Auction 122, Lot 338

"Geological Map of Texas",

Subject: Texas

Period: 1916 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
33.7 x 33.2 inches
85.6 x 84.3 cm

Large, detailed and very colorful map locates seventeen different geological formations through the use of color and pattern. The map is likely a compilation of earlier publications on the geology of Texas. Prepared by J.A. Udden, C.L. Baker and Emil Bose of the University of Texas. An extensive legend explains each geological type. Very interesting vertical sections show in detail the various geological formations beneath the surface at four locations: Northern Trans-Pecos, Southern Trans-Pecos, Llano Estacado, and Central and Coastal Plains. A handsome map of the state with terrific coloring.

References:

Condition: A

The map is folding ,as issued with fine, bright coloring and strong impression. A few insignificant spots in map and a little misfolding.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 12/5/2007

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