Auction 136, Lot 210

"[Lot of 10] Geologic Atlas of the United States", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: United States - Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1894-1917 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
19 x 22 inches
48.3 x 55.9 cm

The Geologic Atlas of the United States is a map folio series produced by the USGS from 1894 to 1945. Each folio includes a topographic and several thematic maps for each quad in the folio along with text pages describing the geology and economic geology for the mapped areas. Only 220 odd folios were produced, so the area covered is very limited.

A. Geologic Atlas of the United States Washington Folio #70
B. Geologic Atlas of the United States Fredericksburg Folio #13
C. Geologic Atlas of the United States Harpers Ferry Folio #10
D. Geologic Atlas of the United States Nomini Folio #23
E. Geologic Atlas of the United States Piedmont Folio #28
F. Geologic Atlas of the United States Tolchester Folio #204
G. Geologic Atlas of the United States Choptank Folio #182
H. Geologic Atlas of the United States Payuxent Folio #152
I. Geologic Atlas of the United States St. Mary's Folio #136
J. Geologic Atlas of the United States Norfolk Folio #80

References:

Condition:

All folios are ex-library. Overall condition is very good to satisfactory with the following clarifications: #70 has a loose binding and damp stains on map pages in blank margins; #23 has damp stains in top and bottom margins; #182 has two short tears and a damp stain on bottom edge; #152 has damp stains along bottom and right edges and front cover is chipped and torn; #136 toning to front cover and first page, with a repair on back cover; #80 repairs to front and back covers.

Estimate: $210 - $250

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/1/2011

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