Auction 171, Lot 220

"[On 4 Sheets] Geologic Map of the Southern Part of the Kaibab Plateau - Part I. North-Western Sheet [and] ... Part II North-Eastern Sheet [and] ... Part III South-Western Sheet [and] ... Part IV. South Eastern Sheet", Dutton, Clarence Edward

Subject: Northern Arizona, Grand Canyon

Period: 1882 (published)


Color: Printed Color

25.7 x 18.4 inches
65.3 x 46.7 cm

This map, printed on four sheets, was issued in the quarto edition of 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. The map presents the geology of the Kaibab Plateau, part of the larger Colorado Plateau, which is situated just to the north of the Grand Canyon. Located within this plateau is the Ottoman Amphitheater, Bright Angel Amphitheater, and the Head of the Grand Canyon. Topography is well depicted and a key identifies 4 different geological types. Lithographed by Julius Bien & Company.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a number of small fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival tape, resulting in a tiny amount of loss at a few fold intersections. Light toning along the fold lines. Please note that the first image is a composite image - the map is on four separate sheets.

Estimate: $150 - $180


Closed on 2/6/2019