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Auction 100, Lot 138

"Geological Map of the United States", Hitchcock, Charles Henry

Subject: United States

Period: 1873 (dated)

Publication: Statistical Atlas of the United States…Ninth Census, 1870

Color: Printed Color

33.2 x 21.5 inches
84.3 x 54.6 cm

Compiled by Hitchcock and W.P. Blake, accompanying the report of R.W. Raymond, U.S. Commissioner of Mining Statistics. Chromolithograph printed in nine colors with a table providing an explanatory key to the colors. The carefully drawn map shows considerable geographical detail as well as geological information. A legend shows identifying marks for railroads, military and wagon roads, canals, army arsenals and forts, etc.

References: Phillips (A) 1330.

Condition: A

Backed with Japanese tissue to repair splits, a little toning along some folds. Still a very good example of this large and colorful map.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/12/2002