Auction 121, Lot 97

"Map of Linguistic Stocks of American Indians chiefly within the Present Limits of the United States", Powell, John Wesley

Subject: North America

Period: 1890 (published)

Publication: 11th Census, Report of Indians Taxed and Indians Not Taxed

Color: Printed Color

17.3 x 20.3 inches
43.9 x 51.6 cm

This map was compiled from the 11th Census of the United States. It is a colorful map based on a similar map published in the Annual Report of Bureau of Ethnology. A useful map for a student interested in understanding the possible early relationships of the various Native American Tribes. Small inset of the Aleutian Islands at lower left. Chromolithographed by the New York firm of Sackett & Wilhelms. A very nice example of this map.


Condition: A+

A small area of toning at extreme edge at top and bottom, still fine. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/26/2007