex-library and no prior owner marks.
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