[DREAM OF PANTURKISM BY TURKISH WOMEN OF LETTERS] Aydemir
MÜFIDE FERID [TEK], (1892-1971), Türk Kadini Mecmuasi Nesriyati - Hukuk Matbaasi, Istanbul, [AH 1334] = 1918.
Contemporary burgundy cloth. Fading and foxing on boards, stains on pages. Overall a good copy. Cr. 8vo. (19 x 13 cm). In Ottoman script (Old Turkish with Arabic letters). 184 p.
Extremely rare first edition of this last utopian work, printed before the proclamation of the Republic in 1923, by the Turkish / Ottoman Women Magazine publishing house, including an enthusiastic call for the political unity of the Turks outside Anatolia.
Müfide Ferid Tek was one of the first female representatives of the Turkism and Turanism movement in the novel genre and she would later support the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1922) with her literary works.
Özege 1343.; 10 copies worldwide located in OCLC: 314528178 (5 copies), 1030064092 (1 copy), 49367479 (4 copies).