Auction 141, Lot 205

"Soil Map, California, Reconnoissance Survey - Sacramento Valley Sheet", U.S.D.A.

Subject: Sacramento, California

Period: 1913 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

21.7 x 40.4 inches
55.1 x 102.6 cm

Centered on the Sacramento Valley, this colorful map presents a huge amount of information in the region from Chico south to Vallejo. The map contains a remarkable array of tones to delineate sixty-seven soil types, each shown with its own color and pattern. The legend uses icons to indicate twenty-seven physical features, topography and more. Surveyed by L.C. Holmes, Department of Agriculture and J.W. Nelson, University of California.


Condition: A

Near fine with a few tiny splits at fold intersections. Issued folding.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/5/2012