Auction 127, Lot 339

"Map of Texas and Parts of Adjoining Territories", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Texas

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication: USGS Bulletin 190

Color: Printed Color

Size:
35.5 x 31 inches
90.2 x 78.7 cm

A large and extremely detailed map of the state that also covers most of Oklahoma and New Mexico east of the Rio Grande and south of Taos. The details include counties, county seats, railroads, topographical and watershed with contours at 250' intervals. This map, by Robert T. Hill, a widely known scholar, teacher and geologist, brought new sophistication to Texas cartography and helped set new scientific standards for the region's cartography. Complete with and bound into rear of the USGS Bulletin #190 - A Gazetteer of Texas by Henry Gannett. The gazetteer contains several single page thematic maps of Texas.

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Condition: A

The map is near fine with just a hint of faint fold toning and a short (1/2") tear at binding trim. The report is disbound and also near fine with clean pages, with first page loose.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $230

Closed on 2/25/2009

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