Auction 107, Lot 211

"Map of Texas and parts of Adjoining Territories", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: Bulletin #190

Color: Printed Color

Size:
35.5 x 31 inches
90.2 x 78.7 cm

A large and extremely detailed map of the state that also includes most of Oklahoma and New Mexico east of the Rio Grande and south of Taos. Details counties, county seats, railroads, topographical and watershed. This map by Robert T. Hill, a widely known scholar, teacher and geologist, brought new sophistication to Texas cartography and helped set new scientific standards for the region's cartography. It was also published in "Topographical Atlas of the U.S., Physical geography of the Texas Region."

References: Martin & Martin, plate 50.

Condition: B

Fine impression. Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Lightly toned along some folds, else very good.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/9/2004

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