Auction 162, Lot 272

"Map Illustrating the Distribution of Granite and Progress of Triangulation in New Hampshire [with] Second Annual Report upon the Geology and Mineralogy of the State of New Hampshire", Hitchcock, Charles Henry

Subject: New Hampshire

Period: 1870 (published)


Color: Hand Color

11.4 x 19.4 inches
29 x 49.3 cm

An attractive map of the state that shows the rock formations illustrated in 8 different hand colors. Several triangulations are shown in the southern part of the state, and numerous railroads are depicted throughout. The map is accompanied by Hitchcock's 31 page report that describes the work completed for the 1869-1870 season. Printed by John B. Clarke, State Printer, in Manchester. 8vo, paperback with gray wrappers.

References: Marcou & Marcou #223.

Condition: B+

The map is lightly toned with a short fold separation confined to the bottom blank margin. Report text is very good with an occasional spot of foxing. The paper wrappers are soiled and the front wrapper has separated. Old stamps appear on the front wrapper, title page, and verso of the map.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 4/26/2017