# 43905

Ali ŞEREF PAŞA (cartographer)

أستراليا [Avustralya = Australia]

  • Sold

Constantinople [Istanbul] : Matbaa-I Amire, 1892. Chromolithographed map, 365 x 500 mm (sheet); text in Turkish in Arabic script; central fold as issued, light handling marks, a few contemporary pencil annotations; a very good example.

One of the first lithographed maps of Australia published in the Islamic world.

A large double-page folio map of Australia originally published in Ali Şeref Paşa’s rare  ىگى جغرافىا آطلسى [Yeñi coġrafya aṭlası / The New Geographic Atlas] of 1892, the first folio lithographed atlas published in the Islamic world.