Auction 127, Lot 302

"A Geological Map, of New-Hampshire", Jackson, Charles T.

Subject: New Hampshire

Period: 1844 (dated)

Publication: Final Report on the geology and mineralogy of the State of New Hampshire

Color: Black & White

15 x 28 inches
38.1 x 71.1 cm

This is the first geological map of New Hampshire according to the reference Mapoteca Geologica Americana. Although primarily geologic, the map also has a good deal of topographical detail, and towns, boundaries, villages, railroads, rivers, ponds, etc. This uncolored map uses different icons to locate an astounding 30 different geological features and minerals as identified in the key. This large map was engraved on stone by C. Cook, Boston.

References: Marcou & Marcou #207.

Condition: B+

Folding as issued with short binding trim tear closed on verso, and a few spots.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 2/25/2009