London/NY: Oxford University Press, 1961. First Edition. Signed inscription by Lewis on the title page: "With the author's compliments, to the most careful of readers- Bernard Lewis." A book about the emergence of a new Turkey after the decline and collapse of the Ottoman Empire. A scarce book! With a red stamp on the front endpaper stating this is a "Loan Copy" that was property of the University of Maryland, with the pencil name "McGarity" (a professor?). With numerous pencil annotation (mostly check marks in the margins (by McGarity?). An interesting and scarce title, especially signed by the author. 8vo., green cloth in dust jacket; 511 pages with four pages of maps. Item #57673
Very Good (little wear head of spine); small chip head of spine & few shallow chips to bottom of rear cover d/j.