1890 Moon Map


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Wonderful chromolithographed map of the Moon showing the Sea of Tranquility. The image is divided into quadrants and the South Pole is to the top of the plate. Four insets showing close ups of the Gutenberg, Julius Caesar, and Plato craters and a cluster of named craters in Quadrant III taken from Brockhaus’ Konversations – Lexikon

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The Brockhaus Enzyklopädie is a German language encyclopedia which until 2009 was published by the F.A. Brockhaus printing house.

The first edition originated as Conversations – Lexicon published in Leipzig between 1796–1808 by Lobel and Franke. The Lexicon was renamed Der Große Brockhaus in 1928 and Brockhaus Enzyklopädie from 1966, the current 21st thirty-volume edition contains about 300,000 entries on about 24,000 pages, with about 40,000 maps, graphics and tables. It is the largest German-language printed encyclopedia in the 21st century.


Dimensions 29 × 23 cm
Dimensions with mount

45 x 39cm

Map Maker


Leipzig, Germany 1880


Excellent. Fold in centre as expected.

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