Auction 125, Lot 388

"Ethnographical Map of South America in the Earliest Times, Illustrative of Dr. Pritchard's Natural History of Man and His Researches into the Physical History of Mankind", Prichard, James Cowles

Subject: South America

Period: 1843 (dated)

Publication: Explanatory Notice of the Ethnographical Maps to the Natural History of Man

Color: Hand Color

19.5 x 23.5 inches
49.5 x 59.7 cm

A most colorful thematic map that shows the entire continent and a portion of Central America to include Lake Nicaragua. Dr. Prichard credits M. d'Orbigny's work for the ethnographic information presented on the map. Hand colored legend identifies the origin of ten different groups which are further defined from the Andean, Mediterranean and Brasilio Guarani Nations. Published by H. Bailliere, London.


Condition: B+

Beautiful original full hand coloring and full, wide margins. A short tear in lower margin is closed on verso. Some edge roughness and creasing in margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/24/2008