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Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Turks.

Author: Octavian Dalvimart; William Alexander
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Murray by W. Bulmer, 1814.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recently widowed Auntie Poldi moves to Sicily in order to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view. But fate intervenes when she finds the corpse of a young man on the beach, and becomes a potential murder suspect. Poldi falls for the gorgeous Commissario Montana and they soon form an investigative -- and romantic -- partnership.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
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Dalvimart, Octavian.
Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Turks.
London, Printed for J. Murray by W. Bulmer, 1814
(OCoLC)656699083
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octavian Dalvimart; William Alexander
OCLC Number: 6198824
Notes: "The drawings, from which these plates have been engraved, were made ... about four years ago, by Monsieur Dalvimart."--Preface.
The text has been attributed to William Alexander. Cf. H. Hiler. Bibl. of costume, 1939, p. 16.
Published in larger size in 1802 with title: The costume of Turkey.
Description: [2], vi, [2] pages, [60] leaves 60 color plates 24 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated in sixty coloured engravings, with descriptions.

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Recently widowed Auntie Poldi moves to Sicily in order to drink herself comfortably to death with a sea view. But fate intervenes when she finds the corpse of a young man on the beach, and becomes a potential murder suspect. Poldi falls for the gorgeous Commissario Montana and they soon form an investigative -- and romantic -- partnership.

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