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Auction 153, Lot 222

"Geological Map of Alabama Prepared for Berney's Hand Book of Alabama", Colton, G.W. & C.B.

Subject: Alabama

Period: 1878 (dated)

Publication: Berney's Hand Book of Alabama

Color: Printed Color

12.9 x 15.9 inches
32.8 x 40.4 cm

This map was issued in Berney's Hand Book of Alabama and depicts the geology of the state with a color-coded legend. The geology is laid on top of a base map issued by the Colton firm that identifies roads, railroads, iron furnaces, iron ore banks, lime kilns and more. Surrounded by a decorative floral border.

References: Marcou & Marcou #602; Phillips (Maps) p. 93.

Condition: B

Issued folding with light toning and several short separations along one fold that have been closed on verso with archival tape. There is a small hole at a fold intersection with minor loss of image.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $120

Closed on 5/20/2015