[EARLY NAVAL GUIDE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SHORES AND THE ARCHIPELAGO FOR SEAFARERS AND MARINERS WITH COMPLETE MAPS] Rehber-i derya: Cezâyir-i Bahr-i Sefîdin... [i.e. A guide to sea: Including an account and guide to the Mediterranean and Aegean shores]
SÜLEYMAN FAIK PASHA, (Ottoman general and admiral, Naval historian), (1845-1909)., Mihran Matbaasi., Istanbul, [AH 1299] = 1882.
[EARLY NAVAL GUIDE TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SHORES AND THE ARCHIPELAGO FOR SEAFARERS AND MARINERS WITH COMPLETE MAPS] Rehber-i derya: Sevâhil ve Cezâyir-i Bahr-i Sefîdin ta'rifatini havîdir. [i.e. A guide to sea: Including an account and guide to the Mediterranean and Aegean shores].
Contemporary handsome quarter leather binding raised four bands and gilt lettering to spine. Roy. 8vo. (24 x 17 cm). In Ottoman script (Old Turkish with Arabic letters. 171,  p., 15 folded maps.
First and only edition of this early naval guide to the Mediterranean and Aegean Islands and shores prepared by the Ottoman Admiral Süleyman Faik.
A comprehensive early printed guide to the Cezâyir-i Bahr-i Sefid [i.e. Ottoman Province of the Archipelago] including the descriptions of all islands in the Archipelago such as Patmos, Peraka, Paros, Delos, Ipsara, Acina, Sekino, Mikonos, Bozcaada (Tenedos), Istanköy (Kos), Imroz, Crete, Anti Paros, Alosis Islands with West and East of the Archipelago, and Edremit Bay, Doris Bay, Rafti Port, Aynaroz Bay; and Anatolian shores such as İzmir (Smyrna), Kuşadası, Gallipoli. This rare book has 15 folded portolan maps of Marmaris Port, Makri Port, Naghos Port, Karaagach (Ptelea, Evros in Greece) Port, Kakuve and Tertumos Ports, portolan of İskenderun (Alexandrietta), portolan of Lazkiye (Al-Lazkiyya in Syria), portolan of Avret Island and Trablus-Sam, and portolan of Beirut and Sida.
Süleyman Faik (1845-1909) was a general, and afterwards an admiral and a Chairman of the Turkish / Ottoman Navy General Staff, divisional.
Only six copies in OCLC: 773143926, 67075343.; Özege 16579.; Not in ATYB: Askerî Tarih Yayinlari Bibliyografyasi [= Bibliography of Turkish History of Military Books].