[OTTOMAN SATYRIC LEGEND SET] Bosbogaz ile Güllâbi. Haftada iki def'a pazartesi ve persembe günü nesrolunur mizah dergisi (24 Temmuz 1324 - 1 Kanunevvel 1324 = 24 Temmuz - 1 Aralik 1908). 1-36. Set. Published by Tüccarzâde Ibrahim Hilmi

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AHMET RASIM, MITHAT CEMAL [KUNTAY] et alli.

[OTTOMAN SATYRIC LEGEND SET] Bosbogaz ile Güllâbi. Haftada iki def'a pazartesi ve persembe günü nesrolunur mizah dergisi (24 Temmuz 1324 - 1 Kanunevvel 1324 = 24 Temmuz - 1 Aralik 1908). 1-36. Set. Published by Tüccarzâde Ibrahim Hilmi. Owner: Hüseyin Rahmi [Gürpinar]

 

Bosbogaz ile Güllabi, Istanbul, 1908.

 

Contemporary cloth bdg. made after the Turkish Letter Revolution, in Latin script. Folio. (38 x 28 cm). In Ottoman script. 36 issues complete set. Caricatures and ills.

Bosbogaz ile Güllabi is launched in the press environment of the Second Constitutional Era. The first issue, which has a date of July 24, 1324, has the characteristic of being the first humor newspaper of the Second Constitutional Era and closed with the 36th issue published on 1 Kanun-i Evvel, Monday. Apart from the signed articles, there are also plenty of unsigned articles in the newspaper. It is possible to attribute all of these to Hüseyin Rahmi. The fact that not only the name of Hüseyin Rahmi was mentioned, but also that they always carry the same style reveals that the anonymous writings were prepared by Hüseyin Rahmi. For example, unsigned scripts and serials also belong to him. Due to the critical style, it contains, management of the periodical issued several times by the Ottoman government. Chief-writer was Hüseyin Rahmi Gürpinar, (1864-1944). Letters to the city (Sehir mektuplari) by Ahmet Rasim and Freedom (Hürriyet) by Kuntay were published in this satirical and humorous periodical firstly. The articles contain very original jokes wits in their period. Writings and cartoons were against the prominent ones of the period and 'Mîzân' newspaper. Some humorous writings have been published in pretense. The articles were published in a simple language and speaking style according to the period. Gürpinar was a Turkish writer, civil servant, and politician. Born in Istanbul, Gürpinar was the son of a family close to the Ottoman court. Having lost his mother at an early age, he was sent to Crete where his father was an Ottoman civil servant. However, he was soon sent back to Istanbul where he was brought up by his aunts and grandmothers in Constantinople. He started writing fiction at an early age. He became a civil servant, then a writer and journalist. He later served as a member of the parliament in the early years of the Turkish Republic between 1935 and 1943. Additionally, very famous writers wrote for this satirical like Ahmed Rasim, (1864-1932), Mithat Cemal Kuntay, (1885-1956).

Extremely rare. Duman 262.