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Imperial Istanbul: A Traveller's Guide: Includes Iznik, Bursa and Edirne Paperback – May 1 2007

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks; 1 edition (April 15 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845113349
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845113346
  • Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 2.8 x 20.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 381 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,856,178 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“At last – a highly informative but at the same time elegantly written guidebook to one of the most fascinating of the world's cities, equally readable on site and in bed. I only wish I had had this book on my first visit to Istanbul; I shall certainly never go there again without it.*--John Julius Norwich
“Splendid erudition… the secret of Taylor's book is a delightfully lucid style.”--David Barchard, The Financial Times
“Taylor has impressive historical knowledge and writes with elegance. This is a brilliant book about a brilliant city.”--Anthony Sattin, Book of the Week, The Sunday Times
“An invaluable guide.”--The Times
“Among the best guidebooks.”--The Sunday Telegraph
“Let Jane Taylor bring the city to life by following the itineraries in the new edition of her unparralleled guide-cum-history book.”--Town & Country
“Taylor's book stands out among the Istanbul guides… this is clearly one of the best.”--Digest of Middle East Studies

About the Author

Jane Taylor is a writer, photographer and former TV producer. Her books include, High Above Jordan and Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans (I.B.Tauris).

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