Auction 125, Lot 317

"Geological Map of Texas",

Subject: Texas

Period: 1916 (dated)

Publication: University of Texas

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 and scarce map of the state with fine coloring.

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Condition: A+

Fine example with strong color. Folding, as issued.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $425

Closed on 9/24/2008

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