Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 2,860
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(INDIANS.) Hervas y Panduro, Lorenzo. Catalogo de las lenguas de las naciones conocidas. 7 folding tables. 6 volumes. 4to, contemporary tree calf, minor wear; moderate foxing, minor dampstaining on a few pages, closed tear on Volume 5 title. Madrid: Ranz, 1800-05

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"The first volume of this very learned work . . . is devoted to the aboriginal languages, and the people who spoke them"--Sabin 31600. The first volume covers the languages of the Americas, and the others cover Europe and Polynesia. Three tables present detailed information on the Guarani people, and on the missions of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in modern Bolivia and Chaco in Argentina. Medina, BHA 5891; Palau 114453; Pilling 1755.