Auction 159, Lot 156

"[Lot of 43 - U.S.D.A. Soil Maps]", U.S.D.A.

Subject: United States

Period: 1910 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
6.1 x 9.6 inches
15.5 x 24.4 cm

Housed in a tan congressional cloth case, this complete set contains 43 maps from the 12th Report of the Field Operations of the Bureau of Soils, under the direction of Milton Whitney. Each of the maps has a legend identifying the various soil profiles which are overlaid on base maps provided by the Geological Survey. In addition to the soil types, the maps depict roads, railroads, cities and towns, county boundaries and topography via contour lines. Of particular interest are maps of the Puget Sound (4), the Texas Gulf coast, Texas panhandle, Jacksonville, FL., and Erie, PA. The full list of maps include:

Soil Map, Monroe County sheet, New York.
Soil Map, Ontario County sheet, New York.
Soil Map, Erie County sheet, Pennsylvania.
Soil Map, South-Central Pennsylvania sheet.
Soil Map, Washington County sheet, Pennsylvania.
Soil Map, Cabarrus County sheet, North Carolina.
Soil Map, Granville County sheet, North Carolina.
Soil Map, Mecklenburg County sheet, North Carolina.
Soil Map, Clarendon County sheet, South Carolina.
Soil Map, Bulloch County sheet, Georgia.
Soil Map, Sumter County sheet, Georgia.
Soil Map, Walker County sheet, Georgia.
Soil Map, Jacksonville sheet, Florida.
Soil Map, Dale County sheet, Alabama.
Soil Map, Pike County sheet, Alabama.
Soil Map, Adams County sheet, Mississippi.
Soil Map, Lauderdale County sheet, Mississippi.
Soil Map, Noxubee County sheet, Mississippi.
Soil Map, Concordia Parish sheet, Louisiana.
Soil Map, Central Gulf Coast sheet, Texas.
Soil Map, Ellis County sheet, Texas.
Soil Map, Texas reconnoissance survey, Panhandle sheet.
Soil Map, Rockcastle County sheet, Kentucky.
Soil Map, Clarksburg sheet, West Virginia.
Soil Map, Point Pleasant area, West Virginia, northern sheet.
Soil Map, Point Pleasant area, West Virginia, southern sheet.
Soil Map, Bayfield sheet, Wisconsin.
Soil Map, Iowa County sheet, Wisconsin.
Soil Map, Waukesha County sheet, Wisconsin.
Soil Map, Cape Girardeau County sheet, Missouri.
Soil Map, Jackson County sheet, Missouri.
Soil Map, Marion County sheet, Missouri.
Soil Map, Pemiscot County sheet, Missouri.
Soil Map, reconnoissance survey, western Kansas sheet.
Soil Map, Uncompahgre Valley sheet, Colorado.
Alkali map, Uncompahgre Valley sheet, Colorado.
Soil Map, Puget Sound area, Olympia sheet.
Soil Map, Puget Sound area, Port Townsend sheet.
Land classification map, Olympia sheet.
Land classification map, Port Townsend sheet.
Soil Map, Red Bluff sheet, California.
Soil Map, Livermore sheet, California.
Soil Map, Madera sheet, California.

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Condition: A

The maps are near fine to fine with vivid color. Most of the maps appear to have never been opened. Cloth case has light surface soiling with an ex-library bookplate on an interior panel.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/14/2016

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