Subject: Map: 'Karten zur Geschichte Polens und des Westlichen Russlands'. (Maps op the history of Poland and Western Russia). It shows four maps depicting the historical borders of Poland, in 1000, 1300's, 1667 and 1772.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original chromolithograph on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 30 x 24.5 cm. The image size is ca. 26 x 21 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11.8 x 9.6 inch. The image size is ca. 10.2 x 8.3 inch.
Part Number: 17246
Location: (PCOMAN) A166-12
Description: This original print originates from the sixth edition of the famous German encyclopedia Meyers' Konversationslexikon, and was published 1902-1920. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. The same prints were used for similar publications, such as Brockhaus' encyclopedia, and the Dutch encyclopedias of Oosthoek and Winkler Prins.

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