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    Empire Ottoman : division administrative Includes four insets and tables of cities, with size and population. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Huber, R.
    • Date: 1899-01-01
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    Estats de l'empire dv Grand Seignevr des Tvrqs ou Svltan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afriqve, et en Evrope
    Estats de l'empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afrique, et en Europe
    Covers the Ottoman Empire and adjacent regions of the Middle East. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Hand colored to emphasize the boundaries of the constituent states and provinces. LC copy imperfect: Vertically fold-lined at sheet center. Includes inset of Algerian/Tunisian littoral of Africa, bar scales for French leagues/German miles, and embellished title cartouche (with 3 Turkish [?] head figurations). Available also through the...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1654-01-01
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    Nouvelle carte generale des provinces asiatiques de L'empire Ottoman : sans L'Arabie Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Includes list of geographic terms in eastern languages and notes on administrative divisions. Includes notes on materials the cartographer used to put together the map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on linen.
    • Contributor: Kiepert, Heinrich
    • Date: 1884-01-01
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    Map of the Turkish Empire.
    Turcici Imperii Imago
    This map shows the Ottoman Empire as it appeared in the early 17th century. It details Ottoman territories in Asia, Africa, and Europe, and includes Persia, Transcaucasia, Ethiopia, and other surrounding lands. Topographic features, place-names, and populations are definitively marked, although the nomenclature of the time differs markedly from that used today. The Red Sea is termed the Sea of Mecca, for example, and...
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerhard - Hondius, Jodocus
    • Date: 1600-01-01
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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    States of the Empire of the Great Lord, also Known as Sultan and Emperor of the Ottoman Turks in Three Parts of the World: Europe, Asia, and Africa.
    Estats de l'Empire du grand seigneur dit sultan et Ottomans empereur des Turcs dans trois parties du Monde sçavoir en Europe, en Asie, et en Afrique
    Jacques Chiquet (circa 1673-1721) was a French cartographer who published two atlases, both of which appeared in 1719: Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographique et Historique (New and curious geographic and historical atlas), a world atlas with 24 maps; and Noveau Atlas Francais (New French atlas), an atlas of France with 15 maps. Presented here is Chiquet's map of the Ottoman Empire, which spread...
    • Contributor: Chiquet, Jacques
    • Date: 1719-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Generalkarte des Turkischen Kriegsschauplatzes : auf Grund der Carte Generale des Provinces Europeennes et Asiatiques de L'Empire Ottoman Covers Turkish Ottoman war theaters, with the Black Sea in the middle, the Mediterranean in the South/Southwest corner and the Caspian Sea on the eastern end of the map. Shows existing and projected railroads. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes legend in French with explanations of geographic terms in Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Greco-Slavic. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: Kiepert, Heinrich
    • Date: 1916-01-01
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    Lands of the Emperor of the Turks or the Ottoman Sultan in Asia, Africa, and Europe.
    Estats de l'empire du Grand Seigneur des Turqs ou Sultan des Ottomans en Asie, en Afrique, et en Europe
    This map shows the Ottoman Empire as it was conceived in Europe in the last quarter of the 17th century. It is a reprint, dated 1679, of an earlier edition possibly included in a series of world atlases published by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) in the middle of the century. The map shows geological features, such as rivers, deserts, and mountain ranges. Cities and towns...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1679-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Representation of the Turkish Empire.
    Turcici Imperii descriptio
    The Flemish geographer and scholar Abraham Ortelius (1527-98) published the first edition of his Theatrum orbis terrarum (Theater of the world) in 1570. It contained 53 maps, each with a detailed commentary. It was the first true atlas in the modern sense: a bound book of map plates and accompanying text specifically produced to give a uniform, complete presentation. More than 7,300 copies of...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1570-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    The empire of the Great Turke in Europe, Asia, & Africa : divided into all its beglerbeglicz or governments in which are also distinguished the states that are tributary to him
    Dominions or empire of the Great Turke in Europe, Asia, and Africa :
    Covers the Ottoman Empire and adjacent regions of the Middle East. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Originally printed on 2 sheets (western/eastern) now conjoined. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined to form sheet quarters. Includes inset of Algerian littoral of Africa, bar scales for 5 different lengths of measurement, embellished title cartouche, and embellished bar-scale cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Berry, William - Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1680-01-01
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    Representation of the Turkish Empire.
    Turcici Imperii Descriptio
    The Flemish geographer and scholar Abraham Ortelius (1527-98) published the first edition of his Theatrum orbis terrarum (Theater of the world) in 1570. It contained 53 maps, each with a detailed commentary. It was the first true atlas in the modern sense: a bound book of map plates and accompanying text specifically produced to give a uniform, complete presentation. More than 7,300 copies of...
    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham - Gastaldi, Giacomo
    • Date: 1579-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Turkish Empire.
