[A LIFE GUIDE FOR CHILDREN / BAKU IMPRINT] Ögüdlerim. [i.e. My advices].
KAZIM KARABEKIR, (The commander of the Eastern Army of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I and served as Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey), (1882-1948).
[P. V. CH.] Hükümet Matbaasi [i.e. Government Presss]., Baku, [AH 1336] = 1920.
Original wrappers. Demy 8vo. (21 x 14 cm). In Ottoman script (Turkish with Arabic letters). , 158 p. Occasionally minor age-toning on pages and cover. Spine restored. Uncut and untrimmed copy with sensitive extremities. Otherwise a good copy. First Edition and extremely rare Baku imprint of Karabekir's book including his advices to children, printed in Baku in the same year when the Red Army captured Azerbaijan. Printing types are peculiar to the Caucasus imprints. The author wrote this book in his own words to teach children "the first facts of life". Kâzim Karabekir Pasha, who took care of thousands of children who lost their parents during the First World War, is a statesman and soldier who was also closely interested in the education of these children. "My Advice" book purposes to reach teachers and parents as well as primary and secondary school students. The rights and wrongs that every child should know about life are explained in a sweet way. The book contains more than a hundred moral and other advices on issues such as the importance of being friendly, how to spend money, hospitality rules, spies, paying attention to cleanliness, helping each other, and respecting elders. Musa Kazim Karabekir Pasha was a Turkish general and politician. He was the commander of the Eastern Army of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I and served as Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey before his death. Karabekir was appointed commander of the 2nd Corps on the Caucasian front (Erzurum, Kars, and Baku) and fought bitterly against the Russian and Armenian forces for almost ten months. In September 1917, he was promoted to brigadier general by a decree of the Sultan. OCLC 13180947.; Özege 16062.