Antique Print-FRANCE-ARDOISIERE-SLATE MINE-ANGERS-Reclus-Laplante-1881

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Plate : 'Ardoisiere d'Angers.' (The slate mines of Angers, France).
Condition: Good. General age related toning. Scattered light foxing / light staining. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type of paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 18 x 26.5 cm. The image size is ca. 13 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.1 x 10.4 inch. The image size is ca. 5.1 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 37055
Location: C246-21
Description: This original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Nouvelle Geographie Universelle La Terre et les Hommes II : La France.' by Jacques Elisee Reclus, published in Paris by Hachette & Cie., 1881.

Artists and Engravers: Jacques Elisee Reclus was a renowned French geographer, writer and anarchist. He produced his 19-volume masterwork La Nouvelle Geographie universelle, la terre et les hommes ('Universal Geography'), over a period of nearly 20 years (1875 � 1894). This plate by Laplante after Ferat.