Auction 179, Lot 487

"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

32.8 x 39.4 inches
83.3 x 100.1 cm

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 & Co.


Condition: B+

There is light scattered foxing, soiling, and toning, most of it concentrated at the very top of the map image.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/16/2020