Auction 154, Lot 741

"Geological Sketch Map of Queensland Showing Mineral Localities...",

Subject: Queensland, Australia

Period: 1906 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

26.4 x 34.3 inches
67.1 x 87.1 cm

This large map of Queensland was compiled and drawn by H.W. Fox of the Geological Survey Office in Brisbane. A key beneath the title names and color codes the various geological features identified on the map. An extensive list of minerals, ranging from anthracite to zircons, are located as well. A table at top catalogs the gold and mineral fields with their dates of proclamation, and coal fields are named. The map is embellished by a decorative fleur-de-lis and the emblem of the Geological Survey Office. Printed at the Government Printing Office in Brisbane.


Condition: B

Backed in linen with toning, an extraneous crease at top right, and some small chips and tears in the blank margins.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/16/2015