Auction 159, Lot 305

"Map of the Sources of Snake River, with Its Tributaries Together with Portions of the Headwaters of the Madison and Yellow Stone…", Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer

Subject: Wyoming, Yellowstone

Period: 1873 (circa)

Publication: Sixth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey

Color: Black & White

10 x 10.5 inches
25.4 x 26.7 cm

Shows northern Wyoming and the Yellowstone area drawn during Hayden's Geological Survey of 1871. This area later became Yellowstone National Park in 1872 and Hayden's surveying efforts were a significant factor in Congress' decision to create the park. The map shows Yellow Stone Lake, Jackson's Lake, the Snake River and relief through hachure.

References: Blevins #238.

Condition: B+

A crisp, clean example with a binding trim at lower right. Narrow left margin. Issued folding.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/14/2016