Auction 121, Lot 282

"Topographic Map of Long Island, New York", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: New York, Long Island

Period: 1913 (dated)

Publication: Geology of Long Island

Color: Printed Color

Size:
61 x 25.5 inches
154.9 x 64.8 cm

Very large and detailed map with county divisions, roads, cities, towns and railroads. It details the entire island, extending to include New York City, Jersey City and most of Staten Island. Also show great detail along the Connecticut shoreline to Bridgeport. The details are quite remarkable and include small villages, dirt roads or trails, railways, and more. Topography lines are at 20' intervals, and are shown in brown, coastal wetlands in blue and the Atlantic Ocean and Long Island Sound are in green. Plate II of Professional Paper 82, U.S.G.S. This example was engraved by Julius Bien and is on two joined sheets, as issued. This map is plate II of Myron L. Fuller's Geology of Long Island.

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Condition: A

There is minor soiling confined to margin, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/26/2007

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