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Chromolithograph on a wove (vellin) type paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 23.8 x 39.5 cm. The image size is ca. 22 x 37.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 9.4 x 15.6 inch. The image size is ca. 8.7 x 14.8 inch.

Plate: Faksimile von Gutenbergs 42 zeiliger Lateinischer Bibel (1455). (Facsimile of Gutenbergs 42-line Latin Bible (1455)). This plate shows a Facsimile of a page of Gutenberg”s famous bible. A facsimile (from Latin fac simile, “make like”) is a copy or reproduction of an old book, manuscript, map, art print or other item of historical value that is as true to the original source as possibles. This original print originates from the sixth edition of Meyers’ Konversationslexikon. This famous German encyclopedia was published 1902-1920. 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).

Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle folds, as issued. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully.


(PCOMAN) C28-12

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Dimensions 1 cm


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