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Auction 181, Lot 426

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

Subject: England & Wales

Period: 1897 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
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.

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Condition: B+

A bright example with a few light stains along the right border. There is a chip in the top right blank margin.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/10/2021

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