Auction 157, Lot 298

"Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Geology of the Eureka District Nevada", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Central Nevada

Period: 1883 (published)


Color: Printed Color

18.4 x 22.3 inches
46.7 x 56.6 cm

This is the atlas volume to accompany Arnold Hague's 419-page report (not present) on the geology of central Nevada. It contains 9 double-page and 2 single-page maps and profiles of the region including one topographical index map of the District, one geological cross-section, and nine colorful geological maps. Elephant folio. Title Page, Table of Contents, Legend, and 11 maps.


Condition: A

Condition code is for the maps which are near fine with pleasant light toning and occasional small chips confined to the blank margins. The atlas is detached from its original paper wrappers and should be considered a collection of loose maps that are attractively housed in a black clamshell case. Original paper wrappers are present and tattered along the sheet edges.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016