PCT-17220

Alexanders d. Gr. Reich und Eroberungszuge - Brockhaus (1893)

  • Technic: Original chromolithograph on a vellin type paper.
  • Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
  • Date: 1893
  • Overall size: 12,4 x 9,8 inch
  • Image size: 11 x 8,7 inch
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Description: 'Alexanders d. Gr. Reich und Eroberungszuge' (Map of the empire and conquest expeditions of Alexander the Great). This original print originates from the 14th edition of Brockhaus' Konversations-Lexikon. This is comparable to the famous German encyclopedia Meyers' Konversationslexikon, and was published 1893-1897. 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).