Antique Print-GALLIA-GAUL-FRANCE-HISTORIC-Larousse-1897

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Antique print, titled: 'La Gaule.' - (France, Gallia). This historical map shows France (then Gallia) at the time of the death of Emperor Augustus (14 AD.). Two inset maps in the lower edge show France in other periods (58 BC. And 5th century).
Condition: Excellent, given age. Irregular left paper edge from binding. Some small stains in margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Colour lithograph using rastering techniques on wove paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24.2 x 31.2 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 27.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.5 x 12.3 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 10.9 inch.
Part Number: 63390
Location: A333-33
Description: This lithographic print originates from: 'Nouveau Larousse Illustre en sept volumes.', Directeur Claude Auge, Paris, published 1897-1904, with a supplement addedin 1907. The Nouveau Larousse illustre (New Larousse Illustrated) was an illustrated French language encyclopedia published by Larousse between 1897-1904, in 7 volumes and a supplement. It was essentially a scaled-down version of the 'Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siecle.' (Great universal dictionary of the 19th century) of Pierre Larousse, but updated and written in a more neutral, scientific style under the editorship of Claude Auge.

Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Pierre Larousse' after an anonymous artist. Pierre Larousse (1817-1875). Claude Auge (1854-1924). Plate by M. Dessertenne.