‘Beautiful Books’ in auction
ISTANBULIstanbul’s Denizler Bookstore will hold its fifth “1000 Beautiful Books Auction” on June 4 at the Point Hotel Barbaros on June 4. The auction will include antique engravings, maps, books, ephemera and other objects.
According to a press release made by the bookstore, some of the rare books in the auction have importance thanks to the perfection of their condition.
The books in the auction are owned by other people, as the bookstore organizes the auction as a mediator. “A Complete History of the Turks,” “The Travelers’ Handbook for Constantinople, Gallipoli and Asia Minor,” “Journal of a Tour in the Levant,” “Things to See in Constantinople” and “The Devil in Turkey” are among the books to be auctioned.
Another auction will be held on June 5 by Alif Art at The Ritz Carlton, Istanbul. In the first part of the auction, books, maps and gravures will be in the put up for sale while the second part will offer Ottoman and joint artifacts.