Auction 136, Lot 237

"[Lot of 12] Geologic Atlas of the United States", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: United States - Central Midwest

Period: 1900-1926 (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 Chicago Folio #81, Includes: Riverside, Chicago, Desplaines, and Calumet Quadrangles
B. Geologic Atlas of the United States Tallula - Springfield Folio #188
C. Geologic Atlas of the United States Belleville - Breese Folio #195
D. Geologic Atlas of the United States Colchester - Macomb Folio #208
E. Geologic Atlas of the United States Carlyle - Centralia Folio #216
F. Geologic Atlas of the United States New Athens - Okawville Folio #213
G. Geologic Atlas of the United States Gillespie - Mount Olive Folio #220
H. Geologic Atlas of the United States Murphysboro - Herrin Folio #185
I. Geologic Atlas of the United States Danville Folio #67
J. Geologic Atlas of the United States Galena - Elizabeth Folio #200
K. Geologic Atlas of the United States Lancaster - Mineral Point Folio #145
L. Geologic Atlas of the United States Patoka Folio #105

References:

Condition:

All folios are ex-library. Overall condition is very good with the following clarifications and exceptions: #81 has binding coming loose and several chips along borders of front cover; #208 and #185 have loose bindings with some damp stains along edges and frayed edges on pages; #67 has repairs to covers; #200 has tears on Illustrations page repaired with cello and repairs on back cover; #145 is badly water damaged; #105 has chips to covers and toning.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Unsold

Closed on 6/1/2011

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