Auction 136, Lot 289

"Geologic and Topographic Map of Florida, prepared by the United States Geological Survey", U.S. Geographical Survey

Subject: Florida

Period: 1909 (dated)

Publication: Florida Geological Survey

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.2 x 29.5 inches
56.4 x 74.9 cm

The large folding map was prepared by the Florida Geological Survey in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey. According to www.dep.state.fl.us/geology, this is the first geological map of Florida published by the FGS. The map identifies 14 geological formations and has a large inset of the "Westward Extension of Florida" drawn on the same scale. This large map folds into the pocket at rear of the original Florida State Geological Survey, E. H. Sellards, State Geologist, Second Annual Report 1908-09 (6.3" x 9.3"). Octavo, 299pp. Hardbound in original red cloth with numerous photographs and other illustrations. Published from Tallahassee in 1909.

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Condition: A

The folding map of Florida is very good with only faint fold toning. Binding is very nice with only slight wear, contents clean.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/1/2011

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