Auction 140, Lot 291

"Geologic Map of Long Island, New York",

Subject: Long Island, New York

Period: 1913 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
61 x 25.5 inches
154.9 x 64.8 cm

This very large-format map, joined on two sheets, covers all of Long Island, from Brooklyn to Block Island Sound, as well as Manhattan and a portion of Staten Island. It is color coded to 19 different geologic types, which makes for an impressive visual. In addition to the geology, the map is filled with details of towns, roads, coves, bays, islands, harbors, beaches, rails and lighthouses. The base engraving was completed by the U.S. Geological Survey and updated by Myron L. Fuller.

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Condition: A

There are a few miniscule splits at fold intersections which have been closed on verso with archival tape, else fine.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/23/2012

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