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Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Title: [ North and South America with telegraph cables, with Ottoman script]
Published in: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#
Size: 5.2 x 3.3 inches.
13.3 x 8.4 cm.

In printed colours.
Condition: Light age toning, otherwise in a good condition. Chromolithography on thick paper. Sheet size : 15 x 11 cm (5.9 x 4.3 inches) Together 133 x 170mm. Upper part left map cut short, part of another image in the right margin, as issued.
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Post card size map showing North and South America with telegraph cables. The map is in Ottoman script prepared by Mehmet EŞREF in a small atlas : عمومولاياةىشهانيىحاوىكوچكاطلاس [Umum-i vilayat-ı Şahaneyi havi küçük atlas/ Small Atlas]. Published in Istanbul by Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaası 1325 [1909]

This rare atlas included a 32-page brochure in Ottoman script and 128 maps (some composed of two parts), printed on thick paperand loosely inserted after the text.
Many of the maps of certain areas worldwide are the first and possible only Ottoman maps of those regions.
The atlas appears to be very rare and Worldcat only lists one example (Boğaziçi University Library, Istanbul).

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