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Auction 161, Lot 316

"Geological Map of Massachusetts", Hitchcock, Charles Henry

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1871 (dated)

Publication: Official Topographical Atlas of Massachusetts

Color: Hand Color

23.9 x 14.8 inches
60.7 x 37.6 cm

This geological map was included in the Official Topographical Atlas of Massachusetts, published by Walling & Gray. Compiled by C.H. Hitchcock, Professor of Geology at Dartmouth College, the map uses hand-coloring to depict 24 different geological types and also identifies coal beds, iron, lead, copper and zinc. Includes descriptive text on both recto and verso.

References: Marcou & Marcou #224.

Condition: A

Pleasant light toning with a short centerfold separation confined to the bottom blank margin.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 2/8/2017