Antique Map-EUROPE-ROMAN EMPIRE-ROME-Meyers-1893

Price: € 33,50

Subject: Map: 'Das Romische Weltreich um die Mitte des 2. Jahrhunderts n. Chr.' (Map of the Roman Empire ca. AD 150). It includes a small inset map of the Eastern Roman Empire, after the division in 476.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. Margin edges faintly browned. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original chromolithograph on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 30 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 25.5 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 11.8 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 10 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 17253
Location: (PCOMAN) A166-05
Description: This original print originates from the fifth edition of the famous German encyclopedia Meyers' Konversationslexikon, and was published 1893-1901. 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).