Auction 108, Lot 139

"Gray's Atlas Map of the United States Showing the principal Geological Formations", Gray, O. W.

Subject: United States

Period: 1874 (circa)

Publication: Atlas of the United States

Color: Hand Color

26 x 16 inches
66 x 40.6 cm

Unusual map of the United States showing six different geological formations in vivid hand coloring. The map was drawn, as the credit indicates, by Charles H. Hitchcock, professor of geology at Dartmouth College. Oklahoma is Indian Territory, and there is one Dakota. Major mountains, cities, and rivers are located, and only a few major cities are shown.


Condition: B

Light stain near bottom centerfold, else fine.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/29/2004