Auction 170, Lot 227

"[On 2 Sheets] Map of the Uinkaret Plateau - North Half [and] ...South Half", Dutton, Clarence Edward

Subject: Grand Canyon, Arizona

Period: 1882 (published)


Color: Printed Color

30.6 x 17.1 inches
77.7 x 43.4 cm

This map, printed on two sheets, was issued in the quarto edition of Clarence Dutton's Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Canon District - one of the most important works on the region ever produced. It is centered on the Uinkaret Plateau, a large volcanic field situated on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. Located within this plateau are Mt. Trumbell, Vulcan's Throne, and Witch's Pool to name a few. The map extends to include portions of the Sheavwits Plateau and the Kanab Plateau with a key identifying 5 different geological types.


Condition: B

Issued folding with several short fold separations that have been repaired on verso with archival tape. There is light toning along the fold lines and a tiny amount of loss at two fold intersections. The first image is a composite image - this map is in 2 separate sheets.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 11/14/2018