Auction 130, Lot 317

"[Lot of 2] Texas Austin Quadrangle Historical Geology Sheet [and] Topographic Sheet", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Texas

Period: 1901 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
15.3 x 17.5 inches
38.9 x 44.5 cm

Great pair of matching quadrangle maps with Austin at the center. Extends to include Mendoza, Cedar Hills, Manor and Buttercup. Locates Friendship Church, Butler's Ranch, Roger's Ranch, Moore & Berry's Store, Williams Store, and much more. The small town of Austin is shown with a street grid pattern, completely separate from the smaller surrounding communities. The topographic sheet has an extensive legend locating fifteen different features. The geology sheet is beautifully colored and uses color and pattern to identify seventeen different formations. The geology is by Robt. T. Hill from the 1894-95 surveys of T. Wayland Vaughan.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/2/2009

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