Auction 110, Lot 118

"Gray's Geological Map of the United States by Charles H. Hitchcock Ph.D. Professor Geology in Dartmouth College", Gray, Ormando Willis & Son

Subject: United States

Period: 1881 (published)

Publication: The National Atlas

Color: Hand Color

Size:
26.7 x 16.1 inches
67.8 x 40.9 cm

Very striking and graphic stone engraved thematic map that details the geological formations throughout the United States. The nine different geological structures are shown through fine coloring accomplished in free-hand. Locates Eozoic, Silurian, Devonian and Lower Carboniferous, Coal Measures and Permo-Carboniferous, Triassic and Jurassic, Cretaceous, Tertiary, Alluvium, and Volcanic. Includes political boundaries, major cities and watershed.

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Condition: A

Dark impression and bright original color. Hint of toning along centerfold, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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