Asia Poly Glottia Linguarum Genealogiam cum Literis, Scribendiqs Modis, exhibens – Gottfried Hensel

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Rare map of Asia identifying languages of the continent, including letters and characters organized in tables at the left and below the map. The map was published in Synopsis Universae Philologiae, an early work on comparative linguistics by Gottfried Hensel (Godofredus Henselius; 1687–1767). Published in 1741, Nuremberg. Engraved by S. Dorn.

Title: Asia Poly Glottia Linguarum Genealogiam cum Literis, Scribendiqs Modis, exhibens
Date: 1741
Size: 15.5 x 19.6 cm
Condition: Good (G)
Condition notes: Upper right margin missing. Minor staining and foxing in margin. Horizontal and vertical folds, hardly visible. Small tears repaired in margin.

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