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Late Ottoman Pocket Atlas: جمهوريت جهان اطلاسى [Cumhuriyet Cihan Atlası / Republic Atlas of the World]

620.00

 

A charming pocket atlas in Ottoman language, made in the first years of the Republic of Turkey.

 

Long small 8°: [4 pp.], 24 pp., 120 pp., 34 colour lithographed maps and charts, some folding (complete – matching the list in text), contemporary half linen binding, debossed dark faux leather boards (minor staining, mostly on the edges, front endpapers replaced, binding slightly rubbed, some maps with proof states on the back, but otherwise in a good used condition with clean plates).

 

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The atlas contains the following maps: solar system, mountain ranges and oceans depths, map of the world with the climate zones, pie charts showcasing vegetation of various countries, map of the world with shipping routes, Europe, European part of Turkey, Asian part of Turkey, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Benelux, France, Switzerland, Italy, Iberian Peninsula, Great Britain and Ireland, Baltic countries, European part of Russia, Czechoslovakia, the Balkans, Greece and Albania, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Australia and Oceania, 6 maps showcasing main air connections in Europe, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, North America and South America, statistical chart of various languages and their connections with circles representing the amount of people speaking them, pie charts showing the demographics of various countries, statistical charts representing the lengths of railways in various countries in 1920, flags of various countries.

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