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Alai et Chaine du Transalai – Reclus (1883)

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Description: ‘Alai et Chaine du Transalai.’ (The Alay or Alai mountain range. Central Asia). The Alay or Alai Mountains constitute a mountain range that extends from the Tien Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan west into Tajikistan.

This original old antique print / plate originates from: ‘Nouvelle Geographie Universelle La Terre et les Hommes VI : L’ Asie Russe’ by Jacques Elisee Reclus. published in Paris by Hachette & Cie.. 1881. This plate by Bertrand after T. Weber.

Artists and Engravers: Jacques Elisee Reclus was a renowned French geographer. writer and anarchist. He produced his 19-volume masterwork La Nouvelle Geographie universelle. la terre et les hommes (‘Universal Geography’). over a period of nearly 20 years (1875 – 1894).

  • Date: 1881
  • Technic: Wood engraving on a vellin type of paper.
  • Overall size: 10,4 x 7,1 inch
  • Image size: 7,5 x 5,5 inch
  • Condition: Good. General age related toning. Please study scan carefully.
  • PartNumber: 28041
  • Storage Location: (BG) C180-36

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