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[World map in Mercator's projection] [cartographic material]
Bib ID 3413648
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Scale Scale indeterminable. 
Description [Uskudar, Istanbul : Tabʻhane-i Humayun, 1803] 
1 map : col. ; 50 x 84.9 cm. 
Notes

Very rare Ottoman printed map of the world with text in Arabic but written in Ottoman Turkish script. The map features the three exploratory voyages of the Pacific by British explorer Captain James Cook in the years 1768-1771, 1772-1775, and 1776-1779 (this is outlined in the bottom left corner of the map). Exploratory routes of the HMS Endeavour (1st voyage), HMS Resolution & HMS Adventure (2nd voyage), and HMS Resolution & HMS Discovery (3rd voyage), are time-dated. Australia is marked as 'New Holland' in Turkish script and a few places along its coastal outline are also named. Note that the Australian continent is still depicted as conjoined with Tasmania. Only 50 copies were printed at the the Engineer's School Printing Press.

Title from publisher's catalogue.

Title at head of sheet partly translated as: Simple map of ... the known inhabited world : ... Ship ... island ... Cook ... year.

From: Cedid atlas tercümesi. Uskudar, Istanbul : Tabʻhane-i Humayun, 1218 [1803 or 1804].

Map imprint: Uskudar : Raif Effendi, 1803.

Prime meridian: Berlin.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-232388896

In Arabic but written in Ottoman Turkish script.

Cited In

Cited in: The British Museum catalogue of printed maps, charts and plans, v. 5, p. 878.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Pacific Ocean -- Maps.  |  World maps.  |  Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration, British -- Maps.
Time Coverage 1768 
Other authors/contributors Effendi, Raif
Also Titled

Cedid atlas tercümesi.

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