Auction 111, Lot 26

"Geographische Verbreitung der Menschen-Rassen…", Perthes, Justus

Subject: World

Period: 1848 (dated)

Publication: Berghaus' Physikalischer Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 12.9 inches
39.9 x 32.8 cm

Attractive world map drawn on Mercator's Projection with vignettes of costumed peoples of the world at top and sides. Beneath the map are climatic graphs and another world map showing climatic zones. A most handsome map with well rendered vignettes.


Condition: B

Original color. Numerous small puncture tears at lower right, closed with old paper repair on verso. Soiling to lower right quadrant.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/8/2005