Auction 117, Lot 316

"A Geological Map of Rhode Island", Jackson, Charles T.

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1840 (dated)

Publication: Report of the Geological and Agricultural Survey of the State of Rhode-Island…

Color: Hand Color

12 x 20 inches
30.5 x 50.8 cm

This is the first geological map of Rhode Island. Although primarily geologic, it still has a good deal of topographical detail, including towns, boundaries, villages, railroads, rivers, ponds, etc. Full hand color illustrates the thirteen geological features as identified in the key. Engraved on stone by C. Cook, Boston.


Condition: B+

Issued folding. A great example on thin banknote style paper with wide margins. Fine coloring and crisp impression. A little light foxing or toning, else near fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 12/6/2006