Antique Map-ALEXANDER THE GREAT-EMPIRE-Brockhaus-1893

Price: € 52,50

Subject: Map: 'Alexanders d. Gr. Reich und Eroberungszuge' (Map of the empire and conquest expeditions of Alexander the Great).
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. 31.5 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 28 x 22 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 12.4 x 9.8 inch. The image size is ca. 11 x 8.7 inch.
Part Number: 17220
Location: BG-A8-34
Description: This original print originates from the 14th edition of Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon. This is comparable to the famous German encyclopedia Meyers' Konversationslexikon, and was published 1893-1897. 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).