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Auction 125, Lot 820

"Ethnographical Map of Africa 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: Africa

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

This most colorful thematic map shows the entire continent and the island of Madagascar. Dr. Prichard says in his text that the ethnography for this map is entirely new and compiled from his research. This first edition map's hand colored legend identifies thirty-one different tribes. Published by H. Bailliere, London.


Condition: B+

Full original hand coloring and wide margins. With a marginal tear closed on verso and some offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/24/2008