Auction 99, Lot 11

"The Varieties of the Human Race", Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1835 (circa)

Publication: Comprehensive Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.2 x 10.4 inches
20.8 x 26.4 cm

Fully colored vignettes of the five races, namely American, African, Caucasian, Malay and Mongol. Very skillfully engraved using stipple and dot-and-lozenge style of crosshatching to achieve tonality and modeling of the figures.

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Condition: B

Age toned with a little surface soil. Original color.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $55

Closed on 6/12/2002

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