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Turkish Empire, Greece. Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), 1843

Turkish Empire, Greece. / Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) / 1843
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Full Title: The Turkish Empire in Europe and Asia with the Kingdom of Greece. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 42 Bedford Sqre. Octr. 15th. 1843. (London: Chapman & Hall, 1844)

Author: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1843

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Date: 1843

Short Title: Turkish Empire, Greece.

Publisher: London: Chapman and Hall

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 32

Object Width cm: 41

Scale 1: 7,200,000

Note: Engraved map. Relief shown by hachures. Country borders and lakes hand col.

World Area: Eastern Hemisphere

Country: Turkey ; Greece

Full Title: The Turkish Empire in Europe and Asia with the Kingdom of Greece. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 42 Bedford Sqre. Octr. 15th. 1843. (London: Chapman & Hall, 1844)

List No: 0890.071

Page No: (73)

Series No: 76

Engraver or Printer: J. & C. Walker

Published In: Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Vol. 1. London: Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand, 1844.

Publication Author: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain)

Publication Date: 1844

Publication Reference: Phillips, 794.

Publication Note: The SDUK, as the Society was known, produced inexpensive maps to encourage broad use in education. The maps in these two volumes were issued in parts over several years. The city plans are of particular interest, with vignettes and great detail. The gnomonic star maps were issued separately in this edition in their own covers. This is the second edition, the first being by Baldwin and Cradock, with the maps issued in numbers and later bound as a set. Rumsey Collection copy originally issued without the 6 "World on a gnomonic projection" maps; copies of them have been laid in. Atlas is bound in half leather dark brown cloth covered boards with "Maps. Vol. 1," "Maps. Vol. 2" stamped in gold on the spines. Maps with outline color; geological map of England and Wales hand colored in full color.

Publication List No: 0890.000

Publication Type: World Atlas

Publication Maps: 207

Publication Height cm: 43

Publication Width cm: 37

Image No: 0890071

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