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Auction 184, Lot 30

"Prevailing Religions of the World and Progress of Evangelization",

Subject: World

Period: 1894 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

25.7 x 14.3 inches
65.3 x 36.3 cm
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This double-hemispheric thematic world map, printed on cloth, uses bold coloring to show the concentrations of different religious peoples including Protestants, Orthodox Christians, Jews, Roman Catholics, Mohammedans (Muslims), Pagans & Heathens. The Pagans & Heathens are shown throughout much of the world and are by far the largest group with an estimated population of 609 - 714 million people (44% of the world at the time). Issued in "The New Acts of the Apostles" by Reverend Arthur Pierson and published by The Baker & Taylor Company in New York.


Condition: A

Issued folding with minor staining and toning along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/15/2021