Auction 113, Lot 151

"A Geological Map of the United States", Hinton, John Howard

Subject: United States

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.5 x 9.8 inches
39.4 x 24.9 cm

This is an attractive and interesting map showing geologic formations in color all the way to the Rocky Mountains, here named Chippewayan Mountains, to the east of which is the Chippewayan Desert. Besides the geologic regions, there is quite a bit of information locating Indian tribes and naming waterways in the west. Several hypothetical rivers cross the great basin to the Pacific, holding out the hope of a river passage to the Pacific.

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Condition: B

Original color with only a bit of light foxing. Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 12/7/2005

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