Austria Hungarian Monarchy Rand McNally and Company 1887

Catalog Number 50761
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Rand McNally & Company

Short Title:

Austro–Hungarian Monarchy

Full Title:

"Austro–Hungarian Monarchy, [Austro–Hungary.] Rand, McNally & Company's New Indexed Atlas of the World. Rand. 102, 103."


"Rand, McNally & Co.'s New Indexed Atlas of the World Containing Large Scale Maps of Every Country and Civil Divisions Upon the Face of the Globe Together Historical, Statistical and Descriptive Matter Relative to Each. Illustrated by Numerous Colored Diagrams, Accompanied By a New and Original Compilation forming a Ready Reference Index, Which presents as it's Special Feature, the Arrangement in Alphabetical Order of Nearly all Known Geographical Names; Those Pertaining to Each Country and civil Division Being Placed After its Map, With Convenient Reference Thereto. In Connection Herewith is Given, as Accurately as can be Ascertained, the Population of Every City, Town, Village and Hamlet in the Known World. Chicago, Ill., U.S.A. Rand, McNally & Company. 1887. The Continental Publishing Co., No.148 Monroe Street, Chicago, Sole Agents."

Size of Map:

34 x 49.4 cm. approximately (13.375 x 19.5 in.)


This double-page map presents The Austro-Hungarian Empire with lithographic colour differentiating the major regions. Bodies of Water featured include "The Adriatic Sea." Longitudinal and Latitudinal lines are clearly marked on each map with "Longitude East from Greenwich" at the top and "Longitude East from Washington" at the bottom. Map is in English. No compass rose is provided. Map orientation indicates North at the top. Inset of Vienna with Legend is found in upper left corner. Inset of Dalmatian Coastline found in lower left corner. Distance scales in "Austrian Statute Miles," "Hungarian Miles" and "English Statute Miles" are found in lower right corner just below the map title. Major cities, towns, rivers and geographic terrain are identified. Details of "Austro-Hungary" are found on the verso of pages 102 and 103.  


Tooley’s Dictionary of Mapmakers Revised Edition Vol. (Q - Z), pp.11, 13; Phillips, Vol. I, p.533, no.993 (1894 ed.).