A short tourist guide of Istanbul, part of Les capitales de l’Europe series, promenades pittoresques. The purpose of the publication is not to give a detailed description of the city, but transferring the atmosphere of the Ottoman capital, while the author tries to answer some original questions. This edition also reflects the prevailing trend of the era for “mass tourism”.
Author: Charles Malo
Series: Les capitales de l’Europe, promenades pittoresques
Publisher: Marcilly Fils Aîné
Place of publication: Paris
Date of publication: c. 1830
Provenance: Historical Library, Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation
Dimensions: 9,4 x 14,7 cm.