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Auction 181, Lot 21

Map of Languages Around the World

"Mapamundi Etnografico del Globo...",

Subject: World

Period: 1852 (circa)

Publication: Cartografia Hispano-Cientifica

Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 9.9 inches
34.5 x 25.1 cm

This ethnographic map of the world identifies the original languages from which 860 derivative languages and 5,000 dialects are known. Lithographed by Bachiller. Attached to the map is a page of text with scientific and historical notes in Spanish. The map and page of text were published in Francisco Jorge Torres Villegas' Cartografia Hispano-Cientifica, o sea los Mapas Espanoles, en que se representa a Espana bajo todas sus Diferentes Fases.


Condition: B+

Contemporary color with minor toning that is more pronounced along the edges of the sheet, with some staining and chipping also along the edges.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/10/2021