[EARLY OTTOMAN BLACK SEA MONOGRAPH BY A BULGARIAN SCHOLAR] Karadeniz: Bulgaristan'in maarif profesörlerinden Monsieur Sava N. Ivanov tarafindan Karadeniz ve Karadeniz'in garb sahilinin tarihî, cografî ve iktisâdî evsâf ve kablitleri hakkinda
IVANOV N. SAVA, (Bulgarian Professor), (18-19th century), Istanbul Ticaret ve Sanayi Odasi Ticaret ve Sanayi-i Bahriye Subesi Nesriyati / Cumhuriyet Matbaasi, Istanbul, 1928.
[EARLY OTTOMAN BLACK SEA MONOGRAPH BY A BULGARIAN SCHOLAR] Karadeniz: Bulgaristan'in maarif profesörlerinden Monsieur Sava N. Ivanov tarafindan Karadeniz ve Karadeniz'in garb sahilinin tarihî, cografî ve iktisâdî evsâf ve kablitleri hakkinda yazilmakta olan eserin intisâr etmis birinci cildi tercemesidir
Original wrappers. Roy. 8vo. (23 x 16 cm). In Ottoman script (Old Turkish with Arabic letters. 120 p., several tables of zones and routes. Slight foxing on cover, fading on pages, chippings on extremities of cover and some pages, repaired spine. Otherwise a good copy.
First and only Turkish edition of this rare description of the Black Sea, including the historical geography of the western shores of the region, written in a travelogue style, by Bulgarian admiral Ivanov when he was the head of the Naval School in Varna (1928-1931) where he lectured on meteorology, oceanography and naval aviation for officers and conducted the seamanship course for the civil navy.
Ivanov was a Bulgarian officer and admiral and a freemason, who was a member of the "Black Sea Friends" Lodge. He is a descendant of Kolyo Ficheto. In 1910, he graduated from the Military School in Sofia, and in 1914, he also completed a naval cadet course in St. Petersburg. From 1912 to 1913 he served in the Port Company of the Navy. During the period March 30, 1913 - September 1, 1913, he was the chief of the ship "Druzki". In the same year, he also served on the ship "Nadezhda". From 1914 he was adjutant of the Mobile Defense and flag officer of the destroyer detachment. He participated in World War I.
Özege 10186.; Six copies can be traced in OCLC: 977483558.; 949487717.; 67339656.; 1030754762.