Antique Map-AFRICA-RIVER-MOUNTAIN-Meyers-1893

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Map: 'Afrika, Fluss- und Gebirgssysteme.' (Map of the River- and Mountain systems in Africa.) This map form the 4th edition of Meyers' Konversationslexikon.
Condition: Excellent. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully.
Medium: Original chromolithograph.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 30.2 x 23.9 cm. The image size is ca. 26.5 x 18.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11.9 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 10.4 x 7.4 inch.
Part Number: 16334
Location: (PCOMAN) A169-37
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate / map originates from 1885-1907 editions of a famous German encyclopedia: 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon.', published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. Several of the plates were also used in Dutch Encyclopedia's like Winkler Prins.

Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous encyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).