Auction 132, Lot 300

"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, topography 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.

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Condition: B+

Lightly toned along some folds and a little archive tape on verso along one fold, otherwise crisp and bright example.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/2/2010

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