PC-64429

Antique Map of China and Japan by Meyer (c.1895)

  • Condition: Very good, given age. Original fold, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1895
  • Overall size: 40 x 24.4 cm.
  • Image size: 36 x 22 cm.
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.. Antique Map of China and Japan by Meyer (c.1895)

Description: Antique map titled 'China und Japan'. Map of China, Mongolia, Taiwan and Japan. With an inset map of Jiaozhou Wan near Qingdao, and another of the region around Hongkong, including Kanton and Macau, with small plans of Hong Kong and Kanton. This map originates from a 1885-1907 edition of a famous German encyclopedia titled 'Meyers grosses Konversations-Lexikon', published in Leipzig and Vienna. Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. Several of the plates were also used in Dutch Encyclopedia's like Winkler Prins.

Artists and Engravers: Meyers Konversations-Lexikon was a major German encyclopedia that existed in various editions from 1839 until 1984, when it merged with the Brockhaus encyclopedia. Several of the plates were also used in Dutch Encyclopedia's like Winkler Prins.