A unique collection of titles, covering all aspects of Turkish culture.
We source books that are hard to find anywhere else, from coffee-table monographs to travel guides, fiction, history and the arts.
Magazine subscribers get free postage worldwide – a colossal saving – as well as discounts on many of our Editor’s Choice titles below. For an even wider selection browse the Category pages on the right.
In general, books published in Turkey will be shipped from our Istanbul office, otherwise they will be sent from the UK. For estimated delivery times please email email@example.com.
Books are also available at our new kindred bookshop in London, John Sandoe’s, who are happy to order in titles they do not have on their shelves. They also stock a complete set of Cornucopia back issues, including the ultra-rare No 1. We are happy to take orders from independent bookshops anywhere in the world: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art, Material Culture, and Settlement in Byzantine CappadociaBy Robert Ousterhout
The Classic Guide to The CityJohn Freely
Wanderer on the Sea of Light / Işık Denizde Bir Gezgin£10.95
A Treatise on Gilding£10.00
Between Two Worlds
Story of Empire, Conflict and the Sykes-Picot Agreement
Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern EuropeJohn Julius Norwich
Culinary Adventures in the Ottoman KitchenJason Goodwin
From the Fatimids to the Mughals£60.00
Travels Across Asia and the Middle East in a MorganJohn Carswell
The Byzantine Life of Steven Runciman
Swordsman, historian, mathematician, artist, calligrapherNurhan Atasoy
A Photographer and Archaeologist in the Ottoman Empire 1881–1900 (2nd Edition)Robert Ousterhout
The Wolfe Expedition and the Photographs of John Henry HaynesRobert Ousterhout
A Vagabond LifeJohn Freely
Art and Objects in Ottoman Constantinople, 1600–1800£23.00
Elizabethan England and the Islamic WorldJerry Brotton
The Rise and Fall of Syria’s Great Merchant CityPhilip Mansel
Mamluk and Ottoman Architectural Ceramics from Syria£60.00
Second editionCarla Grissmann
Enamelled and Jewelled Objects from the Sadberk Hanım Museum CollectionHülya Bilgi
100 Years of Travelers in Istanbul from the Pierre de Gigord Collection£23.95
From the Sadberk Hanım Museum CollectionLâle Görünür
Archaeology and Photography at Ancient Alalakh£22.50
The Birth of Modern IstanbulCharles King
The English Composer’s Visit to Istanbul and IzmirDr Emre Aracı
İstanbul’da Bahçe ÇiçekNurhan Atasoy and
2,000 Years of Art and Culture from Western China to the BalkansErgun Cağatay and
Gardens and Flowers in Ottoman CultureNurhan Atasoy