CHOLERA – HYGIENE - CONSTANTINOPLE: L'Hygiène publique à Constantinople
A rare work on the hygiene in Istanbul, was written by a French engineer to prevent cholera and similar diseases, which were spreading in Europe.
Author: Ch. DALMAS.
Place and Year: Constantinople: A. Zellich & Fils 1890.
Technique: 8°:  title, 35 pp., original pink wrappers with printed title, cover signed by the author and dedicated to Leon Sellié (wrappers slightly age-toned and stained with tiny tears around the spine, otherwise in a very good, clean condition).
This rare book in French language, printed in Istanbul, was written by a French engineer Ch. Dalmas. It includes observations on the current hygienical situation in the city, and the precautions, which need to be made to prevent spreading of the diseases such as cholera, which was appearing in France and Italy at the time.
This copy was signed by the author and dedicated to Leon Sellié, the director of Eaux de Constantinople (Constantinople Waters).
We could find three institutional copies (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Bibliothéque nationale de France, Bibliothéque interuniversitaire de santé).
References: OCLC 253263177.
Availability: In stock