Turkey in Europe Rand McNally and Company 1887

Catalog Number 50764
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Rand McNally & Company

Short Title:

Turkey in Europe

Full Title:

"Turkey in Europe, Romania, Servia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, etc. Rand, McNally & Company's New Indexed Atlas of the World. [Turkey in Europe.]. Rand, McNally & Co., Engr's, Chicago. 118, 119."


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


This double-page map presents Turkey in Europe with lithographic colour differentiating the geographic regions. Bodies of Water featured include "The Mediterranean Sea," "Adriatic Sea," "Ionian Sea," "Euxine or Black Sea" and "Aegean 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  "Crete or Candia" is found in lower right corner. Distance scales in "Turkish Miles," "Turkish Aghaj" and "Statute Miles" are found in upper left corner just below the map title. Major cities, towns, rivers and geographic terrain are identified. Details of "Turkey in Europe" are found on the verso of pages 118 and 119.  


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