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Auction 161, Lot 158

"Asher & Adams' Geological Map. United States and Territories", Asher & Adams

Subject: United States

Period: 1874 (dated)

Publication: New Commercial, Topographical, and Statistical Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

23.8 x 15.9 inches
60.5 x 40.4 cm
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This double-page atlas map of the United States depicts seven geological groups via hand-coloring including eozoic, paleozoic, carboniferous, mesozoic, ceonozoic, volcanic rocks, and volcanic centers. It is likely based upon the 1873 map by Charles Hitchcock and William Blake. In addition to geology, the map shows railroads, rivers and numerous place names. Includes two distance scales and fancy titling.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 923.

Condition: A

Attractive hand coloring with light toning along sheet edges.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/8/2017