Auction 148, Lot 142

"A Geological Map of the United States", Hinton, Simpkin & Marshall

Subject: United States

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.4 x 9.8 inches
39.1 x 24.9 cm

This map of the United States identifies 9 different geologic types including anthracite, bituminous coal, sandstone and trap rocks extending from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains. In addition to the geologic features, the map identifies Indian tribes, rivers and the Chippewayan Desert. In the Pacific Northwest, the area is labeled Western Territory and extends well into British Colombia, reflecting United States claims in the region. Fancy lettering and flourishes in title with the imprint of I.T. Hinton & Simpkin & Marshall dated March 15, 1832.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding with original color and a few small spots. There are light damp stains that enter the top border and the lower right corner of the map image.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/19/2014

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