Published by Otuken Nesriyat, c.2003,, 2003
paperback, Condition: Very Good, Otuken Nesriyat, Ankara, c.2003, 2nd.prtg., trade paperbk., 312pp., VG $.
Published by Sinpas Holding (Publications on Architectural Culture) / Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, 2015
Dust jacket. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Original bdg. Dust wrapper. 4to. (31 x 25 cm). In English and Turkish. 480 p., color ills. The atlas of Sinan: Architectural genius of an Empire.= Sinan atlasi: Imparatorlugun mimari dehasi. Introduced by Mustafa Aksay. "The atlas of Sinan is unique among other books on the great architect Sinan in that it is a retrospective on Sinan, which serves as a continuation of the unfinished autobiography of him. The atlas of Sinan chronicles all of Sinan's masterpieces that are listed in his own writings as well as in the two books penned by his friend Mustafa Sai 'TezkiretŁ'l-bŁnyan (Book of buildings)' and 'TezkiretŁ'l-ebniye (Memoirs of Sinan)' with their architectural properties, year of construction, location and current condition accompanied by photographs of each masterpiece. The atlas of Sinan also recounts the story behind some of Sinan's major works based on the information found in his memoirs". (From introduction). Contents: Foreword.; Preface.; Introduction.; Beginning of the atls of Sinan.; The life story of Sinan.; Sinan as architect.; Sinan as civil engineer.; The atlas of Sinan.; The mosques of Sinan - The masjids of Sinan - The tombs - The aqueducts - The madrasahs - The recitation school - The schools - The tekkes - The hospitals - The public kitchens - The caravanserais - The palaces & pavillions - The cellars - The hammams - The bridges.; Afterword.; List of Sinan's works in alphabetic order.; Notes.; Bibliography.; Index.; Photographic credits. A very heavy volume. TURKISH AND ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE Ottoman architecture History of art Sinan the Arechitect Reference Inventory Istanbul - Constantinople Traditional architecture.