Auction 163, Lot 78

"A Geological Map of the United States", Hinton, Simpkin & Marshall

Subject: United States

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.3 x 9.8 inches
38.9 x 24.9 cm

This map of the United States identifies 9 different geologic types including anthracite, bituminous coal, sandstone, and trap rocks extending from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains. In addition to the geologic features, the map identifies Indian tribes, rivers, and the Chippewayan Desert. The Pacific Northwest is labeled Western Territory and extends well into British Colombia, reflecting United States claims in the region. Fancy lettering and flourishes in title with the imprint of I.T. Hinton & Simpkin & Marshall, dated March 15, 1832.

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Condition: B+

There is faint scattered foxing and a short centerfold separation at top that extends 0.5" into the image that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/14/2017

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