Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 71

Price Realized: $ 3,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
HERVÁS Y PANDURO, LORENZO. Catálogo de las Lenguas de las Naciones conocidas, y Numeración, División, y Clases de estas según la Diversidad de sus Idiomas y Dialectos. 8 folding tables. xvi, 396; 480; 359, [1]; [8], 343, [1]; 315, [1]; 370, [6] pages. 6 volumes. 4to, 200x145 mm, early 19th-century tree sheep gilt, spine ends and cover edges worn, paper label on spines; scattered foxing, gathering G and plate facing page 468 loose in Volume 2. Bookplates of José Gómez de la Cortina; stamp of H. V. Jackson on titles. Madrid: Imprenta de la Administración del Real Arbitrio de Beneficencia, 1800-05

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first edition of a monumental inventory of world languages, describing those of the Americas in the first volume, the Pacific, Asia, and the Middle East in the second, and Europe in the rest. Palau 114453.