Chromolithograph on a wove paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 30.6 x 24.3 cm. The image size is ca. 27.5 x 20.8 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 12.1 x 9.6 inch. The image size is ca. 10.2 x 8.2 inch.
Map: ‘Sud-Afrika’. The map shows the entire south of the African continent, including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. These are all mentioned under old (colonial) monikers. This original antique map originates from the fifth edition of the famous German encyclopedia Meyers’ Konversationslexikon. The fifth edition was published between 1893-1901.Artists and Engravers: The original founder and publisher who initiated this famous encyclopedia was Joseph Meyer (1796-1856, Hildburghausen, Germany).
We also carry a similar map titled ‘Kapkolonien’ from the Brockhaus encylopedia. Please inquire.
Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE MAP-SOUTHERN AFRICA-NAMIBIA-CAPE-MEYERS