Catalog Archive
Auction 118, Lot 950

"Geologic Atlas of the United States Bisbee Folio Arizona", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Atlases

Period: 1914 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

18.5 x 21.7 inches
47 x 55.1 cm

A fine example of an early geologic atlas of an economically important area known for its vast amounts of copper. This folio is a part of the geological survey's project to make a geologic atlas of the United States under the direction of George Otis Smith. The maps show topography, aerial geology, structure sections, economic geology, and a diagram map of the Bisbee Quadrangle. Softbound. Elephant folio. This atlas contains 19 pages of text, 7 maps in printed color, 1 columnar section and 2 pages of black & white photos.


Condition: A

Covers lightly toned with some shelf wear and rubbing. Corners a bit bumped. Previous owners name at the top right corner of front cover. Binding good. Spine also good with some looseness at the bottom. Text and images generally very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/6/2007