Auction 129, Lot 340

"Soil Map Galveston County Texas", U.S. Government

Subject: Texas

Period: 1930 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

51 x 36 inches
129.5 x 91.4 cm

Large folding map shows the entire county in amazing detail on a scale of one inch per mile. Beautifully colored and finely engraved, the map locates all town, villages, roads, railroads, causeways, even individual buildings. Fifteen different geological types are identified with different colors and patterns. The extensive legend locates oil tanks, mines, bridges and fords, swamps, etc. Individual streets in towns are shown. Lot includes the 19-page disbound report "Soil Survey of Galveston County, Texas".


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued. Map and report are mint.

Estimate: $130 - $160

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/23/2009