Auction 123, Lot 336

"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 colored in a wide and beautiful palette.

References:

Condition: A

A beautiful, near fine example with bright coloring and full margins. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $400

Closed on 2/20/2008

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