Auction 156, Lot 444

"Geological Map of England & Wales Reduced Chiefly from the Ordnance and Geological Surveys...", Geikie, Archibald [Sir]

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1897 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
33.4 x 39.9 inches
84.8 x 101.3 cm

This superb, large-scale thematic map covers England and Wales. It is vibrantly colored to illustrate 50 different geological types. The map provides exceptional detail of the roads, canals, and railways that made up the transportation system. In addition, there are four profile maps along the sides and bottom showing the geology for specific locales. Dissected and laid on original linen, the map folds into blue cloth boards, with gilt text on the front cover. Published by John Bartholomew & Son.

References:

Condition: B

Issued folding with scattered foxing and a few small stains primarily in the upper half of the map. Covers show minor wear.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/17/2016

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