Antique Map-ESSEN-GERMANY-Meyers-1902

Price: € 27,50

Subject: Map: 'Essen.' (Essen, Germany). This map from the 6th edition of Meyers' Konversationslexikon.
Condition: Very good, given age. Bottom edge uneven and a little creased from binding. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling.
Medium: Original colour lithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24 x 16 cm. The image size is ca. 21.5 x 13.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.4 x 6.3 inch. The image size is ca. 8.5 x 5.3 inch.
Part Number: 17168
Location: A178-01
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).