    Tvrcicvm imperivm
    This detailed map of the Turkish Empire at the height of its powers was produced in Amsterdam by Willem Janszoon Blaeu (1571-1638) in about 1635, when the Ottoman territories included the Balkans, Anatolia, the Levant, and parts of Hungary, Ukraine, North Africa and Arabia. The map centers on the eastern Mediterranean (marked Mare Syriacum, or Syrian Sea) and northern Arabia, and it extends from...
    • Contributor: Blaeu, Joan - Blaeu, Willem Janszoon
    • Date: 1635-01-01
    • Resource: - 2 pages

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    Map of the Empire of the Turks in Asia and Africa.
    Carte de L'Empire des Turcs en Asie & en Afrique: divisé dans toutes ses papties: avec une table de la longitude & latitude des principales positions de cette carte: le tout dressé sur les mémoires nouveaux
    Carte de L'Empire des Turcs en Asie & en Afrique: divisé dans toutes ses papties: avec une table de la longitude & latitude des principales positions de cette carte: le tout dressé sur les mémoires nouveaux (Map of the Empire of the Turks in Asia and Africa: divided into all its parts, with a table of latitude and longitude of the main places of...
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Châtelain, Henri Abraham
    • Date: 1719-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    European Turkey as the Theater of War between the Turks and the Russians.
    Turquie d'Europe pour Servir au théâtre de la guerre des Turcs et des Russes
    This map shows southeastern Europe during the Crimean War (1853-56) that pitted Russia against the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and its allies Britain, France, and Sardinia. The western European powers backed the Turks in order to block Russia's expansion into the Black Sea region, which they believed threatened their positions in the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Many of the war's major battles were fought...
    • Contributor: Dufour, A.H. (Auguste Henri)
    • Date: 1855-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    General Map of European Turkey, Greece and the Ionian Islands.
    Carte générale de la Turquie d'Europe, de la Grèce et des Iles Ioniennes
    Adrien-Hubert Brué (1786-1832) was a French geographer and cartographer who as a young man accompanied the explorer Nicolas Baudin on his 1800-1803 voyage to New Holland (Australia). Brué returned to France to become an important geographer, associated with the Institut Geographique de Paris and geographer to the king. His Grand atlas universel (Large universal atlas) was first published in 1816 and issued in revised...
    • Contributor: Brué, Adrien Hubert
    • Date: 1816-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Turkey in Europe: According to New Observations by the Gentlemen at the Royal Science Academy.
    Turquie en Europe : Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences
    Pieter van der Aa (1659-1733) was a Dutch publisher and bookseller, based in Leiden, who specialized in reissuing maps acquired from earlier mapmakers. Van der Aa's major work was the elaborate Galerie Agréable du Monde (The pleasurable gallery of the world), a compendium of some 3,000 maps in 66 parts, bound in 27 volumes, and completed in 1729. Presented here is van der Aa's...
    • Contributor: Aa, Pieter Van Der
    • Date: 1729-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    View of Algiers, Seat of Power of the Saracens, in the Numidian Province of Africa and Situated on the Edge of the Balearic Current in the Mediterranean Sea, across from Spain, under ...
    Algerii Saracenorum vrbis fortissimæ, in Numidia Africæ Prouincia structæ, iuxta Balearicos fluctus Mæditerranei æquoris Hispaniam contra, Othomanorum Principum jmperio redactæ, imago
    Shown here is one of the earliest printed maps of the city of Algiers. The map was created in 1575 by Georg Braun (1540 or 1541-1622) and Franz Hogenberg (circa 1535-90) and appeared in their Civitates orbis terrarum (The cities of the world), which was published in Cologne, Germany in six volumes between 1572 and 1616. The Civitates was an extraordinary cartographic achievement that...
    • Contributor: Braun, Georg - Hogenberg, Franz
    • Date: 1575-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Imperii Tvrcici Evropaei terra in primis Graecia : cum confinis ad intelligendos scriptores N.T. ceterospue graecos et latinos accomodata : in vsum Principis Iuventutis in heredem nati Dvcis Brvnsvico-Lvnebvrgi Caroli Wilhelmi Ferdinandi
    Imperii Turcici Europaei terra in primis Graecia
    General-content map of the European part of the Ottoman Empire (with emphasis on Greece) and the eastern Mediterranean Sea region. Relief shown pictorially. In Latin (including place-names). Title printed in embellished cartouche (images of ancient coins). Prime meridian: Ferro. This map is similar to Map 13a in Johann Baptist Homann's "Grosser Atlas über die gantze Welt", Nürnberg, published by Johann Ernst Adelbulner, 1716 (Phillips...
    • Contributor: Harenberg, Johann Christoph - Homann Erben (Firm)
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    Geographical Map of Modern Northern Greece.
