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Auction 176, Lot 391

"Geological Map of England & Wales Reduced Chiefly from the Ordnance and Geological Surveys", Geikie, Archibald [Sir]

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1897 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

32.6 x 39.4 inches
82.8 x 100.1 cm
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This superb, large-scale thematic map covers England and Wales. It is vibrantly colored to illustrate nearly 50 different geological types. The map provides exceptional detail of the roads, canals, and railways that made up the transportation system. In addition, there are four profile maps along the sides and bottom showing the geology for specific locales. Published by John Bartholomew & Son.


Condition: B+

There is some light soiling at lower left and minor dampstaining in the top blank margin.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 2/12/2020