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Constantinople

Author: Edmondo De Amicis; Stephen Parkin; Umberto Eco; Cesare Biseo
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Alma Classics, 2013. ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A remarkable nineteenth-century account of Istanbul - which begins with a dazzling description of the city gradually appearing through the fog as the author's ship approaches the harbour - Constantinople expertly combines personal anecdote, breathtaking visual observation and entertaining historical information.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)828418398
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edmondo De Amicis; Stephen Parkin; Umberto Eco; Cesare Biseo
ISBN: 9780714545561 0714545562
OCLC Number: 980213335
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword by Umberto Eco; Introduction; Constantinople; Note on the Illustrations; Notes; Glossary.
Other Titles: Costantinopoli.
Responsibility: Edmondo De Amicis ; translated by Stephen Parkin ; foreword by Umberto Eco ; with engravings by Cesare Biseo.

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