Catalog Archive
Auction 109, Lot 267

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

Subject: Texas

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: Bulletin #190

Color: Printed Color

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, topography 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

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. Light and even toning along folds, else very good.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 12/1/2004