    Mappa Geographica Graeciae Septentrionalis Hodiernae sive Provinciarum Macedoniae, Thessaliae et Albaniae in qua ultima Provincia Habitationes sitae Gentis Montenegrianae in Comitatu Zentanensi expressae sunt, unacum finitimis Regionibus atque Insulis
    The long subtitle of this Latin map of northern Greece explains that it depicts "the provinces of Macedonia, Thessaly, and Albania, in the last one of which the dwellings of the Montenegrin people located in the county of Zenta are indicated, together with the neighboring regions and islands, drawn by very recent and new auxiliary troops according to the rule of correct projections in...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1770-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Turky in Europe : from the best authorities
    Turkey in Europe
    Shows that part of the Balkan Peninsula occupied by the Ottoman Turkish invaders. Relief shown pictorially. Title (spelled "Turky") in ovoid title cartouche at lower right. Published for European Magazine. LC copy imperfect: LC copy has 6-digit number rubber-stamped in lower margin. Includes publisher's statement in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Fielding, John - Cary, John
    • Date: 1783-01-01
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    Generalʹnai︠a︡ Karta Tavricheskoĭ Gubernii Sʺ pokazaniemʺ pochtovykhʺ i bolʹshikhʺ proi︠e︡zzhikhʺ dorogʺ, stant︠s︡iĭ i razstoi︠a︡nii︠a︡ mezhdu onymi verstʺ.
    Генеральная Карта Таврической Губернiи Съ показанiемъ почтовыхъ и большихъ проѣзжихъ дорогъ, станцiй и разстоянiя между оными верстъ.
    This 1822 map ofTaurida Provinceis from a larger work,Geograficheskii atlas Rossiiskoi imperii, tsarstva Pol'skogo i velikogo kniazhestva Finliandskogo(Geographical atlas of the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Poland, and the Grand Duchy of Finland), containing 60 maps of the Russian Empire. Compiled and engraved by Colonel V.P. Piadyshev, it reflects the detailed mapping carried out by Russian military cartographers in the first quarter of the...
    • Contributor: Pi︠a︡dyshev, Vasiliĭ Petrovich - Russia. General Staff. Military Topographical Depot - Finaghenof
    • Date: 1822-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    General-Karte des Türkischen Reiches in Europa und Asien : nebst Ungarn, Südrussland, den kaukasischen Ländern und West-Persien General-content wall map of the Ottoman Empire (which included much of the Middle East and part of the Balkan Peninsula). Relief shown by hachures. Title from map area and from blue printed title sheet affixed to cloth backing verso (identical titles). Prime meridians: Greenwich, Ferro, and Paris. Hand colored to emphasize boundaries and coastlines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Kiepert, Heinrich - Fillmore, Millard - Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany)
    • Date: 1855-01-01
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    Typus generalis Ukrainae : sive Palatinatuum Podoliae, Kioviensis et Braczlaviensis terras nova delineatione exhibens Covers palatinates that are now part of central and southern Ukraine (at the time a part of the Russian Empire previously acquired by military conquest from the Ottoman Empire). Relief shown pictorially. In Latin. Unidentified meridian. Probable atlas plate removed from Peter Schenk's Atlas contractus. Amsterdam : [1705?]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes directory of...
    • Contributor: Schenk, Peter - Valck, G. (Gerard)
    • Date: 1705-01-01
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    Turky in Asia
    Description of Turkey in Asia, Natolia, and the islands situated over against it | Asia. Chap. II
    Shows that part of the Middle East under the suzerainty of the Ottoman Turks. Relief shown pictorially. Title (spelled "Turky") in rectangular title cartouche at lower right. Prime meridian: Ferro. The map sheet is probably a page removed from the European Magazine. LC copy imperfect: Lead-pencil annotations in margins, sheet trimmed at left and right margins, mounted on cloth backing (which makes the verso...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Date: 1783-01-01
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    Map of the Turco-Persian frontier : made by Russian and English officers in the years from 1849 to 1855 on the scale of 1:73,050 and reduced to the scale of 1:253,440 or ... Covers the international frontier zone; exact position of the boundary not shown. Relief shown by hachures. Vegetation, agriculture, and other land-use shown by area tints. Title from sheet 1. In lower margin of some sheets: Drawn on the Rectangular Tangential Projection of the Sphere and photographed at the Ordnance Survey Office Southampton 1873. Major General Sir Henry James R.E. F.R.S. &c., Director." Signature handwritten...
    • Contributor: Great Britain. Ordnance Survey - James, H.

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    Vorder-Asien. Shows the boundaries of the Ottoman and Russian empires, British colonies in India and the extents of the Imam of Maskat territory--all in different border colors. Relief shown by hachures. "Terrain gestochen von C. Seitz 1855. Situation und schrift gestochen von C. F. Wolff." "H. Kiepert's Neuer handatlas No. 28. Berlin, Bei Dietrich Reimer." Includes list of topographic terms in Turkish, Arabic and Persian....
    • Contributor: Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany) - Kiepert, Heinrich
    • Date: 1855-01-01