Price: € 72,50

Subject: Plate :'Roches'. (Stones). This plate shows stone varieties, granite, gneiss, diorite, serpentinite, jasper, porphyry etc. Rear text.
Condition: Very good. Small tear in right paper edge, extending 1 cm into image, consolidated with acid free tape. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Colour lithograph using rastering techniques.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 23.8 x 31 cm. The image size is ca. 20.6 x 29 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.1 x 12.2 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 11.2 inch.
Part Number: 22066
Location: A124-27
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 XIXesiècle.' (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: Pierre Larousse (1817-1875). Claude Auge (1854-1924). Plate by Vignerot Demoulin after M. Dessertenne.