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    From Müteferrika Press - The first Ottoman Turkish Publisher.

    [Concerning Naval Expeditions] Istanbul: Ibrahim Müteferrika, 1141 [1729]. The first Turkish illustrated printed book coming up for auction at Christie’s.

    For more see From Pen to Printing Press: Ten Centuries of Islamic Book Arts at Indiana University Collections.

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