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Auction 179, Lot 296

"Oil Map of Texas, Louisiana and Southern Arkansas",

Subject: Texas & Louisiana, Oil

Period: 1924 (dated)


Color: Black & White

20.3 x 16.1 inches
51.6 x 40.9 cm
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A detailed map of the state issued during the Texas oil boom of the early 20th century. It shows the locations of drilling, oil and gas wells, oil and gas fields, and pipelines with detail extending into Louisiana and Arkansas. An index at top lists all the oil and gas fields in the region with their corresponding location on the map. Published with "Compliments of H.J. McMullen" of Oil Royalty Properties. The map was compiled and produced by the Oil City Map Company, who produced a total of only seven maps. There are no examples located on OCLC and only one sold example from our April auction.


Condition: A

Issued folding with a few minor splits at the fold junctions that have been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/16/2020